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First State Inn

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Laptop workspace, free WiFi
Laptop workspace, free WiFi
Laptop workspace, free WiFi
Laptop workspace, free WiFi

Overview of First State Inn

First State Inn

2.0 star property
No-frills motel in Dover
7.0 out of 10 Good
7.0/10 Good

192 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • 24/7 front desk
1760 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE, 19901
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Dover Downs Casino - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 74 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 101 min drive
  • Millville, NJ (MIV-Millville Municipal) - 103 min drive
  • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer) - 123 min drive


  • Chick-Fil-A - 13 min walk
  • Dover Mall Food Court - 15 min walk
  • McDonald's - 2 min walk
  • Jersey Mike's - 2 min drive
  • Sugar Factory American Brasserie - 4 min drive

About this property

First State Inn

Enjoy your visit to Dover with a stay at First State Inn. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 rooms


  • Check-in time from 1:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Property amenities


  • 24-hour front desk

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Freshen up

  • Shower/bath combination

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment and a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

First State Inn Motel
First State Inn Dover
First State Inn Motel Dover

Frequently asked questions

Does First State Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, First State Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at First State Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at First State Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at First State Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at First State Inn?
You can check in from 1:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at First State Inn?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Dover Downs Casino (3-min drive) is nearby.
What's the area around First State Inn like?
First State Inn is a short 15-minute walk from Dover Mall and 16 minutes' walk from Delaware State Police Museum and Education Center.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Curtis, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lynn, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

David, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Neal, 8-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sherry, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I love the kind, courteous, friendly staff. Clean rooms, quiet, and shopping, casino, and restaurants close by. I love it here!
Stella, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Margarita, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kevin, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

For the money everything is good
Daniel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Staff is very nice. Rooms very clean. Quiet area. Close to other businesses.
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