Tastefully decorated rooms with Wi-Fi access, an on-site restaurant and fitness center within walking distance of popular attractions make the Sofitel Lafayette Square Washington DC one of the capital city's most popular hotels among our guests. Built in 1880, the historic, 12-story Sofitel Lafayette Square offers 237 rooms furbished in an art Deco Style and furnished with LCD TVs, mini-bars, high-speed internet access, work areas, safes and marble-clad bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a cocktail at the on-site bar, maintain exercise routines in the fitness room and catch up with work in the business center=. Take advantage of the hotel's concierge to make the most of your trip. Pets are permitted, and indoor parking is available for an additional fee. The hotel is located on Washington DC's Lafayette Square, which abuts the White House. The Smithsonian Institute, the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, Vietnam Veteran's Memorial and the National Theater are all within five minutes of the hotel. George Washington University is one mile away. Events at the Kennedy Center are two miles from the hotel. There is no shortage of fantastic restaurants within walking distance. There are also several metro stations within walking distance, which makes it easy to get around the city without a car. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is four miles from the hotel. our guests rave about the "impeccable" service at the "comfortable and classy" Sofitel Lafayette Square, which offers "spacious and very clean" rooms and a "fantastic" location near the White House, the National Mall and the metro station.