Editor's Top 7 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$123 CAD
Highly praised northwest Moncton hotel with indoor pool, waterslide & private hot tubs 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, light weekday hospitality meals, coffee bar, bottled water, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were spotless and modern with comfy beds
  • Location was convenient to highway, Magnetic Hill, restaurants and shopping
  • Staff were cheery, accommodating and helpful
  • Free breakfast offered good variety and was plentiful
  • Indoor pool and waterslide was great for the kids
  • Well priced rooms said guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent
Cons
  • Breakfast room a little small
  • Noise disturbance from children running in hallways
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Book from ~$116 CAD
Highly praised downtown Moncton hotel with restaurant, indoor pool and waterslide  

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, bottled water, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and beautiful
  • Location was convenient to restaurants, shopping, airport and area attractions
  • Staff were excellent-- friendly and efficient
  • Guests often enjoyed dining and breakfast on site
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good
Cons
  • Self parking is $14 and valet parking is $17.95 per day
  • A few guests felt the hotel was expensive
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Book from ~$136 CAD
Highly praised downtown Moncton hotel with indoor pool, kitchen suites and Keg restaurant

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, evening receptions
  • Rooms were large, had comfy beds and were well equipped
  • Location was central, an easy walk to restaurants and shops
  • Staff were appreciated for being friendly and helpful
  • Breakfast was very well liked
  • The Keg restaurant was a hit
  • Good value according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Parking is $15 per night
  • Some found the breakfast room small
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Book from ~$114 CAD
Well-liked budget hotel in downtown Moncton with outdoor pool & free hot breakfast 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, pet stays
  • Rooms were clean and well equipped, with very comfortable beds
  • Location was excellent—an easy walk to mall, superstore, restaurants and river boardwalk
  • Staff were kind and accommodating
  • Free hot breakfast was well liked by guests
  • Many felt it was great value with affordable rates
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • Some rooms do not have elevator access
  • Some guests found small bathrooms
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Book from ~$102 CAD
Highly praised Moncton hotel near downtown with tidal bore views & free hot breakfast 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Rooms were clean and spacious with comfy beds
  • Location was just off highway, the Riverside boardwalk and an easy walk to the downtown core, shopping and restaurants
  • Staff were pleasant, very helpful and informative
  • Breakfast was very good and plentiful
  • Guests often were pleased with the value
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Occasionally guests complained of hearing traffic from Main Street
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Book from ~$92 CAD
Highly praised northwest Moncton hotel near Hwy 2 with comfy beds and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, had mini-fridges and comfortable beds
  • Location was handy to the highway, Magnetic Hill, casino, restaurants and shops
  • Staff were attentive and very helpful
  • Many were satisfied with the basic free breakfast
Cons
  • No elevator to second floor
  • Some found the breakfast area small
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Book from ~$85 CAD
Highly praised rural Moncton inn 10 min to town with spacious rooms and hot tub suites  

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi and parking (breakfast in some rates)
  • Rooms were very clean and spacious with very comfortable beds
  • Location was excellent—in a country setting but an easy drive to restaurants and town
  • Hosts were kind and gave excellent service
  • Guests enjoyed the hot breakfast (included in some rates)
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
  • Guests often planned to return
Cons
  • No elevator to second floor
  • Some thought their room's decor was a little dated

