Hotel du Pont

42 W. 11th St., Wilmington, Delaware, 19801, USA

Built in 1913 by Pierre S. du Pont, this luxury hotel in downtown Wilmington has hosted everyone from Charles Lindbergh to John F. Kennedy. The elegant 12-story building radiates an Old World feel. The lobby has a spectacular carved, gilded, and painted ceiling, polished marble walls, and Queen Anne and Chippendale furnishings. The walls display more than 700 original works of art, including Wyeths and Schoonovers. The spacious guest rooms have a contemporary flair, with soothing Tuscan yellow color schemes and earthy textures. The Green Room is known for its marvelous Sunday brunches.

PROS

  • fine dining
  • luxe ambience
  • responsive service

CONS

  • small elevators
  • staff can be too formal
  • few restaurants or shops in immediate vicinity

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Grande Dame

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 302-594–3100 | 800-441–9019

HOTEL DETAILS

206 rooms, 11 suites
Rate Includes: No meals

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