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The Crown Lodge

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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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Our Amazing Day at The Races

We returned yesterday from our 2 week holiday in Mauritius which was amazing. One of the highlights of our trip was a day at the Races with The Crown Lodge and Jacques. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tina C
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned yesterday from our 2 week holiday in Mauritius which was amazing. One of the highlights of our trip was a day at the Races with The Crown Lodge and Jacques. The service we received from our hotel pick up to the time that we were dropped back was second to none, as of the staff in the box... More 

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

Great to have been able to give such a nice nay. Thank a lot for your comments. Hope tha next year you will be back to Mauritius... and at the Crown Lodge Kind regards Jacques and team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Looked forward to a great day at the races started very well pick up early driver very happy and informative (didn't have any tips though😉) usual Port Louis traffic on a Saturday, we met our host a very interesting pleasant and entertaining gentlemen, he explained what was to happen were to go how to bet. We were taken up into... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, We thank you for your comments and are very sorry to read how upset you felt on that day the races were cancelled due to heavy rain. Our guests comments are of great value to us as they do help us improve our services. With our sincere regrets that your day at the Crown Lodge... More 

luton england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

What a great day at the races meet some great people and the staff are outstanding could do do enough for you food drink everything so great and more then enough cheers Jacques was a great man to meet and does everything he can for you if you want a great day out this is a must cheers again Dave

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Just thank you for your kind comments about your day with us. It was great to have you and many thanks for your kind comments. Hope to see you and yous friends again.. Kind regards from, The Team... JR More 

Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

On a previous holiday in Mauritius we were advised to have a day out at the races. However we couldn't fit it in so made sure we booked before travelling this time and so glad we did. We were picked up at our hotel in a minibus with two other couples. After an hours journey we arrived in Port Louis... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind comments....I am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us. It's true that it is far better to book in advance as we have limited access to the Crown Lodge. Please come back !!! Kind regards from the team More 

Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We were met in person by Jaques and his staff who showed us the parade ring and paddock.We were then escorted to the Crown Lodge which is a pleasant room and balcony overlooking the course about 30m from the winning post. Everyone there (about 20/30) received complemtary canapés, sandwiches ,bubbly,wine and beer throughout the afternoon of a pretty good 8... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your comments and glad to see that you enjoyed your day with us. I hope that you enjoyed also your stay in Mauritius. Kind regards from the team Jacques More 

Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Group outing with some friends, picked up a deal on marideal. We were greeted upon our arrival and shown to the box, we had a bar with free drinks, a place to place bets at fixed odds, the opportunity to go and view the horses in the parade ring and a great view of the race track! Some races started... More 

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

Hello from the team, It was just a pleasure to welcome you in our box....Anou Ale Lecourse...specially book for Mauritians and Residents. I am happy that you enjoyed your day with us....have taken good note of your remarks. I will inform your appreciation to Christelle. Kind regards Jacques More 

Moka, Mauritius
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Champ de Mars race course is so exciting as it is a small oval so one sees the whole race. The vibrant crowd makes it very special. Host Jac is always full of fun, jokes and energy. A must do in Mauritius

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

If you are into horse racing then I would expect that Champ de Mars is on your bucket list. It is the oldest course in the southern hemisphere and certainly an event. I go to the races a lot so understand what is a good and a bad arrangement at a race course. For this particular race course, I think... More 

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

Hi Thomas... Thank you for your comments..Have taken good note of all your points. All your feed back will help i am sure. Kind regards from the team. Jacques More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Great place to be , nice day there, really enjoy and nice people also. i definitely recommend you people to pay a visit there

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, I would like to thank you for your nice comments and your recommendation. I am so happy that you enjoyed your day at the races.,and look forward to welcome you and your friends again. Kind regards from the team. Jacques More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place should be listed as one of the top places to go when in Mauritius. The atmosphere was amazing, the drinks were all included in the price and we could drink as much as we liked. The food was all homemade and delicious and the Host Jacques was a great personality who made us feel all welcome and took... More 

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

Hello from the team, Thank you for your comments...i am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us. Thank you for your nice comments. I hope that you also enjoyed your Mauritian holiday, and that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again. Kind regards Jacques More 

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