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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

La Vieille Cheminee

Travellers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
La Vieille Cheminee
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for La Vieille Cheminee
See the most recent reviews
Showing 22: English reviews
Reviewed 16 April 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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ratna a
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Three nights on this serene place were like the whole holiday itself. Unspoiled and yet welcoming jungle (is that even possible), friendly horses (like well-behaved dogs), smell of the room that reminds you a visit at your grandma's rural cottage (I got somewhat carried away here, sic), and the quiet evening with barbecue... unforgettabe. We plan to return here. Difficult...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cikorka D
Mauritius
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I highly recommend this place if you are looking for a true break free from stress. You will learn again what it is to be in the nature. Such a change from our hotels where everything breathe luxury. You will enjoy the bird singing in the morning, nice walk and above all unpoluted air. The staff is so discreet yet...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Virginie L
London
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights while we explored various activities in the region. Our room had a great view and was well set-up for self-catering although the BBQ was a bit temperamental and needed care to use. It was great to sit out outside watching the various birds and wildlife, listening to the different sounds at different times of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Our experience of a back to the roots concept was beyond expectation. The view at was so relaxing, the only sound that could be heard was birds chirping and the wind through branches and leaves. As a morning alarm we were granted the gunshots of a hunter along with the barking of his hound, which was quite an experience to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Christopher B
Noordhoek, South Africa
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights in June 2014, away from the crowds but within easy reach of the activities I had planned for the southwest (handy for the Black River National Park and the Morne). Lonely Planet refers in passing to a 'rustic lodge' - I thought the room was well-appointed and equipped for self-catering. With all the shutters...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank John_Richards7985
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed only one night in an amazing setting. We arrived and were gently received. Due to bad weather conditions we arrived pretty late but that did not pose any problem for the lady receiving us. She brought us to this amazing little house with a nice veranda and fire place with plenty of wood. We pre-ordered a meal which...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jeronimoburgers
Beau Bassin, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

Really nice place to cut off from the common hotel or holiday type. Staffs are so welcoming and make u feel at home right from the time you step in the reception. The chalets are well equipped and one can only fall in love with it. Horses are there for rides or you can spend time on the top of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sandee T
vacoas
Reviewed 24 July 2012

I first visited La Vielle Cheminee twice with my husband , we stayed at Le Campement it was really a great experience . The atmosphere is very peaceful as if we were the only people staying on the property when actually there were another couples and the staff, but nobody will come to disturb you. I recommend for those who...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank PRISCA P
Mauritius
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Nestled in the mountains near Chamarel, La Vieille Cheminee offered a wonderful retreat for a few days. We stayed in the La Remise cottage, accommodating 2 to 3 people, but was most spacious. Rustic, well equipped and decorated to suit the environment, the cottage was very comfortable and homely. We had a fireplace on the terrace that we had opportunity...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Place-a-Manger

68 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller 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)

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
Region: Mauritius > Riviere Noire District > Chamarel
Price Range: $130 - $243 (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 Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, Booking.com and Travelocity so you can book your La Vieille Cheminee reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from La Vieille Cheminee staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from La Vieille Cheminee staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try and stay in dry season as the tin roof can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Roou, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It can get really cold on winter nights so make sure that you pack some warm clothes!”
 of 5 bubbles prerrnas, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Wifi only in the reception area.”
 of 5 bubbles ThinkLS, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“La maison du potager is ideal for couple with two kids”
 of 5 bubbles mohamedsameerkhank, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Close to the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles christianmaudave, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay