The #1 best hotel in Washington DC voted by Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice 2022

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

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From the moment you arrive at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, you’ll experience a one-of-a-kind stay. We draw inspiration from both the local culture and the French art de vivre. Here, you’ll find a celebration of innovation as well as luxurious touches and design details. Take in a stunning array of Art Deco style in our historic building when you check-in, then settle into your refined room with elegant accents and timeless décor. During your time with us, indulge in our unparalleled amenities to enhance your stay. When you’re ready to explore the city, we are just two blocks away from the White House and walking distance to local monuments and Smithsonian museums.


Voted the #1 best hotel in Washington DC and the #46 best hotel in the world by the 2022 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.


We’ve been nominated again in the 2023 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards! Vote for us here and share your most memorable memories!



806 15th St NW
Washington DC 20005

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Release your inner bon vivant at Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square. Step outside of our boutique hotel and into the heart of the city. Down the street, you’ll find the elegant and refined Lafayette Square next to the historic White House. Make your way towards the National Mall to discover lush green spaces with monuments around every turn. Head to the top of the towering Washington Monument to look out over the other landmarks, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and the White House. Stroll along the reflecting pool, then pay your respects at the Vietnam and World War II Memorials. Head east and make your way towards the United States Capitol, but don’t forget to stop at the numerous Smithsonian Museums to learn something new. In the evening, you’ll find delightful dining, superb shopping and exciting entertainment in every direction. Enjoy a show at the National Theater, catch a game at the Capital One Arena or attend an event at the convention center.

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