COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates

The State Street Inn is OPEN by advance reservation, and Delaware is open for visitors. If you have any questions, please contact us.

IMPORTANT - The following policy changes will be in effect until further notice:

  • Face coverings are REQUIRED in all indoor common areas.
    Due to a state emergency order, we must refuse entry to any adult not wearing a face covering. Acceptable face coverings include cloth masks secured with ties or ear loops; 3-ply disposable/surgical-style masks; or N95 masks. Masks must completely cover your mouth and nose. Please avoid using bandannas, neck gaiters, or any mask with a vent or valve. Face coverings are not required in your private guestroom. You may also enjoy our front porch or backyard without a face covering, if social distancing is maintained.
  • Breakfast will be provided by room service.
    You'll need to order breakfast the night before, and we'll leave it outside your door at a time you choose. As an alternative, we can serve your breakfast on our front porch or back patio (weather permitting). Prefer to skip breakfast? We are now offering a lower rate without breakfast.
  • Mid-stay housekeeping service is not available.
    Rooms will be thoroughly cleaned between guests. Extra towels and amenities will be provided by request.
  • Our exercise room is closed.

What We're Doing

We are focused on maintaining a clean environment for our guests, and we are closely following all state regulations and industry guidelines.

We use disinfecting products to clean rooms after guests depart and before the next guest arrives, with particular attention paid to high-touch items, such as coffeemakers, light switches, and remote controls. All linens are machine-washed with bleach or chemical sanitizer between each guest, including blankets and covers. We have temporarily replaced glassware and ceramic coffee mugs with individually-wrapped paper cups. Some items that can't be sanitized or replaced between guests have been removed from guest rooms. To reduce the risk of airborne transmission, we have upgraded the air filtration in our guest room climate control system to a rating of MERV-13.

We have also increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in public spaces, including door handles and countertops.

Hand sanitizer is always available at our front desk, and in our dining room. Disinfectant wipes, disposable face masks, and travel-size bottles of hand sanitizer are available by request.

You can help us by wearing your mask, not shaking hands, maintaining a six-foot distance from anyone outside of your travel group, and washing or sanitizing your hands frequently. Thank you for your cooperation!

For everyone's safety, please cancel your reservation and stay home if you have symptoms of COVID-19, or if you have been exposed to anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days.

What to Expect in Delaware

Some restrictions are still in place, but now is a great time to get outdoors and explore our state. You can take a stroll through a quaint historic district or charming neighborhood, hike the trails at a state park or wildlife refuge, play a round of golf, or visit Delaware's beautiful beaches. Currently in Delaware:

  • Adults are required to wear face coverings in all indoor public places. Face coverings are also required outdoors when social distancing is not possible.
  • Beaches and boardwalks are OPEN. Face coverings are required throughout Delaware's beach resorts, including boardwalks, sidewalks, and parks. You may remove your face covering only when swimming, tanning, or exercising on the beach.
  • State parks and wildlife areas are OPEN. Entrance fees are collected using self-pay stations. Face coverings are required for entry to state parks, but may be removed in areas where physical distancing can be maintained.
  • Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge is OPEN, and entrance fees have been waived. The Visitor Center is temporarily closed.
  • Golf courses are OPEN.
  • The Dover Downs Casino is OPEN.
  • Most museums and historic sites are open, but have limited hours and other restrictions. Call or check websites before visiting.
  • Malls and most retail stores are open, but with limited hours.
  • Most dine-in restaurants are open, but with limited hours and capacity limits. Call before visiting.

More information (From the Delaware Tourism Office):