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Rod Laver Arena

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Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9286 1600
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Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9286 1600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was here in January and watched Rodger Federer beat Rafael Nadal and its an amazing venue for tennis will be back again next month.

Thank wonderer951
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprised my beautiful wife of 17 years (and huge tennis fan) with tickets to the finals of the Aussie Open. Price was higher than any tickets I've ever bought but worth it for an unforgettable experience. Roger [Federer] & Rafa [Nadal] in a major final...More

Thank Da5idLW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an evening it was at the Rod laver arena on 29th Jan when The GOAT Roger Federer took on Spanish matador Rafa Nadal in the final of the Australian open..The fifth set was pulsating and nerve wracking..

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While acoustically sound, my main issue as a concert venue is the alignment of the seats. Depending on how far from the stage you are on the sides, you have to twist in the seat to face the stage. This can be distracting when forced...More

Thank robhar174
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw Yusuf/Cat Stevens in concert here recently and it was the first time I’d been to Rod Laver. It is easy to get to....we walked but there are trams as wells as taxis etc. Walking from the top end of Bourke Stree took about 20...More

Thank Jon Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Originally known as the National Tennis Centre at Flinders street and the re-named the Centre Court it was was finally christened the Rod Laver Arena in January 2000 honouring the legend, "Rod Laver." The arena is not only used for tennis but has also hosted...More

2  Thank apintolobo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry but both my husband and I were really disappointed in this show. We were so looking forward to seeing Cirque du Soleil - we had heard so many wonderful things about their previous shows. I have not seen any other shows to base...More

Thank Rinnie2307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arent big girls, but even to us the seating here is tight. The bigger girl next to me had trouble. Didnt buy restricted view tickets, but the pillars in each corner can restrict more views than acceptable on full price tickets. No not a...More

1  Thank Trish C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to a concert there not my first time either so learnt from a few mistakes. Floor seating is down 3 flights or is it 4 flights of stairs so bar and toilet forget it unless you want a marathon. We came by tram was...More

1  Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nearly every year my sister and I spend the day at the tennis some years with reserved seats (This year its Margaret Court) other years we get there as the gates open and run to Hiesense Arena (one year I fell up the stairs, as...More

Thank Helena K
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14 September 2017|
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Response from Aditya_salian | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the CBD. As others have mentioned, there is very good connectovity by tram to the Rod laver Arena, so it was not a problem. Tram transport within CBD is free :)
1 May 2017|
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Response from Judith C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know either .
23 March 2017|
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Response from AJHem | Reviewed this property |
The Loft is a separate upstairs area with a balcony. It doesn't overlook the arena. It does have it's own toilets, bar area for drinks and a food menu also. It has couches to relax in while you wait for the show and you can... More