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Scotiabank Centre

Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
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Address: 1800 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N8, Canada (Formerly Halifax Metro Centre)
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+1 902-451-1221
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Best food court

Your basic mall shopping experience plus a couple of office towers but a great food court as these things go. Had a terrific Doner Kebab which seems to be something of a Halifax... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2016
xxx1232015
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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Halifax, Nova Scotia
1 review
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I recently attended a venue at this arena and would recommend if you are 5'8" tall and over, try to get an aisle seat. I recently attended a venue there and I had dents in my knees from the back of the seat in front of me. The width of the seating is less than the most discounted airline. If... More 

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Canada
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

This venue has been recently renovated and looks great. However, the seats are cramped beyond reason, no leg room and reduced width. They are just awful. Do not plan on being comfortable unless you are short and thin. We will not be attending again.

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Thank Anne B
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Your basic mall shopping experience plus a couple of office towers but a great food court as these things go. Had a terrific Doner Kebab which seems to be something of a Halifax specialty. Go figure!

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Thank xxx1232015
Halifax, Canada
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

There is a varied selection of choices to satisfy pretty much anyone. It can add up though if you have children with you.

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Thank TheSmiths53
Port Mouton, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2016

If you have never been to Halifax Mooseheads junior hockey game, do it! The Mooseheads provide an energized crowd experience that is likely one of the top junior hockey atmosphere in the country. The quality of play is exciting but it is being there that is the icing on the cake. Often their pre-game computer visuals are the envy of... More 

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Thank 604Robert
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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Just took my 7 and 4 year old daughters to a Mooseheads game for the first time and they had much fun! The new seats are comfy but I am not a tall person by any means and I found the seating very cramped....knees hard against the chairs in front of me unless I sat with my knees to the... More 

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Thank LCWalsh
Halifax, Canada
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This former "Metro Centre" has been sponsor rebranded and they did put in new seating to improve comfort. Not a bad rink. Home of the Mooseheads and the Nova Scotia Tattoo and venue for many music concerts - acoustics are reasonable but like any arena, not great.

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Thank gillistg
Roblin, Canada
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

We attended the Canadian Country Music Award in Sept. at the Scotiabank Centre. This is a beautiful facility and very well maintained.

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Thank NKK425
Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Since Scotia Bank took it over they have upgraded the seating (very comfy) and washrooms (very well done). Excellent viewing, lots to eat or drink and easy access.

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Thank MaureenRichard
Dartmouth
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

You will find music concerts, hockey games, the Department of Defence Tattoo its all held here. All the restaurants, pubs, hotels and bars surround this venue.

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