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The art of French living in the Nations' Capital

French connections

1 Block from Lafayette Square, the White House, and McPherson Square Metro, this French-inspired hotel downtown Washington DC is within walking distance of National Mall, Vietnam Memorial, the Holocaust Museum and the Smithsonian.

European panache

The stylish Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers a wood-paneled mini-library, 6 meeting rooms, a business center, a fitness center, the French/American iCi Urban Bistro, and the locally popular Le Bar.

Guestrooms

Rooms feature feature SoBed - a luxurious feathertop and duvet sleep system. Spacious marble bathrooms have separate tub and rain showers, robes, slippers, and luxurious French toiletries.

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General

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
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Business center
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Event catering
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Business services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Security guard
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Translation services
  • Tour assistance
  • ATM/banking
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Banquet facilities
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 237
  • Elevator/lift
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Library
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Patio
  • Year Built 1999
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Smoke-free property
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge


Parking

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


Room Amenities
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Patio
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • 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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Dining

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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    Recreation
    • Ice skating nearby
    • Rowing or canoeing nearby
    • Running track/path nearby
    • 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
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    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM


    Payment types

    Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa


    General

    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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    Additional Details

    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.

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    Details
    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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