Updated Feb 22, 2013
This hotel's central location (located within a 10-minute drive of a number of different attractions in different directions) appeals to guests who have access to a vehicle, and who don't mind driving to reach their desired destinations.
All 49 rooms at this hotel offer free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms are furnished with king or double beds. Suites are available with a separate bedroom and a full kitchen (stove, full-sized fridge). Some have a jetted tub. Pets are allowed for a fee of $10 per night.
There is no on-site restaurant, but guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast daily. There are a number of restaurants within a 5 to 10-minute walk of the hotel. On-site amenities include free parking and an indoor pool.
This hotel is about a 5-minute drive south of the nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange. There are a number of family-friendly attractions nearby, including the Crystal Palace Amusement Park (just over a 5-minute drive away). The Magic Mountain Water Park and the Magnetic Hill Zoo are both about a 10-minute drive away. The downtown Moncton area is just over a 5-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking, breakfast and pet policy (call date: February 19, 2013).
Based on the reviews used for this analysis guests generally had a positive experience staying at this hotel. They were most pleased with the location and with the rates.
Location was a draw for a number of guests, many of whom appreciated being within close proximity to shops and restaurants. Guests also felt that this hotel was within a reasonable drive to downtown Moncton (just over a 5-minute drive).
Several guests commented favourably on the rates and said that they had received good value for the price that they paid.
Staff were friendly and helpful and were proactive in trying to solve guest problems. Front desk staff were noted as being particularly courteous.
A number of guests appreciated the convenience of being offered a complimentary continental breakfast and said that the quality and selection of food offered was good.
Guests said that their rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. A number of guests appreciated the added convenience of having a mini-fridge in their rooms.
While many of the reviews used for this analysis were positive, there were a number of guest complaints, notably about the pool area and challenges with the plumbing in the bathrooms.
A number of guests were disappointed with the pool area, saying that the outside access to the pool was inconvenient, especially in winter months. A few guests felt that the pool area was dirty. A couple of guests said that the water temperature was too cold.
A couple of guests mentioned issues with plumbing in their bathrooms (i.e. clogged sink drains, problems with toilets not flushing effectively). Some guests also complained about a lack of hot water in the showers.
A few guests had difficulty regulating temperature in their rooms and found them to be excessively hot or cold.
Some guests complained about musty odours in their rooms.
guest reviewers rated this hotel #18 out of 27 Moncton hotels based on 48 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 7.3 out of 10 based on 78 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.4 out of 5 based on 77 reviews.
The author called the hotel on February 19, 2013 to verify some information.