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Palisades
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone was friendly and professional and helpful--valet, front desk staff just everyone we encountered. We were upgraded without even asking to a beautiful room (actually a suite). We didn't eat in the dining room, although it looked very attractive, but we had another recommendation. There are less expensive places to stay in Wilmington, but I doubt if there are nicer...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to Wilmington as a quick overnight adventure from DC. The DuPont had a great reutation as one of those lovely venerable hotels and it mostly didn't disappoint. First, I want to thank Lisa who was fabulous help in easily solving a reservation issue. We had a beautifully appointed and large upgraded room on the top (12th) floor. It...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was large, pleasantly appointed, though rather old school (on the plus side though there is a REAL couch in the sitting area which is appreciated). Handsome just not modern if you are looking for big screen TV and sophisticated bathroom (large, but not lux). Restaurant beautiful, main meeting room very nice, and the catering was solid. Service very pleasant...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say I was thoroughly impressed with this beautiful historic hotel. It has been able to keep its style and sense of beauty that so many other hotels have lost. The lobby, restaurant, and rooms were all maintained as original. My room was spacious and comfortable. This is a special place and I would recommend it highly.

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Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Hotel duPont for a dear friend's wedding that was being held in the hotel. The first impression was very welcoming, with friendly valets arriving to take our car and bags and welcome us into the hotel. The lobby reminds you of an old-world hotel, with lots of finished wood and art. Staff was very accomodating...

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Thank Katie F
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Do not miss an opportunity to stay in this beautiful place ! Historical hotel with amazing atmosphere. Location is great . Walking distance to the best restaurants , children museum , etc. The restaurant downstairs is soooo beautiful! ( reservations would be a great idea ) !

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1Thank Rena L
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

By far the best hotel in the area. Great service. Great food. Old world charm and elegance. The ballroom is absolutely magnificent. Rooms could use a bit of updating, but overall super comfortable and clean and lovely.

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1Thank Lea M
DC
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The property is lavish and luxe but parts of it are getting outdated. Still high recommended. The front desk staff, unfortunately, was not fully accommodating. Pets and parking were dealt with in an overly curt manner which was unwelcoming for a first time guest.

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Stamford, CT
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

What a great classy hotel. Lovely corner room at very reasonable weekend special price. Beautiful bar and 5 star restaurant. Very attentive staff. Extremely large room with sitting area and beautiful bathroom could not be more pleased!

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Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit. We are very proud of our property and staff. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel is absolutely gorgeous. Old but not up to date. The bathroom was beautiful and modern with a large tub and separate shower. Very clean. The bed was large and really comfortable. The woodwork throughout the hotel is spectacular...stop and take a good look...truly beautiful. Staff was friendly.

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Frank L, Manager at Hotel du Pont, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments about your recent visit to our hotel. We are very proud of the history and design of our 103 year old property!! Looking forward to your return.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Green Room
Green Room
Cuisines: French, American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel du Pont

Address: 11th & Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
Region: United States > Delaware > Wilmington
Price Range: $254 - $629 (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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“Rooms all very quiet; town sleeps at night so no risk of noise as far as I can see.”
 of 5 bubbles ralphwilhelm1, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for high floor with elevator presence -- it is not noisy but the corridors are quite long.”
 of 5 bubbles loisc479, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I would ask for a room without a mini bar/with a fridge if possible if you travel with your favorite wine/beer/snacks”
 of 5 bubbles lab12345, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Got a better rate calling the hotel directly than booking with an online booking website”
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“Make sure your close to elevators and AC is working”
 of 5 bubbles EES6864, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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