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“Perfect venue for silver anniversary” 5 of 5 stars
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Le Touessrok
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Trou d'eau Douce, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius   |  
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Perfect venue for silver anniversary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We booked this holiday thru BA for our 25th anniversary in September 2012. It was not a cheap option but it looked idyllic. Well when we got there it was worth every penny. We were shown to a comfy sofa for check in with cool sorbet that was very welcome after the journey. We had our own butler who would have gladly unpacked our cases for us.

The only downside is that BA offered an upgrade to a suite where available. This was not available and no special instructions about it being our silver anniversary seemed to have been noted, which was disappointing.

After 5 nights we decided to speak to the manager about this. He was great and offered to see what they could do about an upgrade. As the junior suites were full up for second week we got a DOUBLE UPGRADE to a huge suite. They also laid on a special meal for us in the beach side restaurant with a personalised menu, a glass of bubbly and a yummy chocolate cake.

For a laid back holiday this is the place to be. We were able to thoroughly unwind but still took advantage of the free local bike ride, sailing, golfing and kayaking. Top tip if it not busy on the golf course ask for a tour in a golf buggy. Also if you eat in the golf restaurant you get to practice with 50 golf balls.

The food in the buffet restaurant is fantastic. I put on 3kgs!

The sports club were really helpful and rather bizarrely as we mentioned we were involved in a local environment group we ended up planting a bottle palm, with a plaque, in the name of our group. This was a lovely touch and probably means we will return in the future to see how the palm is doing. If you go there lookout for the bottle palm in the gardens near the sports club labelled 'Warfield Environment Group'. That's ours!

The Southern island tour is well worth doing as a change from being a beach bum.

Room Tip: Get a junior suite but all rooms are very comfortable
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Stunning place. Beautiful beaches which are all diverse and unique. A place you go to relax and unwind. The pools are lovely too. The perfect couples holiday. Not much nightlife but they have a great band who play regularly in the bar. Also a must is the star gazing at night with a local astronomer. The bathrooms and balconies are probably the best features of the room. the rest is fairly plain but nice all the same. I can't really think of anything bad too say!!! A joy.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Le Touessrok is still a great hotel. I just returned January 16th 2013 and without question it is a super hotel to relax in. I last stayed when the hotel was owned by the One and Only group and since the hotel has been taken over by Sun resorts it has lost some of its sparkle. The main restaurant is a buffet and for me a buffet reduces a hotel to the lowest common denominator. Buffets don't work on any level. lining up for food, your party rarely at the table at the same time, can't relax as your table has a stream of people in perpetual motion moving around you. A 2 star hotel can do a buffet just as well apart from the quality of the food. Breakfast is fine but that apart I hate them. Saffron the Indian restuarant remains outstanding, this is a restaurant that people who don't like Indian food can eat in and fall in love with the food. Previously there was also an italian restaurant on site but that has now gone as has been replaced by an Asian fusion restuarant. I didn't try it, as despite considering myself to have a expansive pallet, I couldn't find a single dish that I would want to try. Service remains top notch throughout the hotel and you are made to feel very special. The golf couse has been made easier and changes were continuing to the course to make it easier. Apparently the French guests are most vociferous complainers about the difficulty of the course and object to the amount of balls they are losing. Obviously from the school who believe there is no point in improving your game, just make the course easier. All in all still a great hotel but its star doesn't quite shine as brightly as it once did.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We stayed in this hotel last year in June after getting married in Mauritius & were treated like Royalty.
From the candle lit dinners to the special baths, our stay was made so special by the professional hotel staff. We were going through our memorable pictures in Mauritius & I realised that I had not written a review so posting this review quite late.
The comforts of this resort along with the amazing English breakfast in the morning made it a delight to stay there - the shuttle service to Ile Aux Cers on a speed boat was amazing, there was so much to do everywhere we went but we did not feel rushed at any point.
The complimentary anti jet lag message kicks off the relaxation in style & it just keeps getting better from then on. :)

