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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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Always a great day at the races.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Moka, Mauritius
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Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Savannah, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jacques and his team were wondeful hosts. From first contact to the end of the day Jacques was very repsonsive to all my questions. We were picked up in a car from our villa in Grand Bay and it took around 40 mins to get to the track, our driver was very polite and friendly, he had worked for Jacques... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, I am so happy that you have discovered races in Mauritius and that you enjoyed your day with us. Thanks a lot for your kind words and hope that you also enjoyed your holiday in Mauritius. Kind from the Team... Jacques More 

Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The Crown Lodge and Jacques were a fabulous experience in Mauritius. Something very different off the normal beat and path of the beautiful beaches. Well worth the trip into Port Luis. The hospitality was top notch. We enjoyed sharing the suite with other guests from all over the world and made some lasting friendships. The VIP treatment was fantastic. I... More 

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

Hello from Mauritius..the Crown Lodge, Thank you very much for your nice comments. I am happy that you discovered and enjoyed horse racing in Mauritius. Kind regards from the team, Jacques More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

what a day my wife and i had at the crown lodge,The Champ de Mars race course. we booked the crown lodge which cost us 13000 rps we were picked up at our hotel, at the course just before midday all our drinks and food was included in the price up until 5oclock whilst having a great days racing JR... More 

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

Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you so much for your kind comments. With my team we do our best to make your day a nice one. Happy that you enjoyed your Mauritian experience. Kind regards from the team Jacques More 

Curepipe, Mauritius
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I had the pleasure of spending a day at the races in Jacques Ritter's Crown Lodge. It was a first for me and the experience was memorable. It is ideally situated right opposite the finish line. Jacques keeps entertaining his guests throughout the day with local goodies such a home made rum, home made dholl puri with 6 chutneys, home... More 

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

Hello Olivia, Thank you for your nice comments. I am so happy that you enjoyed your day with us. Do not forget that the friends of your friends are our friends. Kind regards from jr and team More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Just spent a day at Crown lodge and had an amazing day! Fabulous hospitality from start to finish from Jacques and both my husband and I loved his racing experience. Lively atmosphere and friendly hostess staff offering food and drink throughout. A big thank you to Jacques for taking us to the weighing room, this was a great addition to... More 

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

A great thanks Suzie for your nice comments...we, at the Crown Lodge, try to give you all the best service as we can.. I am so happy that you enjoyed your day and this special visit at the jockey's weighing room. Hope you enjoyed also your Mauritian holiday .. Kind regards Jacques and team More 

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