My wife & I found ourselves in the Newark, DE area, to attend a family function. We were not disappointed by the previous reviewers' comments. This place is all that. Quiet, comfortable, very clean, welcoming, accommodating, a house full of 300+ years of history, aromatic (love the lavender scent, taken from the lavender bushes around the property!) and a gazebo out back to catch a nap, meditate, or simply relax and enjoy the 2 acre property. Amy and Don make you feel like old friends when you visit and you won't be disappointed with Don's culinary skills at breakfastime. Awesome and plentiful! We highly recommend this place and will return here should we find ourselves back in the Newark, DE area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast is located in Newark, Delaware on Route 273 approximately 1.7 miles west of downtown Newark in an area historically known as “The Wedge”. It’s easily accessible to the University of Delaware as well as the neighboring states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland.Originally built in 1692, this pet friendly B&B is situated on the remaining 2 acres of land that was once part of a 255 acre farm. The Blue Hen offers 3 main guestrooms, all with private baths. Accommodations include breakfast, lavish queen sized beds, free WIFI, beverages and snacks. This is a lovely and historic venue for your intimate wedding, shower, photo shoot or wedding party dressing event. A gazebo with landscaping graces the back yard. A honeymoon suite with kitchenette and private screened in porch overlooks the patio and back yard. ... more less