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Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

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Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers exclusive luxury accommodations in the nations capital. Discover Sofitels art de vivre within our elegant hotel marked by distinctive style superb cuisine and incomparable service.

Enjoy the best of everything in DC at our downtown hotel situated at the corner of Lafayette Square bordering the White House. Savor a contemporary twist on traditional French cuisine at ICI Urban Bistro or relax in our chic lounge Le Bar.

Select from 237 rooms on 12 floors including 16 suites and one presidential suite all featuring Sofitels luxurious feathertop and duvet sleep system - SoBed.



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Please join us for a Magnifique stay in Washington DC a global gathering spot where American history meets the French art de recevoir. Life is Magnifique in Washington DC...

Mrs Alexandra Byrne

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The ultimate luxury experience

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square



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  • Phone: (+1)2027308800
  • Fax: (+1)2027308500
  • E-mail:

Accessible by public transport

  • Airport :
    BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL APT (51.49 km/ 32.0 mi)
  • Airport :
    DULLES INTL AIRPORT (41.84 km/ 26.0 mi)
  • Airport :
  • Bus :
    15TH & H (0.1 km/ 0.06 mi)
  • Bus :
    15TH & I (0.1 km/ 0.06 mi)
  • Railway Station/ Station:
    UNION STATION (2.0 km/ 1.24 mi)

Sustainable development

PLANET 21 also encompasses our commitment to sustainable development. Our hotel chain is active every day in the areas of nature, carbon, innovation, local development, employment and dialogue.

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Indulgent Sleep in Luxury & Elegance

Guest rooms and suites at our Washington DC luxury hotel include exquisite furnishings and vibrant artwork, blending Art Deco with modern chic. Each marble bathroom within our downtown DC luxury hotel has a glass-enclosed shower and separate bathtub.

Enjoy elegant comfort at our Washington DC luxury hotel. Each of our spacious hotel suites offers oversized accommodations and marble bathrooms featuring glass-enclosed showers and separate bathtubs.

Executive floor

Sofitel offers Club Millesime or Club Sofitel rooms and lounges that provide additional benefits with personalized service. Attentive services from dedicated team of staff and butlers in the comfort of the Club Lounge and rooms.

A smile and cocktail at your beck and call

24:00 Hours service

Weekday hours : 24 Hours

Weekend hours : 24 Hours

Cold snacks

Hot Meals

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square fittings

Room fittings

  1. 110/120 V AC
  2. Airconditioning
  3. Safe deposit box in room
  4. Free in-room mineral water
  5. Crib on request
  6. WIFI in your room
  7. Work desk in all rooms
  8. Minibar
  9. Iron in room

Bathroom fittings

  1. Bathtub
  2. Hair dryer in bathroom

Security fittings

  1. Sprinkler in room
  2. Keycard-operated door locks
  3. Audible smoke alarms in rooms
  4. Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
  5. Security peephole
  6. Smoke alarm in room
  7. Emergency info in rooms

Get ready for Washingtons exquisite culinary experience

ICI Urban Bistro in Lafayette Square offers a contemporary twist on traditional bistro cuisine. Featuring French comfort food using the best local ingredients our DC restaurant is the perfect place to mix, mingle and share.

Le Bar our stylishly modern Washington DC lounge located at the entrance to the hotel offers the perfect setting for relaxing and socializing. Enjoy an indulgent drink menu featuring specialty martinis Champagne and wines.

For fine dining and cocktail enthusiasts


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.

Openings hours : 10:00-MIDNIGHT

Carte Cocktail (100Ko)

A smile and cocktail at your beck and call

24:00 Hours service

Weekday hours : 24 Hours

Weekend hours : 24 Hours

Cold snacks

Hot Meals

Organise magnifique meetings

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers premier downtown conference facilities featuring elegant meeting spaces, superb cuisine and exemplary service. From start to finish our expert event professionals will handle every detail with style.

Choose from elegant Washington DC meeting spaces including the exquisite 1,700-square-foot Paris Ballroom and seven multi-purpose rooms. Onsite catering featuring modern French cuisine with a contemporary twist completes your meeting experience.

