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La Vieille Cheminee

Traveller (90)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (7)
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse riding”(5 reviews)
“shower area”(2 reviews)
“swimming pool”(4 reviews)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've spent a night at la vieille cheminée for my birthday and we absolutely loved the place! it is calm, peaceful and no one will disturb you - there is only a few lodges on the property which is wonderful if you don't want to...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 27 July 2018

My husband and I wanted to find a place where we could be in nature and get a feel of a different side of Mauritius. This place did not disappoint! Our lodge was located perfectly. We had an amazing, unobstructed view to wake up and...More

Thank GabrieleRiep
Response from Robert D, Manager at La Vieille ChemineeResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Gabriele. Thanks for the great review :) Please come back soon, we miss you here already! It was such a pleasure to have you around and share the ride with Fred. We hope that you made a safe trip back home. Have a nice...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

It's one of the best place i ever went in mauritius. It's a paradis on earth. Wonderful moment spent there and hope i will be back in this little paradis sooner. Also a very great experience spent in nature.

Thank Ajagen R
Response from Robert D, Manager at La Vieille ChemineeResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Ajagen. Thank you so much for this great review. We are glad that you liked the place so much. Our mission is accomplished! :) Please come back soon to visit us. Have a nice day.

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic 3 night stay here. The room had everything we could have required and was very clean. We asked for a room with a fire when booking which we got and the view from our room was amazing. The grounds around the...More

Thank moche89
Response from Robert D, Owner at La Vieille ChemineeResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for this lovely review. Such a nice description of the vibes & things to do here at La Vieille Cheminée. We will share the feedback to Maïa who cooked the meal. We hope to have you again soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

My husband and I wanted to go for a ride on a horse in Mauritius. We already booked it from Germany. When we arrived at the area we were warmily welcomed with a cup of coffee and biscuts. The cottage is beautiful decorated and surrounded...More

Thank Pauline I
Response from Robert D, Manager at La Vieille ChemineeResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Pauline. Thanks a lot for your beautiful review :) We are so happy that you enjoyed your ride and the property. We will let Marie Celine know that she was appreciated. And happy that this gave you a good taste of horse riding. We...More

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La Vieille Cheminée is located in Chamarel – a small village nested high in the mountains that dominate the south-western coast of Mauritius. 15 mins away from the beach, we produce tropical vegetables, fruits and ...More compost from sustainable farming. We invite you to discover our tropical farm, enjoy walks or horse rides while staying in one of our cosy and well equipped lodges. We offer B&B and self-catering stays. You can pre-order meals or buy basic groceries from our reception. Less
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Free Parking
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$107 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Chamarel
Traveller (90)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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17 August 2018|
Response from RobertD2304 | Property representative |
Hi Hannzi. Thanks for your interest in La Vieille Cheminée :) if you travel from Port Louis you need to take the bus towards "Baie du Cap" (leaves every 2 hours from Victoria station) and hop off at "Case Noyale". From there... More
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31 May 2017|
Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
You will need to drive to get a meal. The little store only carries basics. We didn't look at prices. I would expect the office could store your luggage. I don't know about an airport transfer. If you aren't planning on... More
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"we had a private 2 people lodge and it was great"
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"La maison du potager is suitable for group friends"
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"If you like open fires then ask if your room will have - some do and some don't. We would suggest a room..."
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"Try and stay in dry season as the tin roof can be noisy."
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