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Hotel du Pont

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a very pleasant stay at du Pont! The staff members were friendly and the room service was impeccable. They also have a good restaurant on the first floor -they serve delicious macaroons. I will definitely visit again if I have a chance to visit DE.

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Oradell, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the duPont Hotel in mid-September for a 2 day conference. Built in 1913, the duPont is a spectacular old school hotel with a lot of hand-carved wood and marble; this hotel found not be built today. Rooms were nice, mini living area with a sleeping area. Bathroom was very big. All areas of the hotel were spotless.... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel was beautiful ,large rooms comfey beds great bathrooms , But check in staff are very rude!!! Checked in late paid in cash ,credit card did not have enough for incidentals,so we gave cash was told are card did not go thur,never thought no more of it had a nice stay until last day the heat was unbearable in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't often stay in these types of luxury spaces. My clients put me up for a business engagement. I LOVE my clients even more for this choice! It was a wonderful experience. The lobby is comfortable and beautiful. The service was great. There was never a long line (or a line at all). It felt like the "high-touch" hotel... More 

Thank Urbancitygirl64
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Du Pont is a beautifully renovated turn of the century historic structure and well run today. Stayed over a weekend for a wedding and it was a real treat. The rooms were spacious, clean and nicely appointed. My only complaint was the high overnight valet charge ($22) for parking.

Thank Selkirk65
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel lobby is impressive, as is the dining room, with 20' ceilings, carved wood panels, extensive decorations and artwork. The rooms are spacious, well appointed but modern conveniences. My room was quiet, the air conditioning worked well, and the location is convenient to most of Wilmington.

Thank The_wandering_eyes
Eastampton, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Saturday our daughter and son-in-law were married at the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware. The event was an overwhelming success. The professional and experienced staff at the hotel made all of the difference. Our guests had positive experiences with every department at the hotel, from the parking valets, to the front desk, to housekeeping, and catering. When your... More 

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Virgin Gorda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

From the first time I checked in on Sunday night the energy of everyone was so loved until Tuesday night when I decided to join friends by the bar for a celebration drink. My friend and I walked in and the bartender of the night of August 23rd ask me for an ID and told him I'm staying here at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a classic hotel in a somewhat downtrodden city. The staff and rooms are great. Large fitness center and fine dining are available, as well as a nice bar. All in all, an excellent experience and certainly the best hotel in the downtown area.

Thank John E
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Customer service was great, hotel accommodation and room were great and, in general, the facility was a great venue for meetings. However, it's missing the basic amenity in the room; that is, coffee maker or kettle for boiling water. After a busy day, I always relax and wind down drinking coffee and/or tea and it was so frustrating that I... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Green Room
Green Room
Cuisines: French, American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Hotel du Pont

Address: 11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
Location: United States > Delaware > Wilmington
Price Range: $210 - $492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel du Pont 4.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Du Pont Hotel
Du Pont Wilmington
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Wilmington
#3 Business Hotel in Wilmington
#5 Family Hotel in Wilmington
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