Downtown Moncton has a great line-up of hospitable hotels that have done a wonderful job of pleasing their guests! Most are located along Main Street, a major thoroughfare, making them easy to access and locate. My picks were chosen from the most reasonably priced hotels that also had exceptionally high guest ratings.

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Our Editor's Top 2 Picks

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Book from ~$66 CAD
Well-liked downtown Moncton motel with daily, weekly and monthly rates and kitchenettes
Midtown Motel & Suites is my pick for best value in downtown Moncton. It has the lowest rates for a hotel in the downtown area, and the highest customer approval rating. This is a clean and friendly, older motel offering a good basic room with a comfortable bed. All rooms are well-equipped with mini-fridges, microwaves, toasters, and coffeemakers as well as cable TV. There are guest laundry facilities on site and the motel offers free coffee, parking and Wi-Fi. The Petit Cavalier restaurant is next door and offers French cuisine.
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Well-liked downtown Moncton hotel on the river with views of the tidal bore & spacious rooms
Chateau Moncton is my pick for a hotel in the middle price range that offers very good value in downtown Moncton. Guests say it has spotlessly clean and comfortable rooms that are very well maintained. The hotel is furnished with quality furnishings in a traditional décor which has a classy, yet comfortable appeal. There are riverside views to be had from the higher floors and guests say that the hotel’s outdoor lounge patio overlooks the river, where guests can view the tidal bore. Rooms are very spacious with mini-fridges and coffeemakers and some have an additional microwave and fireplace. There’s a gym on site for some guest workouts and the hotel is located a short walk from a good selection of restaurants. For additional value the hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and a free, full hot breakfast.

The 7 Most Popular Hotels in Downtown Moncton

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Book from ~$102 CAD
Indoor pool & hot tub, steam room, restaurant and lounge with 24-hour room service
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Book from ~$99 CAD
Well-liked and pet-friendly downtown Moncton hotel with outdoor pool and free breakfast
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Book from ~$135 CAD
Popular downtown Moncton hotel with indoor pool and waterslide and jacuzzi suites
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Book from ~$146 CAD
Accommodating staff and central location, a few concerns with parking charge
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8-min. walk from city centre, great rates and staff, mixed room reviews
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B&B in downtown Moncton with on-site pool and massage service, some mixed reviews
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Book from ~$179 CAD
Downtown Moncton boutique hotel with modern decor, free breakfast and award-winning pub
Downtown Moncton
Aug 1, 2014
by Tammy B., Editor
Defined as the area along Main Street, downtown Moncton is predominately populated by restaurants, bars and hotels. The downtown area is a flat and walkable area of the city, with many destinations within a 10-minute walk of one another.

Several Affordable Choices Downtown
Staying in downtown Moncton does not cost much more than staying in surrounding areas. Hotels in the downtown are relatively affordable and even during the summer tourist season, hotels can be booked for less than $150 per night. Both budget-friendly and luxurious properties are available in the downtown, so travellers with a variety of needs and tastes should find something that suits them. 

A budget-friendly choice, Midtown Motel & Suites, is our Editor's Pick for best value in downtown Moncton. This hotel in the west end of downtown offers rooms equipped with mini-fridges, microwaves, toasters and coffeemakers, so you can save a bit of money by eating in now and then. 

For a more full-service hotel, book at the waterfront Chateau Moncton, another of our Editor's Picks. This hotel features more elegant decor, a fitness centre, an outdoor patio overlooking the river and a free breakfast. Both of our Editor's Picks provide free Wi-Fi service.

With limited parking in the downtown core, many hotels charge $10 to $12 per night for parking. However, both of our Editor's Picks, Midtown Motel & Suites and Chateau Moncton, offer free parking. 

Most downtown hotels are grouped along or just off Main Street and are within a 10-minute walk of most downtown destinations. 

Alternative Places to Stay
If you’re planning to drive to central Moncton, several budget-chain hotels are located along the Trans-Canada Highway. These hotels are a 15-minute drive from the downtown area and offer convenient access to the Moncton Zoo and Magic Mountain Water Park. However, if you do decide to drive into the downtown area from one of these hotels, you will have to contend with finding a parking space. Most public parking facilities in the downtown area charge $2 per hour.

Downtown Attractions
Sample a local brew on the expansive patio at the Pump House Brewery, or find a handcrafted souvenir at the Marche Moncton Market (open on Saturdays only). The historic Capitol Theatre, recently restored to its 1920's glory, is found on Main Street. Before travelling to Moncton, book tickets for one of its various performing arts shows, and enjoy the ornate interior and intimate space.

Other Area Attractions
Many area attractions are within a 5- to 10-minute drive of downtown Moncton -- and boy, does the area have a lot to offer! Shop your heart out at Champlain Mall, or play with your kids at Crystal Palace Amusement Park and Magic Mountain Water Park. Listen to live music or test your luck at the black jack tables at Casino New Brunswick. Finally, get your travelling party in a car to enjoy the famous optical illusion of your call being pulled uphill at Magnetic Hill. 

You can't visit the East Coast without sampling the local food. Try the popular and award-winning seafood at Little Louis’ Oyster Bar, which is a 6-minute drive from the downtown.

Whether Moncton is just one part of your journey or your final destination, there is plenty to see and do in this Maritime city!
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