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The Towers

101 N W Front Street , Milford, DE 19963 USA (Show map)

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Absolute perfection. If that's what you are in search of in a getaway, look no further. The Towers is a bed and breakfast connoisseur's dream. Built in 1783, The Towers was once the home of Delaware Governor William Burton. Major renovations supervised by his daughter in 1891 converted the original colonial structure into an elegant Victorian mansion. Expertly restored in the 1980s, The Towers now serves as one of the nation's outstanding luxury bed and breakfast inns. To make reservations visit our website or call us at 302-422-3814.



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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.5

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Couldn't have been better

5 on May 26, 2015

We chose this inn because it was midway between Ocean City and the Winterthur Estate, allowing us to take in both sites during our vacation. What a great find! We stayed in the Tower room, a very spacious bedroom with a window seat and a grand clawfoot tub. The breakfast was gourmet quality, and our hosts were lovely. Don't miss the chance to stay here if you are in the area.

first visit

4.6 on November 19, 2012

this was our first visit to Delaware and the Towers is a very interesting B and B. Dave is a very nice host and the breakfest were delicious.

sep. 3 2012

4.8 on September 03, 2012

The Inn Keepers christopher and david were great. The breakfast everyday were outstanding. My girlfriend and I would go back and spend another weekend anytime.


5 on July 10, 2012

My husband and I stayed for a weekend after a very stressful couple of months, where both of us were badly injured and are still recovering. Christopher and David were fantastic hosts, providing all those special extras that made us feel welcome and cared for. They were very informative both about the history of the home, which has a great story to it, as well as things to do in the area. We'll be back!


4.0 on August 21, 2011

A friend and I discovered this B&B when we needed to stay an extra night near Rehoboth over Fourth of July weekend and everything in Rehoboth was booked or would not let us stay for just one night. Thank goodness for that, because as a result, we found this amazing place. We both wished we could have stayed much longer. The house is beyond description for any antiques and history lover, and the proprietors told us fascinating stories about the history of both the house and the town. This old house has been lovingly preserved; it is like walking into a museum! And incredible touches abound...such as the beautiful soft music wafting through the first floor when we came back from dinner out in the evening. We could have sat in that relaxing parlor for hours! And the breakfast! Magnificent food beautifully presented in a lovely garden room. We felt totally pampered. If you're looking for a unique experience, I highlyl recommend this place - especially if relaxation is your goal. As I said, we wished we could have stayed and relaxed there for a week.

Wonderful Getaway!

5 on September 06, 2009

My husband and I decided to get away to celebrate our anniversary. I must say that the Towers Bed & Breakfast is by far the most wonderful place to go. It's classic. So must history there. It's really quite FABULOUS! Aside from the breakfast being sooooo...... DELICIOUS! Dan and Rhonda (Inn Keepers) must be the warmest and kindest individuals we've ever come across. They were so gracious. Just GO! You will LOVE it! They have their B&B so well keep. My husband and I are going to make it tradition to visit at least once a year, if not MORE!

Hidden Retreat

4.8 on May 17, 2009

Gracious hosts invite you to enjoy every aspect of their unique Inn. You can indulge in piano playing,enjoy the wind up victrola, sitting parlors, outside gardens and they are eager to share their knowledge of the area. Delicious breakfasts in their new garden room were a great start to the day.

Wonderful weekend getaway

4.2 on May 17, 2009

My hubby surprised me with a getaway trip to our first B&B. The Towers was very unique and beautifully decorated. Dan and Rhonda Bond were very friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the Tower Room with the magnificant claw-foot tub. It was very relaxing and indulging. Lewes and Rehoboth are close to get to for shopping and touring. Milford has a quaint little riverwalk. We'll definitely come back again.


4.0 on April 08, 2009

My wife and I spent our honeymoon weekend here. It was truly a treat to have found. The town is quiet, and so serene, I actually thoughtabout moving there. The host was so nnice and hospitable. I plan on taking her back later this year as a surprise. We have already agreed that it would be our one-year anniversary getaway. Try Georgia House for dinner, and Three Little Peppers for lunch. The food was out of this world.

Very Nice

4.8 on August 24, 2008

This was my first bed and breakfast experience. The historice home was very nice and clean. I liked that the inn keepers Rhonda & Dan were very friendly and flexible. Rhonda greeted me at the door and gave a history of the home and the town. The room I stayed in "The Repunzel" was beautiful and has it's own air and heating controls. Everything was very clean and of good quality. I would recommend it for anyone visiting DE beaches. Its just 20 min away.

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Rooms & Rates

Tower Room

The Tower Room is located on the second floor and overlooks historic Front Street. It has a queen-sized bed and features a luxurious bathroom with a deep slipper tub and separate shower. The rate is $175 per night. For guests desiring separate bedrooms or for two couples or a family traveling together, the Tower Room can be expanded into a two bedroom suite by opening up the Governor Burton Room, located on the opposite side of the bathroom, which is then shared by the occupants of the two rooms. The rate for this two bedroom suite is $240 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

Garden Room

The Garden Room is located on the second floor and overlooks the garden. It has a double bed, a large window seat and a sitting area with couch and armchair. The bathroom contains a deep vintage bathtub with shower attachments. While the bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom and is private, it is accessed via the hall. The rate is $135 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

The Bird's Nest Suite

The Bird's Nest Suite is located on the third floor. It is often used as our honeymoon suite. The Victorian double bed has a beautifully carved walnut head and footboard. There are two sitting areas, one with a faux fireplace. A modern bathroom (with shower) is located within the suite. The rate is $165 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Rapunzel Suite

The Rapunzel Suite is located on the third floor. It has a queen-sized bed with the headboard canopy created from a portion of window molding from a 18th century French mansion. The ceiling over the bed soars to over ten feet and is illuminated by a crystal chandelier. There are two sitting areas and a "lovers' alcove" lined with pillows. A short passageway leads onto a tiny porch in the tower. A modern bathroom (with shower) is located within the suite. The rate is $175 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

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Location Type

South Central Delaware

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Atlantic beaches within 30 minutes drive., Major tax free outlet shopping malls nearby., Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard

Inn Details

On-site amenities

DVD Player, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone , Two group sitting rooms, Off street parking, Walled garden

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Tax-free shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3-6 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Yes allowed in garden or outside porch
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night (sometimes more)



Dan & Rhonda Bond, Christopher Clawson & David Rule

Languages spoken

Russian, English

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  • Time Served: Between 8 and 10 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Towers Ricotta Pancakes


Hot Deal

Near the Beach - Away from the Crowd

Regular Rate: $175 now $140 (20% Savings:)

20% off on available suites this weekend! (Minimum two night stay.) Please contact the inn directly at +1-302-422-3814 to redeem this deal.

expires Wednesday


101 N W Front Street , Milford, DE 19963 USA (Show map)

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