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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel, however the standard rooms are very small. Great atmosphere and dining area is extremely cozy. The entire staff was friendly. I had an issue with Valet parking which took over 35 minutes to retrieve my car. However they did compensate me.

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Dwayne R, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Guest feedback is imperative to maintain the level of personal service that we strive for. I am sorry to hear that some of our services weren't up to your expectations and I will make sure to share your comments with our team. On the other hand, I am happy...

Worcester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We greatly enjoy Sofitel hotels, which are a luxurious blend of great properties and great people. We had dined at the excellent iCi Urban Bistro at the Sofitel at Lafayette Park in DC, but had not spent a night there. One of us had a one-night trip for a meeting/reception close by and chose to stay here. It was, as...

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Bruce-Carol B, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square and thanks for coming back and staying with us . I am glad to know you enjoyed the customer service you received during your stay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our...

Nerja, Spain
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my stay here. The building and rooms are in a beautiful Art Nouveau style. Staff at all levels was accommodating, friendly, and professional. Breakfast and bar staff were particularly excellent. Absolutely will stay here again when in Washington, DC.

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear P A, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. 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. I hope that...

Treguier, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect experience; good quiet room with everything one could need. From the easy check in, I used the mobile app, to the check out, it was seamless. Room service, great food, bar great service and good food, excellent wine, better than average work out facility, it has everything including a great location.

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Howard S, Thank you for choosing Sofitel for your visit to our Nation's Capital! I have shared your comments regarding your experience with our General Manager, Alexandra Byrne, who appreciates all guest feedback. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon!

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is in a good location and had a very comfortable bed, well appointed room and engaging staff. The only reason I did not rate a 5 is because my room service order was incorrect but otherwise - excellent !

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Bean9211, Thank you for choosing Sofitel for your visit! I am glad to know that you enjoyed your accommodations as well as our central location. On the other hand I am sorry to hear you had some issues with your In room dinning service and I will make sure to share your comments with our team. We wish you...

Winchester
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What I really like about the sofitel chain is that the pillows are soft and the bed comfortable plus you can get a decent breakfast including a proper croissant and french bread and not the usual soft american bread! The hotel is very well situated and a short walk from the White House, the museums and memorials. I would definitely...

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear BillieWinchester, We very much appreciate your comments about Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our magnifique bread basket and Viennoiserie as well as our Sobed system. We look forward to welcome you back soon to enjoy our accommodations and services! Sincerely,

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The French know a thing or two about luxury, and that knowledge is manifest in Sofitel Lafayette Square. I've stayed at this hotel about 3 or 4 times, and the staff always goes out of its way to make me feel valued and welcome. Definitely eat at the restaurant. The chef is from Bordeaux. The location is good - the...

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear NanTanner, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am glad to hear you were able to enjoy our French savoir fare and the personalized customer service that we strive to provide to our guests. Thank you for choosing us once again and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sincerely,

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel location is very convenient, every staff is so nice and friendly. The room is clean and their services are super. We love it very much. The interior deco are very well done and coordinated. We have no hesitation to recommend it.

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for choosing Sofitel for your visit! I am glad to know that you enjoyed your accommodations as well as our central location. We hope you will make a tradition of visiting us and looking forward to welcome you back soon! Sincerely,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sofitel is located only a couple of streets away from the White House. The area immediate to the hotel has several restaurants and coffee/fast food locations. The area leading from the Mall area to the hotel is hilly, but we found plenty of cabs and other forms of transport available when we just couldn't make the climb. Our room...

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear sp00nbread, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. I am glad to know you enjoyed the customer service you received during your stay as well as our accommodations. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights for sightseeing and chose this hotel because it was conveniently located within walking distance to most attractions and subway. The staff are welcoming and friendly - exhibiting the highest standard of service. Our check-in experience was taken care of by the duty manager, Zayna who was extremely helpful in assisting us with our needs and...

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Joseph C, Director of Operations at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Jared D, Thank you for choosing us for your travel to Washington D.C. It seems like you were able to take advantage of many of the luxuries the Sofitel Washington D.C. has to offer! We strive to provide personalized service for our guests, tailoring recommendations and service to each individual. The downtown location provides for convenient access to much...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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ICI Urban Bistro
ICI Urban Bistro
Cuisines: French, European
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Washington DC

Address: 806 15th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-1101
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: RM1,123 - RM2,896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Washington DC 5*
Number of rooms: 237
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Washington Dc Hotel Washington Dc
Accor Washington Dc
Washington Dc Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#8 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#10 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#11 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Green Hotel in Washington DC
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“Ask for a room facing street, not facing it's neighboring building.”
 of 5 bubbles mei2000ca, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“High floor facing out worked for us.”
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“If you are staying for three or more nights, check the size of the closet in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles brucecar0lb, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for a superior room and one that faces outwards, on a higher floor”
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