About the DuPont Country Club
The lush Delaware landscapes, diverse venues and first class service create the perfect setting for you, your family and guests to enjoy the DuPont Country Club.
The DuPont Country Club, nestled within the rolling hills of the historic Brandywine Valley, is one of the premier venues to promote leisure activities through championship caliber golf courses, state of the art tennis facilities and an updated fitness center. Elegantly decorated rooms, magnificent natural surroundings, customized event planning and impeccable service make any event at the DuPont Country Club truly a special occasion.
For the avid golfer, the DuPont Country Club offers 3 golf courses, including the recently renovated championship course, voted “best private course in upstate Delaware.” 4 practice facilities including a driving range provide ample space to improve your short game. For the tennis enthusiast 19 outdoor courts and 6 indoor courts provide year round play. Members of all ages and levels are encouraged to participate in the junior golf and tennis programs, sports camps, and family oriented activities.
Recent Clubhouse renovations have enhanced the overall elegance and stature of the Club while preserving its rich history. Design and décor changes upgraded the banquet, meeting and wedding venues to enrich the guest experience.
On the grounds of the DuPont Country Club and a former du Pont family residence, Brantwyn Estate, is a marvel of Georgian elegance in the wooded countryside of the Brandywine Valley. Brantwyn's eleven rooms on two floors are richly appointed with tasteful furnishings that lend them a refined yet relaxed ambiance ideal for weddings, special events, family celebrations, social events, and business meetings. The estate's exquisitely manicured 60-acre garden setting offers a breathtaking backdrop for photographs in every season.
About Hotel du Pont
A local landmark, an internationally renowned world-class historic hotel, the pride of Delaware, and world headquarters of a global Fortune-500 corporation, Hotel du Pont has many stories to tell. In Wilmington, Delaware, in the heart of the picturesque and historic Brandywine Valley, the Hotel du Pont is as rich in history as it is in atmosphere. The Hotel du Pont will take you back to a time of craftsmanship and courtesy, a time of ease and elegance, a time of sophistication and style.
The twelve-story Italian Renaissance hotel was commissioned by DuPont Company president Pierre S. du Pont, and opened in 1913, after a two-and-half year labor of love by French and Italian craftsmen who carved, gilded, and painted this exceptional story to life. From the lavish splendor of the hotel lobby, to the shimmering majesty of the Gold Ballroom, every hue and detail speaks of a thoughtful eye and a gracious mind.
Hotel du Pont instantly earned international fame upon opening in 1913, rivally the finest hotels of New York City and European capitals. Expansion of the property in 1918 brought further enhancements, with the additions of the Gold Ballroom and Du Barry Room, and the DuPont Theatre. Since opening, Hotel du Pont has reigned as the centerpiece of Wilmington Delaware and Brandywine Valley corporate and social life, now approaching 100 years of being the place to see and be seen.
Today Hotel du Pont remains committed to retaining the warmth and splendor that have made us so highly regarded for almost a century. Hotel du Pont offers a variety of world-class amenities and services to cater to your every need including 24-hour room service, high-speed internet access, concierge services, on-site fitness center, and renowned dining and event facilities that continue to astound and delight.
Hotel du Pont welcomes you to the perfect venue to tell your own story, whether a romantic weekend getaway or an energetic hunt for top cultural and enterntainment attractions. Whatever your reason for visiting, you will experience the finest personal service, and prompt attention to every detail. You will see why so many of our guests return to visit us again and again. Hotel du Pont, in the future as in the past, offers award winning cuisine, world-class accommodations, and internationally renowned entertainment all in one place; truly a legendary story.