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Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast

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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We had an enjoyable stay during a winter trip to Newark. It was really cold outside but the room was warm and toasty and the bed was very comfy. Loved the cute dogs and friendly cat Monty. I'd stay here again and I'd recommend it to those who enjoy a homey and historic vibe.
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Our first time here and really looking forward to going back. Our son attends the Univ. of Delaware so we've experienced three of the hotels in the area already. This was like being at a family member's home (even better). Very clean. Smelled like homemade baking all day. The
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My wife and I did an art class led by Don for our anniversary. It was such a great experience, especially if you're a fan of Bob Ross and have always wanted to give his painting technique a try. The class was very self paced and everything you need is supplied when you sign up
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As lodging for a business trip to Newark DE, the Blue Hen provided all the comfort, charm, value and delicious food necessary to keep us going through our busy weekend - with plenty of modern amenities as well. We also enjoyed peace and quiet, as well as easy access to the
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My wife and I stayed on a Saturday night and we had a roomy, comfortable room and a fantastic breakfast. The couple who manage this bed and breakfast are very friendly and try hard to please their customers. This is a very nice place to stay.
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Are there any rooms avail for this weekend Fir / Sat 10/3 - 10-5
We only have one room available that weekend and just for Friday night if you are still interested.
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any avail Fri / Sat 10/3 and 4 check out Mon am
Hi - I've been trying to respond to your request and I had sent you one last week indicating that we didn't have availability so I hope your received it. I keep getting notifications that I haven't answered you. Hope you can stay with us another time.
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Hi - we only have one available that weekend and only for Friday, 10/3 - it's the Wyeth room with the private bath. Let me know if you'd like to book for that night. Regards, Amy 302-218-8713
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"Quiet location"
"If you're unable to do steps, request a room on the 1st floor. No TV or fridge in our room, but there could be in other rooms."
"We saw them all and they were all appointed beautifully."
"they have a suite which is HC accessible, other rooms are upstairs"
"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."
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