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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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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Breakfast Available
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Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Wheelchair Access
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192Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
23Attractionswithin 0,5 km
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Ooh la la! Walking into Sofitel Lafayette Square, the hotel air smells like a L'Occitane. What a joy it was to stay at this hotel. Knowing what I know about DC, I parked across the street. The hotel valet charges a fortune, mamma didn't raise no dummies! Walking into the
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The lobby may not be grand, but upon entering a room, this is the kind of tastefully updated historic hotel in which one can instantly relax. The room was spacious and well equipped, the bed and linens extremely comfortable, rainshower was soothing, and oversized tv made for a
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I spend a few days at the sofitel located in Washington DC. Location is really perfect, next to the White House. Walking distance (up to 30 mins) to most museums and main attractions. Georgetown is 15 mins by cab. I have been in several Sofitel and I was disturbed by that one.
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Response from KarlaE429, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you grandvoyageur2007 for taking the time to leave a review, I am very pleased to hear that you found the team very helpful, and that you found our location perfect. However, I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Sofitel Hotels & Resorts, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. 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 it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, -Karla Erales General Manager
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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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Response from KarlaE429, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you Lisa for taking the time to leave a review, I am very pleased to hear that you had a lovely experience your second stay with us and that you were upgraded. I am also very happy to hear that you found Opaline excellent. 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 pleasant as the previous one. Merci! -Karla Erales General Manager
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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 1 week 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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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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"The hotel is in the middle of everything! Great location"
"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"
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PRICE RANGE
US$208 - US$666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
237
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