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Overview of La Vieille Cheminee

La Vieille Cheminee

3.0 star property
Chamarel family-friendly farm stay with outdoor pool
9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

20 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free parking
  • Internet access
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
Route Principale, Chamarel
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front-desk safe
  • Convenience store
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Playground on site
  • Kitchen
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a regional park
  • Flic-en-Flac Beach - 51 min drive

Getting around

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl. Airport (MRU) - 41 min drive


  • C Beach Club - 16 min drive
  • Frenchie Café - 10 min drive
  • Wapalapam Restaurant - 10 min drive
  • Le Kiosk - 11 min drive
  • LUX* Le Morne Bar - 12 min drive

About this property

La Vieille Cheminee

La Vieille Cheminee is a great choice for a stay in Chamarel. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, along with onsite hiking/biking trails and horse riding/rentals. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences at this Colonial farm house include refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff.


English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time from noon - 6 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Saturday (8 AM - 6 PM)
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 4 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • WiFi in rooms*


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–11 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Playground
  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Mountain biking nearby


  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bicycle rentals


  • Built in 2003
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • An outdoor pool
  • 24-hour pool access


  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Yard
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • WiFi (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Free bottled water
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guestrooms for EUR 5 per night (1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 6 for adults and EUR 6 for children

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool open 24-hours

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Vieille Cheminee Agritourism Chamarel
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Frequently asked questions

Does La Vieille Cheminee offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, La Vieille Cheminee does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at La Vieille Cheminee?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at La Vieille Cheminee?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
Are pets allowed at La Vieille Cheminee?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at La Vieille Cheminee?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at La Vieille Cheminee?
You can check in from noon - 6 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at La Vieille Cheminee and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like horseback riding and hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the farm stay's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
Does La Vieille Cheminee have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, cookware, and a refrigerator.
Does La Vieille Cheminee have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio and a yard.
What's the area around La Vieille Cheminee like?
La Vieille Cheminee is a short 1-minute walk from Black River Gorges National Park and 11 minutes' walk from Rhumerie de Chamarel.







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10/10 Exceptional

5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We loved the cottage. Very private and quiet. We ordered dinner to be delivered by the hotel and it was wonderful. So were the breakfasts!
Roman, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very scenic. All the staff are very friendly and willing to the extra mile to help you. A lot of privacy as you get your own cable. Meal on the porch is wonderful, but need a lot of mosquito coils. There is a tiny pool on the top of the hill. It’s a bit of walk but nice outdoor setting. There are hardly any stores around for you to buy supplies, so shop before going, if you plan to stay longer and cook own meals.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This is such a special place. We stayed for four nights and were so well taken care of, but also felt like we were alone high in the mountains. Great amenities with the perfect touch of rusticness and access to nature. Highly recommend!
4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We stayed at the Le Perchoir chalet and it was mind-blowing. The chalet was well maintained and had amazing mountain views. The staff was extremely nice and always willing to help. I highly recommend the horse riding tour offered here along with a visit to the pool on the top of the mountain. Please take into consideration that you will need to have a car to get here and make prior arrangements for food.
Ishan, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Unique cottage in beautiful location
We loved our brief say at La Vieille! It is a very large property with several hiking options, a horse barn, and beautiful views around BRG. There is a small shared office that provides "essentials" for purchase (think snacks, water, alcohol, soap). The staff is super friendly/helpful/accommodating even adjusting their hours for our late flights. Meals can be ordered 24 hours in advance. Keep in mind this is high off the coast towards BRG (very close to Chamarel) and it can take 20 min to drive up the main road. There are no open restaurants/shops in the evening so if you plan to spend a lot of time away from the property it is probably not the right location but we would recommend the stay and spending time on the property!
John, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

Exciting horse ride through the farmland!
Thank you to Frederick for being a super guide when my daughter and I had a wonderful 2 hour horse ride through the beautiful old plantation farmland, very exciting canter, nice and long and even came across baboons in trees near us (safe distance from us and horses thankfully!). Thank you to the lovely friendly Clotille for your patience when we couldn't find La Vieille Cheminee as we had arrived on the one big festival day of the year when the streets were packed! Super views, great experience, do wear mosquito repellant if you are prone to being bitten like we are.
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10/10 Exceptional

Quiet and Peaceful Retreat.
Our stay at La Vielle Cheminee was the highlight of our trip to Mauritius this summer. We loved it from the moment we started along the palm-lined drive of the plantation! The welcome was professional, but warm, with time for a drink before we were shown to our cabin. Although the cabin had a rustic quality about it, we were blown away by the setting and attention to detail. In the "Perchoir" we felt as though we were in a tree house, looking out onto views of the plantaion, with the Rhumerie of Charamel in the distance. We had ordered a meal for the first night and it was waiting for us in the fridge, ready to be heated up whenever we wished. Both breakfast and dinner represented great value for money. The peace and quiet made this a wonderful place to relax - we also enjoyed walking up to the pool area for a change of scene.
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