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Top Wilmington Family-Friendly Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-Newark
2.5 out of 5
1201 Christiana Rd, Newark, DE
Free cancellation
The price is £96 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (754 reviews)

"The hotel was Clean, and staff very friendly I will recommend"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-Newark
Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington Christiana
2.5 out of 5
1008 Old Churchmans Road, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £107 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (635 reviews)

"Great stay especially during this time of COVID. Took measures to ensure the cleanliness of rooms and safety measure becuase of covid"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington Christiana
Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington
2.5 out of 5
3 Concord Ln, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"Convenience to main arteries of transportation and shopping."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington
The Westin Wilmington
4 out of 5
818 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, DE
The price is £106 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (584 reviews)

"Everything was great except when we went to go into our room the lock was broke and we got stuck standing outside our room For about 45 mins , can’t say there is any direct blame and given things in this world right now we were very grateful to be able to stay there"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2020

The Westin Wilmington
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington New Castle
2.5 out of 5
2117 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £87 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (234 reviews)

"I loved Andy at the front desk (second shift)!!! He was awesome! The smell when you first walked in the room was a bit stuffy but once the air was on and circulating it seemed to dissipate. The bathroom was spotless!!! And the room was clean, yet not very spacious for the money that was spent ($275 ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington New Castle
Homewood Suites by Hilton Newark-Wilmington South
3 out of 5
640 South College Avenue, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (501 reviews)

"We were upgraded to an adjacent rm. Excellent decision."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Newark-Wilmington South
Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South
3.5 out of 5
654 S College Ave, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £107 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (632 reviews)

"I like that the room was clean. The wrap around the door and remote and other areas was a good idea."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South
Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown
3.5 out of 5
422 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £106 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"It was so great the staff was great good with me and my kids 😊😊 we can't wait to go back there 😍😍⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Wilmington North - Brandywine
2.5 out of 5
300 Rocky Run Pkwy, Wilmington, DE
Free cancellation
The price is £96 per night
4/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Stay here twice during my travels and if was great. Both rooms were clean the ac works that’s for sure"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2020

Holiday Inn Express Wilmington North - Brandywine
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington
3.5 out of 5
4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night
4/5Very Good! (920 reviews)

"Staf are exceptionally nice. It was a great room and very clean. Good price"…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington
Best Western Plus Newark/Christiana Inn
2.5 out of 5
875 Pulaski Highway, Bear, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night
4/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"When I first arrived the gentleman at the front desk was polite and checked me in quickly. Explained all the limitations with pandemic going on. When I started heading towards my room I was a little concerned because the place seemed a little run down. One we got to our room and open the door I was ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

Best Western Plus Newark/Christiana Inn
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Newark, DE
2.5 out of 5
1024 Old Churchmans Rd, Newark, DE
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3.7/5Good! (842 reviews)
Misshap at check in didnt ruin stay.

"The stay was fine except for check in. The clerk gave me the wrong key and I walked in on people in the room. Once we got passed that, the stay was what I expected. Beds were comfortable. Breakfast was very good with very good service by the gentleman working the kitchen."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2019

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Newark, DE
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
65 Geoffrey Dr, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £48 per night
3.7/5Good! (789 reviews)

"Everything was good for the most part. It was extremely hot on the day I checked in and my room key did not work. I had to walk back to the office to get another one and that one did not work either. I’m sure you understand my frustration. Besides that the room was great"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Quality Inn
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Brandywine Valley
2.5 out of 5
1807 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night
3.7/5Good! (741 reviews)

"We stayed for two nights and the room was comfortable & clean. Check-in was a negative because of a $200.00 room deposit! I'm accustomed to seeing a $50-100 incidental hold, but this was excessive and should definitely be noted in the Expedia listing. Room was clean, outside area seemed nice but ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Brandywine Valley
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Wilmington - Newark
2.5 out of 5
415 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £40 per night
3.6/5Good! (970 reviews)

"It was good until I look up the bed some Of your housekeeping need to start look Under bed I find some stuff that wasn’t mine or boyfriend but everything Else was great thank you"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Wilmington - Newark
Ramada by Wyndham Newark/Wilmington
3 out of 5
260 Chapman Rd, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night
3.5/5Good! (985 reviews)

"Workers are always friendly. Pool not open but I understand."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Newark/Wilmington
Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University
2 out of 5
1119 S College Avenue, Newark, DE
The price is £71 per night
3.2/5 (995 reviews)

"The staff is very nice and the rooms are huge. It is a low rate hotel though so not the cleanest or fanciest, but you get what you pay for."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr 2020

Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University
Extended Stay America - Newark - Christiana - Wilmington
2.5 out of 5
333 Continental Dr, Newark, DE
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
3.1/5 (565 reviews)

"It was a getaway for us had nice time due to what’s going on in our world."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020

Extended Stay America - Newark - Christiana - Wilmington
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Where should we stay in Wilmington?

The historic destination of Wilmington is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your children. The museums, parks and sporting events are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city centre. Wilmington has 44 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when choosing where to stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington: Offers an outdoor pool, free parking and free buffet breakfast. Guests like the quiet location at this 2.5-star hotel.

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Brandywine Valley – Features an outdoor pool, free parking and free continental breakfast. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.

Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star hotel.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Newark-Wilmington South – Features an indoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The overall comfort and breakfast options make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington New Castle – Offers an indoor pool, free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the clean rooms and breakfast options at this 2.5-star hotel.

When should we visit Wilmington?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Wilmington.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 29°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of -3°F
  • Driest months: February, January, November and August, with an average rainfall of 76.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, September, May and March, with an average rainfall of 106.50 inches

What should we see and do in Wilmington?

While you and your family are visiting Wilmington, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as The Playhouse on Rodney Square and Grand Opera House. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens.

Wilmington is also known for its:
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • University life
  • Historical sites
  • Parks
  • Museums
  • Sports

Getting around Wilmington

To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Wilmington Station or Newark Station. Wilmington might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Wilmington like for family-friendly holidays?
You may want to consider the historic destination of Wilmington if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The museums, parks and sporting events are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the centre of Wilmington.
What's the best place to stay for families in Wilmington?
Holiday Inn Express Wilmington North - Brandywine is a hotel with free parking and free continental breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington and Best Western Plus Newark/Christiana Inn.
What's the seasonal weather in Wilmington?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 3°C. Average annual rainfall for Wilmington is 1094 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Wilmington?
While you and your family are staying in Wilmington, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Christiana Mall, Grand Opera House and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Newark Shopping Center and Bob Carpenter Center.

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