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The Crown Lodge

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Address: Edgar Laurent Str, Port Louis, Mauritius
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+230 5729 9621
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One of the oldest racecourses in the world, Champ de Mars saw the first...

One of the oldest racecourses in the world, Champ de Mars saw the first race on the 25th June 1812. While you enjoy the Show, our fully dedicated team will do its utmost to make your wish come true. Just sit back and enjoy the variety of drinks and canapes offered all day long by the house. Access to our private VIP box, all Inclusive rate. You will always find a friend to help you.

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Fantastic experience!

We attended the Maiden Cup in Sep 2016 - Jacques and team were so hospitable and great fun, and the Mauritius track experience was electric! So much more fun than any UK meet... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended the Maiden Cup in Sep 2016 - Jacques and team were so hospitable and great fun, and the Mauritius track experience was electric! So much more fun than any UK meet I've been to - slightly less polished, but heaps more atmosphere and the crowd really did go wild. Best day of our two week trip to the... More 

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crownlodge_12, Owner at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Hello from the Crown lodge.....Happy new year ! Thank you so much for your kind comments and happy that you enjoyed our Mauritian hospitality. I do hope that you will be back ... Kind regards The team, Jacques More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit with friend or familly,, its not a matter of playing but only for enjoyment,, higthly recommended!.

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crownlodge_12, Propriétaire at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your comments and your support....I am happy that you enjoyed your day at the races Merry Christmas and happy new year The team More 

London, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a horse racing person at all but, as I have observed in the past, I love to attend the atmospheric and ancient race track in the heart of Mauritius. My pleasure has been considerably enhanced over the past couple of years with a place in the Crown Lodge Box , hosted by the inimitable Jacques Ritter. The... More 

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crownlodge_12, Propriétaire at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Just to thank you for your comments....may i add something to your comments... I would like to congratulate the MTC Vet and the staff in charge for their quick and discrete action to put an end to the pain of this Athlete ..... I hope to see you next year,You will be welcome to the... More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

As a regular racegoer in the UK, having visited numerous meetings and festivals ( Cheltenham and Royal Ascot ) over the years. I was eagerly looking forward to visiting Champ De Mars and Crown Lodge on Nov 12 whilst on honeymoon in Mauritius. It didn't disappoint. Jacques is a genial host and ensures all his guests are looked after .... More 

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crownlodge_12, Owner at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind word and happy that you enjoyed your day with us. Wishing you and your wife our best wishes. Kind regards from the team, Jacques More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It was amazing few hours with local people during races. Beer, sun and adrenaline. Saturday is the best day for visiting horse races.

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crownlodge_12, Owner at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your message on TripAdvisor....happy that you enjoyed your day with us...i do hope that your stay in Mauritius received also a 5 Star.. Kind regards Jacques and team More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We returned yesterday from our 2 week holiday in Mauritius which was amazing. One of the highlights of our trip was a day at the Races with The Crown Lodge and Jacques. The service we received from our hotel pick up to the time that we were dropped back was second to none, as of the staff in the box... More 

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crownlodge_12, Propriétaire at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Great to have been able to give such a nice nay. Thank a lot for your comments. Hope tha next year you will be back to Mauritius... and at the Crown Lodge Kind regards Jacques and team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Looked forward to a great day at the races started very well pick up early driver very happy and informative (didn't have any tips though😉) usual Port Louis traffic on a Saturday, we met our host a very interesting pleasant and entertaining gentlemen, he explained what was to happen were to go how to bet. We were taken up into... More 

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jrilemaurice, Owner at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Hello from the Crown Lodge, We thank you for your comments and are very sorry to read how upset you felt on that day the races were cancelled due to heavy rain. Our guests comments are of great value to us as they do help us improve our services. With our sincere regrets that your day at the Crown Lodge... More 

luton england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What a great day at the races meet some great people and the staff are outstanding could do do enough for you food drink everything so great and more then enough cheers Jacques was a great man to meet and does everything he can for you if you want a great day out this is a must cheers again Dave

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crownlodge_12, Propriétaire at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Just thank you for your kind comments about your day with us. It was great to have you and many thanks for your kind comments. Hope to see you and yous friends again.. Kind regards from, The Team... JR More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

On a previous holiday in Mauritius we were advised to have a day out at the races. However we couldn't fit it in so made sure we booked before travelling this time and so glad we did. We were picked up at our hotel in a minibus with two other couples. After an hours journey we arrived in Port Louis... More 

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jrilemaurice, Owner at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments....I am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us. It's true that it is far better to book in advance as we have limited access to the Crown Lodge. Please come back !!! Kind regards from the team More 

Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were met in person by Jaques and his staff who showed us the parade ring and paddock.We were then escorted to the Crown Lodge which is a pleasant room and balcony overlooking the course about 30m from the winning post. Everyone there (about 20/30) received complemtary canapés, sandwiches ,bubbly,wine and beer throughout the afternoon of a pretty good 8... More 

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jrilemaurice, Owner at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your comments and glad to see that you enjoyed your day with us. I hope that you enjoyed also your stay in Mauritius. Kind regards from the team Jacques More 

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