Our indoor pool and hot tub are now available to our guest with restrictions.
The Delaware Park and Casino is just minutes from our Bear hotel, and guests enjoy the convenience of being close to all the top attractions.
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Our Bear hotel is near the University of Delaware and Wilmington University, which makes us a favorite for guests visiting students, faculty or staff. Brandywine Valley area hotels are well-known for offering a great location that's close to everything. Whether you're here to visit family in New Castle or are looking for Newark hotels with a great reputation, count on us for a great stay.
We offer a convenient location to area businesses, restaurants and tax-free shopping. Easy on and off major highways make our Bear hotel a favorite. With an indoor heated pool and spa and family luxury suites available, relaxation and comfort is key here.
Many guests are in town to go to the Firefly Festival, Lums Pond State Park or to explore historic Old New Castle. The Delaware City, DE area is a popular region for history buffs, families and couples looking for a romantic escape. The local Christiana Mall is a great shopping experience full of tax-free deals and is also near the sporting complexes. Blue Diamond Motor Cross Sports Complex is three miles away and the Kirkwood Soccer Club is 4.50 miles away. The Christiana Hospital is just five miles away as well. From shopping to sports and everything in between, our Bear hotel has you covered.
We regularly welcome business travelers in town with Delaware City Refinery, the Armed Forces Reserve Station, Bank of America and Astrazeneca. Our Bear hotel is staffed with friendly and family-oriented staff who are always happy to assist guests. Whether you're here for business or pleasure, we'll take great care of you.
Reserve your spacious room at Best Western Plus Newark/Christiana Inn, where guests are always our top priority! Enjoy your stay.
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $30 per day. Due to limited pet rooms please contact the hotel for availability.
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
Indoor pool, heated
Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
24-hour front desk
Guest laundry, nominal fee
Dry cleaning, same day available
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
Business center, 24-hours, free
Computer modem hookups
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Motor coach parking
Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces
Sidewalks and walkways
Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
Lobby check-in counter
Breakfast and food counter
Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms
Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
Accessible toilet stall
Accessible toilet seat
Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
Accessible sink, including accessible height, knee space and levers
Accessible Public Space Food Service Areas
Accessible tables and counters
Accessible routes to accessible tables and counters
Accessible for reach food, drink, condiments and tableware
Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms
Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror
Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower
Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
Horizontal grab bar on the wall opposite the seat
Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
Roll-in shower is free of curbs or lips at the shower entrance
Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24-hour news station in guest room
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk level
High-speed Internet access
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Wake-up calls Upon request at the Front desk.
Easy chair available
Adjoining rooms available
Accessible Parking and Loading Zones
Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area
Accessible Interior Routes
Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
Doors to all interior routes
There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters
Passenger elevator equipped with audible tones/bells or verbal annunciators that designate the passage of floors and designate the direction of the elevator called - one tone for "up" and two tones for "down”
Passenger elevator equipped with TTY system
Interior Signs and Warning Features
Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms
Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
Accessible door hardware
Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
Guestrooms with two beds next to one another include a minimum of 36" between the two beds
Accessible drapery wands and controls on fixed lamps and HVAC units
Accessible desk height and clearance
Accessible clothes closets
Accessible Rooms: Bathtubs
Transfer tub seat available
Adjustable height hand-held shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Horizontal grab bar at the foot of the tub (by the controls) that is at least 24" long
Horizontal grab bar at the head of the tub that is at least 12" long
Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:
Television closed captioning
Visual fire alarm system
Visual smoke alarm device
Visual notification device for door knocks and telephone calls
6.10 mile(s) from Delaware City Refinery, oil refinery
7.60 mile(s) from Siemens, health care
12.00 mile(s) from HSBC, Financial Services
12.00 mile(s) from The DuPont Company, chemicals, pharmaceuticals
12.10 mile(s) from Hercules Incorporated, chemicals
14.30 mile(s) from AstraZeneca, pharmaceuticals
15.20 mile(s) from J. P. Morgan Chase & Co., financial services
17.20 mile(s) from American International Group, insurance
38.30 mile(s) from Kraft Foods, food products
11.60 mile(s) from Wilmington Blue Rocks, baseball club
12.00 mile(s) from Brandywine Zoo, located in beautiful Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware
35.00 mile(s) from Dover International Speedway, hosting NASCAR events
36.00 mile(s) from Dover Downs, Delaware's home for casino, slots, live horse racing
Adjacent to Texas Roadhouse, bar/lounge, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, a legendary steak restaurant that serves hand-cut steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked rolls and ice-cold beer.
Adjacent to Dairy Queen, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, offers a spacious dining room for 70 guests. In addition we have outdoor picnic tables for 35 guests. We hope you will stop by with your children for lunch or dinner or treats and use our playland located by our patio.
1.00 mile(s) from Bob Evans, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Bob Evans often said, "quality is long remembered after price is forgotten," and "everybody is somebody at Bob Evans."
1.20 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1.50 mile(s) from Applebee's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
5.00 mile(s) from Wilmington University, a private, non-profit university that offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
7.00 mile(s) from University of Delaware, state university, Newark campus
10.00 mile(s) from Goldey-Beacom College, a private college offering associate, bachelors, and masters degrees
3.00 mile(s) from Newark
3.00 mile(s) from New Castle
5.00 mile(s) from Wilmington
7.70 mile(s) from Delaware City
25.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
35.00 mile(s) from Dover
60.00 mile(s) from Baltimore, Maryland
4.90 mile(s) from Kirkwood Soccer Complex
6.00 mile(s) from Lums Pond State Park
6.90 mile(s) from Delaware Park, offers casino, sports betting, racing & golfing
14.00 mile(s) from White Clay Creek State Park, offers a refreshing change of pace and countless opportunities for outdoor fun and relaxation
0.50 mile(s) from Lowes, hardware stores
1.00 mile(s) from K-Mart, retail store
1.20 mile(s) from Walgreens, pharmacy
1.50 mile(s) from Walmart® Super Center
3.00 mile(s) from Christiana Mall, retail stores
3.00 mile(s) from Costco, Christiana Mall
3.00 mile(s) from Target, retail super market Christiana Mall
23.00 mile(s) from Philadelphia International Airport
60.00 mile(s) from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
6.00 mile(s) from DART First State and the Delaware Transit Corporation
6.00 mile(s) from Amtrak in Wilmington, taxi charge (one way): $ 30-95. North to Exit 6 (M.L. King Jr Blvd), 8.4 miles right onto Maryland Avenue, 0.3 miles right onto Martin Luther King Blvd, 0.2 miles right onto S. French Street.