Founded by Scots-Irish and Welsh settlers in 1694, Newark, Delaware, is believed to be the site of the first battle of the American Revolution where the Stars and Stripes was flown. Christiana Hospital Medical Center, a modern 900-bed medical facility, is just two miles from the Extended Stay America Newark - Christiana hotel. In addition to the Christiana medical center, several other businesses call this area of Delaware home. The DuPont Company, maker of products like Corian, SentryGlas, and Kevlar, is a long-time resident of Newark and has a branch office in Delaware Technology Park. Also nearby is the campus of the University of Delaware. Enjoy a worry-free studying space with free wi-fi in all locations. See you in Newark!