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Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

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Take your place among dignitaries and diplomats at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square in downtown DC. Set on a leafy avenue, our French-inspired Art Deco property is just a stroll from the nation’s most iconic landmarks.

Between outings to the National Portrait Gallery or Smithsonian museums, unwind in the grandeur of your city-view suite or with Champagne on our brasserie terrace. For business or pleasure, personal service makes your time in the capital exceptional.

Suites & rooms

Contemporary yet classic. Serene yet central. Our exquisite rooms pair downtown views with rich hues and dark wood paneling, complemented by the latest designer comforts, from Bose sound systems and Balmain amenities to sumptuous king beds. Upgrade to a gracious suite for extra living space.


24h Accessible Fitness Center

The fitness center is designed to feel like a 'boutique' gym. The brilliant green plant walls create a natural environment, and evoke an outside, fresh air feeling. By bringing the outside in, guests are able to enjoy a fulfilling and productive workout.
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Restaurants & bars

Opaline Bar & Brasserie is our ode to Art Deco elegance and the French art of fine cuisine. Indulge in refined cocktails at the mirror-and-marble bar. Savor exquisitely presented fare, prepared with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients, in our classic brasserie or al fresco on our terrace.

Experiences & offers

  • Romantic Getaway

    Set the scene for a lovers' getaway at Sofitel with our Romantic getaway offer. Enjoy champagne, in-room breakfast. Book now.

  • Family Offer, Inspired by Le Petit Prince

    Book our Family Offer Inspired by Le Petit Prince for 50% off an adjoining room for your children, along with breakfast and late checkout.

  • Early birds' delight

    Save up to 25% when you book in advance at Sofitel. Plan ahead for a memorable stay with luxury rooms, first-class dining and indulgent spa treatments

Meetings & events

Chic contemporary spaces, naturally lit. DC views complemented by Art Deco mirrors. Bespoke planning, faultless technology and flawless service. From an intimate boardroom to our exquisite Paris Ballroom, these are the ingredients that make ours one of the best business hotels in Washington, DC.

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Frequently asked questions

We are the premier hotel near Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, located just two blocks from the White House and within a 20-minute walk of the National Mall and Washington Monument, the National Portrait Gallery and several Smithsonian museums. For access to the rest of the city, walk to McPherson Square metro in just three minutes.

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is ideally located in the city center, near many famous landmarks. Sightseeing, shopping and cultural outings to nearby theaters and concert venues are all popular pastimes. At the hotel itself, there’s a fitness center, in-room spa massages and a beautiful terrace restaurant and bar.

Absolutely. Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in DC, with a magnificent, chandelier-hung ballroom capable of hosting up to 200 guests. The hotel also offers several smaller venues for more intimate ceremonies, while Opaline Bar & Brasserie can be reserved for your reception dinner.

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is located 4.2 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), or approximately 10 minutes away by car. It is 27 miles (approximately 30 minutes) from Dulles International Airport (IAD). Ask our concierge about arranging private transport to the hotel from either airport.

Location & Contact


806 15th Street NW


United States


Tel : +1 2027308800

Fax : +1 2027308500

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