Get an overview of this hotelOasis 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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).

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Total number of rooms - 370 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Miniature golf on site  

Room Amenities

  • Phone 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service 

Where to Eat

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Miniature golf on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 15:00:00


Check-out time is 12:00:00

Payment types

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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 10.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 10.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 42 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per day
  • Pet deposit: USD 250 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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