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8-min. walk from city centre, great rates and staff, mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's inexpensive rates
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and updated rooms
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their efficient and accommodating service
Cons
  • Some guests reported worn bathrooms and small rooms
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 7, 2014
Overview
Located about an 8-minute walk from Moncton's city centre just off Highway 106, the V-Hotel and Suites (formerly the Colonial Inn) is suitable for travellers who prefer a well-priced and centrally located hotel with on-site dining, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, meeting space, a business centre, vending machines, free parking, a free breakfast and on-site dining at The Bent Spoon, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Pets are permitted for $25 per room, per stay.

Highfield Square offers shopping about a 2-minute walk away, while Casino New Brunswick can be found 14 minutes away by car. Capitol Theatre is roughly a 7-minute walk from the hotel and Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM) is a 9-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $25/room/stay, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 25, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, rooms and staff.

Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as reasonable, inexpensive, fair and great.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several lodgers. They found their rooms to be clean, updated, well equipped, spacious, quiet and nicely decorated, with comfortable beds and linens. It should be noted, however, that some patrons were disappointed with their lodgings, (see below).

Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, efficient, helpful and accommodating.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.

Although several guests were pleased with their clean and updated rooms, some lodgers complained about their accommodations. They reported worn bathrooms and fixtures, small rooms and bathrooms and dated decor.

A few lodgers complained about noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noise from guests in adjacent rooms, the hallways, the restaurant (loud music) and the pool area late at night.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.8 out of 10 from 139 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #25 of 28 Moncton hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 40 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with an 83% recommendation rate from 11 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 25, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
6.8
Fair
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25 / out of 29
hotels in Moncton

Rated 6.8/10 based on 1116 reviews

Ranked #25 out of 29 hotels in Moncton

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Location
Map Marker V Hotel & Suites
42 Highfield Street, Moncton, NB