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Amalie Arena

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Address: 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5400 (Formerly Tampa Bay Times Forum)
Phone Number: +1 813-301-6600
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Bolts game and Arena tour.

If you have come for an NHL game do yourself a fav. and take the tour of the arena before the game. Well worth it costs $7 and you get pictures with the ice, nhl game nets, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Seth C
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Ocala, Florida
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Ocala, Florida
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have come for an NHL game do yourself a fav. and take the tour of the arena before the game. Well worth it costs $7 and you get pictures with the ice, nhl game nets, and zamboni, with tid bits of bolts history and behind the scenes tour of seating and organ. The seats here are really really... More 

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Thank Seth C
Rockledge, Florida
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44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Experienced the rink of dreams game at 1 pm (no water available for spectators!!! Be prepared!) and returned for the pro game that evening. Exciting game seats sec 328row L .... Decent view. Seats are tight with little wiggle room sitting between 2 average size men. Absolutly zero leg room! High in the stands... Easy access to bars and restrooms.... More 

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Thank Heather M
Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the arena for a concert. Parking was very confusing, finally stumbled onto a brown lot, paid $25 to park on gravel and was forced to back into the makeshift parking spot at night. Getting to our seats was a journey, no signs showing patrons how to get to our seats in section 300, had to take the only... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've only been to the Amalie twice and it was for concerts each time. The seats on the floor are temporary and are jammed together tightly and offer no leg room. If you are tall or "fluffy" like me, it's like being in the middle seat of a long airplane flight. The spectator seating is a little better because the... More 

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Thank Diane K
Titusville, Florida
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great show, great accoustics, parking could be marked better as it's really confusing down by the arena.

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Church Point, Canada
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It almost seemed that they had never put on a special event here before. Terrible lack of organization to move the people in and out of the venue. Slow slow slow. Only way to third level is via one small escalator and they had it closed after you got through their jokish security screening slowdown area. Finally opened after a... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to enjoy a hockey game or to experience a live concert. Next time there, I would not park in the garage but choose one of the outside lots. This would make leaving much faster

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Thank gatlinoaks
Key West, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Arena, one of the best to see any event. Great XO Club, and lots of restaurants. It is very clean. The drinks are expensive, but the ticket prices are the best. Customer Service and management are 10++

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LOL, FL
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90 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Amalie for Carrie Underwood and Barbra Streisand recently. Parked in S. Region Lot w ticket purchased before hand - $15. When we got to the parking lot, sign said $12 all day! Acoustics were pretty good, not the best. Enough bathrooms considering the size of crowd. Drink prices totally outrageous. Not many people drinking at all.

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Thank BarbMLol_Fl
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The concert was fantastic and so we've booked to go to see Bon Jovi in February The processing system is fabulous You get in and out quickly No queues or waiting Even the loo queues were ok!! Lots of places to eat and drink Good seating too

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Thank Anne G

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