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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, minibar, in-room safe
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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
1,400 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationWhite House4 min walk
Popular LocationNational Museum of American History15 min walk
Popular LocationInternational Spy Museum15 min walk
AirportWashington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National)13 min drive

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  • Luxury Double Room, Multiple Beds, City View

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 452 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsLuxury Double Room, Multiple Beds, City View
  • Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds (Working Area)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 2 Double Beds (Working Area)
  • Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsLuxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Working Area)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 King Bed (Working Area)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed (Executive)

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 475 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed (Executive)
  • Premium Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, City View

    Room amenities

    • 602 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsPremium Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, City View

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Washington

Located in Washington, Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is in the city center and near the airport. Notable landmarks in the area include White House and Washington Monument, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try National Museum of African American History and Culture. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Capital One Arena. Take time off to check out the winery tours and health/beauty spa in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like hiking/biking trails nearby. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • White House - 4 min walk
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture - 14 min walk
  • National Museum of American History - 15 min walk
  • International Spy Museum - 15 min walk
  • National Museum of Natural History - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • McPherson Sq. Station - 3 min walk
  • Washington Union Station - 9 min drive
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 13 min drive

Restaurants

  • Opaline Bar and Brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Le Bar - 1 min walk
  • Joe's Seafood - 1 min walk
  • White House Deli - 1 min walk
  • Union Trust Building - 1 min walk

About this property

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Family-friendly Washington hotel in Downtown Washington D.C., walk to White House
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a 24-hour business center. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, spa services, and 24-hour room service are onsite. All 237 shared rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy heated floors, and other standard amenities include iPod docks, 24-hour room service, and wired Internet.
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 complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

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

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (USD 16.95 per day)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

1 restaurant
1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Private picnics
Spa services

Family friendly

Children's dinnerware
Dry cleaning service
Free cribs/infant beds
Highchair
In-room child care (surcharge)
Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

Chinese
English
French
German
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business center
6 meeting rooms
Conference space (5500 square feet)

Outdoors

Terrace

Spa

Manicures and pedicures
Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Visual alarms in hallways
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible business center
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

Couples dining
Romance packages available
Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cribs/infant beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Linens
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Designer toiletries
Hair dryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

55-inch flat-screen TV
Cable channels
iPod dock
Pay movies
Premium channels

Food and drink

Champagne service
Free bottled water
Minibar

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Electrical adapters/chargers
Free local calls
Free newspapers
Guidebooks/recommendations
Heated floors
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Local maps
Phone
Safe
Shared accommodations
Soundproofing
Turndown service
Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free

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)

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

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 wired Internet: USD 16.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50.0 per day

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.
  • 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.
  • 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 Bureau Veritas (Accor Hotels) guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Property is also known as

Sofitel Lafayette
Sofitel Lafayette Hotel
Sofitel Lafayette Hotel Washington DC Square
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Washington Dc Sofitel
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Hotel
Sofitel Lafayette Square Hotel
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Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Hotel Washington

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM–midnight.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
This family-friendly Washington hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of White House, National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Washington Monument. Capital One Arena and National Mall are also within 1 mi (2 km). McPherson Sq. Station is only a 3-minute walk and Farragut West Station is 7 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
985
4 - Good
295
3 - Okay
76
2 - Mediocre
26
1 - Poor
18
4.7
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    We had a great time! The accommodations that have to be in place due to the virus definitely change the experience but the costumer service was excellent.

    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

    1/5

    • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Took almost 2 hours to get to the hotel .. didnt offer valet so your paying all this money for a luxury hotel but no parking. Room service was terrible just for a bucket of ice alomst took forever and no soda machine either have to select from empty mini bar .. very dissatisfied overall

    Stayed 1 night in May 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Staff and other front desk personnel were phenomenal. Very helpful. We felt from an administrative standpoint the due to coronavirus precautions, appropriate and sound steps were taken hotel-wide. We recommend.

    Stayed 1 night in May 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Staff & service

    The staff it was the best. On this time of the coronavirus they did not have wipes , gel or gloves ( or someone ) to open the hotel door as guest could avoid touch with barres hands. Outside elevators should have gel or wipes

    Stayed 1 night in May 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Stay here!

    I love this hotel. My 5th year in a row we stay there during Thanksgiving. Fantastic, friendly staff, perfect location, great ultra clean and bright rooms! One of the best hotels going!!

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019