HOTEL DU PONT
42 West 11th Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
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Nestled in the heart of Wilmington, Delaware and the picturesque Brandywine Valley, this twelve-story, 217-room hotel was commissioned by DuPont Company president Pierre S. du Pont and debuted in 1913. After opening, the hotel instantly earned international fame, rivaling the finest hotels in New York City and became the social epicenter for the Wilmington elite. The hotel remains committed to retaining the warmth and splendor that have made it so highly regarded for over a century, while anticipating the sophisticated expectations of today’s modern traveler.
Over 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space make Hotel du Pont ideal for both corporate and social functions. Facilities include a state-of-the-art Conference Center, accommodating up to 120 attendees, and featuring a self-contained Executive Conference Center, which can be secluded for groups up to 80. The event spaces include the legendary Gold Ballroom, spectacularly decorated in French Neoclassic and Louis XVI styles, seating up to 500 guests, and the du Barry Room located adjacent to the hotel’s captivating lobby.