We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Bell Centre

Certificate of Excellence
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
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.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,023 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 409
  • 216
    Very good
  • 91
  • 22
  • 9
Huge arena

Coming from Boston, I thought I knew a huge hockey arena. But the Bell Centre is massive - the people seated on the highest rows are basically vertically stacked. The energy here... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Boston, Massachusetts
Add Photo Write a Review

1,023 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 747: English reviews
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Coming from Boston, I thought I knew a huge hockey arena. But the Bell Centre is massive - the people seated on the highest rows are basically vertically stacked. The energy here is amazing. If you have the chance, you should absolutely see a game while in Montréal.

Thank alxm13
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
85 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you can get tickets to a game while in Montreal, be sure to attend one. We were very fortunate to see the Boston Bruins and then the Toronto Maple Leafs. Habs won both games! Fantastic experience in the worlds largest arena. Fans are fanatic and enthusiastic about their team.

Thank K357DWdavidm
Hamilton Ontario Canada
Level Contributor
209 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a longtime fan of the Montreal Canadiens this is an absolute must. Took in a Habs home game and it was a great experience. I was really impressed with the tribute section for the greats from the past. If this is your first visit to a game arrive early and take it all in.

Thank wigsy
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
258 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The problem with the Bell Centre is that getting around the arena is a pain, Narrow hallways and lots of people. The beer prices of over $12CAD is incredible. Food prices are better but still challenging. Though no fault of the Bell Centre parking is major problem, with the nearby buildings and lots charging $25-30 CAD while trying to leave... More 

Thank EPMcK
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love going to Habs games whenever we can. There isn't a bad seat there. (I don't think) They get you in quickly and the traffic isn't too bad when the game lets out. We usually are walking though.

Thank Leonie V
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
176 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The stadium is modern, nice and clean. The bathrooms are beyond huge and clean. There is no line!!!! There are many concession stands and the security is high. The MC entertaining the crowd was fabulous. We had a great time.

Thank Marli0209
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome facility, lively crowd ... tickets to game were pricey so don't do it too often. Service people were friendly

Thank sportsguy2
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
92 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I experience my first Hockey Game in Montreal at the Bell center! wow what an experience! well organized and huge! Super place!. As an advice please do not bring large objects such as cameras as they will not let you in with them.

Thank RicardoU
Fort Worth
Level Contributor
700 reviews
340 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not a hockey fan, just walking near this building will give you goosebumps. The walk up to the building includes monuments to famous players as well as rosters of all the players, ever.

Thank Tim R
Glenfinnan PE
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched an exciting hockey game one night and then went back the next day for the tour. The dressing room is off limits on game day/special events which is why we opted to tour the next day.

Thank darlenedGlenfinnanPE

Travellers who viewed Bell Centre also viewed


Been to Bell Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bell Centre and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Bell Centre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Centre-Ville (Downtown)

Neighbourhood Profile
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.
Explore this neighbourhood