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The Crown Lodge

Address: Edgar Laurent Str, Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone Number: +230 729 9621
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Ranked #2 of 10 Activities in Port Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse Tracks, Fun & Games, Casinos & Gambling
Owner description: One of the oldest racecourses in the world, Champ de Mars saw the first race on the 25th June 1812...
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Type: Horse Tracks, Fun & Games, Casinos & Gambling
Owner description: 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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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

From the moment Jacques opened the car door with flowers and sang happy birthday to my partner to the moment we said our farewells this was an AMAZING experience.. food was really nice and plentiful and drinks kept on coming.. staff were excellent. But one man made this day unforgettable.. Jacques.. What a host. friendly, kind and such a warm... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words...with my team we always try to give the best and the visit of Robby Burk was just the cherry on the cake....happy birthday again. the friends of your friends will be welcome !! At the Crown Lodge you will always find a friend to help !! kind regards Jacques More 

Newman, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

From the prompt pick up to the return back to Flac this was an excellent day out. You don't have to be a racing person to get thoroughly immersed in the atmosphere. You are on the finish line so the excitement and sound of the thundering horses is is electric. The hospitality is flawless, all you can drink (and we... More 

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

Hello from Mauritius, I am ao happy that you enjoyed your day at the Crown Lodge. The 2014 season was great we had so nice people visited us...creating the atmosphere.. Hope to see you again ....merry xmass and happy new year Kind regards Jr More 

York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Jacques and his family were great host's the food and drink just kept coming unlike the winners fabulous service by the girls waiting on Its not Ascot York Goodwood but the back drop and experience is a must Race card in French with a little English so difficult if you want to study the form Thanks again for a great... More 

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crownlodge_12, Directeur général at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review

Hello From the Crown Lodge Family... Thanks a lot for your comments and hope to have you again with us... Kind regards Jacques More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Went on Saturday 4th October and had a lovely day. We were very well looked after by Jacques and his team and after a comfortable journey we were driven straight into the track and escorted to the box. Lots of food and unlimited drink and we even won money thanks to following 2 horses ridden by Darryl Holland no less.... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge...yes it is for me a great pleasure to have guests who speak the same language...FUN and not just gambling !!! Sorry boys it was the privilege of the ladies to be on the track. Kind regards Jacques More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Crown Lodge on Saturday October 11th. What a fantastic day picked up from Maradiva by taxi straight to the Champ de Mars to meet Jacques Ritter. What a lovely man the hospitality is excellent amazing food and drinks. My wife and I are big race goers in the UK and loved the experience of visiting the oldest... More 

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

What a day !!!!!! So nice people !!! I will never forget your frienship....Kind regards JR More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel, lovely driver.. Jacke was there to greet us on arrival ,was made so welcome by Jacke & all his staff..all day long. Auy kind of drinks & treats were all home made! Truly delish.. Great racing, and felt like royalty We came back to our hotel & told all the lovely people staying... More 

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

Just a small note to thanksyou for your comments....it was also very nice to have you sharing our passion. Hope to see you again Kind regards Jr More 

Newcasltle upon Tyne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It was our Golden, 50th year, Wedding, Anniversary celebration, and we spent a wonderful day at the Princess Margaret Stakes Meeting. We were collected from our hotel, the Maritim by private car and delivered to the beautifully situated Crown Lodge, to be met by Jacques Ritter and his wonderful team of ladies. We were wined and dined throughout the day,,... More 

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

Hello dear friends and young Lovers....just 50 !! wishing you many happy years together. Yes it was a golden opportunity for us at the Crown Lodge to look after you. Just thank you to have been with us... Kind regards from my team JR More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The " Maiden Cup " was the day we went to the races. The Crown Lodge is the only venue to see all the drama and excitement unfold, it is truly a fabulous experience !! From the moment we arrived, picked up from our hotel by private car, the day just got better and better. Jacques Ritter was there waiting... More 

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

YES it was a great day....a day to remember Thanks a lot for your comments and also to have added a photo of the day !! Hope to share a special "Limon Juice " in not too far future. Kind regards JR More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

One of our favourite days of our holiday. We were picked up by a driver at 10.30am he pointed out places of interest on the way to the races.We were met by Jacques and shown to the box. There was a mixture of people, owners and occasional race goers like our selves. All day long we were fed tasty little... More 

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

Hello from Mauritius....Thank you for your nice comments and look forward to have you bac at the Crown Lodge....the friends of your friends are our friends.. Kind regards JR More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Had a great days racing with the Crown Lodge Team-from the Private car picked up to the Racecourse, Champagne on arrival with drinks(beers/spirits & soft drinks) & snacks all afternoon Good mix of members/owners & made to feel really special Met Jockey & Trainers who were guests of Jacques within our private Box Nothing was too much trouble to the... More 

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

Hello from Mauritius, Its so good to have nice comments from nice guests, thank you very much Hope to see you again Kind regards More 

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