Sofitel Washington D.C. Lafayette Square

Washington, DC

Contemporary Downtown DC Hotel

We are closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are working in collaboration with our partners at Diversey to minimize the risk of transmission and ensure that our hotel, employees and guests are safe and well taken care of. We have taken the following Preventive Health and Safety Steps for all Guests and Colleagues:

  • Extensive operating plans and procedures, developed based on guidance from global health authorities, which extend from preparedness planning and risk assessment through crisis management for a variety of scenarios.
  • Heightening of our already vigorous hygiene and prevention measures to ensure the highest cleanliness and sanitary conditions.
  • Introduction of supplemental preventative measures as advised by our partners at Diversey, global leaders in hygiene and safety.
  • Close monitoring of employee health, sending home anyone who shows signs of respiratory illness, and arranging for self-isolation as recommended. Stay safe!

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square offers exclusive luxury accommodations in the Nation’s Capital. Discover Sofitel’s art de vivre within our elegant hotel marked by distinctive style, superb cuisine and incomparable service. Enjoy the best of everything in DC at our downtown hotel situated at the corner of Lafayette Square bordering the White House. Savor a contemporary twist on traditional French fare at Opaline Bar & Brasserie. Select from 237 rooms on 12 floors including 24 suites, and one presidential suite, all featuring the luxurious Sofitel Bed system.

Accommodations + Meetings

Sofitel Lafayette Square offers premier downtown Washington DC meeting space. The elegant Art Deco interior of our Washington DC conference facilities is infused with contemporary style – offering 5,500 square feet of event space, with five multipurpose rooms. The exquisite, 1,800-square-foot Paris Ballroom accommodates up to 120 people for a seated dinner, and has its own entrance on H Street. Our downtown DC meeting planning team will also expedite all function details – for a flawless event.

Meeting Specs

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    5,500 Sq. Ft.
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  • Largest Meeting Room
    1,800 Sq. Ft.
  • Second Largest Meeting Room
    756 Sq. Ft.
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Nearest Major Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Distance from Airport: 4 miles / 10 minutes

Area Member DMC: Capital City Events, Inc. – DMC Network

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