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XL Center

225 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103-1507
+1 860-249-6333
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Attended Journey & Def Leopard there...dated facilities

Sad to write a negative review for a place that I had so many fond memories in as a kid, growing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Skysoldier4life
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Marlborough
Needs Updating Badly.

I have been going to the XL Center, Formerly called the Hartford Civic Center, for Concerts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rob L
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Hartford, Connecticut
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225 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103-1507
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sad to write a negative review for a place that I had so many fond memories in as a kid, growing up(Whalers Games, Concerts, etc.)....however, attended a nearly sold out show by Def Leopard and Journey...and having walked in here as an adult now...15 years...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to the XL Center, Formerly called the Hartford Civic Center, for Concerts, Hockey, ( actually attended the last Whalers game) Basketball and all kinds of events for over 40 years. even before the roof collapsed. After traveling to many other newer...More

Thank Rob L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tickets were a birthday gift for my sister from her daughter. The seats were way up in section 213 row FF. Stairs are incredibly steep and view was not great. We attempted to sit in the next section over that was empty but got...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We go here almost weekly to attend Wolf Pack games. The place recently got a metal detector, which makes us feel a lot more comfortable. Very good security, always clean. A nice place to see sports or shows.

Thank Peter Q
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

UNimpressed! Lines to get in were long, once inside there were MANY unused metal detectors around the concourse. No ushers helping people find sections or seats. I'm used to ushers at the top of each section telling you which side you seats are on, how...More

Thank Kimberly C
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We went recently for the Disney on Ice show. The XL Center is easy to get to from the highway, and parking is plentiful. Two garages are connected to the Center. Even with the new security measures, easy to get into. Any seat would have...More

1  Thank squashman24
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I know that the XL center is dated and in need of some upgrades, but we are always satisfied with our experience when we go there. Aside from the ridiculous lines at the ladies' rooms during half time, this is a decent facility that offers...More

1  Thank travelfreak53
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight with some of our team. The place is in such bad shape the kids were like UConn plays here? I would never pay for suites as the area they are in is like a bad 70’s office building. Looking around the arena seats...More

1  Thank Dmax32
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This place is so out of date! Concourses are so small they jam up with even a moderate crowd. Food and beverage lines further clog the areas. Not enough bathrooms, esp for ladies! Really need to tear this place down and redesign it!

1  Thank onlaydoc
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a must on your list !!! We went there on the 30th of September 2017 and there were 44 riders participating. One ended up under the bull and was carried away on a stretcher. What a experience !! It is very different watching...More

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petunia m
14 January 2018|
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Response from mustangs1415 | Reviewed this property |
You should have decent visibility from most of the arena (lower bowl and side sections of upper bowl). Of course it may be tough to see from the nosebleeds, especially if you’re in the corners.
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Response from Thatsaltyblonde | Reviewed this property |
okay so I would say this Hartford is the city it's a city that sometimes has crime Williams and as with any City you need to be alert and vigilant and watch out for anyone that looks as though they might be a threat I... More
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
Best parking for ease of access is at the XL Center itself. Use the Asylum St Entrance to XL. Take 32B (Trumbull St.) off 91S. Follow Trumbull and take the first right after the XL Center (which will be on your right... More
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