Skip to main content

A Landmark in Downtown Wilmington, DE

Leave something behind?  Click here to see if your item has been located.

Address

42 W. 11th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Get Directions

Give us a call

Reservations: 302.594.3100
Phone: 302.594.3100
Fax: 302.594.3108


Stay Unscripted

Let's Connect

Be inspired by iconic architecture. Enjoy luxe amenities and inventive brasserie fare from Le Cavalier. Settle in for a staycation or mark a milestone event. We're here to help you experience the unexpected and make your own history.

Get in Touch

By submitting this form, you consent to share your personal information with us to service your request and for communication purposes. We do not sell your data to third parties. If you wish to access or erase your personal information, you can do so by submitting your details Click to erase your personal information here.

By submitting this form, you consent to share your personal information with us to service your request and for communication purposes. We do not sell your data to third parties. If you wish to access or erase your personal information, you can do so by submitting your details Click to erase your personal information.

Photo/Video Shoot

The privacy and experience of our guests is our top priority. As such, we have a strict no photo/no film policy in our public spaces. This includes our lobby and restaurant. If you are interested in renting one of our private spaces or wish to discuss an editorial opportunity, please fill out this form with as much detail as possible. A member of our team will contact you shortly to discuss your request. Anyone filming or taking pictures in the hotel without explicit consent from hotel management will be asked to vacate. 

 

*Filming fees and venue rental fees may apply. Weekdays preferred. All requests must be submitted 3 business days prior to the requested date(s) and time(s). 

 

 

Getting Around Wilmington

Experience the grand luxury and timeless allure of the HOTEL DU PONT - one of the Mid Atlantic's most historic hotels. Located off Interstate 95 in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, we are a true original in the heart of the picturesque Brandywine Valley.
  • Getting Here by Air

    Getting Here by Air
    • New Castle Airport  - 5.6 miles
    • Philadelphia International Airport - 18.4 miles
  • Getting Here by Car

    Getting Here by Car
    • 2 hours from New York City and Washington, DC
    • 1 hour from Baltimore
    • 25 minutes from Philadelphia
  • Getting Here by Public Transportation

    Getting Here by Public Transportation
    • Wilmington Amtrak Station - 1.3 miles
    • DART Transit buses stop at N. Market Street @Rodney Square and 10th Street @King St
  • Courtesy Downtown Transportation

    Courtesy Transportation Service

    The HOTEL DU PONT is pleased to offer courtesy transportation to downtown locations within a 5 mile radius including the Wilmington Amtrak train station, courthouses and corporate offices.

     

    * Based upon availability. Cannot be reserved in advance. 

     

Getting Around Wilmington

What’s Nearby

HOTEL DU PONT is in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, within steps of the Grand Opera House and the Wilmington Riverwalk. The hotel is a short drive to the city's best shopping, attractions, wineries, expansive state parks and the renowned museums and estates of the Brandywine Valley.
  • Within Walking Distance

    Within Walking Distance
    • The Playhouse on Rodney Square - 0.03 miles
    • Grand Opera House - 0.2 miles
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware - 0.2 miles
    • Leonard L. Williams Justice Center District Courthouse - 0.5 miles
    • Delaware Theatre Company - 0.7 miles
    • Wilmington Riverfront - 1.5 miles
  • Top Local Attractions

    Top Local Attractions
    • Brandywine Zoo - 1.1 miles
    • Delaware Children's Museum - 1.3 miles
    • Delaware Art Museum - 2.2 miles
    • Frawley Stadium - 2.4 miles
    • Hagley Museum & Library- 3 miles
    • Nemours Mansion and Gardens - 3.7 miles
    • Delaware Museum of Nature and Science - 5.1 miles
    • Winterthur Museum and Gardens - 5.5 miles
    • Mt. Cuba Center - 6.7 miles
    • Brandywine Museum of Art - 10.7 miles
    • Longwood Gardens - 11.9 miles
  • Dining & Shopping

    Dining & Shopping
    • Market Street - 0.3 miles
    • Wilmington Riverfront  - 0.8 miles
    • Trolley Square - 1.2 miles
    • Greenville - 3.8 miles
    • Concord Mall - 5.8 miles
    • Christiana Mall - 8.2 miles
  • Colleges + Universities

