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Hotel du Pont

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rooms are large and comfortable but dated. Very clean and well apportioned. Bed was too soft for my preference. Hotel staff was fantastic. Gym is too small without a lot of equipment. Restaurant is not bad, but Domaine Hudson and La Fia are great.

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Management response:

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I am sorry to hear that the bed was too soft . We will make a note for future reference so that we can provide a more suitable option since we do offer some alternative bedding choices. I am delighted to learn that you experienced the true Hotel DU PONT hospitality from our staff....

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent Service. High Class Hotel. The Staff was Very Courteous in your needs and prompted when called upon. We would certainly recommend this hotel for everyone to use. The price was worth every penny for the atmosphere within.

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Thank you very much for your review of Hotel DU PONT. We sincerely appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back.

Parkton, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms very spacious, clean and nice. Staff friendly. Front desk helpful with suggestions if what to do in the area. Highly recommend when looking for a place to stay in the area. Attended event in the ballroom - was fabulous! Food was outstanding.

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Thank you very much for your kind review of Hotel DU PONT. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed a fabulous event in the Ballroom. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful hotel.

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since new ownership took over this property, it has definitely gone downhill. While front desk service is still excellent, many things have changed that really make this fall out of the "luxury brand" category. Turn down service is gone unless you specifically ask for it; it took me an hour and a half to get ice brought up to my...

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Thank you for taking the time to inform us of the flaws in our operation which we will address immediately. Our ownership group is firmly committed to enhancing our reputation and service and we are currently in the process of improving all areas of our dining and bar experiences. I do hope that you will give us the opportunity to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the hotel for many events over the past 30 years and it remains as beautiful and well kept as always. The atmosphere and the staff are wonderful. It is just a gorgeous space for an event!

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Thank you very much for your continued patronage of our beautiful hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel DU PONT.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff is always super courteous from Valet to room service. Arguably one of the best hotels in the country . Even if we are in town for 1 day Hotel Dupont is where we stay. The kitchen was also extremely accommodating by baking a cake for my wife 39th Birthday

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Thank you very much for your kind words about our staff and we always aspire to be one of the finest hotels in the country, as you mentioned. We certainly value your exceptional loyalty and support of Hotel DU PONT. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home in Wilmington.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this old world hotel. Style, elegance, great service, great food. One of the last elegant luxury hotels. A must visit. See it while it still is in existence. We have had social event and family gathering in the wonderful venues. Must dine in the Green Room!

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Thank you for your kind comments. We treasure our reputation as an elegant luxury hotel and will continue to enhance our service and quality. We look forward to welcoming you back to dine in our beautiful Green Room

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast with family and enjoyed not only the atmosphere but the food and service as well. excellent breakfast menu with many choices. The French omelette was delicious! Staff were attentive to needs. Beautiful room and tres elegant!! Reasonably priced for such a beautiful atmosphere.

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Thank you for your kind review of the Green Room. We are proud of the culinary talent of our team and delighted to hear that you enjoyed such a wonderful experience from our service staff also. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel DU PONT.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place to stay if you are going to see a play or live music. The details on the architecture are stunning. The room was updated but the only down side was the refrigerator was a mini-bar so we could not refrigerate the wine we had brought for our special occasion and the ice had to be brought...

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Thank you very much for visiting Hotel DU PONT to celebrate your special occasion. We will soon be replacing our minibars with refrigerators as we continue to enhance the overall guest room product. We look forward to welcoming you back to our beautiful hotel.

NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attending a function near Wilmington and decided to stay in town versus driving back home after a long eventful day. I am so happy we stayed at Hotel duPont. The room had an old world charm and elegance with modern appointments. The bathroom, living area and bedroom were all spacious and simply beautiful. I just wished we had...

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Thank you for the feedback on your recent overnight stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel DU PONT in the near future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Green Room
Green Room
Cuisines: French, American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The prestigious 217-room HOTEL DU PONT opened in the heart of downtown Wilmington in 1913 to serve the local business community and represents the best of Wilmington to visitors from across the country and the world. Its guests have included U.S. presidents and other world leaders, first ladies, religious leaders, world-renowned musicians, artists and actors, professional athletes, and countless local tourists and business professionals. The elegant Green Room, the Hotel’s signature restaurant, has been recognized with the AAA Four-Diamond Award and the Forbes Four-Star Award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel du Pont

Address: 42 West 11th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Region: United States > Delaware > Wilmington
Price Range: RM739 - RM2,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel du Pont 4.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Du Pont Hotel
Du Pont Wilmington
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Wilmington
#3 Business Hotel in Wilmington
#5 Family Hotel in Wilmington
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