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Essar Centre

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Address: 72 Tancred St, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 705-759-5251
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Lovely new arena

Unfortunately the Sault Greyhounds were not playing while we were there but they did have an NHL Sabres vs. Hurricanes game. The staff the next day gave us a great tour of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 October 2016
Jo-anne W
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Brantford, Canada
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Brantford, Canada
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Unfortunately the Sault Greyhounds were not playing while we were there but they did have an NHL Sabres vs. Hurricanes game. The staff the next day gave us a great tour of the arena, the hall of fame and dressing rooms. We got to meet the GM of the Greyhounds and couple of the players. Was a great visit with... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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120 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice building, great acoustics, and conveniently located in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. great for concerts and hockey games.

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Thank foodandwifelover
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

me and my wife came from thunder bay to see a good concert,near end of May 2016,but were disappointed with the fact tat my wife got sick due to the air condition was not working,i phoned the arena to see if I could get an adjustment,but was not given so m kind of disappointed of the management,coming from a long... More 

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Thank gaetano m
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

The arena hosts many hockey games and it's own team, The Soo Greyhounds. Many concerts and shows are also located at the Essar Centre.

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Thank sharronm312
Halifax, Canada
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Top notch facility to enjoy hockey games, music concerts and events. Highly recommend visiting the Essar Centre if you are in the Sault

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Thank Timothy J
Sioux City, Iowa
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

A great place to sit back with friends and watch a hockey game. We had not seen the new facility so some friends of ours took us there. We were thoroughly impressed.

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Thank Sue M
Toledo, Ohio
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82 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Essar Centre is a great place to watch the Soo Greyhounds hockey team compete in the Ontario Hockey League, an elite development league for the NHL. An open concourse rings the single level of seats, so you can see the game from anywhere in the arena. Concession prices are reasonable, and the fans are very friendly and knowledgeable about the... More 

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Thank Ryan0114
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Restaurant is Good.... But not many winnings @ Casino...Seems not to many leave with money a head It just seems to Me that since the US dollar is high...more People are staying on the Canadian side and the machines here are not paying like they used to ( Just My Opinion )

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Thank Michael R
Wausau, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Every seat is good, seems very modern. east access vending variety. The fact the Soo lost the game we saw was the only drawback

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Thank JPal28
Echo Bay
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Essar staff is fantastic. The box office people will always try and help and are always friendly. The young people they have working in the concession stands are always happy and smiling.

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