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202 Habitation Jouissant, Cap-Haitien Haiti
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#1 of 15 hotels in Cap-Haitien
Location
4.4
Cleanliness
4.5
Service
4.7
Value
4.3
Located on a hillside, Habjo – as it is affectionately nicknamed by the patrons – overlooks the city of Cap-Haitien and boasts a priceless ocean view. The hotel offers luxury, discretion and a personified style. From Wi-Fi to car service to cocktail hours, HabJo has everything to sweeten your stay. The hotel is a 20-minute drive from the airport and a 25-minute drive from the beach.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Concierge
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Ocean View
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Laika S wrote a review Jan 2019
Ann Arbor, Michigan4 contributions1 helpful vote
I loved staying here. They staff is professional and hospitable, the view is amazing, and the food is great. It's not too far from the hot spots in town but is also pretty quiet if you just want to relax. I will definitely be coming back here.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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christinecjacques wrote a review Aug 2018
Port-au-Prince, Haiti78 contributions50 helpful votes
I’ve stayed many times at Habitation Jouissant. It’s located on the hill and very quiet. Service is usually very good. I’ve never had complaints before. I stayed there recently, despite knowing they have a construction and the entrance is quite difficult. I was disappointed this time. The place was a bit empty. I felt like I was the only guest at times. I arrived late but had called to make sure they kept my room. I was checked in to the wrong room (Queen room vs King). I had to change rooms. Their food is usually very good. This time menu options were very limited. And they ran out of Coca Cola !!! I hope this is just a bad weekend and that they will go back to their usual top notch service and menu.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Richard D, Owner at Habitation Jouissant
Responded Sep 6, 2018
Mrs. Christine Jacques, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your many visits to Habitation Jouissant over the years. We take your repeated business as a compliment -as we strive to offer the best overall experience to all our guests. Indeed when you checked in, it was late in the evening and the hotel was very quiet. We take pride in offering fresh and organic meals and offer seasonal menus. We apologize if we were not able to offer you a Coca Cola. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards, The Habitation Jouissant Management Team
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Zeenia J wrote a review Dec 2017
portland, oregon13 contributions10 helpful votes
We stay in Cap regularly and thought we'd head to the hotel for a day of relaxing. Breakfast prices weren't too bad at all ($6 omelette, $5 pancakes) and we ate lunch too, super reasonable ($7 burger and fries). Dinner time came around and we thought we'd get some drinks and snacks. Bartender offered to make us an amaretto sour, 'his favorite', and we decided to have a couple. We asked about snacks and he offered some fried goat, fries and plantains-yum! Plate came out with about 10 bite size goat pieces, some fries and plantain chips. Figured we'd spend $12-15 as is typical for a goat meal in Cap (it's my fav so I'm well versed in prices). I should have known to ask the price since the items were not on the menu. Always ask the price. I should know this from working in Haiti for the last 7 years. Goat snack dish was $18. Drinks were $12/each. Our 4 drinks and one goat snack dish were more than breakfast AND lunch, combined. The hotel is nice and for those of us working in Cap, a nice escape from the city. But please, always remember to ask for the prices first.
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Tony L wrote a review Dec 2017
Tarpon Springs, Florida349 contributions265 helpful votes
We had a wonderful 6 day stay but at this point they are preparing to close during the transition to the Marriott Autograph Collection of hotels. The final approval for the construction of the new buildings and structure is expected this month. A review of the facility as we experienced it would not be helpful once they close and reopen in 2018. The staff was fabulous as was the food including an off-menu lobster creole dish they prepared just for the 4 of us. We fully expect to return once the hotel reopens.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: We had the Jasmine suite overlooking the pool and bay.
