HOTEL DU PONT

Wilmington, DE Hotel
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ChainIndependent / Other
Brand
Other Affiliation
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Built1913
Renovated2010
Total Meeting Space3,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms217
42 West 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

HOTEL DU PONT

Wilmington, DE Hotel
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Ratings

Northstar
5
AAA
4

Awards

Recommended by Forbes - 2018 AAA Four-Diamond Award for 22 consecutive years (38 total) Conde Nast Gold List Meeting News Planners’ Choice Awards Corporate Meetings & Incentives Paragon Award Meetings Media Annual Best of the East Award Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels in the World Meetings Focus 2013 Best of the East Award

Amenities

Room Features and Guest Services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Calls (Toll-Free)
  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Room Service
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail Box

Facilities

  • Extended Stay
  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Gift Shop
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Onsite Security
  • Pet Friendly
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • AV Capabilities
  • Business Center
  • Video Conference
  • VIP Services

Recreational Activities

  • Health Club

Venue Accessible By

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train

Equipment

  • Dance Floor
  • Loading Dock
  • Piano
  • Portable Heaters
  • Staging Area

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space3,000 sq. m
Meeting Rooms19
Largest Room399 sq. m
Second Largest Room236 sq. m
Space (Private)2,787 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms217
Singles (1 Bed)188
Doubles (2 Beds)18
Suites11
Single (1 Bed) Rate$149.00 – $249.00
Double (2 Beds) Rate$149.00 – $249.00
Occupancy Rate10%

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Nearby


Local Attractions

Philadelphia international Airport

Airport
19 minutes away
To Hotel du Pont: -Take I-95 South into Delaware (approximately 15 miles). -Follow I-95 South to Exit 7A marked "52 South, Delaware Avenue." -This is 11th Street. The Hotel du Pont is 7 blocks ahead, on the right From Hotel du Pont: -Make a left onto Market Street. -Make a left onto 12th Street. -From the right lanes, take I-95 North 20 miles to the Airport. -Take Exit 12 for the Airport.
8000 Essington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, US 19153

Nemours Mansion & Garden

Museum
4 mi. away
The Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a 300-acre country estate with formal gardens and a classical French chateau style home. The mansion contains 105 rooms spread over five floors occupying nearly 47,000 square feet.
850 Alapocas Drive
Alapocas, DE, US 19803

Amtrak Train Station

6 blocks away
Located on Front Street between French and Walnut Streets in downtown Wilmington, the Wilmington Station is served by Amtrak trains along the Northeast Corridor going south to Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and going north to Philadelphia, New York, and Boston, the Silver Star and the Silver Meteor to Florida, and the Cardinal to Chicago.
100 S French St
Wilmington, DE, US 19801

Longwood Gardens

Recreation
11 mi. away
Longwood Gardens consists of over 1,077 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States in the Brandywine Creek Valley. It is one of the premier botanical gardens in the United States and is open to visitors year-round to enjoy exotic plants and horticulture (both indoor and outdoor), events and performances, seasonal and themed attractions, as well as take part in educational lectures, courses, and workshops
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett, PA, US 19348

Hagley Museum & Library

Museum
3 mi. away
Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. This example of early American industry includes restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the du Pont family.
200 Hagley Road
Wilmington, DE, US 19807

Delaware Art Museum

Museum
1 mi. away
Like a “jewel box,” the Delaware Art Museum’s contemporary environment serves as an elegant backdrop to a dazzling display of art. Enjoy a magnificent collection of British Pre-Raphaelite paintings—the largest of its kind in America. Discover dramatic images of pirate battles and folklore tales in the illustrations of Wilmington-native Howard Pyle. View remarkable masterpieces by American artists such as John Sloan, N.C. Wyeth, Raphaelle Peale, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Louise Nevelson, Jim Dine, and Dale Chihul
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE, US 19806

Winterthur Museum & Garden

Recreation
6 mi. away
Founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is the premier museum of American decorative arts, reflecting both early America and the du Pont family’s life here. Its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among the country’s best, and its research library serves scholars from around the world. We invite you to visit and explore this place of beauty, history, and learning.
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Winterthur, DE, US 19735

Brandywine River Museum

Museum
10 mi. away
An outstanding collection of American art housed in a nineteenth-century mill with a dramatic steel and glass addition overlooking the banks of the Brandywine River. Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth.
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA, US 19317

Distance from Airport

  • 31.7 km from Venue

Parking

  • Paid Parking$16.00 / day
  • Valet Parking$22.00 / day

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Built in 1913, the HOTEL DUPONT, premier business and corporate meeting establishment located in Wilmington, Delaware, is a landmark property and one of the finest examples of European craftsmanship in North America. The Hotel features a newly renovated state-of-the-art meeting facility, private dining rooms, bar and cocktail lounge. The historic, award-winning Green Room has been enhanced to offer more boldness and life to the spectacular dining room featuring French cuisine. Luxury is a word we take seriously at the HOTEL DU PONT. Located in the heart of historic downtown Wilmington, Delaware and just minutes from the picturesque Brandywine Valley, our unique, internationally renowned property will cater to your sophisticated style and your demand for exceptional quality. After all, you deserve the best. Whatever your reason for visiting, you'll experience the finest personal service and prompt attention to every detail hard to resist. And you'll see why so many of our guests are return guests. With over 30,000 square feet of meeting and function space including a well equipped Business Center, we provide a full spectrum of business services while ensuring personalized planning for groups from 10 to 400. Our flexible meeting rooms can be set in a variety of configurations, including conference style, theater style and schoolroom style, depending on your needs. We offer breakout areas and, of course, a complete range of business services including high-speed internet access in all meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, computers, copiers and fax machines.

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Additional Information

Enviably situated within the beautiful Brandywine Valley, the HOTEL DU PONT is close to the areas most illustrious museums, spectacular gardens, and a thriving arts community. Attractions such as the Hagley Museum, Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum, the Delaware Art Museum, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, and the Winterthur Museum and Country Estate are within a short drive of downtown Wilmington. You've dreamt about your perfect wedding. At HOTEL DU PONT, we understand. This is the most important day of your new life together. Allow us to attend to every detail. The wedding professionals at the HOTEL DU PONT will whisk you away to a magical place where we create your wedding fantasy... and you savor every moment. With our guidance, your joy will be complete on your very special day; and your joy will extend to the anticipation and planning of your wedding. We offer you peace of mind, culinary magic and experienced support from start to finish. The sophisticated architectural décor of HOTEL DU PONT's magnificent Gold Ballroom is dedicated to love and holds the promise of your welcoming reception for your invited guests. Rich wood, hand-crafted medallions of twenty famous women of history, from Helen of Troy to Cleopatra, encircle the perimeter of the room. This is the most elegant of wedding venues.

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