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Oasis overlooking Washington, DC’s monuments

Walk to the Mall

Just 2 blocks from the Smithsonian museums and the National Mall, this Washington hotel is situated atop the L'Enfant Plaza Metro stop, with access to 4 Metro lines, and an underground shopping center.

Swim under stars

Highlights at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel include an outdoor heated rooftop pool, fitness center, seafood restaurant, and wireless Internet access throughout the property.

Premium bedding

Guestrooms at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel offer premium bedding, including pillowtop mattresses, 310-thread-count linens, down duvets, and down pillows. Marble bathrooms have curved shower rods for extra room.

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At your hotel

This D.C. hotel is named for one of Washington's city planners, Pierre Charles L'Enfant, and is just 2 blocks from the Smithsonian Castle, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Air and Space Museum.

The extra-large lobby boasts plenty of comfortable seating, a Starbucks kiosk, and a gift shop. Right off the lobby, down into the lower level of the hotel, is the promenade to the Metro, where 4 of the 5 city lines run. The hotel's 24-hour business center contains 4 computer stations and a printer. Wireless Internet access is offered throughout the property (surcharge).

  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Bar/lounge
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business center
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Event catering
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Tour assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 372
  • Concierge services
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Laundry facilities
  • Express check-in
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Security guard
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Wedding services
  • Business services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)

In your room
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Down comforter
  • HBO
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Private bathroom
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
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Eat and drink

American "Sea" Grill - Contemporary brasserie-style setting. Breakfast buffet. Focus on fresh seafood for lunch and dinner with popular items such as Blue Crab Cakes. Extensive wine-cellar selections. Open daily from early morning to late evening. Reservations recommended.

Foggy Bottom Brew Pub - Top-notch local microbrews and pub fare such as Meat Loaf Fillet and Foggy Hot Wings. Casual spot with elevated model train circling the bar. Open daily from late morning until late night.

Starbucks - Coffee kiosk serves the famous brew along with pastries and snacks.

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L'Enfant Plaza Hotel's rooftop pool is open-air and heated, allowing for almost year-round recreation. A fitness center provides exercise equipment and free weights.

A half-mile from the hotel, Tidal Basin Paddle Boats rents 2- and 4-person boats for viewing the Jefferson Memorial and Japanese cherry trees from the basin's calm waters. Boats are available from late morning through early evening, seven days a week, from March 15 through Labor Day and limited days and hours post-Labor Day, weather permitting.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Golf - miniature nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Racquetball/squash nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Playground nearby
  • Swimming on site
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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
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When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

Your furry friends

Pets allowed

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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We Should Mention

Guests must be at least 21 years old to check in at this property. Guests departing prior to their scheduled departure date may be subject to an early departure fee.

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