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Dover is the capitol city of Delaware. Although it has only a population of 35,811, it is the second-largest city in the state. The city is near the St. Jones River and was named after the city of the same name in England. Dover was originally established as the seat of government for Kent County. Many visitors come to the city to do business with either the state or county governments. Other visitors arrive to the city because of the Dover Air Force Base or to do business with the manufacturing facilities of Kraft Foods or Proctor & Gamble. Other attractions include Delaware State University and Dover International Speedway. Most of the hotels in Dover, Delaware to accommodate visitors are located along North DuPont Highway, the main drag in the city.

Here are the top hotels in Dover, Delaware:

Holiday Inn Dover-Downtown

561 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-747-5050
Fax: 302-730-3574

The Holiday Inn is one of the most contemporary and relaxing hotels in Dover. It is located in the downtown area near many of the city’s attractions, including Kraft Foods, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, and the Dover Air Force Base. Military personnel and families find this hotel a favorite. Business travelers are accommodated with a business center providing fax, copy, computer, and print services. In addition, Holiday Inn has 5,000 square feet of meeting space. Amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and a 24-hour lounge. Guest dining is provided by the Zodiac Restaurant featuring steak and seafood.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Dover

655 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-677-0900
Fax: 302-677-0907

The Fairfield Inn is enjoyed for its high-class amenities and excellent service. It is located just one mile from the Capitol Building and Dover Mall. For those who are looking to get out of the hotel for awhile, a free shuttle to Dover Downs and Casino is provided. Complimentary breakfast is served each morning with authentic Jimmy Dean products. All rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves, and free wireless internet. Amenities include an indoor heated pool, spa, and fitness center. There is no onsite restaurant, but several restaurants are nearby, including Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and Blue Coat Inn.

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

1131 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Reservations: 800-711-5882
Phone: 302-674-4600

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is the premier attraction in Delaware for excitement, entertainment, racing, and gaming. Visitors come here from cities around the area, such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Norfolk. The hotel is the only four-diamond hotel in the city. Rooms are spacious and luxurious. 500 rooms and suites are available.

Dover Downs features a number of attractions, such as the casino with some of the best slots in the area and a full race and sports book. Live harness racing runs in the winter from November to April and the Dover International Speedway hosts two NASCAR event weekends every year.

A live entertainment venue is also located at this Dover, Delaware hotel. Some of the top acts in the country are booked here. Past performers include Isaac Hayes, Tom Jones, Bill Cosby, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chicago, and Dionne Warwick. Live boxing events are also held at Dover Downs.

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