561 North Dupont Highway, Dover, DE 19901 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Kent County
39.17618 -75.52426
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3.5/ 5

Based on 101 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Saves 12.2%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Hotel has 135 rooms
  • 4 floors in property
  • Check out time: 11:00AM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 5.9/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Dover AFB, Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover Downs Hotel, Casino & Conference Center, Delaware State University, Deltech (terry Campus), Wesley College, Wilmington College, Dover Mall, Delaware State Police Museum, Spence"s Bazaar, Historical Downtown District, Del

Our Hotel Planner Expert Reviews of Holiday Inn Dover Downtown

Our expert hotel planners periodically visit and review the hotels we represent in person. This is the most recent visit:
"Lovely full service hotel "
Overall Score3.5/ 5
The Holiday Inn Dover is a full service hotel located off main road next to a Kmart store. Upon entering noted the lobby is a little small, does have a sitting area, lounge/restaurant to the right and desk to the left. Hotel looks newly renovated and found in 2009 had a full overhaul from a Howard Johnson. The lobby restaurant services breakfast daily and dinner every night except for Sunday. Once you go past the front desk towards the elevators is the meeting space at 2400 square feet, board room with the entrance inside the business center. The hotel does offers over 25 pages of fantastic catering menus to choose from for your event! Once on-site you can enjoy an outdoor pool, laundry facilities, dry cleaning services (sent off property), room service, business and small fitness center, comp WIFI, local and 800 calls and 3-pet friendly rooms. There are 3 exterior entrances located around the building with key card access only to help with the longer hallways. Guest room amenities include the soft/firm pillows, one cup coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators available upon request. This hotel is also a stop for the Dover Downs Casino shuttle on the weekends beginning at 4:00pm. I would recommend this hotel to any traveler whether a business meeting or any leisure group especially family reunions, weddings or sports teams.
Shanna M., a local HotelPlanner Dover expert from US flag
27-Oct-2013 Verified Review

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Dover Downtown

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
Overall Score5.0/ 5
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Aug-2015 Verified Review
"Fresh Looking"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Everything was clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Aug-2014 Verified Review
Response from Management on 17-Feb-2015:
Dear Paul D,Thank you for your choosing the Holiday Inn Dover Downtown and for sharing your experience with us! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and we look forward to your next visits!

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Dover Downtown

3.5 out of 5.Based on 101 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Certified Tour Connection in the Center of Dover, near to all attractions,bar & restaurant, shopping center,135 rooms , business king, doubles and suite. Board meeting room up to 14 persons. Banquet room accommodates up to 100 attendees. Smoking & non-smoking room available. Free parking/trucking available. Free high speed internet access in all the rooms.Ironing board & iron, cable remote TV, voice mail and data port, coffee maker and hair dryer. Outdoor pool (seasonal), onsite fitness room and business center.First 30 minutes for local and toll free number FREE.Coin operated guest laundry on-site.

Green Sustainability

We participate in the Green Engage program, an innovative program which allows IHG to design, build and run even more sustainable hotels

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:03:00PM
Check Out:11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation:2009
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:106
Handicap Rooms:6
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:2900 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 130 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:2.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:5pm-10pm
Pool Info:
We have an outdoor seasonal pool. Open daily 9.00am to 8.00pm during the Summer season.
Policies / Expenses
Varies per group
Nightly Parking:free
Typical Group Deposit:30% down payment upon signing of the contract
Total Taxes: 8.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 8.00%
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Free Wi-Fi)
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Free Wi-Fi)
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Labor Fees:75.00 Per Function (Bar set up fee)
Banquet Bartender Fees:50.00 Per Function (One bartender per 75 ppl)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 7.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:11.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:14.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:15.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:15.49 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:25.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:26.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 7.95 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.95 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:21.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 1.75 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.75 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar:12.00 Per Person/Per Hour (For the first hour)
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:700.00 Per Function (Based on number of guests)

Amenities / Features

Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We accept small pets

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Nearest International Airport, Philadelphia Airport, BWI, Dulles Airport. Local Dover AFB & New Castle airport.

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel does not have shuttle service

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is not included in the nightly rate. Breakfast is available for purchase in our Lobby Restaurant and is served every day between 7.00am and 10.30am. The breakfast menu includes All American favorite dishes and the prices range from $2.99 to $10.99

About Holiday Inn

  • Full-service hotel offering three different experiences: Holiday Inn Express ideal for the business traveler, Holiday Inn Resorts for family fun and relaxation, and the Holiday Inn Club Vacations, suitable for family and friends with spacious accommodations
  • Offering comfort and family-oriented service, children stay and eat free at Holiday Inn properties
  • Free high-speed internet access
  • Restaurants and bars on-site with good food and drinks for all ages
  • Indoor or Outdoor swimming pools based on location
  • Great exercise facilities
  • Based on select properties, Holiday Inn's The Hub is the perfect entertainment spot and gaming area with a media lounge, fire pits, etc.

The Holiday Inn highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson Express Dover, Howard Johnson Express Inn

Seasonality and Projections at Holiday Inn Dover Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Dover Downtown

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both group/meeting rates and the best individual traveler prices we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 61.0% in the month of October 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $253 in the month of October 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Dover Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Dover Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Dover Downtown.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Dover Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Dover event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Dover Ballroom42 x 57 x 102394--/1006070353030--/--125130--
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Dover Ballroom

Room Type:
Total Size:
2394 Sq. Feet
42 x 57 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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Boardroom19 x 16 x 10304--/----------14--/--------
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Room Type:
Total Size:
304 Sq. Feet
19 x 16 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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