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Superior Room, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
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Superior Double Room, 2 Double BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Luxury Double Room, 2 Double BedsMax Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 3 children)
Junior Suite, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Suite, 1 King Bed (Prestige)Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
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1 Block from Lafayette Square, the White House, and McPherson Square Metro, this French-inspired hotel downtown Washington DC is within walking distance of National Mall, Vietnam Memorial, the Holocaust Museum and the Smithsonian.
The stylish Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers a wood-paneled mini-library, 6 meeting rooms, a business center, a fitness center, the French/American iCi Urban Bistro, and the locally popular Le Bar.
Rooms feature feature SoBed - a luxurious feathertop and duvet sleep system. Spacious marble bathrooms have separate tub and rain showers, robes, slippers, and luxurious French toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
At your hotel
Once hailed as Le Petit Grand Dame in the early 1900s, this historic building and landmark retains much of the historic grandeuer and french architecture to date when its doors opened to the public in 2002.
Located 1 block from Lafayette Square (named after Marquis de Lafayette) and the White House, the hotel offers 6 meeting rooms that carry the names of Parisian landmarks (Bastille) and districts (Montmartre). A business center provides complimentary use of a computer station with high-speed Internet access. The mini-library off the lobby has plush red-velvet seating and books on travel destinations, interior design, art, fashion, and lifestyle.
iCi Urban Bistro, the French-styled American bistro is a poplular lunch spot with a seasonal outdoor terrace. Evenings are more relaxed and a leisurely dinner menu is inspired nightly by the creative Chef Franch Locquet. The trendy and chic Le Bar serves innovative cocktails and light fare. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Guests can stay up-to-date and well hydrated while working out at the hotel's fitness center, which offers treadmills with plasma TV screens, as well as complimentary bottled water and fruit.
The Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is a smoke-free property.
- Fitness facilities
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Room service (24 hours)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Conference space
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 12
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Total number of rooms - 237
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- One meeting room
- Meeting rooms
- Year Built 1999
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Wired high-speed Internet access ( £16.95 USD /24 hours surcharge )
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Park your car
Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Complimentary newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Complimentary bottled water
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Air conditioning
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Eat and drink
iCi Urban Bistro - Contemporary American cuisine with a French twist. Seasonal outdoor terrace. Breakfast and dinner daily, lunch weekdays.
Sample menu for iCi Urban Bistro
Le Bar - Off the lobby, this popular watering hole is a meeting place for DC power brokers. Generously sized armchairs and sofas invite patrons to relax and partake in the French art of conversation. Open from early afternoon until late evening.
Sample menu for Le Bar
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers room service 24 hours a day.
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 16.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Valet parking fee: USD 45 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per night
We should mention
Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Awards & Affiliations
- Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.