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Scotiabank Centre

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Address: 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2V9, Canada (Formerly Halifax Metro Centre)
Phone Number: (902) 451-1221
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AUS Basketball Championship

I attended the women's basketball games for the AUS championship and quite enjoyed the venue for this event. It is exciting to be close to the action and watch these impressive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Men's and ladies' bathrooms definitely need a renovation. The staff were very good and assisted as best they could with any questions and directions.

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Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

If you are looking for a LOT of options in a food court - this is a great place! Not only does it have the standard chains, but also local outlets. If you're looking for a shopping experience, it's quite small, basically has standard stuff. But it DOES have a book store.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We came on a Sat. to watch the World men's Curling and watched Sweden and Finland play. It is a wonderful venue to watch world class acts and to see great Hockey and Basketball.

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Halifax, Canada
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100 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I attended the women's basketball games for the AUS championship and quite enjoyed the venue for this event. It is exciting to be close to the action and watch these impressive young athletes. I will be spending the weekend there watching more games. Prices are steep at the concession stands, as at most sport centres.

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Canada
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49 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It don't matter if your going to a concert, mooseheads, sports, or tattoo it always fun at the scotiabank centre. It is the perfect size place for halifax and in the perfect location. The one flaw I have is parking is not always the easiest thing to find. The best idea is take the bus or leave a few hours... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a great venue for all events. Best in Atlantic Canada!! Tattoo hockey basketball skating concerts public events and they're all great seats. Connected by walkways and tunnels to Old Halifax the Downside Seats are soft and old, food is bad and they pour short draughts!! Where's the easy parking?

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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been to 200+ concerts, in a variety of cities, in variety of venues both small and large and this is by far the worst venue of them all. I've been to approximately 10 concerts here and the acoustics are atrocious with the sound hitting you from all sides. The seats are uncomfortable. The sight lines are horrible in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Have attended several Tattoos and curling competitions here. Comfortable seating and excellent views. Can avoid climbing hills if staying at Cambridge (excellent packages). Lots of stairs to washrooms!

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Banning, Ca
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149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed nearby and was able to walk there easily. Located near the Citadel and easily found. If walking from the waterfront it is an uphill battle for us old folks. Food available inside like any venue place - expensive. Depending upon on the venue it may be appropriate for you and your family.

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a great location for the 2014 Tatoo. Easy to get into and to exit from. all seats are good and facilities are well located

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