On WeddingWire since 2017
HOTEL DU PONT in Wilmington, Delaware sets a beautiful stage for your wedding. Elegant. Timeless. Iconic. Stunning architecture, inspired cuisine and impeccable service have been the hallmarks of HOTEL DU PONT since 1913. For more than a century, this iconic hotel has been the center for luxury celebrations in Wilmington and the surrounding Philadelphia region. Celebrate your love story in the Gilded Age elegance of one of the most prestigious hotels in the world.
HOTEL DU PONT features more than 25,000 square feet of event space. From sweeping staircases and bronze balustrades to sparkling chandeliers and beautiful ballrooms, every detail highlights Wilmington's rich past and cosmopolitan present. Celebrate in the classic elegance and contemporary luxury of this historic hotel.
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Couples can host up to 300 guests at this iconic venue. For those seeking an intimate affair, the romantic du Barry Room is ideal. This popular, Federal-style space features white pillars, parquet floors, elegant sconces, and a grand crystal chandelier imported from the former Yugoslavia. Couples hosting a lavish gathering will find the opulent Gold Ballroom to be a wonderful option. This exquisite French Neoclassic room boasts gilded rosettes, glittering chandeliers, and 20 bas-reliefs of women from diverse backgrounds, including Pocahontas and Cleopatra.
This architectural gem employs world-class wedding designers and chefs to help you create a completely customized celebration. Their experienced wedding team will work with you one-on-one to ensure your individual vision comes to life. Tables, chairs, and linens are included in the rental fee, along with china, flatware, and glassware. Setup and cleanup are also included, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy your party. Packages include, but are not limited to:
- All-inclusive packages (no state sales tax!)
- Complimentary deluxe overnight accommodations for the wedding couple (night of wedding)
- Private menu tasting for two
- Open bar services
- Champagne toast
- Exclusive wedding cakes by the hotel bake shop, Spark'd Creative Pastry
- Catering services
- Choice of white, ivory or black napkins and floor-length linens
- Special hotel room rates for wedding guests
Additional Enhancements Available
- Rehearsal dinner
- Additional reception stations
- Upgraded beverage offerings
- Custom ice carving
- Additional dessert displays
- After party indulgences
- Farewell brunch
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Gorgeous venue and great staff!
Great place for our wedding guests!
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