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The SSE Arena

2 Queens Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9076 6000
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The SSE Arena, Belfast opened in December 2000 as part of Northern Ireland's landmark Millennium project. This world-class arena can stage a number of sporting events with an Olympic sized Ice pad and is home to the Belfast Giants professional Ice Hockey team. With a 200m hydraulically built athletics track built around the ice pad, we can host indoor athletics events. Other sports include Basketball, Boxing, Arenacross, Darts and wrestling. Not only providing a multitude of sports, the Arena can attract international stars from the world of pop, rock, hip-hop and classical music. Artists include Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Rihanna and Beyonce to name but a few. The Arena has seating capacities from 2,500 for an intimate theatre format up to as much as 10,800 for full concert setting. Another string to the bow is the Arena's capacity to host a number of conferences and exhibitions. With over 3700m² pillar free floor space and a 22m free ceiling height, along with a registration area in the front foyer many exhibitions have proved a great success. With the addition of comedy shows and family shows such as Disney On Ice and musical/dance shows such as Riverdance, we can provide a plethora of entertainment and enjoyment to the people of Northern Ireland and beyond! The SSE Arena, Belfast provides an outstanding location for first class Corporate Hospitality to businesses in Northern Ireland. The Arena possesses 24 Corporate Hospitality suites comprising of 20 x 12 seated suites and 4 x 28 seated suites along with a 64 seated luxury lounge facility.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last November i booked to see The Stone Roses and looking at the tour i decided on Belfast for a more intimate venue. decided also to upgrade to the VIP heineken lounge and was the best decision i have made i a while! Superb service...More

Thank michael r
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Michael, thanks for leaving a comment. We're delighted you had such a great time at The Stone Roses. We really enjoyed ourselves too. We've passed on your positive feedback to management.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here alot to many concerts but the most recent time I went was to a Belfast Giants game. This arena is great to host these events, plenty of toilets around the outside to go if you need, also plenty of places to buy food...More

Thank Ryan M
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for leaving a comment. We're delighted you had such a great time at Belfast Giants. Always a fun filled night for us too!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue for all concerts with prices to match but you know in advance , if you enjoy the theatre of Ice hockey its a good way to pass the evening but having seen Ice hockey abroad its clearly 3rd division players you are seeing...More

Thank referee62
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. Your comments have been passed along to management for review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked the Heineken lounge for the mickey Flanagan show and can honestly say thank goodness Micky was so good as the lounge was poor at best. The wait to get a drink was so long and then when you did get a drink...More

Thank johnjubelfast
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback and we're sorry to hear that you didn't have a positive experience at the show. Your comments have been passed along to management and will be taken into account for future shows.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We queued and queued last Thursday night until we got to the front to a guy who instead of answering our question kept pointing to his cap, we then heard from someone else in the queue that it meant we needed an app to download...More

Thank ciarat619
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback and we're sorry to hear that you didn't have a positive experience at the show. Your comments have been passed along to management and will be taken into account for future shows.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Partner went to SSE the night after the Manchester tragedy - so many were feeling understandably anxious about security. Partner felt there was ample security both inside and out - and enjoyed a good evening out here. Convenient location/great hotels nearby. Easy booking - in...More

1  Thank lizzieleg
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and comment. We're delighted your partner had such a great time at Brian Cox. We feel the heightened security was a necessary measure to make our guests feel completely comfortable after the tragedy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the SSE arena for a Mickey Flanagan show. We had a great laugh in the super venue. Although be sure to get a good seat when booking. Large numbers of people and all working well.

Thank Baz7171
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and comment. We're delighted you had such a great time at Mickey Flanagan

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Recently came here for the WWE live event with my girlfriend, it is a very impressive arena with outstanding facilities. It was a well run and organised operation, i definately recommend downloading the mobile phone app if you plan on buying food and drink from...More

Thank Ian8891
SSE_Arena, Public Relations Manager at The SSE Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for leaving a comment. We're delighted you had such a great time at WWE Live. Thanks for taking the time to download our app and use it, great reaction so far.

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Did a last minute weekend trip to Belfast from London. I mentioned the arena to my boyfriend and upon research we found out division b champions for ice hockey were hosted here! Tickets were cheap, cold drinks, friendly staff and good seats! It was a...More

Thank Inessa K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Extortionate prices for foods and drinks and they ban you from bringing in your own! Searches in your bags before going in a little unnecessary and ridiculous. Seats don't have enough room to feel comfortable

Thank Hungrylucy
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bambireland
Queen Concert November, Seating Enquiry Tickets for East M1 , was wondering if the view of the stage is reasonable from this seating area! Anyone sat around this area? From what I can gather, It almost looks as if the view might be behind the stage!!! Appreciate any information. Thank you.
22 April 2017|
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Response from SSE_Arena | Property representative |
Hi, Seating plans are found here in the seating plan section of our website. If this doesn't help, you can call our Box Office on 028 9073 9074 and they will be able to give you more information :)
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Diane K
Hi, what would you like to know about this attraction? Which is the best west Lounge or Heineken lounge?
27 March 2017|
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Response from SSE_Arena | Property representative |
Hi Diane, thanks for the question! This is really a matter of personal preference. With the Heineken Lounge package, you receive general tickets within the Arena bowl and you have access to The Heineken Lounge prior to the... More
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Keirams
Where is best to sit for the Ice hockey?
3 February 2017|
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Response from Katie S | Reviewed this property |
I would say the South side of the venue, probably around row K or J if you want to be able to see over the plexiglass. However, if you like being down near the action this provides great views of the goals and the bench... More
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