Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square ★★★★

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Check-in: Feb 25, 2016 Check-out: Feb 28, 2016
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The Sofitel Washington D.C. Lafayette Square is located in an updated historic landmark built in 1880. Its elegant furnishings, art pieces and interior appointments cement its classy reputation. The on-site restaurant, iCi Urban Bistro, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. It serves upscale French bistro cuisine and homemade pastries for breakfast and dessert. Guests can mingle at one of D.C.'s best bars, Le Bar. The bar's glamorous atmosphere goes well with high-end cocktails, such as the Napoleon martini. There is a multi-lingual staff.


The hotel is one block from the White House in downtown D.C., close to Dupont Circle and numerous restaurants and attractions.


There are 237 oversized rooms and suites with a modern Art Deco theme and a historic feel. They include plasma TVs, work desks, complimentary wireless Internet access, safe deposit box, minibar, phones with voicemail and marble bathrooms. Guests appreciate the original artwork and fresh flowers in the rooms. Suites have a separate living room.

Property features

The hotel is in a prime location on Lafayette Square. The on-site restaurant, iCi Urban Bistro, serves upscale French bistro cuisine made with local ingredients. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, and guests should not miss the freshly baked pastries. The hotel has a fitness center. Valet parking and private indoor parking are available (fees apply).


  • Oversized rooms and suites have a modern Art Deco theme
  • Located steps away from the White House in a historic building
  • Boasts one of the best D.C. bars, Le Bar

Nearby attractions

  • The White House (0.2 mi/ 0.3 km)
  • Washington Monument (0.8 mi/ 1.2 km)
  • Georgetown (1.5 mi/ 2.4 km)
  • The National Mall (.6 mi/ 1 km)
  • United States Capitol (1.5 mi/ 2.3 km)
  • Union Station (1.5 mi/ 2.3 km)
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art (0.7 mi/ 1 km)


  • Business center with support staff
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet
  • Translating/interpreting service
  • 5,896 square feet of event space


  • McPherson Square Metro stop
  • Regan National Airport
  • Dulles International Airport


  • High-bandwidth wired internet access is available at $16.95 USD per day
  • Overnight valet parking costs $46 USD + tax per day.
  • Free accommodation and breakfast for one child under 12 years old sharing parents' room (with space for a crib, rollaway bed or by using existing bedding) having breakfast as a family. No club access.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.


ICI Urban Bistro offers a fresh and contemporary twist on traditional French bistro cuisine. Offering French comfort food using the best local ingredients, ICI Urban Bistro provides patrons with the perfect place to mix, mingle, share and enjoy.
Le Bar is located at the entrance to the hotel on the left. Le Bar is open from 10 a.m. until midnight from Monday to Sunday. Complimentary coffee and tea is available from 6.30 a.m. until 10 a.m. every day.

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  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • Air conditioned
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge
  • Pet friendly
  • Elevators
  • Ice machine


  • Fitness center or spa


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service


  • 24 hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Express checkout
  • Concierge desk
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Security
  • Wake-up service
  • Multilingual
  • Tour desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Car rental desk
  • Porters
  • FAX
  • Gift shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Computer rental


  • Free Wi-Fi in Room


  • Parking
  • Indoor parking
  • Valet parking


  • Accessible facilities


  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Cribs available
  • Shower
  • Iron
  • Sprinklers in rooms
  • Bath tub

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Nearby points of interest

Lafayette Square 0.2 mi
J Edgar Hoover FBI Building 0.2 mi
National Museum of Women in the Arts 0.2 mi
Decatur House 0.3 mi
Blair House 0.3 mi
Renwick Gallery 0.3 mi
Boy Scouts Memorial 0.3 mi
Albert Einstein Memorial 0.3 mi
National Theatre 0.3 mi
Freedom Plaza 0.4 mi
National Geographic Society 0.4 mi
Warner Theatre 0.4 mi
Zero Milestone 0.4 mi
National Aquarium 0.4 mi
Corcoran Gallery of Art 0.5 mi
Presidents Park 0.5 mi
Ronald Reagan Building 0.5 mi
Octagon House 0.5 mi
Fords Theatre 0.5 mi
Federal Triangle 0.5 mi
Old Post office Pavilion 0.6 mi
Chinatown 0.6 mi
National Museum of American Art 0.6 mi
Department of Treasury 0.6 mi
National Portrait Gallery 0.6 mi
International Spy Museum 0.6 mi
Art Museum of The Americas 0.6 mi
Smithsonian American Art Museum 0.6 mi
Studio Theatre 0.7 mi
Washington Convention Center 0.7 mi
National Museum of American History 0.7 mi
Verizon Center 0.7 mi
National Museum of Natural History 0.8 mi
Washington Monument 0.8 mi
National Archives 0.8 mi
Koshland Science Museum 0.8 mi
National World War II Memorial 0.8 mi
National Academy of Sciences 0.9 mi
Constitution Gardens 0.9 mi
National Building Museum 0.9 mi
Ripley Center 0.9 mi
Judiciary Square 0.9 mi
Reflecting Pool 0.9 mi
Smithsonian Institution 0.9 mi
Newseum 0.9 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 25, 2016 Check-out: Feb 28, 2016