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Hotel du Pont

11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011
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    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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San Francisco
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

It's very pretty, clean, and the service is great. The rooms are very roomy and the bathrooms are quite big. My room, however, had these horribly annoying floor lights that could not be turned off. I had to drag luggage and furniture in front of them to block the light so that it didn't disturb my sleep. Also, the food... More

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London
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46 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2010 via mobile

The hotel is well located, with an imposing lobby and restaurant and equally grand ballroom. By contrast the lifts are relatively dowdy and pokey. The rooms are spacious, with excellent televisions - bathrooms perhaps showing their age a little, but equally generously sized. Main criticisms for me arose over breakfasts - the poached eggs I requested arrived fried and the... More

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Fort Worth, TX
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

This was our first trip to Wilmington. The hotel was conveniently located in downtown Wilmington, within walking distance to Rodney Square, historic neighborhoods and the Brandywine River and Zoo. We arrived late and hungry. The front desk clerk was professional, not surly, but not friendly either. Any question that I asked was answered thoroughly. She explained that there was still... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2010

The hotel itself is nice-old world-old money charm. Staff all had attitudes-spoke down to you when asked any questions. Tried to get early check-in, got mis-information. Room was never cleaned during our stay. Safe broken, took 3 hrs to get someone to repair after being spoken to like I was incompetent by front desk. Called for my car from valet... More

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

This was our first visit to Wilmington. My husband and I took off for a weekend away from the kids to relax, spend time together and tour the du Pont mansions, Winterthur and Nemours. We booked our stay on line a month in advance. They ask whether you want their "world famous macaroons" and for your preference of newspaper. My... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2010

Better than home! The facility and service at the Hotel DuPont were outstanding. The food was spectacular and the rooms very spacious and comfortable. The bathrooms are nice and large for the female business traveler and I could not have felt more safe and secure. Surrounded by lavish furnishings, attractive guests, attentive staff and a very comfortable environment, I highly... More

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Viking, Canada
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

This was my first stay at the Hotel du Pont and I was very impressed. When you arrive there is valet service for your car by very professional staff, you enter into the huge, beautiful lobby and are greeted by a wonderful and knowledgeable front desk. I stayed in a King suite which was the size of a small apartment,... More

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State College, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

I don't usually have the opportunity to stay in hotels of this caliber, so I was impressed by the opulent decor and the enormous size of my deluxe king room, which had more seating options than I knew what to do with. The bathroom was large and featured a soaking tub, separate shower, large counter, plus a vanity. The room... More

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Exton, PA
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2010

I used to live in Wilmington so have frequented the Hotel but never actually stayed there until last week. First off, it is in a prime location for Wilmington and is extremely elegant. You won't find dirt anywhere. But really that is all it has going for it in my opinion. Check-in: The valet was very nice and pricing was... More

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Lancaster County, PA
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82 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

This is a top-notch hotel in just about every way imaginable. The ambiance of the public areas is lovely. The rooms are charming and large with so many thoughtful touches. Surface areas in the guest rooms and bathrooms are many and convenient. The bathroom is very modern and includes tub, shower and huge vanity top with elegant fixtures. There's a... More

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Address: 11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
Location: United States > Delaware > Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 217
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