This prestigious landmark hotel offers peerless views of the White House from its location in Lafayette Square. The Italian Renaissance-style building houses 124 guest rooms and 21 deluxe suites done in a lavish traditional décor with elaborately carved plaster moldings and high ceilings. Suites offer impressive views of Lafayette Park, St. John’s Church or the White House, and many have ornamental fireplaces, private balconies and separate living and dining areas. The Lafayette offers contemporary American cuisine overseen by chef Nicolas Legret in an elegant and naturally lit dining room. Additionally, the bar, Off the Record, provides an innovative light-fare menu and an outstanding wine selection. Amenities include a well-equipped fitness center. The hotel regularly hosts an Author Series to promote literary discourse.
Lowest Rate: Superior Room, $400; Editor’s Choice: Lafayette Park View Junior Suite, $970.
Access to fitness and business centers; Daily newspaper; Overnight shoeshine; Wi-Fi
In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.