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University Park, MD
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I stayed 3 nights in the Cassatt room, and found it very clean, comfortable (great bed!) and private. The location happened to be ideal for me. It has a bucolic feel, even though it is just a couple of miles from town. Be prepared for some intermittent car noise from a road that's very close to the front of the...

1Thank LiseNau
Sound Beach, New York
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We spent 3 nights at this wonderful B & B to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were greeted by Amy, our innkeeper, a Happy Anniversary sign, balloon and wedding bells! Amy's personal touches included a card and We received the kind of welcome a friend would give us. There is an amazing history that goes with the house and the...

1Thank jansirycsw
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Spent three lovely nights at the Blue Hen while my son competed in a lacrosse tournament at U Delaware. Amy is a wonderful host and fed me well, and gave great recommendations (and driving directions) for things to do around town. She even sent me off each day with fresh baked goods for my son.

1Thank skyfarmgirl
Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Just finished a truly amazing long weekend at the Blue Hen B&B. I threw myself a grown-up slumber party and invited friends from far and near, some who stayed over and some who came and went depending on the event. Amy and Don went above and beyond to make us comfortable – and we literally took over the whole place!...

1Thank Susan H
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Liked the location her being just west of town. Makes it easy to get to places like Winterthur and Longwood Gardens as well as getting back to town and the University. We stayed in the Wyeth room and it was nice. Breakfast during the week was continental, pretty much the same both mornings. I understand weekend breakfasts are full and...

1Thank RKAustin
Southern California
Reviewed 4 May 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Blue Hen at the beginning of May, 2016 and had a very comfortable stay. The Innkeeper, Amy, was very helpful and accommodating and always had a suggestion for sights to see or places to eat. The Blue Hen's rates are very competitive. Since it was continually rainy, we never got to explore the...

2Thank Nipton501
Amy E, Owner at Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate it very much. The bathroom for the “Cassatt” separates the 1840 part of the house from the 1692 part and was at the time the “new addition”. As such, it’s the secondary emergency access to the rear stairs and cannot be locked at any time for safety concerns....

Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is more than just a B&B. This is historic too (the 2nd oldest house in the state). They are pet friendly. They are people friendly. They become family. What a great place on the Delaware and Maryland line. What makes the place more than the nice rooms and great breakfasts are the Inn-Keepers Don & Amy. They go out...

2Thank CreativeTrav
Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The accommodations were very comfortable even in the dead of winter. Our hosts were keen to please us, taking special effort with de-icing the steps and driveway. Also, I have special dietary requirements and Amy was only to happy to buy special breakfast items to accommodate me.

2Thank Nonna47
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 October 2015

My fiancee and I stayed here the weekend we got engaged. Amy and Don were the perfect hosts, providing everything from suggestions for a romantic spot to pop the question, to a delicious breakfast featuring all my fiancee's favorite items (it was her birthday that weekend as well, and Amy made sure to ask about her menu preferences ahead of...

2Thank cherenzig
Warrington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A beautiful, well-kept B&B -- we were visiting for University of DE parents' weekend, and from the moment we made reservations, Amy worked hard to make our stay the best it could be. She was able to accommodate my mom's recent surgery and move her to a more accessible room. She met us on arrival with fresh baked zucchini bread...

2Thank Laura S

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast is located in Newark, Delaware on Route 273 approximately 1.7 miles west of downtown Newark in an area historically known as “The Wedge”. It’s easily accessible to the University of Delaware as well as the neighboring states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland.Originally built in 1692, this pet friendly B&B is situated on the remaining 2 acres of land that was once part of a 255 acre farm. The Blue Hen offers 3 main guestrooms, all with private baths. Accommodations include breakfast, lavish queen sized beds, free WIFI, beverages and snacks. This is a lovely and historic venue for your intimate wedding, shower, photo shoot or wedding party dressing event. A gazebo with landscaping graces the back yard. A honeymoon suite with kitchenette and private screened in porch overlooks the patio and back yard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1202 Nottingham Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2020
Region: United States > Delaware > Newark
Price Range: ₹ 6,421 - ₹ 11,558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We saw them all and they were all appointed beautifully.”
P3055UBcarolr, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“they have a suite which is HC accessible, other rooms are upstairs”
jofannie, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved staying in the Mary Cassatt Room & the Wyeth Room looked lovely - if you do mind dogs though I would avoid The KinKade room though.”
christinecZ5482CM, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cassatt room may have intermittent road noise”
LiseNau, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Wyethe room which was bright and airy. All rooms were very clean and well appointed with beautiful furnishings.”
jansirycsw, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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