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Sofitel Washington DC

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   806 15th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
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Ranked #7 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hotel is located one block from the White House and within easy walking distance of shops and good restaurants. The room was large with a pleasant outlook onto 15th Ave from the 6th floor. Our room was well equipped and clean. The concierge service and recommendations were excellent, in particular , Germaine. Breakfast in the hotel was average and... More

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kildare
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is not a 5 star property, and as per other reviews furnishings in the rooms are tatty and need replacing. location is very good and staff very pleasant. you have to request turn down service, however even though we did it never happened, I was told that the turn down ladies were ill......well why not replace them...... bathroom amenities... More

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time visiting DC and wanted it to be as close to perfect as possible. The visit was because my first son wanted to visit the Smithsonian museums. So we planned a four day, three night stay. He also loves to stay in hotels. So, there was much pressure. I looked intensely on the internet. Closely reading about hotels. Narrowed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed in a few Sofitel's over the past few years, but this one wasn't up to the standard of the others. First, the decor was shabby. Scratched cabinets and tatty surfaces in my room, chairs in the bar falling apart, the hotel directory and room service menu in my room were falling apart. I've seen worse, but it's not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sofitel is in a fantastic DC location - literally a 2 minute walk to the White House and convenient for all major attractions and good metro stations. We paid for an upgraded "Luxury" room but it was on the second floor and was very small - could management confirm if 220 is really a "Luxury" room or if we... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel in a very good location just a few meters away from the White House. Staff very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. A number of good restaurants nearby as well as transport connections. Fully recommended.

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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After having not, for several years, spent time in Washington DC, I was again in town and stayed 3 nights in the Sofitel hotel. Not only is the property superbly located near the White House but also near the business district, but the staff made you feel welcome and at home. Washington DC will become a frequent destination for me,... More

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Bear, DE
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is fantastic; close to the White House, many restaurants and to 2 Metro stations. The service is outstanding. The Valet parking is expensive $53.00/night, but there are no other options around. The rooms are big and very clean, and the bathrooms big and modern. The only problem we had was with hot water coming on and off while... More

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Pennington, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Sofitel for 4 nights to celebrate our anniversary in June. We had never been to DC so we wanted something close to the museums and monuments. As others have said the hotel is in a great location, very close to the White House. The service was wonderful. Have stayed in a few other Sofitel hotels and have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are from Austria " Vienna ". We stayed here for four nights and have never been to Washington ,DC before. we were very happy with the location. It was great for the kids and the common and public transport was really easy access. Also well located " just nearby the WHITEHOUSE. The rooms were spacious and well fitted out... More

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Address: 806 15th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Washington DC 4*
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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. ... more   less 
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