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Still one of the most beautiful places to stay in Mauritius, visit in December was our 6th. We stayed in a Frangipani suite, all of which have sea views either to Ilot Mangenie or over the beaches around the hotel. Well designed bathroom with basins and wardrobes set either side of the room, so no fighting over space, with a freestanding bath set in between, heaven. Staff are incredible and nothing is too much trouble. The food in Safran, the Indian restaurant, is beautiful - chef even gave us a short cooking demo one afternoon, and Barlans restaurant is lovely set down by the beach. We were a bit disappointed by the main restaurant, bit limited on choice, but we stayed at the beginning ofDecember and the hotel was quiet, so that may have been why. Hotel never feels too busy as guests can get boats to use Ilot Mangenie for quiet lunch and sunbathing, or busy Isle aux Cerfs for the water sports, and the golf course is spectacular - just take lots of golf balls, you'll need them!! We've only stayed as a couple, but there is a lovely pool by the main hotel for children and a quiet pool area on Frangipani. Something for everyone. We'll be back again very soon.

Room Tip: Frangipani is quieter part of hotel, rooms spacious with good views, and if you have a room overlook...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cheshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Stayed at Le Touessrok a few times and it is definetly one of the best hotels in the world.
All the staff are attentive and make you feel really welcome. The doorman's face must have ached from all the smiling he did! He collected our golf clubs from our room and put them on the boat that takes you to the island golf course and boy were they heavy.
Superb room on Frangipan Island and the guy who looked after us even invited us to his wedding that took place a few days after we arrived.
The choice of food at the restaurant was superb and all the different chefs will cook you whatever you want. The Maitre De was super and made sure that any trip to the restaurant was tremendous.
The golf course and club house were excellent and the cold beers after a round were bliss.
I would recommend this hotel whether you want to lounge in the sun, play golf or just soak up the ambience. Great staff.

Room Tip: If you stay on Frangipani, I would recommend a top floor room.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Mauritius was our first trip to the Southern Hemisphere and there was no shortage of great southern hospitality at Le Touessrok, a five-star resort on the east coast. October was a perfect month to visit this subtropical island; there were no insects, nor humidity or rain, and nighttime and daytime temperatures hovered between 20-22C. This was a golfing vacation and it was perfect golf weather. We took the boat daily across the calm, mangrove-lined, lagoon to the island (Ile Aux Cerfs) to golf. Black lava rock at some of the tee boxes reminded us of the volcanic origins of this century old island, while many other holes had picture-perfect ocean views. We also jettied over to the hotel's private island for a quiet lunch on the beach. Stepping off the pier we are greeted by two of the hotel's staff who quickly clean our sunglasses from the sea spray. It was a nice 5-star touch. Our jr. suite was a good size and located on the sheltered side of the building, protecting our balcony from the prevailing south easterly winds. The buffet's international cuisine was excellent. The chef at the pasta station customized my order on request changing the creamy sauce to a simpler oil and garlic and chili peppers. From day one, the staff greeted us as though they knew us, speaking in our preferred language (my husband also speaks French and staff are fluent in both.) We had a fruit bowl on arrival, nightly sweets at turndown, and swan-shaped towels were on our bed the last evening.

Room Tip: This resort is on the east coast and subject to prevailing winds. There are several beaches and buil...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Trou d'eau Douce, Trou d'eau Douce, Mauritius
Location: Mauritius > Flacq District > Trou d'eau Douce
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Trou d'eau Douce
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Touessrok 5*
Number of rooms: 200
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Le Touessrok is one of the world's great romantic resorts. Sensuous and chic, it is the essence of cool, modern elegance basking in the cultural warmth of tropical Mauritius. The resort is set on a beautiful stretch of white-sand coastline overlooking the tranquil Trou d'Eau Douce bay. On the mainland are the suites and rooms, pools, restaurants and bars, Givenchy Spa, tennis and the kids club.Across the water are the resort's two islands - Ile aux Cerfs, with its spectacular championship golf course designed by Bernard Langer, and Ilot Mangenie, an island retreat exclusive to guests, both a short ride by private boat. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Le Touessrok Hotel Trou d`Eau Douce
Touessrok
Le Touessrok Resort
Le Touessrok Mauritius/Trou D'eau Douce
Le Tousserok

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