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Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I like staying here and it's a plus that TGI Fridays is in the parking lot. We had a problem with ants in our room this particular visit.

The Hotel needs an upgrade...New furniture, update bath rooms and the mattress on the beds. My King Size Mattress had a sink in the center.

Nice LOOKING HOTEL - we agreed to spend more money than planned because of Embassey reputation. HOWEVER, our room though non-smoking, smelled like smoke. Our clothes smelled the same way after the overnight.

It was very good. Too crowded in the breakfast during the long weekend.

Love the evening reception and made to order breakfast. it's also nice to have two rooms for the price of one. We certainly stay here again.Thanks

This was my first experience at this hotel and I loved it! I'm from Delaware and out of several hotels this is one that I would definitely stay at again. I had a girls night in party and I was afraid that they would be strict on guest policies but it was the total opposite. Guest services was very professional and courteous and the rooms were very clean. I also loved their beautiful lobby area and their managers special that serves complimentary light snacks and beverages in the evening from 5:30pm to 7:30pm and breakfast buffet in the morning. Can't wait to stay their again!

Hotel was clean and comfortable, but they have taken "green" too far. The toilet paper (made from recycled content) was grey and crumbly. Also, the air was turned off so it was very uncomfortable when I arrived in the room. They turned the refrigerator off to save energy, but I didn't realize that until after I had stored some leftovers inside and found them warm the next day. Also, I requested a non-smoking room but was placed in a smoker.

Loved this Hotel

We stayed 2 nights. For some unknown reason the housekeeping thought we did not want our room cleaned the first night. So, we didn't have our room cleaned, we complained and received fresh towels. The complimentary breakfast was very good.

654 S College Ave Newark DE

Hotel highlights

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South places you next to Bob Carpenter Center and within a 10-minute walk of Fred Rust Ice Arena. This 3-star hotel has 154 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Also nearby are University of Delaware and Lewis Park.


Free cooked-to-order breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning. This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends at the free daily manager's reception.


The 154 recently renovated accommodations afford space to spread out with separate bedrooms, living rooms, and dining areas. Guests can expect WiFi, wired Internet, and 26-inch TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Other standard amenities include MP3 docks, sofa beds, and microwaves.

Property features

Guests of Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South have access to an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.

Room options

King Suite nonsmoking

King 1 | Sleeps 5

2 Queens Suite nonsmoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Executive, One King Bed, Non-Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 5

Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 5

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

83% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 733 reviews