Welcome to the TownePlace Suites Wilmington/Newark Christiana, your ideal choice for Newark, DE. area hotels. TownePlace Suites by Marriott Wilmington/Newark/Christiana is conveniently located 1/4 mile off I-95 on Rt 273, with just 8 miles from downtown Wilmington or 3 miles from the University of Delaware. TownePlace Suites is also conveniently located from many areas major local businesses including Astra Zeneca, Bank of America, Pepco Holdings, DuPont, Amazon, AAA Mid Atlantic, HBCS, FlightSafety and Dow. Within a few miles of the hotel, guests can enjoy tax free shopping at the Christiana Mall or dining at several local restaurants. When flying to the area Philadelphia Int. Airport or BWI in Baltimore are just minutes away. Relax with many local outdoor activities such as Delaware Park Racing and Slots. Visit Rehoboth Beach for fun/sun or Dover Downs for harness racing and/or slots. TownePlace Suites by Marriott is where you can balance work and life, while feeling like you are at home.