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Address: 525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (Formerly HP Pavilion)
Phone Number: (408) 287-7070
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Expensive food, good experience

For concerts, the sound system isn't the best, but it works. For hockey games, row 25 in the lower bowl is nice because you can stand up or move around and nobody's behind you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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San Jose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

For concerts, the sound system isn't the best, but it works. For hockey games, row 25 in the lower bowl is nice because you can stand up or move around and nobody's behind you. Food and drinks are really expensive. Bathrooms cleaned regularly (there always seems to be somebody in there cleaning). Well lit. Parking nearby is $25+.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were there for the Disney On Ice show last winter. It was at night on a weekday, but even though with the massive traffics due to the people whose at time of going back from works, we didn't have much problem in getting into the parking facilities provided around the Center. Very helpful staffs from crossing the road until... More 

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Snohomish, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We go to about four large conventions a year. The staff here is the best! Wonderful assigned ADA seating which really helps. Whole Foods has opened about a block and a half away which is a real plus. I always stay at the wonderful Fairfield Inn near the airport. Walk a block and half to the VTA light rail. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

saw u2 in may. facility was clean and well organized. staff was friendly and helpful. parking was okay. prices typical for an arena...nothing out of the ordinary. i thought the building was good for a concert,,,good sound and felt intimate for an arena. not a massive arena....which is a good thing.

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Glendale, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is one of my favorite venues. Attended business event with hubby and a large group of our business partners here over the weekend. There were thousands and thousands of people. The SAP Center is a great facility. Plenty of room for me to visit various vendor booths. Decent food choices inside the Center, and I didn't feel the prices... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My company just enjoyed a weekend convention at this excellent arena. We return at least once per year with about 20,000 people. The staff at this venue are intelligent, kind, helpful and hospitable. The seats are comfortable, even for our all-day session on Saturday. Thanks to the people of San Jose for their welcome. We'll be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I love Brantly Gilbert so when I pay 300 a ticket I dont expect the person next to me to be sitting on my lap. However, security was on their job for the most part and the staff was pretty informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Nice size facility, the staff was professional and helpful. Was a great time for all the participants involved.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I attended the Oprah event in November, 2014. This was my first time at the SAP Center. We had great tickets just above the stage. Toyota Corporation has sent me the tickets. My girlfriend and I were seated in the middle of the row. The ushers on both sides refused to direct people to use the closet exit to their... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I visited the SAP Center for the U2 concert in May 18th. I wasted no time to get in, plenty of options to eat inside. There was free Wi-Fi available, I sent pictures and videos during the whole duration of the concert with no problem at all.

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Additional Information about SAP Center

Address: Address: 525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (Formerly HP Pavilion)
Phone Number: (408) 287-7070
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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