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Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As lodging for a business trip to Newark DE, the Blue Hen provided all the comfort, charm, value and delicious food necessary to keep us going through our busy weekend - with plenty of modern amenities as well. We also enjoyed peace and quiet, as well as easy access to the University and points of interest in Northern DE, NE...

Thank watkinsmartinez
Greenwood, South Carolina
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My wife and I stayed on a Saturday night and we had a roomy, comfortable room and a fantastic breakfast. The couple who manage this bed and breakfast are very friendly and try hard to please their customers. This is a very nice place to stay.

Thank dplumsteadmarshall
Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had a wonderful Valentine's day stay with Amy and Don. They made us feel like one of the family and were very attentive. Our room was cozy and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was a special treat which we thoroughly enjoyed. Truly a Valentine's Day to remember.

Thank ezzie304
Narvon, PA
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast is an amazing property: well-preserved with original architecture from the 1600s. Clean, cozy, quiet, and comfortable, The Blue Hen is located minutes from the bustling Main Street of Newark, where plenty of restaurants and entertainment may be found. (However, the best crab soup is to be steps from the Inn at Nutter's). Hosts Amy...

Thank lohigh
Reviewed 17 December 2016

What a lovely experience. We were welcomed in as old friends by owners Amy and Don and they were so helpful! We were there to inspect a home that our son and his wife are hoping to purchase. We had lots of questions about the area as well as about contractors and Amy and Don were a wealth of information!...

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Amy and Don were exceptional hosts, and Don's breakfast is something you cannot pass up. My husband and I were in Newark to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and our hosts made us feel welcomed and comfortable. The BnB is conveniently located to the University of Delaware, outlet shopping at Lancaster County, Longwood Gardens, and much more! We can't wait to...

Thank Carole M
Federal Way, Washington, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent B&B. Built in 1692. Delicious breakfasts. Amy is wealth of information and a delightful hostess. Convenient location. Clean rooms. We'll go back. Lot's of historical sites in the area. TV in the suite, not in upstairs bedrooms

Thank John O
Amy E, Owner at Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to host such interesting and awesome guests! We look forward to your and Judy's next visit to the east coast!

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very friendly hosts, who were accomodating to our needing to arrive much earlier than planned in order to change clothes for a wedding. They make a big effort with food and drink--lovely baked goods. The beds are comfortable too.

1Thank Lulu J
Virginia, United States
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a nice B&B, and was well located for us for visiting friends in Newark DE and also heading to Chadds Ford. The building has history and charm, and the hosts were friendly, as were the 2 dogs, so sweet! The breakfasts were great! The decor was nice, with nice art on the walls and good mattresses too. But...

Thank jofannie
Amy E, Owner at Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate that very much. We apologize about the yard but because of the wet weather we’ve had for the past several days our landscapers postponed maintenance. In regard to the lighting in the living room, the two wall sconces are our only option for normal lighting. In addition, the...

Reviewed 29 September 2016

(We actually went in September of 2015 but I forgot to write a review earlier - We stayed in the Mary Cassatt Room) My husband & I decided for our first wedding anniversary we would celebrate in the first state - We picked Blue Hen because the reviews were lovely, the prices were fair, the response time from Amy &...

Thank Christine C

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast is located in Newark, Delaware on Route 273 approximately 1.7 miles west of downtown Newark in an area historically known as “The Wedge”. It’s easily accessible to the University of Delaware as well as the neighboring states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland.Originally built in 1692, this pet friendly B&B is situated on the remaining 2 acres of land that was once part of a 255 acre farm. The Blue Hen offers 3 main guestrooms, all with private baths. Accommodations include breakfast, lavish queen sized beds, free WIFI, beverages and snacks. This is a lovely and historic venue for your intimate wedding, shower, photo shoot or wedding party dressing event. A gazebo with landscaping graces the back yard. A honeymoon suite with kitchenette and private screened in porch overlooks the patio and back yard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1202 Nottingham Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2020
Region: United States > Delaware > Newark
Price Range: RM435 - RM782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We saw them all and they were all appointed beautifully.”
P3055UBcarolr, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“they have a suite which is HC accessible, other rooms are upstairs”
jofannie, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved staying in the Mary Cassatt Room & the Wyeth Room looked lovely - if you do mind dogs though I would avoid The KinKade room though.”
christinecZ5482CM, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cassatt room may have intermittent road noise”
LiseNau, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Wyethe room which was bright and airy. All rooms were very clean and well appointed with beautiful furnishings.”
jansirycsw, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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