6 Other Hotels Close to Moncton Coliseum

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$58 CAD
Older northwest Moncton budget motel with indoor pool & free breakfast but mixed reviews
Location
Situated in a commercial and industrial neighbourhood on Highway 126 (Mountain Road), this Howard Johnson is a 3-minute drive from the coliseum.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking
  • Some found clean rooms with a comfortable bed
  • Location was an easy drive to Moncton Coliseum, restaurants and shopping
  • Staff were pleasant and friendly
Cons
  • No elevator access to some second floor rooms
  • No 24-hour front desk
  • Guests often complained of dated rooms in need of repair and renovation
  • Some guests found rooms that smelled musty and needed better cleaning
  • Pictures of hotel online were inaccurate said some guests
  • Noise transferred from outdoor traffic, the hallway and between rooms
  • Guests often complained that the pool was cold, lacking towels and in another building
  • Some felt the breakfast was too basic or offered too late in the morning
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Book from ~$79 CAD
West Moncton motel with free Wi-Fi, but no admission/refund after front desk closes (8 pm) 
Location
Overlooking Jones Lake, this motel is a 6-minute drive from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Location was convenient to the highway, the river walk and downtown
  • Staff were friendly
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • No elevator to second floor
  • Some guests found small rooms
  • Noise transferred from footsteps in rooms above
  • Guests were penalized if they arrived after the check-in deadline of 8 pm
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Book from ~$114 CAD
Highly praised northwest Moncton hotel near Magnetic Hill with restaurant & free pet stays 
Location
Situated just off of the Trans-Canada Highway (1-minute drive), the Future Inn is across from Mapleton Park and just an 8-minute drive from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, wine & beer samplers, pet stays, local calls, bottled water, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and modern with very comfy beds
  • Location was convenient to highway, Magnetic Hill, restaurants and shopping
  • Staff were efficient, caring and friendly
  • Guests enjoyed breakfast and dinner at Mavericks
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent
Cons
  • A few guests missed having a free breakfast
  • A few guests missed having a pool or hot tub on site
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$60 CAD
Older downtown Moncton motel with bar and free parking but mixed guest opinion 
Location
The Midtown Motel is an economical option situated on a residential street in downtown Moncton, just a 7-minute drive from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities Wi-Fi, parking, province-wide calls
  • Some guests found spacious and comfortable rooms
  • Staff were very accommodating and pleasant
  • Location was handy to Via Rail and bus station, and walking distance to the core
  • Some guests considered the motel to provide good value
Cons
  • No elevator to second floor
  • Some found the hotel dated, poorly cleaned and maintained
  • Noise a disturbance for some from neighbouring rooms, and bar on site
  • Guests often complained of poor Wi-Fi connections
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$122 CAD
Well-liked downtown Moncton hotel with free airport shuttle, indoor pool & private hot tubs
Location
True to its name, the Crowne Plaza is situated in downtown Moncton, just a 7-minute drive from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, pet stays, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable
  • Location was well liked for walking and accessing downtown restaurants
  • Staff were very helpful and accommodating
  • Guests often were well pleased with the breakfast on site
  • Several liked the conference facilities and service
  • Wi-Fi is rated excellent by guests
  • The hotel is currently (2017) being renovated
Cons
  • Self-parking is $12 per day
  • A few guests found their rooms dated
  • Some were disturbed by nearby construction noise and advised getting a room at the back of the hotel
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$131 CAD
Downtown Moncton hotel with pub, live entertainment, modern rooms & see-thru bathrooms
Location
This boutique hotel is surrounded by historical buildings in downtown Moncton, just an 8-minute drive from the arena.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, continental breakfast, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and modern with comfy beds
  • Location was an easy walk to downtown restaurants, attractions and shopping
  • Staff were polite and helpful
  • Many enjoyed dining and drinks on site
  • Free breakfast was basic but available 24/7
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent
Cons
  • No elevator to 2nd and 3rd floor rooms
  • Parking is $10 per day with limited spots
  • Some guests complained of hearing music and bar patrons till 2 am
  • No 24-hour front desk worrisome for a few guests
  • Bathrooms offered glass walls and some felt a lack of privacy

Tips For Staying Near Moncton Coliseum

Location
Just east of downtown Moncton, the Moncton Coliseum and arena are home to the Moncton Wildcats (CHL) and the Moncton Miracles (NBL), as well as a rotating roster of concerts and trade shows.
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Getting Around
For those hoping to figure out the best seats in the house before buying tickets online, concert bowl seating, as well as sports seating set-ups, can be viewed online.

Downtown Moncton is an approximate 10-minute drive away, while the Greater Moncton International Airport is an approximate 15-minute drive away. Highway 15 (Wheeler Blvd) is a 2-minute drive from the complex and the Trans-Canada Highway is an approximate 10-minute drive away.

Codiac Transpo serves the Moncton area. Unfortunately, the system is not integrated into Google Maps, however, route #71 serves the Moncton Coliseum from the Trinity Centre Power Centre transit terminal at the top of Wheeler Blvd. Single-ride fares for all ages are $2.25. For more information and route maps, visit their website.
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Dining
All food concessions can be found on the east upper concourse level and hockey-themed Legends restaurant is available for catering as well as game-day meals.
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Entertainment
From concerts and games throughout the year, as well as numerous tradeshows, the Moncton Coliseum is Atlantic Canada's entertainment complex. A complete events listing can be downloaded off of their website.
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Other Tips
During the winter months, the coliseum opens up the arena on non-event or set-up days for people to walk the mile lap around the arena. Running is not permitted, and a calendar and more information can be found on their website.
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