Sofitel Washington DC - District of Columbia - French Elegance at Lafayette Square Hotel Just Steps from the White House


The Sofitel Washington DC is a luxury hotel located at 806 15th Street NW on Lafayette Square, just across Lafayette Park from the White House. This modern French art deco style hotel operates from within a historic landmark building constructed in 1880. AAA has rated it as a four Diamond Hotel.

McPherson Square is the Metrorail Station closest to the hotel on the Blue and Orange lines.

The 237 Guest Rooms and Suites modernly and artistically furnished. Two types of rooms and 2 types of suites are available at the hotel.

A maximum of 3 guests are allowed per room. All of the rooms have a work area in addition to the bed and bathroom. The Suite has an expanded marble bathroom. Interiors were designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon.

All rooms have satellite/cable television broadcast on plasma screens and internet access among the amenities available. Each room a separate bath and shower. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Sofitel Washington DC is home to the ICI Urban Bistro, which features modern style French cuisine and is open from 6:30 AM until 10 PM, serving 3 meals a day. In keeping with the French design and French cuisine "Le Bar'' is the French named hotel lounge, located just within the lobby. It's open from 10 AM - 12 Midnight seven days a week. From 6:30-10 AM complimentary coffee and tea are served here.

Six meeting and event venues are within the hotel totaling 5,896 sq. ft. of available space. The smallest venue can fully service as many as 10 people while the 1,700 sq. ft. of the Paris Ballroom can accommodate a banquet of around 150 people. The Ballroom has floor to ceiling windows on one side and murals adorn the other walls. There is a hotel Meeting Planning Team available to assist with meeting and conference set up and execution on the site. There is also a fully equipped Business Center.

Pets weighing 12 pounds or less are allowed to stay at the hotel. Children of 12 years and under are allowed to stay free of charge. The hotel has a valet parking service for a daily fee with use privileges for the car-owner during the time at no extra charge.

Reagan National Airport is found only 5 miles away from the hotel while Dulles International Airport is 26 miles off and Baltimore-Washington International is 32 miles from the hotel.

Sofitel Washington DC has various offers and specials available throughout the year and is part of the Sofitel Hotel Group which operates a network of hotels around the world. Sofitel began with one hotel in Strasbourg France in 1964. By 2008 it operated 161 properties around the globe and in the process of acquiring an additional 70.

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