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Williamsburg, VA
Reviewed 8 April 2008

We had a great stay at l'enfant plaza open the past weekend. The staff was very nice and our rooms were clean. the only difficulty was the lack of a refridgerator in one of the two rooms we reserved. other than that, it was a very nice hotel.

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lenfantmanager, Hotel manager at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few moments to post your thoughts about our hotel here on TripAdvisor. Our proximity to Metro (right from our hotel lobby) is one of our favorite features, as it provides instant access to the entire city from right inside our lobby. We know that this is critical for both our leisure and business traveler, and...

Reviewed 6 April 2008

The location of the hotel, as others mentioned, is great. The staff are mostly from other countries (by which they are identified on their name tags) so English is a second language for many, but unlike another reviewer, I had no problems understanding any of them and I spoke to several staff members during our three-day visit. In fact, the...

1Thank KristinConnecticut
Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 4 April 2008

The staff is friendly and helpful. The room service is quick. We did not use the dining area but it looked lovely. The view is breath taking and the hotel is very conviently located right in the heart of it all! There is a "mall" under the hotel; you do not even need to walk in the weather to catch...

1Thank ronda35
San Antonio
Reviewed 3 April 2008

I found this hotel through Trip Advisor and thought I would give it a shot. It was a package deal "Cherry Blossom" package. When you get free breakfast, metro cards, and a great per night price you can't beat it. The hotel was elegant, clean, and the staff was very helpful and friendly. Once we entered our room, it was...

1Thank SAJeannie
Reviewed 2 April 2008

this is a truly beautiful hotel i stayed there over easter weekend 2008, with my wife and kids the lobby is very cosmopolitan . the agent at the desk was prompt and almost unrealistically courteous but not phony he was fantastic.. our room was a great deal i thought at 165.00 the room had a nice view i could see...

2Thank hoterwah00
Reviewed 30 March 2008

please excuse me for my following comments. with all the excitement of coming to d.c. for spring break we did not research the hotels as we should have. the location to the metro under the hotel to the proximity to the smithsonian , the location is the only thing i would recommend. from the time you arrive to the time...

1Thank polloc2001
Orange, California
Reviewed 25 March 2008

Oh what a terrible disappointment my stay was at the L'Enfant Plaza hotel. This trip was a gift for my 60+ year old Texas cousins who had never experienced Washington DC. I could have booked our stay at a motel, but I wanted this gift to be special, so I fell for the attractive advertisements of L'Enfant Plaza Hotel. And...

1Thank AuntieC8
lenfantmanager, Hotel Manager at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Please accept our sincerest apology for the “less than perfect” stay you experienced while at L’Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington DC and thank you for taking the time to communicate the challenges you encountered. While criticism of our hotel is never comfortable to hear, without important and valuable guest feedback, we are unable to improve upon our challenges. We are...

Reviewed 22 March 2008

I stayed at this hotel while in DC for a federal government training. The property is in major need of updates, and there was construction noise throughout the day. During the night, from 9 p.m. on, there was major noise above my room (which was on the top floor) that kept me from sleeping all but one night. The noise...

1Thank lisa1026
Reviewed 13 March 2008

I stayed at the L'Enfant Plaza Hote, Washington, DC as part of a large convention. My stay was for 4 days. I thought it was an excellent conference location in DC. The staff was exceptionally courteous and helpful. From the front door to the front desk, and everyone in between. The room was clean and any needs were addressed in...

Thank JeanneLennon
North Carolina
Reviewed 13 March 2008

Excellent location, close to Mall. beds and linens were very nice and updated, clean, bathrooms could use updating but were very clean. Came with a group of boys scouts, hotel was very accomodating, even let the older boys eat the buffett at the "kid price." Would highly reccomend because of weekend rate, location and cleanliness.

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  • Free Internet
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

Address: 480 Lenfant Plz SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: ₹ 12,934 - ₹ 14,295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — L'Enfant Plaza Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 370
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Job 1: Get the refrigerator! ... and the rooms that have balconies facing the Capital Mall are nice and chances are you'll be in the upper floors where the view is pretty interesting as the skyline is peppered with the taller spires of all those magnificent DC structures and monuments. I posted a few pics.”
  • Library of Congress from balcony, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
  • Washington Monument from our balcony, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
 of 5 bubbles thomassU1832KZ, 9 Mar 2014 | Read review
“"Superior view" is not superior, but it is better than facing the front.”
 of 5 bubbles LM4u, 20 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Try a river-facing room rather than a plaza-facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles beerdrinker2005, 30 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of the Potomac river.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarade201, 15 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Our room face "out" . We could see from the WA monument to the Capital.”
 of 5 bubbles PeteLewiston_ME, 8 Nov 2013 | Read review
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