    Colleges and Universities
    • Widener University Delaware Law School - 5.5 miles
    • Wilmington University - 6.8 miles
    • Goldey-Beacom College - 9.7 miles
    • Neumann University - 13 miles
    • Cheyney University of Pennsylvania - 14.4 miles
    • University of Delaware - 15.2 miles
    • West Chester University - 15.3 miles
  • Parking

    Parking
    • HOTEL DU PONT offers valet parking for $45 per night with in and out privileges | $50 for oversized vehicles (higher than 6'3"clearance).
    • Daily and event parking is $25 at the hotel.
    • Self parking is available at the Community Service Garage, 111 W 11th Street (across the street from HOTEL DU PONT main entrance).
Upcoming local events
  • Sat
    Jun 15
    2024
    8:00 AM

    Wilmington Friends School Early Learning Conference

    Wilmington Friends School, 101 School Road, Wilmington, Delaware, United States, 19803

  • Sat
    Jun 15
    2024
    9:00 AM

    Festival of Fountains

    Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States of America,, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States, 19348

  • Sat
    Jun 15
    2024
    10:00 AM

    Two day vendor event at Christiana Mall June 14th -15th

    Disney Store - Christiana Mall, 739 Christiana Mall Road, Newark, Delaware, United States, 19702


Ask Our Travel Concierge

  • Where can I park at HOTEL DU PONT?

    The hotel offers on-site parking for $30 per day and valet parking for $40 per vehicle per night; $50 for oversized vehicles. Should you wish to self-park, there are several parking garages within a block of the hotel that charge a daily rate:

    • Premier Parking Garage, 253 W. 11th Street, Wilmington

    • Community Service Parking, 111 W. 11th Street, Wilmington

  • Where is Wilmington, DE?

    Located in northern Delaware, in New Castle County, Wilmington is the largest and most populous city in the state. Sitting at the confluence of the Christina River and the Delaware River, Wilmington is about 32 miles southwest of Philadelphia and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. HOTEL DU PONT is in downtown, 0.5 miles away from the center of Wilmington.
  • What restaurants are close to HOTEL DU PONT?

    HOTEL DU PONT offers a modern French brasserie, Le Cavalier, serving local ingredients inspired by the flavors of Provence. Located in the duPont building, DE.CO food hall features 8 unique restaurant stalls and an atrium bar. The hotel is also close to the best restaurants and pubs in downtown Wilmington including Tonic Seafood & Steak, Bardea Food & Drink, La Fia Bistro, Chelsea Tavern, Stitch House Brewery and Wilma’s.
  • What is there to do in Wilmington, DE?

    Wilmington is a vibrant city in the beautiful Delaware Valley with a rich history and culture. This urban destination, surrounded by the stunning estates and gardens of the Brandywine Valley, offers incredible attractions, museums, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Set in downtown Wilmington, HOTEL DU PONT is within minutes of the city’s best things to do, including: Grand Opera House Wilmington Riverwalk Delaware Children’s Museum Delaware Contemporary Delaware Art Museum Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library Hagley Museum and Library Longwood Gardens and Conservatories Nemours Mansion and Garden Brandywine Zoo DuPont Environmental Education Center Delaware Children’s Theater Alapocos Run State Park Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries
  • How far is Wilmington, Delaware from Philadelphia?

    Wilmington, DE, is 32 miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania along the Delaware River. The drive is about 40 minutes taking I-95 S.  
  • What is there to do in Wilmington, DE?

    Wilmington is a vibrant city in the beautiful Delaware Valley with a rich history and culture. This urban destination, surrounded by the stunning estates and gardens of the Brandywine Valley, offers incredible attractions, museums, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Set in downtown Wilmington, HOTEL DU PONT is within minutes of the city’s best things to do, including: Grand Opera House Wilmington Riverwalk Delaware Children’s Museum Delaware Contemporary Delaware Art Museum Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library Hagley Museum and Library Longwood Gardens and Conservatories Nemours Mansion and Garden Brandywine Zoo DuPont Environmental Education Center Delaware Children’s Theater Alapocos Run State Park Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries
  • What is Wilmington Delaware known for?

    Wilmington is the urban hub of Delaware’s Brandywine Valley region and the Corporate Capital of America. With the largest downtown district in the state of Delaware, Wilmington offers wonderful restaurants, museums, performing arts, tax-free shopping, and exceptional craft breweries. The city is also known for its Du Pont family legacy, estates, and gardens.