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4.8 out of 5

"Location was great. We didn’t like the fridge in the room. We like to be able to use the fridge to keep water cold and not have it purely as a miniba ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 11 Aug 2019

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Washington awaits you at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. Within a 5-minute stroll you'll find White House and Ford's Theater within a 15-minute walk. Highlights at this historic hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 237 rooms feature free WiFi, iPod docks, and wired Internet. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Separate bathtubs and showers, free local calls, and free bottled water are also available.

A day of pampering can include massages and mani/pedis. The brasserie, Opaline Bar and Brasserie, is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are among the business amenities offered. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and coffee/tea in a common area. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 11 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 5-star Downtown Washington D.C. hotel include National Museum of African American History and Culture and Washington Monument.

Superior Room (Working Area)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$280* Per night/room 22 Feb. - 23 Feb.

Junior Suite (Executive)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Room, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room (Working Area)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Room, City View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Everyone (5) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
Location was great. We didn’t like the fridge in the room. We like to be able to use the fridge to keep water cold and not have it purely as a minibar sensor fridge

Posted by on 11 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Aug. 2019 by Karla

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I am very happy that you found our central location great. We are always happy to offer portable fridges in-room upon request at the front office. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services and in-room offerings. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Merci! -Karla Erales General Manager

5 out of 5
Very comfortable property and great location. Great bar and outdoor area, the breakfast was very good as well. Just a little confusion on check out with hotel saying they had not received payment..but all sorted out quite quickly. I would certainly recommend this hotel.

Posted by on 3 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Jun. 2019 by Karla

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I am very happy to hear that you had a very comfortable stay and that you found our central location great. I am also very pleased to hear that you liked our Opaline bar and brasserie. We do apologize for the confusion with the bill at checkout- It is always a pleasure to receive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. A bientot! -Karla Erales General Manager

5 out of 5
Very crentral location, very comfortable. I enjoyed my stay.

Posted by on 7 Sep. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Sep. 2018 by Karla

Thank you for leaving the review. I am happy to hear you liked the location and found your stay to be comfortable. Hope you come visit again soon A bientot

5 out of 5

Usual Sofitel standard.

First time in Washington. Centrally located hotel but on a quiet block. Close to Metro. Same classy service and facilities you’ll find in Sofitel most places. All the staff make a real effort. Good sized rooms.

Posted by , from Brisbane, Australia on 4 Nov. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Nov. 2017 by Alexandra Byrne

Thank you for your review!

5 out of 5

Nice hotel and great location

Pros: Nice and central, close to all the attractions and museums
Cons: No fridge for any food or drinks - there is a mini bar which is pre-packed. They dont supply anything for you to make tea or a coffee
Location: Great deli across the road. Handy to the metro, about 200m away.
If you stay longer, ie 4 nights plus, you get a larger room, which is nice. Nice free coffee downstairs in the morning, before 9.30am

Posted by , from New Zealand on 25 Nov. 2016

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5 out of 5

Close to White House

Pros: Close to tourist spots and restaurants
Cons: Nothing
Location: One street from the White House, close to hop on hop off bus so you could easily get around
Hotel was excellent, a very high standard. Room was great, staff were courteous and helpful especially the doorman. Room extremely spacious and high quality, very clean.

Posted by , from NSW Australia on 20 Jul. 2016

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About the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Location 806 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. For a fee, parking is available. This 5-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 237 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • Built in 1999
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) (8.2 km / 5.1 mi)
  • Train station: Washington Union Station (2.8 km / 1.7 mi)
  • Metro station: McPherson Sq. Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers 237 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 55-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 11 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Opaline Bar and Brasserie - This brasserie serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 3

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 29.89 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 30 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 16.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 64.90 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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