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Amalie Arena

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Address: 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602-5400 (Formerly Tampa Bay Times Forum)
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+1 813-301-6600

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Great Venue with Hotels in Walking Distance

I love a large venue with hotels so close by! The Embassy Suites is a short walk to the arena. The arena is laid out really well. It is not like other arenas where you find... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Hudson, Florida
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Hudson, Florida
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love a large venue with hotels so close by! The Embassy Suites is a short walk to the arena. The arena is laid out really well. It is not like other arenas where you find yourself walking around and around without clear directions. If you haven't been in the area in a few years, it was the Tampa Bay... More 

Thank TammyTravelsTheWorld
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to many arenas for concerts and this is a new fav for me! The club level was especially comfortable and a great place to linger and visit with friends!!! The ushers were very helpful and kind!!!

Thank Regina R
Kata Beach, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boyfriend took my to a Tampa Bay Lightning game the night before taking me to the Tampa Bay Bucs vs NOLA Saints game. We walked to the arena and loved the outdoor areas before heading into the game. The best thing about this arena is how intimate and small the arena is. There really isn't a bad seat in... More 

Thank Laura Jean S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amalie Arena is conveniently located in downtown Tampa with many restaurants & pre-game game bars available. Lots of security and helpful staff on hand. We conveniently parked away from the arena and had an easy walk and also observed lots of parking close to the arena. Food places inside were standard Stadium pricing. For an out-of-town guest it was a... More 

Thank 1Erick1
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After hearing great things about the arena and sporting experience, we went for a NHL Hockey game. Seats were low bowl ($200/pp). I am petit so may go higher next game. The facility is easy to locate on Harbour Island. When the weather is nice, it would be great fun with a group or fun date to enjoy the game... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught a hockey game on recent trip. Parking was easy and close. Everyone helpful and courteous. Clean bathrooms and line ups moved fast. Drink and food choices wide and good....a little pricey as to be expected. Loved the lightening rod.

Thank Laura I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Amalie Arena 4 times to see Tampa Bay Lightning play. On each occasion we have been treated very courteous and enjoyed every minute of our experience.

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Coralville, Iowa
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice arena that has been around for a while, but still looks good. Staff was very friendly at the Lightning game, stop by fan relations for button/certificate if its your kid's first game. Bought the cheap seats and the views were good. The gameday staff does a nice job of putting on a good show. Easily accesible from the streetcar... More 

Thank MattIowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tampa Bay has an amazing hockey team. The food was decent inside. Our seats where great and it was right in there heart of St.Pete.

Thank Hamptongourmet
Clearwater, Florida
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562 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a hockey game and a concert here. A great place, so bright and clean. Hockey seats were comfortable. The concert seats, floor row 7, were so close together that I literally had to sit with my hands in my lap the entire concert. They really need to give people a little more room. It was worse, if you can... More 

Thank Gena C

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