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BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn

875 Pulaski Highway, Bear, DE 19701-1252
Phone: 302/326-2500   |   Fax: 302/326-1050   |   75 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Please be advised that our pool and hot tub will be closed for repair until February 2, 2015.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. 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!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee
  • Dry cleaning, same day available
  • Late check out, based on availability
  • 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
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Motor coach parking

BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western plus newark/christiana inn in Bear, Delaware is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 39.638835  /  Latitude: -75.650845


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: I-95. From I-95 take Exit#4A to US Highway 1 south. Follow US Highway 1 south five miles. Take Exit #160. Turn left at light (RT #40). The BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn is immediately on the left, across from Texas Road House and Dairy Queen (make a u-turn at next light).

From: Dover/Ocean City MD. From Route 1 south, take Exit #160 ramp. Turn right at RT #40. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn is immediately on the left, across from Texas Road House and Dairy Queen (make a u-turn at next light).

From: Philadelphia and North. From I-95 south take Exit#4A to US Highway 1 south. Follow US Highway 1 south five miles. Take Exit #160. Turn left at light (RT #40). The BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn is immediately on the left, across from Texas Road House and Dairy Queen (make a u-turn at next light).

From: Baltimore and South. From I-95 north take Exit#4A to US Highway 1 south. Follow US Highway 1 south five miles. Take Exit #160. Turn left at light (RT #40). The BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn is immediately on the left, across from Texas Road House and Dairy Queen (make a u-turn at next light).

BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

First State National Historical Park

Also known as the First State National Monument, the First State National Historical Park is found in New Castle, Delaware between Willington and Bear. Established in 2013 on the Delaware River, the site is operated by the National Park Service, and features plenty of onsite attractions.

Visitors of the First State National Historical Park may explore the New Castle Court House Museum, the Dover Green Historic District, and the Woodlawn Tract – open from April to October.  The First State National Monument is also free to visitors.

Lums Pond State Park

Recreational enthusiasts in northern Delaware, have a variety of opportunities for a great day outdoors. Lums Pond State Park encompasses 1,790 acres of land southwest of Bear. This beautiful park surrounds the 200-acre Lums Pond, the largest freshwater pond in the state. Launch your boat into the water from the boat ramp or rent a boat, for a fun day of cruising and fishing on the water.

Wear comfortable shoes for walking along the Swamp Forest Trail, stretching seven-and-a-half miles around the pond. The park also features more than ten miles of multipurpose trails for horseback riding, snowmobiling, hiking and bicycling. Take a break for a picnic lunch and relax, before joining in a game of tennis, disc golf, basketball or volleyball. Make your way to the Whale Wallow Nature Center to attend one of the programs, before leaving the park. Rest comfortably as a guest of Best Western hotels, during your exploration of "The First State".

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 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
  • 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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 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

BEST WESTERN PLUS Newark/Christiana Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest in or near Bear. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

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