Darley Manor Inn B&B, Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington Delaware Bed and Breakfast near Nemours Mansion Museum

DARLEY MANOR INN is a Historic Register, C.1790 Colonial-style Manor House located in suburban North Wilmington, de. Near-by I-95 / I-495 give easy access to Wilmington, Philadelphia, and the Brandywine Valley attractions. The Inn is half-way between New York City and Washington, DC. Special attention is given to the business traveler's needs and schedules. Mobil 3-star

Ray & Judith pamper guest with "southern" hospitality and service. The Inn is elegantly decorated in Colonial & Victorian period antiques and reproductions. Lots of "common areas" inside and out.. provide ample opportunity for relaxation and conversation. The "in room" amenities make it comfortable for those who want to rest, read, or watch one of the Inn's many free movies (VCR) after a hectic day. The Inn was featured in the September issue of "Mid-Atlantic Country".

The Inn was home to the world famous, mid-1800's illustrator, Felix Darley. Darley illustrated for Fenimore Cooper ("last of the Mohicans"), Washington Irving ("Ledgend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle"), Nathaniel Hawthore ("The Scarlet Letter"), Charles Dickens ("Barnaby Rudge","The Pickwick Papers") and many others. Charles Dickens visited Darley here for 2 weeks in 1867. Many examples of Darley's work are in the Inn.

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Owners: Ray & Judith Hester
Open Since: 1993
We Accept: Checks, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, Diner's Club, American Express and Carte Blanche
Price Range: Check with owner as prices may vary
Travel Agent Commission Offered: 10
Inncentives™ Discount for InnSite Users: "Short-Notice" Discounts (i.e. 3 or 4 days - based on availability)
"WELCOME SPRING" Celebration (Longwood Gardens); Special Inn Rates

No. of Rooms With Private Bath: 6
No. of Rooms With Shared Bath: 0
Dates Closed, if Any: 0

Location: In small town

Amenities: Air conditioning, Telephone in room, Television in room, Fireplace in room, VCR, Piano, Antiques, Canopy beds, Sitting room/library, Exercise room, Full breakfast, Box lunches, No smoking, Children possible, Suites available, Hot tub/jacuzzi, Evening dessert/cordials/hors d'oeuvres, Discounts/specials available and Corporate rate available

Sight-Seeing: Museum, Art galleries, Aquarium, Historical site/district and Zoo

Water Sports: Canoe rentals and Innertube rentals

Other Sports: Golf, Tennis and Horseback riding

Out In The Town: Antique shops/malls, Shopping district, Dancing, Casino gambling, Theatre, Movie cinemas, Concerts, Farmers market, Bowling and Bars/night clubs

Out In Nature: Bike trails, Hiking trails and Parks

Rides & Tours: Winery tours

Memberships: (* = organization inspected the inn, + = organization is PAAAC approved) * Mobil (3-star rating), * AAA (3-diamonds)

Area Attractions:
Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Brandywine Valley Art Museum, Old New Castle, Hagley Museum, Nemours Mansion Museum, Longwood Gardens, Historic Philadelphia (PA)

These recreational facilities and attractions are all within 20 miles of Darley Manor Inn B&B.

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Darley Manor Inn B&B Contact Information

3701 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, Delaware 19703
United States
darley [at] dca.net

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