Wilmington, Delaware, is proud to present its finest hotel known as the Hotel du Pont. It made its grand debut in 1913, and since then has rivaled the best hotels in New York and even Europe. The magnificent 12-story Italian Renaissance building was brought to life by a French and Italian craftsman. The Gold Ballroom, du Barry Room, and the DuPont Theater were additions created later, and further, enhance the splendor of this amazing hotel. The lobby is quite impressive, and the architecture and décor present the finest and most beautiful details in any hotel you’ve ever seen. The lighting and color palette presents a rich and warm atmosphere that has been well cared for and meticulously presented. This hotel represents all things luxurious, and everyone needs to glimpse the beauty of it at least at least once in their lifetime.
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The DuPont Company
The Hotel du Pont is the only DuPont endeavor. It is a widely known and used company that provides products and marketing services in areas such as apparel, nutrition, communications, transportation, electronics, and safety and protection, just to name a few. Their goal is to create sustainable solutions, and maintain high standards and remain committed to safety as well as the environment.
The Hotel du Pont has 217 elegant and comfortable rooms and suites in its fine establishment. There are 24-hour room service available, flat screen televisions, plush bedding, a work desk, and a bathrobe and slippers to slip into to unwind and enjoy yourself. Choose from a luxury suite, a luxury guest room, or a classic guest room, all with calming neutral tones, and exceptional décor for a splendid stay in comfort and beauty. The old world European flavor of the hotel and the rooms present a place that offers the finest of everything, as many people see fit to vacation here, have weddings and receptions, as well as business endeavors within the Hotel du Pont.
Four-Star Dining Experiences
With such classy and sophisticated taste, it’s no surprise that the dining options at the Hotel du Pont are just as gratifying. The hotel is known for its restaurant called the Green Room, and it has an AAA four-diamond ward as well as a Forbes four-star award as its achievements. The ambiance alone of the restaurant is breathtaking, with dark, heavy draperies, golden chandeliers, and lovely oil paintings; it will make you feel as if you have stepped into an old-world European style setting. Live music may grace the large dining area and restaurant at dinner on Friday and Saturdays and Sundays during your delicious brunch. If you must choose one place to do, experience the Green Room, the hotels’ signature restaurant. Other choices to dine at are available within the du Pont. The Lobby Lounge provides an informal place to meet up and has a meal; talking about your day and the sights you have seen. Java Corner has fantastic coffee along with a casual breakfast, lunch, or light meals or desserts. The Grill is relaxed with a cafeteria-style setting. It is located on the lower level and is perfect for a casual meal or get together. Don’t forget tea time in the afternoon, and choose from teas inspired by the Longwood Gardens, and the Brandywine Valley.
Your Beautiful Wedding
The Hotel du Pont is well known for its spectacular wedding venues and services. Are you looking for a venue of marriage? The du Pont has several different and stunning choices for you. If you need help planning, let one of the professional designers and chefs make a customized menu for your special day, and decide upon the most beautiful décor and flower arrangements for your wedding. You can reserve blocks of rooms for your guests, and let the hotel arrange a spa day or golf outing for the bridal party or guests. Every detail is managed to perfection, and the venue is one of the most stunning in the United States. The Golden Ballroom has a dramatic setting complete with sparkling chandeliers, and the du Barry Room has white pillars, and an impressive, imported, crystal chandelier and is the most favorite of the rooms used for weddings. The DuPont Country Club has two ballrooms as well and an outdoor terrace for your wedding day. Whatever your needs are the hotel has planners, the venue, the food, and the décor. All you need is your love and your guests on your special day.
The hotel wants you to not only enjoy its accommodations but would love to help you plan some activities and enjoy your visit. There are special offers that run year round, and while some may be seasonally provided, there is always something to see and do. The Longwood Gardens Package gives you a look at the lovely horticultural displays of the gardens, as well as overnight accommodations, complimentary parking, and breakfast for two. Want a taste of the infamous Green Room restaurant? Try the Green Room Dinner Package, complete with overnight accommodations, complimentary parking, and a four-course dinner for two in the Green Room, which includes gratuity. Dinner is at 8 pm for you and your guest, so don’t be late. Currently, there is a Bed and Breakfast Package, as well as a Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library Package to experience as well.
High Class and Immaculate
With five-star ratings, services, food, and amenities, it ‘s hard to go wrong with the magnificent Hotel du Pont. Its cozy yet luxurious atmosphere makes you feel comfortable and elegant; feelings everyone deserves to feel while traveling or vacationing. Enjoy your stay, and take in the area sights of Wilmington and Delaware.