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Colonial Life Arena

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very helpful staff.

we went for graduation and the staff was very good and helpful. bathrooms were very clean. great... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Bluff City, Tennessee
Difficult to maneuver if you have not visited before

We attended a concert, meeting family who live in the area. Parking was a little difficult and... read more

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801 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3953
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a concert, meeting family who live in the area. Parking was a little difficult and relatively expensive. We ended up in a deck across from the Arena. The lines to get through Security seemed to move very slowly. They are quite serious about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Have experienced several events at this fantastic venue. Recently went to an Eagles concert which was fantastic! Will be going to a Fleetwood Mac concert in the next few months and I could not think of a better location to enjoy this concert.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnwg27
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Attended this venue to see a music concert. Great location close to numerous hotels and eateries. The venue itself was clean and easily accessible with large comfy seats. Plenty of adjacent parking if required but we had an 8 min gentle walk to our hotel.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Have been there a few times for conventions. Staff is always helpful. Pleasant surroundings Restrooms are adequate Lighting is good!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dkommers
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

A Poorly managed asset. Who OWNS this terrible place? Pros A/C was adequate Box office personnel were helpful Cons Long lines at check in because they understaff general admission while devoting much effort to VIP access. No one to maintain the lines so people just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

The Colonial Life Arena offers several large conference rooms with good acoustics. The center is well kept with clean restrooms and vending areas for snacks and drinks. Limited parking is available on the street with more space in nearby parking garages.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We came in with only two meet and greet passes for an event but three tickets. I was travelling with two young sons and the Staff went above and beyond to make us comfortable while still following guidelines. Snacks are well priced and bathrooms were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We went to the 7/7/18 Imagine Dragons concert. Very nice facility. Easy to find one's way around. Very clean. Located near many restaurants and hotels within walking distance. Good security.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank robinebow
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Was there for a graduation. The staff is very helpful and friendly. Seating was great. Parking can be challenging at times, depending on the event so arrive early to park in the parking lots across the street. Very convenient to get to.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sejhoward68
Reviewed June 10, 2018

we went for graduation and the staff was very good and helpful. bathrooms were very clean. great parking.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Laura S
January 20, 2017|
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Response from MLSuit3 | Reviewed this property |
We sat behind the visitor's bench for a basketball game. Lower center 106 row 6. I was very pleased with my seats. Also, go early when the gates open. You can get floor level and watch warm ups.
December 16, 2015|
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Response from Southerntraveler9 | Reviewed this property |
Columbia has it's own major airport and it's about 15-20 min to downtown . It really not bad ? If you want to save some money and don't mind driving , fly into Charlotte NC and drive to Columbia SC ? It's 1.5 hrs from Ct to... More