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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: 813 301 6600
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A Premire Sports Venue

What a venue for sports, especially hockey! We have been all over the country and love sports but can think of no better place. The parking and ease of access and egress in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
Steve H
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

What a venue for sports, especially hockey! We have been all over the country and love sports but can think of no better place. The parking and ease of access and egress in amazing as is the dining options. Frankly we find it to be one of the best bargins in major league sports. Last weekend we parked 2 block... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

They take forever with the security. We arrived to see the Transiberian Orchestra and were at least a half hr. early but the lines were extremely long. They really need more employees checking people into the arena. Parking garages are $15 to $20 but you can find municipal parking lots for just $3 on a Sun. The arena is clean... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Been there a number of times for different events, Concerts, ice shows, hockey games, etc. Really good venue for hockey games. Every seat is good and hockey is really exciting.

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tampa
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

No matter what you're going to see or listen to...make sure you are not in the "nose bleed" sections. If you are, the sound will be distorted and you won't be able to see the entertainers. They will look like specs. We had to play musical chairs, and keep moving lower and lower down the rows until we could see... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Have season tickets for the Storm and go to several Lightning games a year. Easy parking, plenty of restaurants nearby.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We came for matinee of TSO. The crowd backup to go through security was insane. Then there was another line to enter building and present ticket. They need to streamline the system.

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Tampa
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great hockey arena. Easy in, easy out to get to the arena. Large food and drink variety (read: $$$) Great atmosphere (read: bring ear plugs if your value your hearing )

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Went to a concert here. Bought the tickets online and it still took 30 to 40 minutes to get in. They had the masses channeled into like four security check points.

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Florida
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352 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Nice place with great seats to view the attractions and entertainment. The place is very large but is fairly easy to find your seats. The cost of food and refreshments is a giant rip off so eat and drink somewhere else. Place is clean and the staff were friendly and helpful but very busy with the rush of people coming... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Great place for the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team. And hoes numerous great place for the tampa bay lightning hockey game. And hoes numerous entertainers

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