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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Stayed here for a few nights over Easter while visiting as tourists. Check-in was a little sluggish but the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was excellent - top quality and spacious. Rate was very good but expect that was due to it being Easter (perhaps more business travellers stay there). Didn't eat in the restaurant but had... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia, USA
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The hotel and room were great. Spacious and confortable. Great service. The only complaint that I have would be the lack of thoroughness on the part of the cleaning staff. Dirt and dust balls hanging from ceiling and mirror in bathroom. Dirty shower floor.

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Albuquerque, New Mexioc
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Great DC location near the White House and Washington Monument. Old building with charm. Nice cozy bar with inside and outside seating. Nice decor but some rooms have small closets. Close to metro station.

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Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We spent 4 days at this location, the service is outstanding except housekeeping and room service. The little details executed properly makes the difference between a 4 star and 5 star hotel. Bathroom toiletries replenished, towels replaced daily, room service availability at all reasonable times. I was not expecting large dogs as hotel guests, are they limited to certain rooms?... More 

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Tiburon, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 530 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

A very comfortable hotel with a French accent, the Sofitel is well located two blocks from the White House, a fifteen minute walk from the Mall, and two blocks from the Metro. We had a large bedroom with a comfortable, slightly soft king bed with twin reading lamps and electric outlets over both nighttables. There was ample closet space, a... More 

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

When I arrived, the hotel didnt have a room and three people were handling one person. I ended up waiting about 30 minutes to get to a room. The lobby was crowded and the rooms were okay but not great. However, the food in this hotel is truly extraordinary. The best hotel food I have ever had. And I go... More 

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Renou, General Manager at Sofitel Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Executive Chef Franck Loquet does a spectacular job creating menus for iCi Urban Bistro, Le Bar and In Room Dining. He focuses on the quality and freshness of the ingredients, as well as utilizing a seasonal selection of produce. We do our best to accommodate early arrivals, but... More 

Titusville, New Jersey
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

Was in DC for only one night to visit our son at college, decided to stay downtown to enjoy the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin, chose the Sofitel due to the wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor. Couldn't agree more with the reviews. The hotel is beautiful, service exceptional. We were able to check in a few hours early which... More 

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Reviewed 7 April 2013 via mobile

Staff were wonderful, the front desk, bar tenders, bell hops and concierge were always friendly and helpful. My wife was worried about the traffic noise as they gave us a third floor room. We inquired about a change but still wanted to have a view. Nothing was available that night but they said to try again tomorrow. We slept fine,... More 

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philadelphia
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Reviewed 7 April 2013 via mobile

We have stayed at sofitels all over the east coast. Their staff, by far, consistently exceed expectations. They always go the extra step. Delivering a small robe and slippers with milk and cookies for my toddler was not requested.....but graciously accepted. One of the top hotel lines for true customer service. Thanks for a great stay!

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Lier, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

I would usually consider this hotel as out of my price range but they were offering a deal on my travel dates so I took it. I called to clarify whether wifi was free (it is now for all guests) and was offered a room rate on the phone that matched the best online. An excellent stay in all respects.... More 

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Amenities

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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
Food & drink at the hotel
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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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $254 - $750 (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
#7 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#8 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#11 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Green Hotel in Washington DC
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“high floor room, far from the elevator, NOT city view”
 of 5 bubbles KasiaChris, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Full suites are on the small side, but perfectly comfortable. Would try to book one of these if at all possible.”
 of 5 bubbles suthna, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Loved that my room was close to the elevator, on a higher floor and very quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles 896joanm, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If your staying more than 3 days ask for rooms with closet space can recommend 416 City view room”
 of 5 bubbles Threadersmal, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor, would probably be quieter, we had floor 7 and slept well”
 of 5 bubbles suzy6626, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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