Delaware’s Top Places to Stay


Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, Rehoboth Beach. Here, you’re steps from the Rehoboth Boardwalk, close to the beach and ready to roll.

Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, Bethany Beach. Rooms at this richly appointed hotel are directly on the boardwalk, and guests can enjoy a saltwater pool, an in-house spa, and the 99 Sea Level seafood restaurant.

Atlantic Sands Hotel, Rehoboth Beach. Rooms with balconies offer a stunning view of the ocean, and the outdoor pool is beloved for its laid-back charm.

Henlopen Hotel, Rehoboth Beach. Close to the Boardwalk and the ocean, with private balconies and inspiring views.


The Inn at Canal Square, Lewes. A charming hotel in one of Delaware’s most charming beach towns, known for its “Nantucket style” ambience.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Wilmington Downtown

Westin Wilmington. Modern amenities and quick access to the Chase Center on the Riverfront make this a convenient home base.

Hyatt Place Dewey Beach. Request a room with a view of the bay and enjoy the sunset over the water. Condo rooms available.

Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront. Snuggled up to the Christina River, the Hyatt offers 24/7 dining and easy access to the wonders of the Brandywine Valley.

Homewood Suites Wilmington. This Wilmington Riverfront hotel even offers guests a chance to fire up the outdoor grills on the patio.


Bellmoor Inn & Spa, Rehoboth Beach. Voted as the best-designed hotel in the state, the Bellmoor boasts two outdoor pools and a relaxing indoor hot tub.

Hotel Du Pont, Wilmington. This luxurious downtown landmark is renowned for its high-end dining and richly appointed decor.

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover. Ideal for guests who have come for the gaming or the NASCAR racing, this upscale destination features an in-house spa and entertainment.

Inn at Montchanin Village & Spa, Montchanin. The regal setting of this village-like wonder is a short drive from Delaware’s mansion-museums and features an inhouse spa.


Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. A family favorite for its all-around convenience and activities, the campground offers cabins, RV and tent camping.

Killens Pond State Park, Felton. Surrounded by picturesque woodlands and a millpond, Killens Pond offers scenic trails alongside cabins, RV and tent camping sites. During the summer, take advantage of their waterpark.

Delaware Beaches Jellystone Park, Lincoln. Enjoy resort style amenities, themed weekends, a refreshing pool and visits with Yogi Bear.

Lums Pond State Park, Bear. Delaware’s largest freshwater pond delivers endless options for camping, fishing and hiking and the “Go Ape!” treetop obstacle course is a crowd favorite.

Bed and Breakfast

Causey Mansion, Milford. This 1763 home features period appropriate lighting, decor and even a widow’s walk, all in walking distance to local shops and restaurants.

Bewitched and Bedazzled, Rehoboth Beach. Rooms pay tribute to old-school TV shows and the Golden Age of Hollywood at this fun-and-funky house.


Dogfish Inn
Dogfish Inn

Dogfish Inn, Lewes. The hotel offshoot of Delaware’s famous Dogfish Head Brewery is right on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal and steps from shopping.

Safari tent camping, Massey’s Landing. Located near the Delaware beaches, enjoy the comforts of glamping with a queen bed, deck furniture and electricity! Linens and a golf cart are included.

A state park “yurt”: Things are a little closer to the comforts of home in these tent-like dwellings, available for rental at Lums Pond and Trap Pond State Parks. Inside, you’ll find beds and a futon. Outside, there’s a deck. Just bring your own linens, cooking supplies and small appliances.

Searching for an affordable place to stay? Here are some top-rated statewide locations: Hampton Inn, Milford; Residence Inn, Dover; Hilton Wilmington-Christiana, Christiana; Sheraton Wilmington South, Wilmington; Hampton Inn, Rehoboth Beach; Holiday Inn, Bethany Beach.

Renting at the Beaches

Experience a stay in the comfort of one of Delaware’s premier beach rentals. View options at If you’re renting for summer, consider booking as early as October of the prior year to ensure availability. Check out the off-season rental rates for great deals and consider spending your holidays at the Delaware beaches.

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