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SimCenter

Address: 18350 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764
Phone Number: 727-643-1781
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Game & entertainment centers, Fun & Games
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Type: Game & entertainment centers, Fun & Games
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I had the opportunity to visit here a week ago and I must say I had the time of my life! I drove a Formula 1 race car( with a lap time of 49 sec, not bad), I flew a Boeing 737 and an F16 all real life simulators. FREAKING AWESOME!!! The owner Peter and his staff are amazingly patient... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

This was a fantastic experience from start to finish. A full hour of the most realistic simulation of flying a Boeing 737 in the captains seat. Real time weather conditions, aerial views and airports make this hard to believe it is not real. This is a "must do" for any plane enthusiast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Went to a birthday party for a young boy. An indoor racetrack for small battery powered go carts kept my 3 and 6 year old equally occupied for a very long time. Both figured out how to operate it very quickly and took to it very naturally. They had a seperate room set up for food and cake that was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I took my teenage sons there to drive the Formula one cars. They are the carefully built ones with the full motion and real experience of driving the cars. My boys have a realistic understanding of driving a car AND has a lot of fun. The owner has put tremendous work into this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I found this gem through Trip Advisor. These are the REAL simulators not fun games. My boys learned how formula 1 cars (and hence traditional cars) drive. They had a lot of fun, AND they were learning real driving skills. I wish there was one like this at home!!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We took our kids to Tampa for a long weekend and went to the SimCenter. They had a great time racing in the Formula cars. They are 16 and 12. The staff there was so awesome to deal with. They explained everything and made the overall experience great. They can't wait to go back and try the airplanes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

Did the Boeing 737, and all I can say is that the passion from the instructor made you feel like an airline-pilot. Like driving a Formula 1 car? Do the Ferrari-simulator!! No words can explain the feeling.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Gave my Dad a certificate for an hour in the 737 simulator for Christmas 2014. My Dad is a retired engineer who is now elderly, partially deaf and a highly functional brain aneurysm survivor. Dad always wanted to be a pilot in his youth but never could with medical issues and only took fling lessons in college. All I can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I can't say enough about the authenticity of the Boeing 737 simulator. Peter was an excellent "copilot". In reality, you need him to help you do most of the work! The amount of time and effort that has been taken to make the simulator as authentic as possible is evident from the moment you sit down into the left seat.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Something is fishy with all these reviews. I cannot recommend. No one to greet us, not very clear instructions once you’re there - nor what it is you’re paying for. There was one young man who was very helpful, but the owner and his wife/girlfriend who were supposed to show us how to use the equipment seemed busy with each... More 

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Peter R, Manager at SimCenter, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback! Yes, we do hire employees so that we can attend to business and other matters and we are thrilled to hear that our staff member was friendly and did a great job! With regards to our equipment, our simulators are the highest fidelity and they are used as training devices to train real... More 

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