HOTEL DU PONT
The splendid HOTEL DU PONT is one of the world’s most prestigious hotels. This storied hotel has been warmly welcoming its guests since 1913. The finest French and Italian craftsmen of the day fashioned this gem into an icon of the Gilded Age, and modern conveniences blend seamlessly with nostalgic elegance. Admire the gilded high ceilings in the lobby, the ornate gold chandeliers in the Green Room, and the magnificent, floor-to-ceiling arched windows around the hotel. Walk in the footsteps of former guests such as John F. Kennedy, explore the beauty of the Brandywine Valley, and experience the vibrant charm of downtown Wilmington.
- Retreat to one of 217 sophisticated guestrooms and suites, with custom furnishings, and sumptuous décor
- Dine under the beautiful ceilings at the Green Room, which has been recognized with a AAA Four Diamond rating, as well as the Forbes Four-Star award
- Indulge in a sweet treat from the hotel’s own Bakeshop, a local favorite
- Experience downtown Wilmington’s vibrant nightlife, high-end shopping, and world-class museums
- Stay fit at the on-site fitness center
- Host fairy-tale weddings and other grand occasions in the Gold Ballroom
- Enjoy afternoon tea daily and relax in the lobby lounge for nightly events
- Meeting spaces are also available for large and small groups alike
Lose yourself in the glamour and luxury of the Gilded Age. From the Italian mosaics, oil paintings, and coffered oak-beamed ceiling in the highly acclaimed restaurant to the grand guestroom or suite that welcomes you with every amenity you could desire, you will be transported to a world of opulence, comfort, and high style.
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Enter the lavish lobby of the hotel and marvel at the grand, arched windows, beautifully decorated ceiling, and splendid chandeliers, before ascending to one of the well-appointed 217 guestrooms and suites. Each features a blend of exquisite European décor and modern comforts. Revolving televisions are tucked into grand mahogany pillars, plush sofas sit by tall windows, and deep-soaking bathtubs let yourself unwind. If you book a suite, enjoy the luxury of separate living and dining rooms, as well as an extra guest bathroom.
Impeccable services complement the grand rooms. You can enjoy a peaceful night in, or continue working without distraction with exquisite in-room dining, and have your clothing taken care of with dry cleaning and laundry services. Concierges are always on-hand to help with anything you need and access to the business center and conference facilities make it a perfect location if you are traveling on business.
HOTEL DU PONT is one of Wilmington’s premier dining spots. Enjoy world-class cuisine paired with grand style at each eatery, where the rich sophistication of HOTEL DU PONT is at its best.
Lobby Lounge – Sip on a drink in the relaxed lobby, or learn to create craft cocktails at one of the demonstration evenings. Be sure to stop by for happy hour and nightly events.
The Green Room – With 2,500-pound gold chandeliers hanging majestically from the decorated ceiling; grand, red drapes; and Italian mosaics, the Green Room takes fine dining to a new level. Relax in the regal setting while sampling the AAA Four Diamond rated menu, and listen to live music from the musicians’ gallery.
The Café – Start your day with a freshly prepared breakfast, or sample the salads, prime meat, and seafood at the delightful Café.
Green Room Bar – Sit back in your lavish leather seat and order from an extensive drinks menu, with everything from fine wine to aged scotch, as well as artisan martinis.
Afternoon Tea – Embrace the Old World charm of the hotel with a spot of afternoon tea. Enjoy delightful cakes and scones, as well as unique blends of tea inspired by the surrounding area.
Start your day with a workout at the modern, on-site fitness center, where you can set your mind and body up for the day ahead. Stay connected while on business at the lobby lounge and business center, which offer relaxed work spaces. Treat yourself to afternoon tea in an elegant atmosphere, and follow up with a rejuvenating soak in your bathtub. Finish off in style with dinner in The Green Room, and enjoy your favorite drink in the Lobby Lounge.
Outside of the hotel, explore Wilmington, where a rich artistic culture fuses with a new, urban feel. Take an estate tour around Nemours Mansion, wander through the gorgeous sunken gardens, or spend the day strolling around 1,000 acres of woodlands at Longwood Gardens. Shop Wilmington’s stores or see the best in Broadway theater at The Playhouse on Rodney Square on the hotel's lobby level.
HOTEL DU PONT
Located midway between New York and Washington, D.C., HOTEL DU PONT is near Brandywine Valley, in the heart of the financial district of Wilmington Delaware. There are plenty of attractions and activities nearby, including shops, museums, gardens, wine tasting, and antiquing.
Philadelphia International Airport is 19 mi / 31 km away.
The Amtrak station is six blocks from the hotel.