Learn all about Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square and all the amenities that comes with a stay!
If you are looking for the full Washington experience while you’re in town, then you should consider staying at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. The Sofitel’s French-inspired atmosphere and stellar service brings a bit of Europe to both international and business travelers exploring the nation’s capital.
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The Sofitel encompasses their French brands through a combination of Art Deco-inspired architecture with boudoir-inspired, contemporary interiors. Guests are met with a chic lobby, a tufted, emerald sofa, as well as the geometric, black and white rug and the gorgeous orb chandeliers hanging from the coffered ceiling. Overall, the hotel has a look that properly celebrates the capital city’s history and Parisian culture.
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square consists of 237 rooms and suites. Each room and suite features soundproof walls, contemporary furnishings and sizable windows.
The Luxury Room is decorated in monochromatic tones, accented with pops of red, and furnished with a plush, Sofitel MyBed, Bose speaker, marble bath, rain shower and Lanvin amenities.
Sadly, there is no spa or pool available at Th Sofitel. To make up for that, the hotel does offer a 24-hour fitness center in the basement, as well as a 24-hour business center. Meeting and event spaces are available, including a 1,700-square-foot ballroom, and WiFi is free throughout the property.
Food & Drink
There are two in-house spots to dine at: ICI Urban Bistro and Opaline Bar and Brasserie, which reside across the lobby from each other.
ICI Urban Bistro serves up a contemporary twist on French bistro cuisine. Dishes on the menu include smoked salmon omelette, foie gras and black truffle risotto.
Opaline offers classic French cuisine and cocktails. Menu items include tuna tartare, duck cassoulet and the Spiced Manhattan carafe cocktail. If it’s warm out, opt to sit al fresco on the street-side patio.
The Sofitel staff is able to create a personal service despite the large size of the property. Upon arrival, guests are greeted with polite and accommodating service. The staff members tend to greet guests by their name and quickly carry out requests. Additionally, the bar and restaurant staff offer exceptional service that rounds out the whole experience.
The Sofitel lays in at the center of the city’s main sites, just a mere block from the White House and one block from McPhearson Square. Washington Monument is a 10-minute walk away, the World War II Memorial takes 15 minutes on foot and the Smithsonian Museum is a bit further, about 25 minutes.
Address: 806 15th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers a European atmosphere with contemporary rooms, a stylish bistro and bar and French-speaking staff. This property is ideally located in the midst of old downtown, making it a popular destination for both international and domestic business travelers.
Sofitel is an Accor hotel brand. You can earn free nights at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Park by joining ALL.