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Bell Centre

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Address: 1260 rue de la Gauchetiere Ouest GOO, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Formerly Molson Centre)
Phone Number:
+1 514-932-2582

In season, take in a Montreal Canadiens hockey game at this arena.

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Weekend well spent!

We were in town to see the Habs vs. Jets game in the afternoon. All the staff were extremely polite and happy to assist in finding seats, food, or anything you could think of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Chrisy B
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in town to see the Habs vs. Jets game in the afternoon. All the staff were extremely polite and happy to assist in finding seats, food, or anything you could think of. Beer has definitely gone up since the last time we've been there, but worth it if you're not here often. Merchandise is fairly priced, and views... More 

Thank Chrisy B
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had to attend a Habs homegame before I died and although I hope that is a long way off I went for my Birthday In February. This place is amazing I attended 3 games at different levels and had great site lines for them all. I hope to return one day soon.

Thank Fred C
London, Ontario CANADA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Can't really complain about the Bell Centre. The place is huge! The fans are crazy! The atmosphere is amazing! Going to see a Habs game when you're a fan (even if they lost) is an experience worth every penny. But be warned, you will need lots of pennies! Habs tickets are expensive as it is but once you get there.... More 

Thank stev01978
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend, brother and I attended our first Habs game at the Bell Centre this month and we had a blast! First of all, there are no bad seats there, we sat one row away from the back wall and we were still able to see everything. The sound system is also great so you can hear everything and the... More 

Thank A-L-G787
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first Montreal hockey game and the enthusiasm of the fans was outstanding!!!! This place is very large and the day we went, there wasn't an empty seat to be found! For being so large and crowded, we found it to be very clean. The bathrooms were also very clean!!!! The staff was very friendly and helpful, especially... More 

Thank TALNewYork
Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I hadn't been to the Bell Center in years, and never for a comedy show. First, I was very much impressed with the increased security measures implemented... multiple metal detectors and everyone with a bag was searched — if you didn't have a purse, you could take a quicker line. If you had a purse (I didn't), every nook and... More 

Thank AmyS1975
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bell Centre is great for Hockey, even if you aren't a hockey nut it's great to catch a game. Outside is many statues of the Habs greats and inside has murals of past champions. There are many stores selling Habs gear, but can't comment on food and drink prices. There are 2 metro stations underground that are handy after the... More 

Thank OzWitchy
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful venue to watch a hockey game We were in the Desjardins club seats Excellent vantage point to watch the fast paced action. Be prepared for long line ups for beer, food and washrooms though

Thank Jason A
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Bell center for several events and all were fantastic depending on the event it can be expensive but Im impressed with how it is organized and its very clean and service is always good!

Thank popoanderson
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

whether it's to come and see the Habs play or simply to lace up your skates for a trial run, the Bell Centre has lots to offer.

Thank Linda D

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