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“Wonderful New Years Eve Get Away”

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Hilton Wilmington / Christiana
Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in Newark
Certificate of Excellence
Bowie, Maryland
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Wonderful New Years Eve Get Away”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

My wife and I didn't have anything to do this past NYE so we searched for a nice NYE event. We found The Hilton Wilmington / Christiana to have a very reasonable NYE package. When we got there everyone was very helpful and eager to make our stay wonderful. The Hotel was very close to the gaming venue, very clean and well kept. The holiday decorations were AMAZING.... OH DID I SAY THE DECORATIONS WERE "AMAZING" LOL, yes they were. The room was very nice and the fact that we had opted for the executive package put us on the top floor with special key card access to the floor. That little extra along with the made us feel a bit special. The NYE dinner included in the package was AWESOME, the portions were great. The Filet was of a very generous size and cooked to perfection, topped with Succulent Jumbo Shrimp. The hotel had three different ball rooms and ball drops with a great variety of musical themes.To put it short, Hilton Wilmington / Christiana we will see you again next year.... We had GREAT time.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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bwenger, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, responded to this review, February 19, 2013
I'm glad you had such a great time for New Year's! Don't wait a whole year to come back and see us! We do a fantastic job for all of the holidays!
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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

This Hilton property is a gem. I have stayed in resort towns with Hiltons that do not compare to this property. From check in to check out, I was impressed.

Check in was super fast. I made my reservation on the phone through the Diamond Line while driving to the hotel (avoiding the blizzard further north). I thought for sure that I would be waiting for the whole pick-a-room process when I arrived, but my key was ready and I was quickly in my room.

The room was standard, but very clean and tidy. The bathroom was the same.

The bed was so-so...and the pillows even more so-so, but not enough to cause me any sleep issues. The temp in the room was a little hard to maintain at a comfortable level, but it was a crazy windy night and that might have played havoc with some drafts in the room.

The breakfast was good - simple and the layout kept everyone from crashing into one another. The folks maintaining the breakfast area were pleasant and attentive, but not annoying. It is a bit of an odd location in the hallway area, but it was a good use of a space and there was no foot traffic to speak of that made it uncomfortable.

Overall...great location and I will be back.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

I've stayed at this hotel a number of times over the last four years or so. You can always count on a warm reception from the staff who is always helpful and courteous. The rooms are well appointed and always impeccably clean. The hotel services are without par. Other reviewer comments about the shower pressure are spot on; after a workout in the gym (all top notch PRECOR gear) what a treat....a soothing "water massage"!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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bwenger, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, responded to this review, February 19, 2013
We really appreciate your feedback! It is truly our goal to provide an experience like you can't get anywhere else. I'm glad we were successful in your case!
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Thomasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

I have been staying here since last August for business and the staff is wonderful. When I walk in the staff is so out-going, they treat you just like family. They make sure you have everything you need and if you feel like the room is not comfortable or need anything, they make sure you feel comfortable and secure. The rooms are always fresh and clean.

It is a great place to stay if you want to be treated like a family member not a guest.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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bwenger, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Thank you for your kind review! As a family run company, we understand the importance of treating each other, and certainly our guests, like family. We are delighted that your extended stay was just as compfortable as home making us your home away from home. With bed boards, feather or foam pillows, refigerators, and microwaves, etc available upon request, plus any item you could possibly need, we work hard to ensure your stay is perfect. Thank you again!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

Went here for a busines function and we had a lot of people here. This is not the first time we have been here and they seem to do everything right because we keep coming back.
My room was great and I was able to control the temperatue well. The shower pressure was crazy strong, but I kind of liked it. I doubt it was very water wise.
We had a couple meals here and I thought the food was great for hotel banquet food.

Room Tip: A little steep in price for the breakfast bar for what you get.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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bwenger, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Thank you for your positive review from your business meeting! We are proud to host meetings of up to 300 people in our Christiana Ballroom. Our kitchen and banquet teams strives for perfection and we are delighted that your meals exceeded your expectations! Yes, our shower pressure is quite remarkable; our guests love it!
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Niskayuna, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Isn't it great to feel as if you are always welcomed home even though you are traveling. The great staff at the Hilton makes us feel comfortable and secure each and every time we arrive. Christine and Cassandra are always willing and able to meet our needs, and the ambiance of new features recently in place keeps the Hilton fresh and exciting. We are always given the option of having the same room each time we visit, its why it has become our home away from home. Rich Jones

Room Tip: Great food, service and attention to detail, order the Classic Ceaser salad its DA BOMB
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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bwenger, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Thank you Mr. Jones for your loyal visits over the last decade! We love having you and your cat who occasionally comes along! Chris and Cassandra are wonderful and warm; we are happy they add to your home away from home. As you mentioned the "new features," please be sure to come on a Sunday now through March 24th to experience our Wine & Stien Brunch with live piano music and a complimentary glass of wine or beer. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

The Christiana Hilton displays professionalism, courtesy, friendliness and superior service from check in to check out. The staff is exceptional, and gets their example and lead from the Director of Sales, Michelle Goad. Michelle is at the forefront in ensuring everyone's stay is handled flawlessly. The rooms are very well appointed and the bedding and pillows are top of the line. The Brassiere grill offers exceptional food and service, serving the best filet mignon in Delaware. The hotel is very well maintained,easily accessible from all major roadways and has ample parking. The decorations displayed at Christmas time were beautiful and very tasteful, including a Gingerbread House contest display. The Christiana Hilton is definitely the place to stay!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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bwenger, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, responded to this review, January 24, 2013
Thank you so much for your enthusiastic review! We strive to exceed expectations in all areas from service, to cleanliness, to quality and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Michelle is truely an asset not just to the sales team, but to the entire company. She is excellent at ensuring our corpoarte accounts are well taken of! The holidays are a special time of year where we surely "deck the halls" and then some. Be sure to come back and see us in the Spring for SpringFest!
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Property: Hilton Wilmington / Christiana
Address: 100 Continental Dr, Newark, DE 19713-4327
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Location: United States > Delaware > Newark
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newark
#4 Family Hotel in Newark
#5 Business Hotel in Newark
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Wilmington / Christiana 3.5*
Number of rooms: 266
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hilton Christiana is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Our overnight guest rooms and suites envelope you in comfort, featuring soft colors, and conveniences such as wireless Internet access. Guests on our Executive Level enjoy access to a private lounge with a complimentary cocktail reception consisting of beer, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres Monday - Thursday from 5pm - 7pm, and refreshments throughout the day. Delight in the cuisine of the Brasserie Grille, our steak and seafood restaurant serving up aged certified Angus beef grilled to perfection. Whether dinner in the Brasserie Grille, sunset cocktails in the Hunt Club Lounge, or enjoying seasonal live music on our outdoor Patio, relaxation is never far away. Rejuvenate with a workout at the gym or a swim in our shimmering outdoor pool. World-class attractions, such as Longwood Gardens and Winterthur, are just minutes away. Take advantage of tax-free shopping, also just minutes away, at the Christiana Mall and Christiana Fashion Center. Our meeting facilities and innovative meeting enhancements ensure your event is highly memorable. We pride ourselves in our landscaped Courtyard and Patio which are absolutely perfect for outdoor events. Whether you are planning a corporate conference or a magical wedding in our gazebo, our team will make sure that everything goes exactly as planned. Why trust anyone else? ... more   less 
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