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Reimagining an Icon

The HOTEL DU PONT has many stories to tell. Inspired by the hotel's stunning architecture, vibrant personality and tradition of impeccable service, our iconic hotel has been reimagined for a new generation of travelers. Experience it in unexpected ways.

Standing tall at 11th and Market in downtown Wilmington, in Delaware's picturesque Brandywine Valley, HOTEL DU PONT delivers approachable luxury, chic style and local flair that embodies the city's fresh energy. Gathering spaces fill the hotel from the soaring lobby and extraordinary Gold Ballroom to our modern brasserie, Le Cavalier.

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Rooms and Suites with Iconic Style and Luxury

Rooms and Suites

Where Dreams Begin

Rest and recharge in style. Whether you're here for a weekend or a week, you'll enjoy luxe amenities and modern conveniences in rooms and suites that pay homage to the past while channeling tomorrow.

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A tradition of elegance with fresh modern attitude

OUR HISTORY
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A tradition of uncompromising service and grand elegance dating back to 1913.

Experiences

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Dining
  • Le Cavalier

    Le Cavalier, Wilmington

    The modern, lively brasserie offers French classics and creative originals in a beautifully restored, historic space. Le Cav spotlights the best of the region's foodways and seasonality to be enjoyed with a cocktail at the bar, in the dining room, or al fresco on the patio.

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  • Spark'd Creative Pastry

    Spark*d Creative Pastry Wilmington

    Spark your sweet tooth! Brought to life by the creative minds at the hotel's Bake Shop, Spark'd is Delaware's most delightful and decadent destination. It's the perfect spot for a sweet treat or a caffeine fix. You knead this!

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  • Private Dining

    Private Dining Wilmington

    Host a special occasion in one of the hotel's exceptional private dining rooms or luxury suites. Our venues are perfect for rehearsal dinners, family reunions, showers, corporate events, holiday gatherings, discreet meetings, or business lunches. Enjoy fantastic food and flawless execution.

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Creative Culinary Experiences with Brandywine Flavor
Weddings & Events at HOTEL DU PONT

Weddings & Events

Extraordinary Celebrations

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Meetings and Events

Meetings

Not Business As Usual

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Delaware Central

Standing tall for over a century, "The Hotel" - as locals call it - is a hub for creativity and connection in Wilmington. Nestled in the breathtaking Brandywine Valley, the spirit of adventure endures. From museums to historic gardens to wineries, Wilmington has it all. 

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Things to Do in Wilmington
Upcoming local events
  • Wed
    Dec 1
    2021
    9:00 AM

    DCH Art Gallery Show: Garden on Glass by Harold Davis

    Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N Dupont Street, Wilmington, Delaware, United States, 19806

  • Wed
    Dec 1
    2021
    10:00 AM

    ZOO EXPLORERS @ Brandywine Zoo

    Brandywine Zoo, 1001 North Park Drive,, New Castle County, Delaware, United States, 19802

  • Wed
    Dec 1
    2021
    7:30 PM

    Million Dollar Quartet

    Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water Street,, New Castle County, Delaware, United States, 19801

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  • Which popular attractions are close to HOTEL DU PONT?

    The HOTEL DU PONT is located in the heart of downtown Wilmington, Delaware. We’re within minutes of Wilmington's best attractions and landmarks including:

    • Grand Opera House - 0.2 miles
    • Wilmington Riverwalk - 0.2 miles
    • The Playhouse on Rodney Square - 0.03 miles
    • Delaware Art Museum – 2.2 miles
    • Winterthur Museum, Gardens, and Library – 5.5 miles
  • What are the best amenities of HOTEL DU PONT?

    With a tradition of uncompromising service and elegance dating back to 1913, the HOTEL DU PONT is Wilmington Delaware’s most luxurious hotel for business and personal travel. Enjoy grand luxury and lifestyle amenities that include a fitness center, Le Cavalier restaurant, in-room dining, meeting and event space, a concierge, and the Currie Salon + Spa.

  • What food and drink is at HOTEL DU PONT?

    The hotel offers a vibrant dining scene with an innovative French restaurant, Le Cavalier. Le Cav offers a brasserie menu influenced by Provence and North Africa and the fresh foods of the Brandywine Valley. The hotel also offers a bar and lounge and Spark*d Creative Pastry, serving freshly baked sweets, breads, cookies, and pastries, as well as in-room dining.

  • What room amenities are offered at HOTEL DU PONT?

    HOTEL DU PONT’s 217 beautiful guest rooms and suites combine European-style grandeur with contemporary luxury and modern amenities. Our Wilmington hotel rooms are designed with sophisticated furnishings, sitting areas, plush beds, desks, and deep soaking tubs. We also offer an Accessible King Room with a roll-in shower.

  • When did the HOTEL DU PONT open?

    Wilmington's HOTEL DU PONT opened January 15, 1913 as one of the most lavish hotels of America's Gilded Age and rival to Europe's finest hotels. Today the Wilmington, Delaware hotel is an icon in the picturesque and historic Brandywine Valley. HOTEL DU PONT is as rich in history as it is in atmosphere, reminiscent of a time of craftsmanship, elegance, and style. Read More