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Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

English is not the staff's first language so you have to repeat your request 3 times before they understand. The facility is clean but really old making it feel dirty. I knew something was off as soon as I pulled in seeing as though there are only 8 cars in the whole parking lot. Our "no smoking" room (which we...

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Yes, our staff is from all over the world so that way we can relate to all of our guests. Online bookings bring us guests from all over Europe and Asia. We apologize if it wasn't clear what type of room you booked online. We would like to hear from you as to which site...

East Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best hotel I had stay at the people are friendly the staff is fantastic the breakfast is fantastic I gain 20 pounds. Lol. They are very clean and care about there guest every always smiles and ask how are you I have never had a problem with the staff there always looking out for the...

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your review. We appreciate you staying with us and glad you enjoyed the breakfast!

Stafford, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this location over the weekend of the 16th and 17th to stay close by for my family Christmas. My parents paid for a room for themselves as well as myself and my daughters on their credit card. We stayed in rooms across from each other. At first glance, this hotel is clean and nicely put together. The...

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The GM will be made aware of this situation and will be investigated further. In not way would we want to charge a guest unnecessarily and apologize if this is the case.

Seaford, Delaware
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have stayed at Red Roof Inn in Newark, Delaware many times. The location was the reason I stayed the first time. The staff were so gracious, and professional. If there are any needs I ask and they take care of them ASAP. It is the type of service I need. I make sure I stay there now. If service...

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave our hotel a review. We truly appreciate your business and hope you will choose us again!

Indiana, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, helpful staff. Clean rooms with nice amenities of microwave and refrigerator. Good strength of Wi-fi. Walking distance to good restaurants and close to campus. Safe location and a short ride from train station. Good value for the price, would definitely stay here again.

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed and took advantage of the restaurants in our area. 7 within walking distance and a short drive to UD's Main St. See you next time!

Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed here and thought we were getting a regular room, but we're offered a suite. For $10 more... Well worth it plus closer to walking the dogs area. Had two beds, plus sofa pulled out as well. Fridge and micro wave too in a separate living area.

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with your fur family! We are glad you were here and that you all enjoyed the extra room in our suites.

Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Newark, De. Red Roof Inn has excellent front desk service. Sushma was very nice, polite and serviced me with what I needed. She made sure that my son and I was comfortable. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us! Our team is what makes us great and we try to give each and every guest excellent customer service, clean comfortable rooms, and breakfast to start their day.

Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I've been here for several months. I am staying here as I am in town for a job with my company. It is clean and quiet. The internet is really fast and reliable and there is plenty of tv channels which I like. My company was able to get a very generous weekly rate for all of our employees. The...

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you very much for have your company stay with our hotel. We are pleased you are here and we are able to accommodate your needs. Look forward to seeing you again on your next project.

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good hotel, I stay here everytime I'm in Delaware. It's right off i95 and has great service. The rooms are clean and comfortable, with a good amount of space. Along with being very inexpensive, a good amount of parking, the staff is very helpful

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Roxanne G, Director of Sales at Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time. We pride ourselves for being a good value and try to offer all the comforts of home during your stay. See you again!

New Castle, Delaware
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My fiance and myself stayed here for 2 night. The room was spacious and very clean. It was very quiet which is exactly what we were looking for. I would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone. I can't wait to go back.

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Thank you very much for choosing our hotel for you and your fiance's stay. We are glad you were here and looking forward to seeing you again!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University welcomes you to our pet friendly, family friendly hotel. We are located off of I-95 which offers easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment, as well as quick access to the university of Delaware. We are close to many corporate areas, state parks, and the Wilmington Riverfront. Scenic Lancaster, PA is just minutes away! This Red Roof Inn offers free WiFi, business center and guest marketplace. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. Check-in age is 21 years or older. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University

Address: 1119 South College Avenue, I-95 & SR 896, Newark, DE 19713 (Formerly Howard Johnson Inn University Newark)
Region: United States > Delaware > Newark
Price Range: RM271 - RM338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University 2*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Inn And Suites And Conference Center
Howard Johnson Inn & Hotel Newark
Howard Johnson Hotel Newark
Howard Johnson Newark
Newark Howard Johnson
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Newark
#7 Business Hotel in Newark
#9 Family Hotel in Newark
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