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Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square vs The Dupont Circle

Sofitel Washington DC and The Dupont Circle are both rated very highly by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Sofitel Washington DC scores significantly higher than The Dupont Circle. Sofitel Washington DC comes in at 89 with accolades from 13 sources including Time Out, Zagat and The Telegraph.

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square
8 / 10
806 15th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
From $142 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"The hotel's ICI Urban Bistro restaurant and Le Bar lounge are popular gathering spots, especially in pleasant weather, when urbanistas jam ICI's terrace tables." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"On a corner of Lafayette Square, this 1862 building has been transformed by the French Sofitel chain into an elegant contemporary hotel."
Star Service Star Service
"The well-maintained accommodations revolve around their big beds, with ceiling-high mahogany headboards and cloudlike duvets. Technology is given a boost with the 38-inch flat-screen TVs." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"This hotel opened in the summer of 2002 in a historic building dating back to the late 19th century."
BlackBook BlackBook
"Brand Paris infiltrates America's executive block party with stealth, impeccable taste, and funky striped carpets."
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The Dupont Circle
The Dupont Circle
8 / 10
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
From $305 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"Despite its modest 1940s-era exterior, the Dupont Circle Hotel is in the vanguard of modern design among D.C. hotels after a yearlong, top-to-bottom renovation." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"A rebranding and extensive renovation of this hotel turned it into a contemporary gem in a can't-be-beat location."
Star Service Star Service
"Parked in the midst of D.C.'s most vibrant social scene, it is a scene-stealer in its own right: a midcentury-modern hotel with a theatrical aesthetic that disguises its Irish roots." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Having reopened in 2009, this property overlooking Dupont Circle has made a splash as a moderately-priced property with a modern flair."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Part of the Doyle group, this spot is chic and glamorous, in a more contemporary and sleek fashion than the embassy row it sits near." Full review
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