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Our indoor pool and hot tub are now available to our guest with timed reservations and 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.

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.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
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.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 5.60 mile(s) from CitiBank, financial services
  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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.