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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: +1 813-301-6600

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Hockey game

Our friends got $17.00 seats for Tampa Bay Vs. Vancouver Canucks hockey teams. Our section 325, although at one of the arena was perfect, allowing a clear view of plays as they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Edwin G
Whitby, Canada
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Whitby, Canada
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our friends got $17.00 seats for Tampa Bay Vs. Vancouver Canucks hockey teams. Our section 325, although at one of the arena was perfect, allowing a clear view of plays as they developed. They have as much action off the ice as the teams. The only negative was feedback during announcements making it almost impossible to hear most things. Other... More 

Thank Edwin G
Seminole, United States
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We left early to eat at the Columbia restaurant but it was an hour wait. We went to Jackson,s and it was a 30 min wait. We were then dropped off at the arena for the 6:30 pm opening and stood in line for 30 minutes before it opened at 7. The crowds were huge and we decided to go... More 

Thank Angelica B
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my partner to see her bucket list artist perform here. Stayed locally at the Westinn harbour island ( see review) so that we could walk to the arena, we had no problems parking 😉 Like many others I found the food & drinks expensive but no more so than at other arenas, I wasn't there because of the food.... More 

Thank Thomas R
Brooksville, Florida
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301 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unfortunately this is not a great place for concerts but it seems that so many big name acts perform here. Parking is fairly inconvenient for big events as the traffic backs up terribly in the area, particularly if the concert is on a week night. The sound in the venue is not very good for concerts and the acoustics are... More 

Thank Travelergirlfrom1972
Ocala, Florida
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78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have come for an NHL game do yourself a fav. and take the tour of the arena before the game. Well worth it costs $7 and you get pictures with the ice, nhl game nets, and zamboni, with tid bits of bolts history and behind the scenes tour of seating and organ. The seats here are really really... More 

Thank Seth C
Rockledge, Florida
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46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Experienced the rink of dreams game at 1 pm (no water available for spectators!!! Be prepared!) and returned for the pro game that evening. Exciting game seats sec 328row L .... Decent view. Seats are tight with little wiggle room sitting between 2 average size men. Absolutly zero leg room! High in the stands... Easy access to bars and restrooms.... More 

Thank Heather M
Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to the arena for a concert. Parking was very confusing, finally stumbled onto a brown lot, paid $25 to park on gravel and was forced to back into the makeshift parking spot at night. Getting to our seats was a journey, no signs showing patrons how to get to our seats in section 300, had to take the only... More 

Thank David C
Clearwater, Florida
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've only been to the Amalie twice and it was for concerts each time. The seats on the floor are temporary and are jammed together tightly and offer no leg room. If you are tall or "fluffy" like me, it's like being in the middle seat of a long airplane flight. The spectator seating is a little better because the... More 

Thank Diane K
Titusville, Florida
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great show, great accoustics, parking could be marked better as it's really confusing down by the arena.

Thank Nancy H
Church Point, Canada
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It almost seemed that they had never put on a special event here before. Terrible lack of organization to move the people in and out of the venue. Slow slow slow. Only way to third level is via one small escalator and they had it closed after you got through their jokish security screening slowdown area. Finally opened after a... More 

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