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HOTEL DU PONT

Overview
42 W. 11th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews green room hotel dupont beautiful hotel old world new ownership soaking tub valet staff classic hotel large bathroom room service mini bar wedding venue daughter's wedding a wonderful stay longwood gardens bed was very comfortable brandywine valley
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Reviewed today

The hotel was great overall, but the service was spectacular. Dennis in particular went above and beyond to help me. I had forgotten to pack pants and didn't realize until 8am in the morning, 30 minutes before a meeting. Dennis was able to scrounge up...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Adrian W
Reviewed today

Hotel is the goto place for business with excellent service and beautiful rooms. All rooms are suites that are set up for work and a great nights sleep. I reccuthe cage for a quick breakfast or the Green room if you want a private meeting.

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Joesteinfeld
Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel is grand. The architecture is amazing. They sure don't make them like this anymore. The wedding was beautiful. The cocktail hour and reception rooms were very nice. The guest rooms are dated and need a makeover.More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from LindaC6708, Executive Assistant at HOTEL DU PONTResponded yesterday

Thank you for your very candid review of the HOTEL DU PONT. We are delighted that you enjoyed the unique beauty and architecture in this historic hotel, as well as the fine dining, presentation and professional staff. We appreciate your feedback regarding a guest room...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Sat. night stay with nieces - spacious, quiet rooms, Green Room & ballrooms decorated for the season. Beware a $230+ credit card 'pre-authorization' charge that was not mentioned @ check-in (my niece had it charged twice on her credit card, when I specifically stated to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from LindaC6708, Executive Assistant at HOTEL DU PONTResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share your guest experience in the hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed the beautifully appointed and spacious rooms and appreciate that you chose the HOTEL DU PONT. I do apologize that there was a mix up regarding...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The rooms set aside for this wedding were incredible the best value of the night. large room with living g space large bathroom and king sized. ordered room service and had it in 15 minutes.5***** hotel and service. having to use 200 characters is the...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Peter F
Response from LindaC6708, Executive Assistant at HOTEL DU PONTResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your glowing recommendation and review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your guest stay with us and value your patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back again!

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About
Description
The prestigious 217-room HOTEL DU PONT opened in the heart of downtown Wilmington in 1913 to serve the local business community and represents the best of Wilmington to visitors from across the country and the More world. Its guests have included U.S. presidents and other world leaders, first ladies, religious leaders, world-renowned musicians, artists and actors, professional athletes, and countless local tourists and business professionals. The elegant Green Room, the Hotel’s signature restaurant, has been recognized with the AAA Four-Diamond Award and the Forbes Four-Star Award. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Pool
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
217
Price range
US$213 - US$547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Du Pont Hotel
,
Du Pont Wilmington
Location
United States > Delaware > Wilmington
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
217
Price range
US$213 - US$547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Du Pont Hotel
,
Du Pont Wilmington
Location
United States > Delaware > Wilmington
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8 December 2018|
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Response from Cruiser764276 | Reviewed this property |
My first instinct would be to contact the hotel management. But it seems you've already done so. So, if the person at the front desk says dogs only, then I would guess it's dogs only! That's the best answer I have for... More
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Dale H
2 November 2018|
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Response from LindaC6708 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Lobby Lounge is a perfect place to sit and read the paper. There is plenty of comfortable seating and a server available for coffee, tea, a drink or something to eat. Unfortunately, I... More
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Jane M
21 July 2018|
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Response from Ellen B | Reviewed this property |
There is no pool at the Hotel DuPont.
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Room Tips
"My room was fantastic. My family was also impressed."
Odyssey00445522927
1 week ago
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"We always purchase the upgrade to the larger suite, well worth the $40"
sippiecup4444
1 week ago
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"I label this hotel "luxury", but found the room rate to reasonable for a retired couple."
NancySusanMH
4 weeks ago
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"Choose a different hotel"
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16 Oct 2018
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