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4.7 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 National Mall within a 15-minute walk. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include in-room free WiFi and heated floors.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 237 shared rooms, and you can enjoy iPod docks, wired Internet, and in-room childcare. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and designer toiletries. Minibars, separate bathtubs and showers, and free local calls are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and limo/town car service. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, a library, and a terrace. To-go breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

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, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$202* Per night/room 21 Dec. - 22 Dec.

Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom (Executive)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Double Room, Multiple Beds, City View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 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 (2) 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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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

About the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Location 806 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 5500 square feet (511 square meters) and includes conference space. A library, a terrace, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. This Beaux Arts Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 237 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 5500 sq ft of conference space
  • 511 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1999
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • 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

Transport

  • Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) (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)

Room Amenities

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers 237 shared accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 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, designer toiletries, and complimentary 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. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Local calls (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy to-go breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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. No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 3
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

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 20 and USD 26 for adults, USD 20 and USD 26 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 16.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • 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

  • Sofitel Lafayette
  • Sofitel Lafayette Hotel
  • Sofitel Lafayette Hotel Washington DC Square
  • Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
  • Sofitel Washington Dc Hotel Washington Dc
  • Washington Dc Sofitel
  • Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Hotel
  • Sofitel Lafayette Square Hotel
  • Sofitel Lafayette Square
  • Accor Washington Dc
  • Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Hotel
  • Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Washington
  • Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Hotel Washington

You should know

  • Up to 3 children 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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