Book your room at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Room type

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Luxury Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 3 children)

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed (Prestige)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

The art of French living in the Nations' Capital

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. Rooms have private patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including wireless Internet access (surcharge) and gift shops/newsstands.

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 business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space, meeting rooms, and a meeting room.

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.

  • Restaurant
  • Fitness facilities
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 12
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Total number of rooms - 237
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • One meeting room
  • Library
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built 1999
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Smoke-free property
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Wired high-speed Internet access (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
  • Patio
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Air conditioning
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
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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

Appetizers:

  • Pan-Seared Sea Scallops
  • Onion Soup Gratinée
  • Frisée and Watercress Salad

    Main courses:

  • Sautéed Maine Lobster
  • Prime NY Steak and Frites
  • Wild Mushroom Risotto

    Desserts:

  • Chocolate Fondant
  • Brisk Coconut Parfait Bomb
  • Apple 'Tarte Tatin'

    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

    Appetizers:

  • Crab Cake Salad
  • Baby Spinach Caesar Salad
  • Cheese Plate

    Sandwiches:

  • Chicken and Roasted Vegetables
  • Roast Beef
  • Ham and Cheese

    Evening snacks:

  • Chicken Satay
  • Smoked Shrimp Quesadillas
  • Lobster and Vegetable Spring Rolls

    Drinks:

  • Jefferson (Frïs Vodka, Grand Marnier, Black Raspberry Liqueur, Sweet and Sour Mix)
  • Moët & Chandon, Brut, Imperial Rosé
  • Viognier, Zaca Mesa, Santa Ynez, 2000
  • Château Greysac, Médoc, France, 1999

    Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers room service 24 hours a day.

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    • Hiking/biking trails nearby

    Accessibility

    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.

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    Fees

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    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

    A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
    This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
    • Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
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