NH Haiti El Rancho
El Rancho Hotel, Pétion-Ville
Photo: Anton Lau
Sail into your tropical oasis when you stay at El Rancho, a haven located between the hip neighborhood of Pétion-Ville and the historic center of Port-au-Prince.
A true escape from the buzz of Pétion-Ville, El Rancho is the perfect hotel for the traveler who wants to both explore and rest. A landmark of Haitian hospitality, this 5-star hotel will provide you with the calmest sanctuary in the middle of the most convenient area of Port-au-Prince. Enjoy what many call the best mojito in Haiti by the pool, or indulge in classic Haitian and international cuisine served in a buffet, every day. Home to many iconic visits, ranging from well-known international singers to world leaders, El Rancho can be considered one of the oldest and most sophisticated hotels of Port-au-Prince. With its hints at gingerbread architecture, El Rancho exudes an aura of calmness and relaxation; the palm trees scattered all over its terrace are a constant reminder to those staying that they are now living on island time.
El Rancho has 72 air-conditioned rooms: standard, superior, and premium rooms, as well as junior, regular, and terrace suites. They each offer their own perks and enhance the sanctuary experience you seek at El Rancho while providing you with a breathtaking view of the pool, the relaxing palm trees on the Piazza Terrace, or of the mountains.
What's for breakfast?
An early-bird breakfast is provided from 5:30 to 6:30 AM for those off to a day of exploration, and it’s followed by a regular breakfast until 10 AM. Although the items on the menu are quite standard — we’re talking omelets, french toast, or other staple continental breakfast items, it’s possible to ask for a made-to-order dish.Every Sunday, the hotel also offers brunch from 10 AM to 3 PM for the perfectly wrapped up weekend!
How about lunch and dinner?
The hotel’s restaurant called Fusion Restaurant offers a variety of international and local dishes depending on the day. Foodies will be glad to learn that it’s served buffet-style from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM, meaning there’s always the option to come back for seconds! Those staying at El Rancho may opt to dine in the privacy of their room by requesting for room service to be brought directly to them.
Is there a bar?
We say this with as much confidence as we can, but the only way to truly be sure is to test it for yourself: El Rancho has one of the best Mojitos of the city. The hotel is also known for its Rum Sour. With a lobby bar conveniently located next to the pool and keen servers ready to take your drink order if you’re still sunbathing, they make for a relaxing experience. In addition, they have a separate bar located by the outdoor terrace. If staying at the hotel, you will find an abundance of choices whether in the mood for a classic or a drink with a tropical twist. Lastly, on Thursdays, the terrace comes alive as the hotel hosts its weekly Gin & Sushi night!
Activities and amenities
A variety of amenities come with a stay at El Rancho. With weather like Haiti’s, El Rancho’s pool is open every day. The hotel also hosts a fitness center, a sunroom, and a casino. It also offers accessible rooms and facilities.
Within a short walk you can find...
El Rancho is conveniently located at the rim of Petion-Ville with quick access to shopping centers and a few minutes away from both Place Boyer and Place Saint Pierre which are two peaceful parks full of art where locals like to go for a walk, exercise, or simply relax. The hotel is also located an hour from both the mountains uptown and the city downtown, which offers more of a historic feel of the city!
Need to know (before you go)
NH El Rancho does not charge patrons who bring guide dogs, but is otherwise a pet-free and smoke-free hotel. The hotel does not provide transport to or from the airport.
For directions and bookings visit NH Haiti El Rancho on Hotels.com
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