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Hotel du Pont

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11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel du Pont is an historical property in the heart of Wilmington, Delaware. While not run down by any means, the hotel is dated. It has "current" features like flat screen TVs, but nearly everything else is a bit old and stuff. It looks like the bathrooms have been updated recently, so those were very nice and large. There... More 

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Coldspring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel far exceeded our expectations. Our room was large with a separate sitting area and an oversized bathroom that had both a shower & tub. It was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Along with turn down service, bottles of water were delivered to our room each night. Everyone that worked there was very friendly & helpful. Would definitely stay... More 

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Baton Rouge, LA
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89 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful. The lobby, dining room, etc. are spectacular, and the room we stayed in was spacious, comfortable, and beautiful. We paid for the basic, entry-level room and I'm not aware they upgraded us (though it was a corner room), so I can only imagine what a higher-priced room would look like. The staff - parking, bellman, front... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really elegant with lots of original features.Staff polite and friendly but it did take a good while for luggage to reach the rooms.Bedrooms large and comfortable.Very little choice of places to eat locally so you will need to eat in.Local area not very safe to go out at night.Unless you wish to visit an historic hotel or you have business... More 

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bethesda, md
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful old elegant hotel that has been modernized, so don't take the "old" statement to mean run down. The sleeping rooms are large and the meeting rooms really stunning. I planned a three day event at this property and the space is terrific. Overall staff need to step up. There were multiple mistakes in rooming lists, billing... More 

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Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're traveling on business or in Wilmington for a wedding, it's a lovely place to stay. The rooms are comfortable and well appointed and the facility is beautiful as well. However - there are limited dining options unless you want to spend a fortune on room service or to eat in the Green Room. There's a tiny bar outside... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently had the pleasure of staying here over a weekend for a friend's wedding. The room was extremely clean and had a great deal of old world charm. Wood details, accents, and high ceiling all lead to a luxurious feeling. Adding to this was the well appointed and updated bathroom and makeup nook. The bed was extremely comfortable and... More 

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Philly
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74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

For the past 55 yrs I've heard about this hotel and wanted to stay there. Last July 2014, finally got a chance to stay there. It's an elegant, beautiful old hotel, and a great place to stay in Wilmington.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful rooms, nicely appointed. staff was very welcoming from Valet to check in . Just don't go to the green room lounge unless you love poor service and bartenders that don't belong in the service business

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Ely
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not sure how you could give less than full stars. Lovely hotel that dominates the centre of the town. Beautiful reception and green room (photo attached) great for breakfast. Lovely rooms and even has its own cinema. How many hotels can boast that?

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