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Manchester Arena

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Manchester Arena, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe. Since opening in 1995, the Arena has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The Rolling...more
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1 Victoria Station, Manchester M3 1WY, England
+44 161 950 5000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really very nice place. Huge hall, seating was good. wonderful sound systems. Easy to locate and commute.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Shouvik M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The arena is just that. An arena. It serves a purpose, one it has done quite well over the almost quarter of a century it has been open. It is ideally situated, just off the city centre and right by a rail and tram station,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank steddyeddyuk .
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to many a concert at this Arena in Manchester it's starting to slow it's age. It's has good transport links with road and train. Parking has never been a problem but like with every concert getting out can be tricky at the end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Susanlockyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had an awful Uber trip in Manchester. I would not recommend. The driver refused my refund and my complaint was dealt with insufficiently.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Chlo-Roe
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Great concert by Kiss and very spectacular show. However, I have never really liked the arena but go because it's the only place that has major acts on locally. I have been to a lot of gigs here over the years in it's different guises...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank 1965marriot
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Phil Collins Not Dead yet tour concert Manchester arena November 29th 2917 was awesome first time concert id definitely do again staff very helpful big arena go again watch something else dont no what yet I recommend Manchester arena to anyone Excellent arena I enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank TheBlindSwordsman
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Manchester Arena does hold a special place in my heart. It is a place where I have made many great memories, and hopefully where I will make more. Despite this, the prices of food and drink are incredibly expensive compared to the prices they go...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank sameulc21
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

We attended here to watch the Westlife tour. A great arena with great seats and located near our hotel. We originally thought it was a lovely ‘little’ arena but after our research we discovered it has the biggest seating capacity for an indoor venue in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dazz1976
Reviewed July 18, 2019

We saw the Eagles here and the sound quality and view were both absolutely perfect, I don't think the Greenwich O2 Arena comes close in that respect. Plenty of vendors, food outlets, conveniences etc and comfortable seating.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank G_EvansWales
Reviewed July 15, 2019

I do love this arena. I've been going here for years. Sound is normally better than others (including leeds) and u get a pretty decent view too (unlike Leeds). Was disappointed the other night at KISS as the sound was the worst I've heard there...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Simon C
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August 10, 2019|
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Response from nettiep | Reviewed this property |
we were a few rows above the rail but it didnt look as if it was in the way.x
July 9, 2019|
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Response from Joyce G | Reviewed this property |
We went to see Michael Buble’ and lots of people stood up during certain numbers. The venue should be able to help.. don’t try to take in an iPad...
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July 4, 2019|
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Response from nettiep | Reviewed this property |
omg i was expecting to be stuck in security for forever but i have got to say they were on the ball,they asked me to make sure my bag was open so they could put some sort of stick in there,they asked that i put everythg i... More