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Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center

1 South Water St., Mobile, AL 36602
251. 208. 2100
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Ranked #31 of 32 Attractions in Mobile
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- Mar 19, 2014
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Huntsville, AL
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82 reviews 82 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

After I got to know the lay out I liked this convention center. The architecture is quite nice but as someone else commented all the stairs can be a problem. There are many front entrances and ways to get up to the main entrance, mostly stairs but there are elevators. Problem is they are not marked or easily visible. While... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I know this can't be fixed but the main entrance is a huge problem. There are so many stairs, and if you are at a professional conference like I was, it makes it hard to walk in professional footwear. The water fountains in the main exhibit hall were also non-functioning, which is really annoying. The restrooms were constantly a mess... More

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I was just here for two days of a five-day conference for the Southern Historical Assn. The venue seemed ideal for a conference: plenty of smaller rooms for panel presentations and larger rooms for book exhibits. Also, it was conveniently linked to the Plaza Riverview hotel. I had no problems with the restrooms like the other reviewer; however, the walls... More

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Perdido Key Florida
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19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I spoke with the general manager about the horrible conditions, very much outdated and unsafe of the restrooms. Ladies get locked in and you have to kick the wall to close the door while trying to use the restrooms. Was told in a year they will make improvements. They could start off with a five dollar or less lock for... More

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