Meeting planner

Meeting planner

Ms Gayle Hu

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Our meeting rooms

Meeting rooms specifications

Room name Area size Height Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity Boardroom Capacity Classroom Capacity Banquet Capacity
PARIS BALLROOM 150.0 m² 3.6 m 180 51 200 110 170
BASTILLE 42.0 m² 3.0 m 36 22 40 20 30
CONCORDE 43.0 m² 3.0 m 50 24 50 33 40
MADELEINE 70.0 m² 3.0 m 75 34 75 42 60
MONTMARTRE 42.0 m² 3.0 m 36 22 40 20 30
ST GERMAIN 20.0 m² 3.0 m 0 0 10 0 0

Meeting room fittings

  • High-speed internet(1)
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Copy/print service available
  • Indoor and Outdoor facilities
  • Accommodation
  • Videoconferencing(1)
  • Audio and video equipment(1)
  • Podium
  • Day light
  • Syndicate rooms
  • Video equipment
  • Airconditioned meeting room
  • WIFI access(1)
  • High speed transmission line(1)


Your dream wedding in Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

With its sophisticated glamour and French mystique Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square exemplifies the concept of modern love. Choose distinctive style for your special day in wedding venues offering high style and haute cuisine.

Meeting planner

Meeting planner

Ms Gayle Hu

E-mail :

Your wedding as per your wishes

Fine Cuisine

Culinary art and delicacies, beautifully re-imagined. Sumptuous wedding receptions. Elegant French cuisine. Effervescent champagne. Wine pairings by our experts. Design a fabulous banquet for your most important moment.

Wedding ceremony

Enjoy the classic, timeless elegance of our Paris Ballroom and add distinctive French style to a magical day. Our experienced wedding coordinators are ready to help you with planning every detail, from ceremony to reception.

Wedding co-ordinator

Sofitel's Weddings Planner is part-artist, part-visionary, part-manager. Together you create the details of your wedding reception and events and select the perfect Sofitel Washington DC wedding venues. The Planner brings it to life.

Indoor and Outdoor facilities

Luxuriate in a spectacular wedding venue, including the glimmering grand ballroom hosting up to 160 guests in a banquet style.


Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square accomodates your wedding party in 237 luxury rooms and suites, lavishing them with ultimate comfort and sophisticated style.

Location and Parking

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is close to everything, including the White House, National Mall, outstanding museums and a variety of shops and entertainment venues

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Party in style

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square features a fitness center, complimentary WiFi, valet parking, in-room spa services and more. For more information about our new in-room spa services, please contact our concierge.



Discover the trendiest spots in town

The Sofitel Concierge Team would be delighted to secure for you a morning tour of the Capitol Building, followed by an unforgettable afternoon of shopping and dining in the heart of historic Georgetown.

Cynthia VAN ZANDT(+1)2027308430
Suggestion from the concierge at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Enjoy value-added services

  • Languages spoken at hotel

    Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish

  • Accessibility
    • Ramp access
    • Wheelchair access
    • Reduced mobility facilities
    • Comply w/ Americ. Disability Act
    • Accessible bathroom
    • Knock light for hearing impaired
    • Phone light for hearing impaired
    • Visual alarm for hearing impaired
  • Business travel
    • Porter
    • Dry cleaning / Ironing
    • Self service business centre
  • IT/Business
    • WIFI at the hotel
    • High-speed internet
    • Porter
    • Car hire service desk
    • Dry cleaning / Ironing
    • Copy/print service available
    • Self service business centre
    • Translating/interpreting service
    • Internet connectivity
    • Business center with support staff
    • Currency exchange
    • Business internet services
  • Sports
    • Fitness centre
  • Family
    • Connecting rooms available
    • Crib on request
    • Pet allowed ()
  • Restaurants
    • Lunch
    • American breakfast
    • Continental breakfast
    • A la carte breakfast
  • Parking

    Private indoor parking

Useful Information

We remain at your disposal for any info you may need.

  • Car hire service desk
  • Tourist information desk
  • Museum Tickets
  • Show tickets

Cynthia VAN ZANDT(+1)2027308430 Suggestion from the concierge at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

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