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Address: Edgar Laurent Str, Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone Number: +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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One of the delights of Mauritius

If you visit Mauritius one place definitely to visit is the Champs Des Mars racecourse. Situated right in the heart of Port Louis, it is so full of character and characters it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

If you visit Mauritius one place definitely to visit is the Champs Des Mars racecourse. Situated right in the heart of Port Louis, it is so full of character and characters it is a must. If you are brave enough mix with the many hundreds of local punters but if you fancy a bit of luxury just ask your hotel... More 

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

Thank you so much for your comments on the Drown Lodge and the races in Mauritius.It was nice having you on the International Jockeys Day with Jockeys coming from not less than 15 Countries .Among them 8 Ladies jockey. and the cherry on the cake the " winner" was with us. I hope to see you next time you come... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

This is our second visit with Jacques at the Crown Lodge. This is a great day out if you love racing and was equally good for those first time race goers We booked for the last International meet of the season and it did not fail to delivery. We had 9 races whilst being hosted in the box by the... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, It was so nice having you again with us. and happy that you still enjoyed our company.. Merry Christmas and happy new year...see you next Year. Kind regards Jacques More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

There isn't any better way to say this: Crown Lodge is an absolute must! From the intensity of the races, the atmosphere of the crowd there and the way our host Jacques took care of us....everything was just perfect! This was a fantastic experience that I recommend to everybody wanting to see and experience a different side of Mauritius. Jacques,... More 

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

Thanks a lot for your kind wirds. Good news...you will be back in the meantime happy new year and see you soon Kind regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

What a great day we had from pick up to end. The staff keep supplying you with snacks & drinks. We had three winners. Jacques really makes sure everybody is happy.

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

Thanks a lot for your kind words. I am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us Kind regards and Happy new Year More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

What a fabulous day out! Jacques was a great host, with plenty to eat and drink, and a car ride along side the horses to boot! Would recommend a visit to the horse track in Port Louis as a great way to spend a day. Well done!

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, I am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us. We do hope that you also enjoyed your holiday in Mauritius...See you again !! Kind regards Jacques More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Many,many thanks to Jacques and his more than willing helpers for an absolutely amazing day at Crown Lodge. The trip across this beautiful island,while long, was well worth the wait.We really love our horse racing and this brilliant day more than fulfilled our expectations.We were looked after from the moment we arrived to the moment we left.Advice:WHEN you go try... More 

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

Thanks for your kind words... It's always nice to have guests enjoying their experience at the Crown Lodge Hope to see you again in a near future. Kind regards Jacques More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We visited this on our honeymoon and it was amazing!! Jacques was a great host and he organised for us to travel round the track in a 4x4 in front of one race and also have our picture taken at the finishing line! Would definitely go back again!!

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

Thank you for your kind words. May i wish you and your husband a fantastic life. Kind regards Jacques and the Crown Lodge team. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My wife and I spent the day with Jacques and his team on Sat 3rd October. We loved every minute of it, with a great view right by the finish line. The drinks and food flowed all day, unfortunately not the winners though :) !! So welcoming and so much fun. Thank you!!

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

Thank you Paul for your comments. I am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us Best regards from the Crown Lodge team. Jacques More 

Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Our day at the races was one of the highlights of our holiday. Jacques Ritter and his team are very attentive, the food (nibbles) is delicious and keeps coming and the drink flows all day. The racing is obviously very popular in Port Louis and the horses looked in fabulous condition. It was all very professionally run which I suppose... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your kind comments .I am glad that you enjoyed your day with us and that you met new friends ! This is the place where you meet people from all over the world. Kind regards Jacques More 

Reading, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We wanted to do something a little different on our holiday to Mauritius and this was certainly a great way to spend the day (and even win a few Mauritian rupees!) Jacques was a fabulous host - drink flowed and food was delicious. I even had the opportunity to follow a race round the track in a pick-up - the... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy you enjoyed your day with us. I hope that you will come back soon in Mauritius and ...at the Crown Lodge Kind regards Jacques More 

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