L'Enfant Plaza Hotel - Washington

480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, United States, 20024  show map
 4 stars
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L'Enfant Plaza Hotel - Washington

Wi-Fi

USD 10.95 per day

Parking

USD 42 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Pub

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Verified Reviews:

  • View of the potomac from the room was terrific - We will recommend it to our friends - Beds were in need of replacing
  • Bathroom was decent - Room was clean,spacious - Pool was the best - Lobby has many comfy chairs
  • There was noise from outside - Staff were polite and efficient - Air conditioning was very very noisy
  • Rooms were spacious - Beds were comfortable with big fluffy pillows - Cleaning ladies are very nice
  • Metro subway station right underneath the hotel - Skip the parking which entails a $35 charge - Bathroom was beautiful

Overview

The hotel lies in the heart of a shopping area, in the vicinity of Washington Convention Center, Chinatown and Washington Monument.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. Monuments, a war memorial and a museum lie a short distance away.

10 minutes' walk to Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden train station. The property is set 5 km from Reagan Washington National airport.

Rooms

Rooms at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel feature modern touches such as individual climate control, coffee/tea makers, a seating area, high-speed internet and TV. Some rooms at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel have a view over the river. Bathrooms are appointed with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can share a meal in Moe's Southwest Grill and Foggy Brew Pub, located about 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, a lift and a souvenir shop for general needs and a business centre and a conference room for corporate travelers.

Relax

Such on-site leisure facilities as an indoor swimming pool and an outdoor swimming pool are available for the guests' use. On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at USD 10.95 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 42 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   372.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa center

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel L'Enfant Plaza Hotel - Washington Washington location
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Hotel Address:

480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, United States, 20024

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City Center
  • Washington
    1.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Washington Union Station
    2.2 km
Underground stations
  • Archives-Navy Memorial Metro Station
    300 m
  • Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter
    1.2 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • American Grill
    20 m
  • Foggy Brew Pub
    30 m
Parks
  • Potomac Park
    490 m
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    500 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    372

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Monuments and Landmarks

  • L'Enfant Plaza300 m

Historical sites

  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing600 m

Museums

  • National Museum-American Indn200 m
  • Smithsonian Press/smithsonian200 m
  • Museum AS A Resource400 m
  • National Museum of African Art400 m
  • Arthur M Sackler Gallery400 m
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden400 m
  • S D Ripley Intl Ctr500 m
  • Dial-A-Phenomenon500 m
  • National Science Resources Ctr500 m
  • Arts and Industries Bldg500 m
  • National Museum of American History500 m
  • Smithsonian Associates500 m
  • National Portrait Gallery500 m
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum500 m
  • Smithsonian Institution500 m
  • Dial-A-Museum500 m
  • Smithsonian Institution500 m
  • The National Mall600 m
  • Freer Gallery of Art600 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Agriculture Dept Graduate Schl400 m

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • National Portrait Gallery1.6 km
    F Street NW, Washington DC
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum1.6 km
    8th and F Streets, NW, Washington DC
  • Library of Congress1.7 km
    101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC
  • Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture1.5 km
    8th and F Street Northwest, Washington DC
  • National Building Museum1.6 km
    401 F Street NW, Washington DC

Near the hotel

  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum620 m
    6th and Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC
  • U Street460 m
    Washington DC, DC
  • Potomac Park490 m
    Washington DC, DC
  • Einstein Planetarium590 m
    Seventh and Independence Ave., Washington DC
  • Smithsonian Institution Building580 m
    1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington DC
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden500 m
    Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC
  • Freer and Sackler Gallery530 m
    1200 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington DC

Restaurants nearby

  • American Grill20 m

    Address: 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Phone: 2026464433

    65% likes this, based on 69 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 50 - CAD 62

  • Starbucks20 m

    Address: 470 L'Enfant Plaza East, SW

  • Phillips Flagship410 m

    Address: 900 Water St SW
    Phone: 202.488.8515

    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 45

  • Foggy Brew Pub30 m

    Address: 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Phone: 202-484-1000

  • Pizza Autentica250 m

    Address: 300 7th Street SW
    Phone: 202-479-4090

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    372
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L'Enfant Plaza Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 258 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
10.0
Value
10.0
Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    nice and close to all the sights in Washington DC and the Metro

  • Single
    7.4

    Reliable, standard hotel. They've upgraded the bed linens and it seems well cared for, if not completely upgraded. They gave me a "double" room (2 double beds) instead of a king, but it was also a room with a lovely view so I have no complaint, in fact I consider it a nice upgrade.

    The dining room breakfast was extremely variable. I ordered the same "Spa Breakfast" every day (egg white veg omelet +) and it was a different event every day. Clearly different people in the kitchen and different understanding of the menu item by the servers. Truly an adventure.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The hotel was close to metro transport service and the restaurant provided delicious, a wide range of choice and well priced meals. The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The hotel was very convenient to the Smithsonian and the metro system which was a big plus. The room was very comfortable and the staff very gracious, overall a very pleasant visit.

    There is nothing around the hotel, i.e., restaurants, one feels stranded once in the facility. A better hotel for business meetings rather than family stays.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The location was convenient to the Washington Mall so it was easy to walk to all the Smithsonian museums. Also quick access to the Metro.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    The location is great: it is right on the metro station and very close to all the attractions.

    There is no night life in the area, so if you are looking for cafe or restaurants to walk to at night, choose a different place.

  • Single
    10.0

    It's location to the DC points of interest.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    At this price the fact that they did not offer free internet access is very poor - I would not go back for this reason alone.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    I travelled from New York. In seeking directions I used the one in the web site, which did not direct me to Independence avenue, which is the most convenient one.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Quick responsive service.

    View from the room was great. Felt that my patronage was important. Staff was personable.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Loved the pool and easy access to the center of dc as well as the Metro.

    Did not like being tied to the in-hotel dining (and expense thereof) and really did not like that wi-fi was so expensive.

  • Single
    5.8

    There was no hot water in the morning. The staff was unfriendly upon arrival. The room's walls were very thin feeling every movement of the bed in the next room.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Convienience to all exhibits and metro. Very comfortableb rooms

    Breakfast buffet space to crowded on wall sidewalls I was bummed by every waiter that came by. Maybe on Sunday an omelet station and gluten free choices not everything full of wheat. To much available not to include. Rufus and udi breads are excellent for breakfast choices. I enjoyed my stay. Pam Kuehne

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Location to attractions. Access to Metro.

    Furniture in lobby was dirty (arms of chairs, for example).

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    This was our honeymoon stay and you guys treated us with such respect and politeness. It was a pleasure to stay with you.

How to reach hotel

hotel L'Enfant Plaza Hotel - Washington Washington location
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Hotel Address:

480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, United States, 20024

Get directions
City Center
  • Washington
    1.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Washington Union Station
    2.2 km
Underground stations
  • Archives-Navy Memorial Metro Station
    300 m
  • Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter
    1.2 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • American Grill
    20 m
  • Foggy Brew Pub
    30 m
Parks
  • Potomac Park
    490 m
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    500 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    372