Great downtown location and comfortable rooms, but no free parking
- The location was praised by most guests for being within walking distance to many attractions
- Many guests enjoyed their rooms, describing them as spacious, spotless, and with comfortable beds
- The customer service was complimented by several reviewers
- Some guests were disappointed with the additional parking fee
- A few reviewers felt the decor in the hotel was out-dated
Updated Aug 29, 2012
This non-smoking hotel has 168 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a CD player, a coffeemaker, a desk, and a hair dryer. Suites offer additional amenities such as a cordless phone, turndown service, bathrobes, a mini-fridge, and a whirlpool tub. The hotel also offers 7 meeting and conference rooms, a business centre, fitness facilities, an indoor pool, a hot tub, and a steam room. Accessible and pet-friendly rooms are available at no extra charge, and parking is $10 per day.
The hotel has 4 on-site restaurants: The Terrace Dining Room (open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner), The Governors Room and Maverick Room (both open daily for dinner), and the James Joyce Irish Pub (open daily for lunch and dinner).
The Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook is a 5-minute drive to the University of New Brunswick and is across the street from the Fredericton Playhouse. The Fredericton Convention Centre and the Provincial Legislative Building are both within a 2-minute walk. Shopping is available throughout the downtown district (where the hotel is located) at several one-of-a-kind retailers and artisan shops within walking distance. The hotel is roughly 14 km (a 16-minute drive) from Fredericton Airport (YFC). (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, parking is $10 per day, and pets allowed. (Call date: August 25th, 2012).
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 from 39 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate from 18 reviews.
10 out of 10 | Delcia stayed June 15, 2006
"- nice big pool area and exercise room - very nice king size bed with lots of comfortable pillows"
9 out of 10 | Peter stayed July 30, 2005
"Unfortunately we were on a tight schedule and had little time to enjoy Fredericton the way we would have liked. The Lord Beaverbrook provided a gorgeous view of the St. John river. A most picturesque vista. I would definitely stay at the Lord Beaverbrook again, and will recommend it to anyone traveling to Fredericton."
10 out of 10 | Gary stayed August 03, 2004
"Love the location, great for walking after a long drive. Would stay at this hotel again. Great price."
8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 26, 2004
"Wonderful location, but how do they have a filthy, cigarette burned carpet in an otherwise renovated room?"
3 out of 10 | Earl stayed June 27, 2004
"Found our room dark, poorly furnished, broken furniture, (luggage rack, door on tv cabinet. Pool area was old and not clean and stocked with piles of excess furntiure."
3 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed April 17, 2004
"It was too hot, the air conditioner wouldn't work and everything was old and dirty! We were supposed to stay for 3 days but only stayed the 1 night b/c it was too late to leave and go elsewhere!"
8 out of 10 | Thomas stayed February 16, 2004
"This is an older mid range hotel. It is not new, could be considered historic. As long as the rate reflects this you have no problem. Within walking distance of the Lord Beaverbrook is a brand new Sheraton which is better more modern. I think you need a rate differential to sell the Lord Beaverbrook. Also advise people of the situation. The old idea you pay for what you get. This is a special deal because of x, y, and, z."