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Address: 225 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103
Phone Number: (860) 249-6333
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XL Center is much improved

It was the first time in two years. I love the renovations they did. The place is much nice than the dirty dingy place I was expecting. Like all arenas, the concessions are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
wrwalch
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was the first time in two years. I love the renovations they did. The place is much nice than the dirty dingy place I was expecting. Like all arenas, the concessions are very expensive so we ate out prior to the game. However, with the place we went to, I would have been better off paying the prices at... More 

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Mystic, ct
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I've gone to the XL Center a few times for basketball games and taken the children for circus events. They start overcharging when you park your car and it continues when you get inside. Making a profit is ne thing. Gouging is another. I have not gone back for any evens during the past year and do not plan on... More 

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Hamden
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The areas near the concession stands, in back of the seats, is wider now and not as prone to gridlock. They eliminated some of the stand in the walkway, which helps. But the basic configuration of the building still means you can be farther away from the court than you should be in a building that holds 17,000. Having said... More 

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Attended Hartford Wolf Pack vs WBS Penguins hockey game. Although the arena is over forty years old, it appears to be in good shape. The concourse is very bright and clean. The food and drink options would suit all tastes and needs.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Don't live in the area so I don't come as often, but it is nice to see the updating. It has to be hard to expand the concourse and it did seem to open it up a little bit. It is still falling behind other downtown arenas but still has some life left in it. For concerts the sound is... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

On Friday, January 30 I went to the XL Center to watch a Hartford Wolf Pack. I had a good time at the event. Game was great. I attend quite a few events at XL and enjoy going. My issue is with the lack of organization getting my tickets from the Will Call box office. This was my first time... More 

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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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132 reviews 132 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The XL Center is decent, but getting old. The viewing is average for a multi-use facility. The food offering is limited and not particularly special. The staff was friendly & very helpful !!!..The facility is easy to get to off of the Interstates; but parking is limited. There are several, varied type restaurants within walking distance.

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Southington, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

For an older building that I spent most of my childhood in for UConn, The Whalers and the Wolfpack, it's looking great with all of the renovations! The friday night deal at the Wolfpack is great! It's also nice to see a good crowd really getting into the game, hope they can keep it up!

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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181 reviews 181 reviews
56 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The Wolfpack play at the old Veterans arena downtown where the Whalers played years ago. Most of the arena is still old but it was a great time and we all had a blast

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New York City, New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
12 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Came to watch the Hartford wolfpack and the best day to come is Friday nights hot dogs are $1 and beer $2 'nuff said!

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