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Sofitel Washington DC

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Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square represents one of the most exclusive locations in the nation's capital. Discover this contemporary downtown Washington DC hotel, situated at the corner of Lafayette Square, bordering the White House. Our downtown DC hotel accommodations occupy an updated historic landmark, first erected in 1880. Celebrate Sofitel's "art de vivre" within this luxury hotel in downtown Washington DC - marked by distinctive style, superb cuisine, and incomparable service.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Minibar
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Centrally Located
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
181Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
22Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
3,522Reviews
1,011Photos
42Q+A
100Room tips
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This was my second stay at the Sofitel and it was a lovely experience.They were generous and upgraded our room to a large suite due to a mix up that occurred last year. Excellent restaurant.Thank you!
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Nice staff, always helpfull. Very good breakfast, always the French touch! A classic hotel, close to main attractions in Washington DC. I hope to come back again very sson! It's my hotel in DC! They renovated the bar and it looks great!
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Response from KarlaE429, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you Marcela for taking the time to leave a review, I am very pleased to hear that you found the team nice and very helpful, and that you liked our central location. I am also very happy to hear that you liked our newly renovated Opaline Bar and Brasserie and that you found the breakfast very good. It is always a pleasure to receive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as excellent as the previous one. A bientot! -Karla Erales General Manager
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we stayed here as a part of an exchange program with IREX and we had a Blast rooms were spacious and wonderful , housekeeping was excellent , amenities perfect ,and the beds and pillows were like sleeping on a cloud Unfortunately we spent most of the day working outside the
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Response from KarlaE429, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you AwsZ4 for taking the time to leave a review, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. I am delighted to hear that you had an exquisite visit and found your accommodations spacious, wonderful, and comfortable, and your amenities perfect. I am also very pleased to hear that you found the housekeeping and reception team excellent. We hope that you will have the opportunity to dine at our, newly renovated, Opaline during your next visit. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team, particularly Stephane. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as exquisite as the previous one. A bientot! -Karla Erales General Manager
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I had a great stay at Sofitel Washington DC. All the time from the arrival to departure staff was very nice, all of them, but specially Cinthya ( concierge) and a waiter at breakfast ( Toffi a guy from Marroc - may be spelled wrong). All of them deserve A+++ Room Was very
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Response from KarlaE429, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Bonassi for taking the time to leave a review, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. I am delighted to hear that you had a great stay with us from the time of arrival to the time of departure, and that you found the team all nice and that they deserve an A+++. I am also very happy to hear that your accommodations were comfortable, clean, and everything was right there, and that you liked our central location It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team, particularly Cynthia and Taouffik. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. A bientot! -Karla Erales General Manager
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Sofitel in DC is a very nice hotel in DC: and the staff are very helpful and friendly. My room was nice with an excellent bathroom. The location of the hotel is it’s ‘unique selling point’: it is a stone’s throw from The White House in the heart of DC.
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Response from KarlaE429, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you Strings72 for taking the time to leave a review, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. I am very pleased to hear that you found the hotel excellent, and that the team was very helpful and friendly. I am also very happy to hear that you found your accommodations excellent, and that you liked our central location. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as excellent as the previous one. A bientot! -Karla Erales General Manager
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The Superior King Room at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
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What is your breakfast buffet
Hello Cynthia B, thank you for asking. There are three different options for breakfast here at Sofitel DC, we have a la carte menu at Opaline Brasserie in the main lobby, a Grab and Go lighter breakfast option at the Opaline Bar also located in the main lobby and a great in room option through room service if you wish to pamper yourself with breakfast in bed. Enjoy!
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How much is parking?
Hi Courtney, it looks like we paid $25 per day. Pretty high I consider, but it was worth it. It is too hard to find a place to park on weekdays. You left the car at the hotel and took ubber or lift everywhere else.
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Parking in the streets is impossible. Hotels parking are $50-60. That’s why we took the bus from NYC and Ubered it in Washington DC.
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"Top floor with a view"
"I believe rooms at the top floor on the right hand side of the hotel may offer views directly to the White House if that floats your boat."
"All rooms seemed to be good but higher floors probably would be better."
"we travelled with a group and everyone said there room was excellent"
"If travelling as a family, do not take the "two double rooms"...as beds are too narrow"
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PRICE RANGE
US$205 - US$665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
237
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