Hotel Du Pont

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Overview of Hotel Du Pont

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Hotel Du Pont

4.5 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
42 West 11th Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Playhouse on Rodney Square1 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrand Opera House5 min walk
  • Popular LocationH. Fletcher Brown Park5 min walk
  • AirportPhiladelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.)27 min drive

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About this area

Wilmington

Hotel Du Pont is located in Downtown Wilmington, a neighborhood in Wilmington, and is in the city center and near a train station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Nemours Mansion and Gardens and Mt. Cuba Center, while The Playhouse on Rodney Square and Grand Opera House are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium or 76ers Fieldhouse Powered by BPG|Sports. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours and outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • The Playhouse on Rodney Square - 1 min walk
  • Grand Opera House - 5 min walk
  • H. Fletcher Brown Park - 5 min walk
  • Delaware State University Wilmington - 7 min walk
  • Brandywine Zoo - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Wilmington Station - 16 min walk
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Green Room — 1 min walk
  • The Lobby Lounge — 1 min walk
  • Ernest & Scott Taproom — 4 min walk
  • Dimeo's Pizza — 4 min walk
  • Libby's Restaurant — 6 min walk

About this property

Hotel Du Pont

Luxury Wilmington hotel in Downtown Wilmington, near The Playhouse on Rodney Square
2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and 2 bars/lounges are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour health club, a snack bar/deli, and a 24-hour business center are onsite. All 217 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, premium bedding, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Hotel Du Pont offers 217 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Wilmington hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour health club.
Currie has 1 treatment room. Services include hot stone massages and massages.

The spa is open select days.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Covered valet parking on site (USD 35 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • To-go breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 6-12 per person
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Art gallery
  • Full-service spa
  • Private picnics
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center (25000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 22

Spa

  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open select days
  • Treatment room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
1 per room (up to 40 lbs)
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 267 out of 429 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 91 out of 429 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 37 out of 429 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 429 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 429 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Staff & service
Very dissatisfied
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
My favorite place. Its truly where Luxury meets History.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a great experience!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Incredibly rude on every level. Poor service horrendous experience
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Vintage hotel! One of our favorite places to stay! It’s like visiting The overlook hotel in The Shining without creepy vibes
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021