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Address: 72 Tancred Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-759-5251
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Good Seats no matter where you SIT!

I really like the new Essar Centre. No matter where you sit you have a good view of the ice. Seats are comfortable and leg room is pretty good. Access to drinks and snack are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Eddine G
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Woodstock, Ontario
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Woodstock, Ontario
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I really like the new Essar Centre. No matter where you sit you have a good view of the ice. Seats are comfortable and leg room is pretty good. Access to drinks and snack are easily accessible.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A modern comfortable facility for sports and cultural events. Walkways become somewhat congested during popular events and the location of sales tables, food and beverage services and other special interests without having been planned for in the design stage lead to even further congestion. Hosts some wonderful sporting events and concerts, and is home of the OHL's Soo Greyhounds hockey... More 

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Northern Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Excellent sight lines, not a bad seat in the house. Sound system could hurt your ears but it adds to the excitement, especially when the Greyhounds are winning, which is pretty often!

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited when we had overseas company. Attended a hockey game and it was a first in the new venue for us....we have been to 9 NHL venues and this lovely little arena compared easily to the smaller NHL arenas. very pleased and a good game too!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have been for hockey games and concerts and must say I it is a very versatile arena. Great layout for food services and the toilets are decent as well!

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sault ste. marie ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

newer well designed facility near lodging and shopping. always somethying going on like hockey, concerts, or other community events.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went to a concert there. Acoustics were great. Concessions were crazy priced. Place is clean, lots of security. But don't eat there!

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

great place, have season tickets for greyhounds and its great. the fans, the atmosphere , all the activities during the games are good and its really makes a nice family outing

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

always good concerts and shows at the Essar, staying downtown at the Quality Inn and Suites, shopping close by, everything within 5 minutes of the Essar.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Every seat was pretty much a great seat for hockey games, but we attended two different concerts in the Essar Centre and it wasn't the ideal venue. When it came time to hear what the artists were saying or singing, there was too much "echoing" sound to make it very clear. The venue is sufficiently large and there seems to... More 

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Address: Address: 72 Tancred Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-759-5251
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Sault Ste. Marie

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