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XL Center

225 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103-1507
+1 860-249-6333
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Place is a dump

Visited tonight with some of our team. The place is in such bad shape the kids were like UConn... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
via mobile
Old, crowded arena

This place is so out of date! Concourses are so small they jam up with even a moderate crowd. Food... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
South Windsor, Connecticut
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225 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103-1507
+1 860-249-6333
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight with some of our team. The place is in such bad shape the kids were like UConn plays here? I would never pay for suites as the area they are in is like a bad 70’s office building. Looking around the arena seats...More

1  Thank Dmax32
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This place is so out of date! Concourses are so small they jam up with even a moderate crowd. Food and beverage lines further clog the areas. Not enough bathrooms, esp for ladies! Really need to tear this place down and redesign it!

1  Thank onlaydoc
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a must on your list !!! We went there on the 30th of September 2017 and there were 44 riders participating. One ended up under the bull and was carried away on a stretcher. What a experience !! It is very different watching...More

Thank lecozmo11
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Attended a concert here recently. We purchased lawn seats so I can't speak for the seating. The lawn seating offered a nice location for enjoying the concert. Granted you can't interact with the act, but the sound where we sat was really good. My wife...More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The XL Center in Hartford I find to be a very enjoyable coliseum if you will for both the visual and audible experience you expect when spending your money to enjoy a show.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

It's a huge place, but we enjoyed the convenience of staying at the hotel next door which was connected to the venue. It was December and the weather wasn't nice, so that was appreciated. There seemed to be some confusion once we got to the...More

Thank Tina V
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Overall the XL Center is very average. It offers a typical unoriginal experience you'd expect from an indoor venue of this size. Repairs and renovations are definitely overdue because parts of the arena looks very run-down, including some malfunctioning escalators. The environment during a UConn...More

Thank mustangs1415
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Have been to many shows and concerts here. Expensive in every way from the tickets to parking to food and drink. Lines are long for everything. We usually get aisle seats for easy in and out but you're also getting up all the time to...More

Thank lexie1277
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have been going to concerts, shows, and circuses in this center ever since it opened in the '60's. It is a great place to see sporting events as well. I like it because it is not a huge place but rather a nice size...More

Thank dede48
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Don't even bring your own water even if it's for medical REASON they FORCE you to bring their expensive $5 WATER SHAME ON THEM...the place is nice but to FORCE YOU TO DISPOSE of your water is a SHAME...

Thank Toni T
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13 September 2017|
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Response from fusionunion | Reviewed this property |
okay so I would say this Hartford is the city it's a city that sometimes has crime Williams and as with any City you need to be alert and vigilant and watch out for anyone that looks as though they might be a threat I... More
17 February 2017|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
Best parking for ease of access is at the XL Center itself. Use the Asylum St Entrance to XL. Take 32B (Trumbull St.) off 91S. Follow Trumbull and take the first right after the XL Center (which will be on your right... More
Frank R
8 September 2016|
Response from TheSecretVagabond | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I could be wrong, but I don't think Metro North runs through Hartford. I believe it runs to New Haven, and it's about a 45-minute drive from there to Hartford on 91.