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Ryde Arena - CLOSED

Quay Road | Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2HH, England
+44 1983 615155
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good local ice rink

the only and best ice rink on the island, not as big as some on the mainland but the staff and... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2015
Brownsadmin
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Sandown, United Kingdom
Great Fun

It was great, everyobody seemed happy to be there and it was a happy fun atmosphere but a bit... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2015
missil0vefood
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
Nov 9, 2016
“CLOSED ATTRACTION”
Aug 23, 2016
“Brilliant to see this attraction up and running again”
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Quay Road | Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2HH, England
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+44 1983 615155
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

the only and best ice rink on the island, not as big as some on the mainland but the staff and coaches are second to none, parites, lessons etc really good and good value.

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Reviewed May 6, 2015

It was great, everyobody seemed happy to be there and it was a happy fun atmosphere but a bit chilly (dont forget your warm clothes caus ethe ice is cold :D ) Would recommend it

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Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a life saver for our kids! Please do not let be closed down. Yes it needs better management and a refurb, but it is worth it! The staff work hard and deserve to keep their jobs. Thank you.More

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generalmanager2015, Manager at Ryde Arena, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip advisor. It is with regret that Planet Ice cannot commit to keeping the rink at Ryde operating past the end of March. We have maintained and operated the rink for many years despite difficult...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2015

Held my daughter's birthday party here, from arrival the staff were excellent and always helpful. My daughter and her friends loved their skating lesson and learned a few tricks in the process. Food provided was pretty good and it was nice to have a separate...More

1  Thank Nitonia
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Planet_Ice, General Manager at Ryde Arena, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2015

Hi Nitonia, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review on your visit to Planet Ice, IOW to hold your daughter’s birthday party. I will pass your comments onto our staff and we look appreciate your recommendation. Make sure to check our website...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2014

I took my son ice skating for the very first time and I have to say we both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The boots were adequate, but I have to say the lever type securing straps were a bit tricky but we managed. Onto the ice,...More

2  Thank WeiryTraveller
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Planet_Ice, General Manager at Ryde Arena, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2015

Hi WeiryTraveller. Thank you for your great review on your visit to Planet Ice, IOW. It's great to know you enjoyed the experience and I will be passing your comments onto our staff. We look forward to you visiting again, make sure to check our...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2014

Came here for a hockey game and the venue is fairly nice as you are really close to the action - even if there is netting rathher than plexi glass to look through. The staff were friendly as were the home fans but for the...More

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Planet_Ice, General Manager at Ryde Arena, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2015

Thank you for your feedback. It’s great to read your positive comments about the atmosphere and the staff at the Isle of Wight rink. As tenants of a short term lease of the Arena, we are not currently in a position to invest heavily in...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Came here as a adventure of never ice skated before in my life. Less to say I'm not brilliant but the staff were really helpful as my balance wasn't amazing they were happy enough to lend me a penguin at no extra cost! Due to...More

1  Thank Sammy0C
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Planet_Ice, General Manager at Ryde Arena, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2015

Hi Sammy0C, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review on your visit to Planet Ice, IOW. I will pass your comments onto our staff and we look forward to your next visits. Make sure to check our website out where you will...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went here on a wet day as were not sure what else to do. We love skating back home but this wasn't as good. The whole place was sooo cold and we couldn't even get warm when skating like we usually do. We only...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2014

As a seasoned ice skater who sadly has had all the local rinks taken away, I was looking forward to having one close by whilst on holiday and eagerly packed my skates. I would have got past the poor state of the interior, if the...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a tired looking ice rink. Quite expensive for a family to enter and shabby. As I was only a spectator I was not charged to enter, but my family paid a lot, including hiring novelty penquins at £6 each per hour, which helps...More

2  Thank r0ses447
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