We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Vieille Cheminee

Travelers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
in partnership with
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
La Vieille Cheminee
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 21: English reviews
Mauritius
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This was my last stop before turning back home from my Tour de Maurice adventure and everything about this location was even more amazing than I had imagined. The rustic farm life around me made me realize the beauty and simplicity of things that we often fail to appreciate in our busy lives. The property located in the heights of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Prerrna S
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

This place was clearly set up by professionals in the hospitality industry as every detail has been thought through to make the client feel totally taken care of and free of worries. The chalets are built in such a way that you cannot hear or see your neighbours and you really have a sense of outdoors and nature whilst having... More 

Helpful?
Thank ThinkLS
Beau Bassin - Rose Hill, Africa
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

La vieille cheminee is ideally located on chamarel hillside. Surrounded by trees and singing birds. The staff is very polite and the breakfast was excellently balanced. Lots of tracks for trekking in the lush forest or by the riverside.

Helpful?
Thank Mohamed Sameerk... K
Quatre Bornes
Level Contributor
46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

It is another aspect of Mauritius, far from the touristic attractions and busy hotels of the coast. The swimming pool spot offers an amazing mountainous view in a calm and relaxing environment. However: beware mosquitoes...

Helpful?
Thank Christian M
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a week with our 4 kids in August and love the wilderness and freedom of our week. The kids spent a lot of time with the horses and Freddie at the stables was so good including them in his daily brushing and caring for the animals. We walked a lot, ate lovely local food, rode the... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hatfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Campement is a brilliant self-catering cottage. It is well appointed and spacious and a fire can be set in the fireplace for you at night. Remember that you are up in the mountains so water can be slightly less reliable than in Europe! The staff (especially Mirielle, Christelle and Frederick) are very accommodating and helpful. Breakfast and evening meal can... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peter R
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights so we could visit the 7 Earths, the waterfall and the Rum Distillery. I think this was my favourite place in Mauritius. BUT... come with a car. We were so pleased we did. Otherwise you will be walking for a long time to get anywhere. There is absolutely no where to eat in Chamarel... More 

Helpful?
Thank CarlyWhit
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I booked La Vielle Cheminee on line and did not know what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the accommodation, location and friendliness of the staff. I would honestly recommend this amazing retreat in Nature to all the people I know visiting Mauritius. My boyfriend and I will definitely be back!

Helpful?
Thank woodlands123
Port Louis
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We received a great and warm welcome by the staff. The reception is well situated with a stunning view over the mountain and the surroundings. The room was clean and decorated with taste. We had a room with a chimney where we have the opportunity to make a fire. The pool was well maintained really well situated. Overall, I recommend... More 

Helpful?
Thank Roy R
Level Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

When you have been racing for months and going crazy with actual life, La veille cheminee is a place to reconnect with yourself and of course your loved one/s.. It was surprise made by my husband to me, post our wedding.. I was driving to this place following instructions from my husband.. And to reach there I was speechless. Warm... More 

Helpful?
Thank ratna a
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

68 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (60)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
View from Room (7)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (39)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (8)
Viewed
Other (8)
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the south west mountains of Chamarel, we offer overnight stays in fully equipped charming cottages. Guided horse rides and walks are proposed. Meals are on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Vieille Cheminee

Address: Route principale, Chamarel, Mauritius 99999
Location: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Chamarel
Price Range: $99 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Vieille Cheminee 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotwire, Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your La Vieille Cheminee reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
La Vieille Cheminee Chamarel, Mauritius
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay