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French-inspired luxury accommodations near the White House
With a stay at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, you'll be centrally located in Washington, steps from Treasury Building and Ellipse.
This 4.5-star hotel is close to White House and Ford's Theater.
Make yourself at home in one of the 237 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.
Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as a fitness center or make use of other amenities including wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This hotel has 6 meeting rooms available for events.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
Once hailed as Le Petit Grand Dame in the early 1900s, the historic Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square combines original French architecture and grandeur with modern convenience. Located on the corner of Lafayette Square near the White House, the hotel offers 6 meeting rooms that carry the names of Parisian landmarks and districts.
A 24-hour business center and wireless Internet access are available to guests as well as a fully equipped fitness center. ICI Urban Bistro serves fresh and contemporary French cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 24-hour room service is also available. The trendy and chic Le Bar serves specialty cocktails and light fare.
The Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is a smoke-free property.
- Fitness facilities
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Limo or Town Car service available
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 12
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 237
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Meeting rooms
- Year Built 1999
- 24-hour business center
- Number of meeting rooms - 6
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Wired internet access (16.95 USD per 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
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (24 hours)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Complimentary newspaper
- Complimentary bottled water
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Air conditioning
- Pillowtop mattress
- Free Wi-Fi
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
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
- 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
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.
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 16.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Valet parking fee: USD 46 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. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.