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Timeless Hospitality Gets A New Attitude

The HOTEL DU PONT is a true original. A historic landmark in downtown Wilmington, our hotel blends a rich tradition with a contemporary sensibility. To step inside is to find yourself transported back to an era of Old World elegance with a reinvented swagger. 

Check-in: 3 pm Check-out: 11 am
Check-in: 3 pm Check-out: 11 am
217 Rooms And Suites
217 Rooms and Suites
2 unique dining experiences
2 unique dining experiences
7 Elegant Event Venues
7 Elegant Event Venues
Valet Parking
Valet Parking
SPA and Salon Services
Spa and Salon

Say Yes! Service

The HOTEL DU PONT is defined by our "Say Yes!" service. We are passionate about ensuring that every guest experience is beyond memorable. Warm and engaging. We strive to make every stay spectacular. Enjoy authentic hospitality, never scripted and always original.
Say Yes! Service
Wilmington's Pet Friendly Hotel

Wilmington's Pet Friendly Hotel

The HOTEL DU PONT is a pet-friendly hotel with great amenities for your furry travel companions. We're located near downtown Wilmington parks for walks and fresh air and within minutes of the natural beauty of the Brandywine Valley. There is an additional fee of $100 per night for one pet.

Sustainable Luxury

We are the change we want to see in the world.

At HOTEL DU PONT, we believe that hospitality is doing good for people and the planet. Here you enjoy Old World luxury with sustainability, so you feel good about how you travel. We're dedicated to protecting Mother Earth, using green energy and minimizing our footprint in big and small ways.

  • Use 100% green energy
  • Minimize our environmental impact
  • Protect and preserve our planet
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Sustainable Luxury
Community

Caring for Our Community

The HOTEL DU PONT is woven into the fabric of Wilmington, DE. Standing tall for over a century, "The Hotel" as locals call it, is a hub for creativity and connection. We are deeply committed to our communities, and to creating positive change where we live, work, and play. 

The HOTEL DU PONT remains actively engaged with its community, focusing on health and wellness, homelessness and sustainability. We take pride in supporting local businesses, creators, and artisans to grow and thrive.

Ask Our Travel Concierge

  • Does the hotel offer complimentary Wi-Fi?

    Yes. HOTEL DU PONT offers complimentary high speed wireless internet hosted by AT&T - in all guest rooms, suites, meeting rooms, restaurants, and public areas. We also offer a business center with 2 PC workstations with printers and complimentary internet access.  
  • Does the hotel have a business center?

    Yes, the hotel offers amenities for business travelers, including a 24-hour business center with two computer workstations with Microsoft Office, a printer, and complimentary internet access. Copying, printing, scanning, fax, and binding are available for a fee. We also feature 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including an Executive Conference Center and state-of-the-art meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment.  
  • Does the hotel offer a spa?

    Yes. Currie Hair, Skin and Nails at the HOTEL DU PONT offers elevated spa, salon and beauty care treatments in a vintage, 1900's atmosphere. Our spa offers body, hand and foot treatments, massage, hair care and styling, thermal mud and infrared sauna treatments.
  • Does the hotel offer in-room dining?

    Yes. HOTEL DU PONT offers in-room dining with menus from Le Cavalier.  In-room dining is offered for breakfast Monday through Saturday, lunch Monday through Friday, Sunday brunch, and dinner from Monday through Saturday.  Check out our in-room dining menus to pre-order. 
  • Does the hotel have a fitness center?

    Yes, guests have complimentary access to a modern fitness center during their stay. Our 24-hour gym features treadmills, stationary and elliptical bicycles, strength training machines, bands, and dumbbells. Contact us for monthly and annual memberships for non-registered guests with locker and laundry services.