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Nice Venue with Great Energy for Penguins Games

My husband is a lifelong Penguins fan. I've been to 3 games here and absolutely love this arena... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JK412
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Detroit, Michigan
Very nice venue

Great building to watch a sporting event or a concert. Really not a bad seat in the house. Easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mjk2bd
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband is a lifelong Penguins fan. I've been to 3 games here and absolutely love this arena! I'm a Red Wings fan and Detroit Native. Going to the Joe for our hockey games has been wonderful and we'll surely miss it, but when you...More

Thank JK412
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great building to watch a sporting event or a concert. Really not a bad seat in the house. Easy to get to, plenty of parking available.

Thank Mjk2bd
Reviewed 1 week ago

So this is a good concert venue except for the people! By that I mean the staff and the stiff People of Pittsburgh. I am so tired of being expected to SIT at ROCK concerts. I read some complaints about ushers not telling people to...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a concert. We were in the upper section, a little steep and no leg room but still view and thebsound was excellent. They had friendly workers and staff. Seems like a lot of grear things happen here so will plan to attend...More

Thank ztd1989
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Entered through highmark gate and had to circle arena to reach section 221. Very long walk and section very steep. Next time will get seats section 101/102. Closer to gate and not as steep

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

love this arena so much. very glad the penguins have this place to play. also good for concerts not too hard to find a good seat. overall, PPG is awesome.

Thank Jordan t
Reviewed August 15, 2018

My friend and I came to Pittsburgh to see the Foo Fighters at PPG Paints Arena. We took an Uber, so I can't comment on the parking, but the venue is in a great area right downtown. Concession stands are plentiful, and we had no...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We attended the Rod Stewart concert August 11, 2018. Sound was great, lighting was great, the show was fantastic! Drinks are very expensive. Bathrooms need cleaned. Seating in the 200’s level is EXTREMELY STEEP! Would go back again for sure, but get seating on the...More

Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Easy to find great location with many places to eat within walking distance. Many places to shop whithin 2 miles of the motel. courteous staff, clean room and very nice indoor pool and hot tub.

Thank 664shawnd
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Awesome experience with both hockey game and concert. Easy access and great food options. Seats are comfortable.

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Cindy S
September 10, 2018|
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Response from sue p | Reviewed this property |
If you watch the games on tv you can see that some fans have signs but they are not very large.
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Deb531
July 19, 2018|
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Response from sue p | Reviewed this property |
The arena is located between 5th Avenue and Centre Avenue; you can drop someone off on either street but the easiest is at the front door which is on Centre.
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zombiejade018
July 18, 2018|
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Response from gfilzer | Reviewed this property |
I would assume so, if you go to the game dressed like Batman.
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