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Judie D wrote a review Nov 2017
Queens, New York49 contributions18 helpful votes
I have never been to Cap Haitian though I visit Haiti quiet often. My family and I decided to visit the northern part of Haiti and I chose that hotel after some research. I made my booking through Orbitz for three people. Unfortunately the hotel only had one family room that can accommodate three people. I found the room to be on the small side but manageable. The room was clean and they provided us with water bottles daily. We arrived there in the evening and we were given three welcoming drinks and it was good😋Getting to the hotel was kind of challenging because of construction but you definitely need a car because you can’t walk to the city by foot (it’s on the top of a mountain). The hotel has a beautiful view of the city and the water....truly breathtaking. The staff were courteous and professional. The manager offered us an upgrade but we didn’t want to share a bed with three people (even a king size bed). The upgrade was amazing with a telescope on the balcony looking over the city. The food at the hotel was good and honestly the hotel food is wayyyy better than the local restaurants. I went to three different restaurants and their foods were horrible. The hotel made arrangements for us to go to Labadee and that was amazing too. Definitely give that a try if you can. There is a pool at the hotel but it looks more like a jacuzzi. I never went in there but it looks clean which is a plus. Cap Haitian is an historic city, rich in culture and you can learn a lot about Haiti. I learned a lot and understand the underlying differences between the northern part and the southern part of Haiti.
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Traveled with friends
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cjefrun wrote a review Nov 2017
Medina, Ohio228 contributions61 helpful votes
The hotel is next to construction of its new expansion to a Marriott property. The current hotel will be special rooms, a bar, and an art gallery. I believe it will be closing soon as the new construction encroaches on the existing hotel areas. It will be disappointing to lose this traditional Haitian hotel with personal service but the new Marriott will provide 100 rooms and more amenities. As mentioned by other reviewers, the views are fantastic, covering 180 degrees including the water and the city. The hotel is easily accessible to restaurants and the casino in town, but we loved eating at the hotel itself, sitting outside to overlook the city. The food was very good and quite interesting. My favorite was the red snapper. They offered goat but I wasn't adventurous enough to try it. I would love to recommend the hotel but by the time you read this, it might be too late. If it is already a Marriott, give it a shot. M
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Traveled on business
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Tasha L wrote a review Sep 2017
Fort Lauderdale, Florida27 contributions57 helpful votes
Loved the drinks upon arrive to the hotel. Hot showers and good water pressure in showers. A/C cooled the room and breakfast in morning was wonderful. The construction killed the rest of our stay that was moved to another hotel. Staff was very nice and provided excellent service.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with family
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Shannon L wrote a review Aug 2017
Atlanta, Georgia7 contributions2 helpful votes
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The views from this hotel of the ocean and the surrounding areas are unmatched. The hotel staff was polite and attentive, the food was delicious, and the room had everything I needed for my stay. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to the Cap-Haitien area.
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Loved my room with a balcony!
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brebre11788 wrote a review Aug 2017
Hauppauge, New York10 contributions
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The cleanliness of the room, the professionalism of the staff, the exquisite nature of the place was unexpected, but all that I was looking for. The bathroom had a beautiful vase with an exotic plant, the food was delicious, well worth the price. Look forward to visit again
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: I stayed in the " Rose rouge", all the rooms have the name of a plant
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Sabine J wrote a review May 2017
33 contributions5 helpful votes
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The staff and service overrides everything else, my flight was cancelled in Miami my husband was already in Cap- Haitien and it was pouring rain I called the hotel and spoke to Russo he sent the driver to pick him up and get him settled. Rousso and the rest of the staff really made our stay enjoyable. The Hotel is very charming it's however going thru some renovations and I can't wait for the completion my husband and I will definitely return. We stayed in the Laurier which is one of the smaller rooms it's not my favorite but the view over looking the ocean and the courtyard made up for it. I would advise choosing a bigger room to be more comfortable. The dining area is Beautiful lots of trees in the courtyard my husband and really enjoyed our stay Habitation Jouissant is truly a gem a charming hotel in a charming town.
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Date of stay: May 2017Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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HABITATION JOUISSANT - Prices & Hotel Reviews (Cap-Haitien, Haiti)

Frequently Asked Questions about Habitation Jouissant
Which popular attractions are close to Habitation Jouissant?
Nearby attractions include Augusnel Tour Haiti (0.7 miles), Cathedrale Notre Dame de Cap Haitien (0.5 miles), and Paroisse Sainte Philomene (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Habitation Jouissant?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Habitation Jouissant?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Habitation Jouissant?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Habitation Jouissant?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Habitation Jouissant?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lakay, Cap Deli, and Auberge du Picolet Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Habitation Jouissant?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Habitation Jouissant have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Habitation Jouissant offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Habitation Jouissant have airport transportation?
Yes, Habitation Jouissant offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Habitation Jouissant?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Habitation Jouissant?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Heros de Vertieres (2.8 miles).