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SAP Center

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Address: 525 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113-1520 (Formerly HP Pavilion)
Phone Number:
+1 408-287-7070
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Today
08:30 - 17:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Great place to see some hockey!

Very nice arena to check out some hockey. There wasn't much of a price difference between the first rows near the ice and the first rows in the second section, so we sat three... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
valzebub
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This properly designed arena has no bad seats for a hockey game, circus, NCAA March madness or a big name performing artist. Superb digital sound system. The concourse contains a local hall of fame. Food and drink choices are various but pricey. Very accessible for all abilities. Team pride shows everywhere in the arena no matter which sport is being... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice arena to check out some hockey. There wasn't much of a price difference between the first rows near the ice and the first rows in the second section, so we sat three rows back. Very awesome to see the game so close and really feel a part of it. The only bad part was that very few vendors... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat in Sec 219 with a nice view of the ice, benches, goals, etc. Plenty of bathrooms and food options. Friendly staff. Can't wait to go back.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The center itself was great, but there was a terrible lack of organization to get inside. We waited in one line for 3 hours (a ridiculous amount of time already), only to get to the front and find out it was the wrong one! We managed to get them to let us in, but some signs would've helped! We were... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was lots of fun, Sharks won. Venue was packed but got seats on #seatgeek an hour before the game for $30 each.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for concerts, food and drinks a little pricey. But definitely worth it. Great view from any angle.

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Fair Oaks, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of clean bathrooms, wonderful ushers with lots of patience. It's a nice experience to hang out there. Just realize when the game is over, it's over. No lingering: stores close and security, reasonably, wants you gone

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My friends and I went to the SAP Center to watch the Sharks vs. Blackhawks game and enjoyed the evening. The fans were great and the arena was clean and well kept but there are a lot of newer arenas in the league that are far better. SAP is now one of the older arenas and is getting left behind.... More 

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Thank shane c
San Ramon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

When we booked our seats initially, we were a bit apprehensive about being able to watch the game properly as we were fairly high in the stands. But, the layout is very good with steep steps that allows for a good viewing angle for everyone. The seats were comfortable and easy access through public transport is an additional bonus. Overall,... More 

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South Glens Falls, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Let me first start by saying that I was there for 4 days in a row for no less than 12 hours a day. So I became quite familiar with the facility. The seats were comfortable, the food was good, and those that ran the food services were fantastic in how kind they were to all of us. Overall a... More 

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