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. 

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Editor's Top 5 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$138 
Highly praised Moncton hotel near downtown with tidal bore views & free hot breakfast 
Chateau Moncton is a hotel in the middle price range that offers very good value near the downtown core of 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 well-liked full 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 ~C$83 
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 ~C$112 
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 ~C$106 
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 ~C$105 
Well-liked downtown Moncton hotel with free airport shuttle, indoor pool & private hot tubs
This hotel is currently (2017) being renovated and offers excellent customer service and spacious rooms, along with a host of hotel amenities.
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

4 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Downtown Moncton

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Book from ~C$56 
Older downtown Moncton motel with bar and free parking but mixed guest opinion 
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
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Book from ~C$153 
Downtown Moncton hotel with pub, live entertainment, modern rooms & see-thru bathrooms
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
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Book from ~C$22 
Cozy downtown Moncton hostel with a house kitty and free: breakfast, parking & Wi-Fi 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Location was an easy walk to downtown and groceries
  • Staff were friendly, kind and informative
  • Good value and good times according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Stair access only
  • Breakfast options were limited according to some
  • Guests must supply their own lock for the lockers on site
  • Occasionally, guests found it difficult to sleep due to other guests talking
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Book from ~C$91 
Older downtown Moncton hotel with indoor-outdoor pool and free breakfast but mixed reviews 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local/long distance calls in NB, newspapers
  • Some guests found updated and clean rooms
  • Location was convenient to downtown restaurants, attractions and shopping
  • Staff were friendly and courteous
  • Free breakfast offered smaller portions but was usually appreciated
  • Guests enjoyed the pool
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • No elevator to second floor
  • Rooms and hotel needed better maintenance
  • Bathrooms were often described as small, old and mouldy
  • Noise from neighbouring rooms, hallways, the pool area, the laundry room
  • Guests had mixed opinions of the restaurant
  • Guests had mixed opinions of the value obtained

Tips For Staying In Downtown Moncton

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. 

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

With limited parking in the downtown core, many hotels charge $10 to $12 per night for parking. However, Chateau Moncton offers 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. Shop at Champlain Mall, New Brunswick's largest mall or play with your kids at Magic Mountain Water Park. Finally, get your travelling party in a car to enjoy the famous optical illusion of your car 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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