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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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Hands down one of the loudest and most exciting places to see hockey in the world. Not a bad seat in the place. Modern stadium with free wifi and best to come to the game by metro... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down one of the loudest and most exciting places to see hockey in the world. Not a bad seat in the place. Modern stadium with free wifi and best to come to the game by metro in the heart of downtown parking limited. Check out the youpeeville in the basement area with your younger children and then just up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time watching the Montreal Canadiens play at the Bell Centre in late December. Unfortunately the Canadiens lost but the atmosphere was amazing.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to see the Rangers play the Canadiens and what a great time! These are real fans who sing the national anthem loud and proud, and who stay for the entire game. Great seats on center ice, and as we left it began to snow. Just wonderful!

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to a Habs game back in March 2009. I took the underground tunnel from the Marriott to the game. Extremely handy, especially because it was still cold out. I walked to the Canadiens boutique the day before which was also a short distance from the hotel. Lots of seating. Really nice arena even coming after 20 years. Kept in... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great high energy atmosphere. Make sure you see a popular team or rivalry game, it will be electric. Awesome show.

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Northport, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the Rangers Canadiens game here this weekend. It was disappointing that the Rangers didn't win but, the crowd was loud and boisterous and no one gave me a hard time for wearing my Rangers gear in Montreal!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw Montreal -vs- Rangers what a great game. The only way to watch the NHL really. Great way to spend the night

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hockey is best experienced live and the Centre Bell is a must go-to spot to see the Canadien's skate. The complex is impressive and the show they put on is well worth the ticket price. About the only negative I've experienced, beside the expense of the concessions that you find at all athletic arenas, are the seats. These babies are... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to every NHL arena except two others and Bell Center was one of the more disappointing experiences in terms of the amenities. My seat for the Candiens/Rangers game was on the club level which included food and non-alcoholic beverages and coat check (Yay!) Some arenas are well planned so as to minimize overcrowding on the concourses but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit place for any Habs fan or fan of hockey in general. Great atmosphere and passion in the building. Be sure to go early to take in the monuments and sites in and around the Bell Centre

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