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Address: Edgar Laurent Str, Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone Number: +230 729 9621
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Description: 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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Fit for a king......

Visited The Crown Lodge whilst on our honeymoon for a chance to see how Mauritius 'did' race day. We certainly wern't dissapointed. The whole experience from start to finish was... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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sussex
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We visited the Crown Lodge as part of our holiday and had a lovely day. A day of lovely chilled champagne with a balcony view over the finish line. service was very good. food in the form of canapés are served throughout the visit. "sausage on stick" style food which was average. everybody was friendly and had a great time.

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your comments and happy that you enjoyed your day with us.I hope that you did enjoy your holiday in Mauritius too Hope to see you again Kind regards Jacques More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Visited The Crown Lodge whilst on our honeymoon for a chance to see how Mauritius 'did' race day. We certainly wern't dissapointed. The whole experience from start to finish was pure class. As we arrived, our host met us at the front gates. So friendly and immediatly made us feel ever so welcome. We then had a wander around the... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. we at the Crown Lodge hope to have you again. The friends of your friends are our friends Kind regards Jacques More 

Lyon, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It makes my day ! I'm not a specialist in races and further more not a horse lover ! But I enjoy the horses and the races. Jacques is THE HOST. Food and drinks tasty and more than enough. The staff smiling and so happy to work and make you happy. It's a must. Thank you for this beautifull day.

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

Thank you for your comments. we at the Crown Lodge hope to have you again. The friends of your friends are our friends Kind regards Jacques More 

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Great food, interesting people, amazing backdrop, free drink all day! Host was great fun. Apparently I need to do 100 characters so just writing that in here to fill it up......must be done now..

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

Thank you Mark we at the Crown Lodge hope to have you again. The friends of your friends are our friends Kind regards Jacques More 

Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 attraction 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
14 helpful votes 14 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 

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