Rodeway Inn University

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Desk, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Overview of Rodeway Inn University

Rodeway Inn University

2.0 star property
Guests rated this property 2.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
1120 S College Ave, Newark, DE, 19713

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBob Carpenter Center14 min walk
  • Popular LocationLewis Park4 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhite Chapel Park5 min drive
  • AirportWilmington, DE (ILG-New Castle)14 min drive

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About this area


Located in Newark, Rodeway Inn University is near a train station. Wilmington and Western Railroad and Milburn Stone Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Fred Rust Ice Arena and The Patriot Ice Center. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Bob Carpenter Center or 76ers Fieldhouse Powered by BPG|Sports. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Bob Carpenter Center - 14 min walk
  • University of Delaware - 3 min drive
  • University of Delaware Botanic Gardens - 3 min drive
  • Lewis Park - 4 min drive
  • White Chapel Park - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Newark Station - 2 min drive
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 39 min drive


  • Mario's Pizza — 3 min walk
  • Malin's Deli — 6 min walk
  • Blue Crab Grill — 4 min drive
  • The Greene Turtle — 4 min drive
  • Claymont Steak Shop — 4 min drive

About this property

Rodeway Inn University

Business-friendly motel near University of Delaware
Take advantage of free continental breakfast, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities at Rodeway Inn University. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a bar and a gym.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Free self parking
  • Meeting rooms, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station
  • Free newspapers, an elevator, and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the overall value, WiFi, and location
Room features
All guestrooms at Rodeway Inn University include thoughtful touches such as air conditioning and bathrobes, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with separate tubs/showers and free toiletries
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Refrigerators, daily housekeeping, and desks

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 standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6 AM–9 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms


  • 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)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels


  • Cable/satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Phone

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Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 20


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per stay
Free cribs (infant 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.

  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per stay

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

You need to know

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

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
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Rodeway Inn University Motel
Rodeway Inn University Newark
Rodeway Inn University Motel Newark
Rodeway Inn University Newark
Rodeway Inn University Motel Newark

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 72 out of 640 reviews
5 - Excellent 11%
Rating 4 - Good. 127 out of 640 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 147 out of 640 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 128 out of 640 reviews
2 - Poor 20%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 166 out of 640 reviews
1 - Terrible 26%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was rude and trying to produce extra cost to get money out if me. The hotel is also completely run down with broken air conditioning units and lights in the rooms half work and half dont. Worst hotel experience ever!!
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The check in process was the easiest I’ve ever had. The girl at the front desk was super kind and friendly, patient and made this last minute stop super pleasant after being on the road for 13 hours.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
I love how they offer shower caps, I never been to a hotel that I can remember where they offer this and the front desk was very nice!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler, Traveled with pets
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Not worth the money paid, dirty, holes in bed covers..just a no for me
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021