Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
Expedia Verified Reviews
Exceptional!
4.6 of 5 guest rating
Room type What's included Nightly price per room Book
Suite, 1 King Bed, City View (Prestige)
Room with view
603 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Other room types
Luxury Room, City View
Room with view
452 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Superior Room (Working Area)
400 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Superior Room (Working Area)
377 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Executive Suite (Executive)
475 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
Select dates to see price
Luxury Room, City View
Room with view
398 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
French-inspired luxury accommodations near the White House

Popular property highlights

Free wired high-speed Internet
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

French connections

Located on Lafayette Square bordering the White House, this French-inspired hotel in Washington, DC, is within walking distance of the National Mall, Vietnam Memorial, and the Smithsonian Museum.

European panache

The French-inspired Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square has a 24-hour business center, 6 meeting rooms, and a fitness center. Dining venues include the Opaline Bar and Brasserie.

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.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Show all languages

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

806 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Once hailed as Le Petit Grand Dame in the early 1900s, the historic Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square combines original French architecture and grandeur with modern convenience. Located on the corner of Lafayette Square near the White House, the hotel offers 6 meeting rooms that carry the names of Parisian landmarks and districts.

A 24-hour business center, library, and WiFi and wired internet (surcharge) are available to guests as well as a 24-hour fitness center. Opaline Bar and Brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 24-hour room service is also available.

The Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge 1
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms 6
  • Year Built 1999
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 237
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Parking

Valet parking (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. This Washington hotel provides 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.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Free local calls
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Where to Eat

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers room service 24 hours a day.

Opaline Bar and Brasserie - French style Bar and Brasserie with a stunning and vibrant atmosphere welcomes locals and guests alike to enjoy French comfort food including steak tartare, tartines, pâté to share, fruits de mer, croque monsieur, and steak frites.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 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 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

A cash deposit or credit 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.70 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room bottled water

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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

We should mention

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.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?