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Address: Edgar Laurent Str, Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone Number: +230 5729 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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Great Day out

An absolute must for anyone holidaying in Mauritius. We had a brilliant day from start to finish and was very well looked after by Jacques and his staff Food and drink was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

An absolute must for anyone holidaying in Mauritius. We had a brilliant day from start to finish and was very well looked after by Jacques and his staff Food and drink was excellent and was well worth the money.

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge A big thanks for you comments. Happy that you enjoyed your day with us. Kind regards Jacques More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Even my 5 and 7 year old girls loved it. Dress smartly, bet on odd horses (I recommend the favourites) enjoy the atmosphere and the lovely snacks and the gin tonic and spend a fabulous day at the races. This actually was one of the highlights of our week in Mauritius.

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crownlodge_12, Gérant at The Crown Lodge, responded to this review
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Bonjour de la petite Ile Maurice.....merci d'avoir choisis de passer une journee avec vos adorable enfants..en notre compagnie. J'espere vous... More 

Caloundra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

From start to finish this is an amazing day. Prompt pick up from the hotel, personal greeting from Jacques at the front gate and hospitality plus right throughout the day. Highly recommend it.

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

Thank you so much for your kind and encouraging comments. Am so happy to welcome new friends from all over the world Kind regards Jacques More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The horse racing in Mauritius (Port Louis) is not to be missed even if you aren't a horse lover, and this is the way to do it in style. Visit the Crown Lodge website for details, a private car will pick you up from your hotel late morning and drive you to the race course which is in the centre... More 

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

Hi Julian Thanks a Million for your comments and so glad that you enjoyed your day with us. I hope that your holiday in Mauritius was also excellent. Kind regards Jacques More 

sussex
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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
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13 reviews 13 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
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Reviewer
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 

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