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Oasis overlooking Washington, DC’s monuments

Walk to the Mall

Just 2 blocks from the Smithsonian museums and the National Mall, this Washington hotel is situated atop the L'Enfant Plaza Metro stop, with access to 4 Metro lines, and an underground shopping center.

Swim under stars

Highlights at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel include an outdoor heated rooftop pool, fitness center, seafood restaurant, and wireless Internet access throughout the property.

Premium bedding

Guestrooms at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel offer premium bedding, including pillowtop mattresses, 310-thread-count linens, down duvets, and down pillows. Marble bathrooms have curved shower rods for extra room.


General

This D.C. hotel is named for one of Washington's city planners, Pierre Charles L'Enfant, and is just 2 blocks from the Smithsonian Castle, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Air and Space Museum.

The extra-large lobby boasts plenty of comfortable seating, a Starbucks kiosk, and a gift shop. Right off the lobby, down into the lower level of the hotel, is the promenade to the Metro, where 4 of the 5 city lines run. The hotel's 24-hour business center contains 4 computer stations and a printer. Wireless Internet access is offered throughout the property (surcharge).

  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Event catering
  • Business center
  • Banquet facilities
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Total number of rooms - 372
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour assistance
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Express check-in
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Luggage storage
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Security guard
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Wedding services
  • Business services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge


Parking

Parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)


Room Amenities
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Down comforter
  • HBO
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Private bathroom
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
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Dining

American "Sea" Grill - Contemporary brasserie-style setting. Breakfast buffet. Focus on fresh seafood for lunch and dinner with popular items such as Blue Crab Cakes. Extensive wine-cellar selections. Open daily from early morning to late evening. Reservations recommended.

Foggy Bottom Brew Pub - Top-notch local microbrews and pub fare such as Meat Loaf Fillet and Foggy Hot Wings. Casual spot with elevated model train circling the bar. Open daily from late morning until late night.

Starbucks - Coffee kiosk serves the famous brew along with pastries and snacks.

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Recreation

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel's rooftop pool is open-air and heated, allowing for almost year-round recreation. A fitness center provides exercise equipment and free weights.

A half-mile from the hotel, Tidal Basin Paddle Boats rents 2- and 4-person boats for viewing the Jefferson Memorial and Japanese cherry trees from the basin's calm waters. Boats are available from late morning through early evening, seven days a week, from March 15 through Labor Day and limited days and hours post-Labor Day, weather permitting.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf - miniature nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Racquetball/squash nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Playground nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage


Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Pets

Pets allowed


General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees
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Additional Details

Guests must be at least 21 years old to check in at this property. Guests departing prior to their scheduled departure date may be subject to an early departure fee.


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