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Hockey at its best

The shuttle dropped us off right at the main entrance. Vendors and ushers were very helpful. Every... read more

Reviewed today
Jonesborough, Tennessee
No Bad Seats in the House

The House that Mario Built is a great place to see a hockey game, or any event. A stylish building... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed today

The shuttle dropped us off right at the main entrance. Vendors and ushers were very helpful. Every seat has a great view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank surge55
Reviewed yesterday

The House that Mario Built is a great place to see a hockey game, or any event. A stylish building, well designed so that there are no obstructed views, and easy to navigate. Good (but pricey-like all sports venues) concessions, and clean. I will be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P6829JKwilliamw
Reviewed 6 days ago

Show was fabulous. Bocelli. PPGPaints Arena. Nah. Seating too tight, not enough elevators, not well marked, food awful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see Andrea Bocelli in concert here. Great venue with adequate acoustics. However, when the concert was over it was chaos. Trying to funnel 10,000 people out thru' the escalators and elevators was inefficient. I overheard people say that they tried to take the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 212Poker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PPG Paints Arena is a nice place to see a concert. It is bright, clean and comfortable. The total surprise here is the customer service. The ushers, ticket takers, etc at the concert I attended were brilliant. Beyond standard politeness, I experienced offers to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mbc421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Penguin fans know hockey. What a great experience. I was up in the upper level and still had great sight lines and very knowledgeable fans beside me. Of course the penguins always put on a show and tonight they defeated the Blur Jackets. I felt...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little disappointed when I attended a Pittsburgh penguins game on a Saturday night. People had always told me that hockey games are crazy and the fans get really into it. I don’t know if it was just an off night but I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank c22hubb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

easy location, good place to watch hockey. lots of history in side the arena team store is open all day

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kenmic2203
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Your typical run of the mill sporting arena. That being said, the acoustics not very good but we understood that. With the price we paid for our tickets I felt as our seating wasn't what it should have been. Very steep and narrow steps and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin M
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Like a few others on here we drove down from Guelph Ontario to take in the Leafs Penguins game. We bought very good seats right by the ice in the Penguin's zone. We very much enjoyed our experience here. The local fans were great. Very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
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November 20, 2018|
Response from JY5150 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve been there for Pens games and have seen other people doing this during warmups. I’m assuming that if you just let one of the ushers know what you’re trying to do they’ll let you. The club seating area is most likely... More
November 15, 2018|
Response from JessieBeth | Reviewed this property |
Typically one hour prior to game start
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October 16, 2018|
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Response from Kathleen K | Reviewed this property |
It's on the edge of a sketchy area, which is typical in a city. It is also next to a college, and the downtown area. It is well lit with many people around. Thousands of people go here often for hockey games an events... More