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Rod Laver Arena

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Address: Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9286 1600
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I love tennis, so start with that. This for me was a no brainer traveling at that time of year. Grounds passes were cheaper and more fun for me personally than being in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love tennis, so start with that. This for me was a no brainer traveling at that time of year. Grounds passes were cheaper and more fun for me personally than being in the arena (I've done both multiple times now) Beers and food are amazing. The place is a great visit. warning, it's going to be hot. there isn't... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended the Madonna concert here. The venue isn't anything special. Tthe toilets have big queues, the bars have big queues and the drinks aren't cheap. The arena is big and intimate at the same time. Transport links are convenient.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I attended the UFC here on the weekend and found it provided both great atmosphere and good views from all perspectives. There were lots of food and drink venues throughout and all entrances were close to restrooms. The only downside was access to taxis after the event was finished. It took over an hour at the taxi stand as there... More 

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Maitland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The venue was perfect for viewing the UFC, with the seating allowing you to feel like you were on top of the action. Would have been nice to have cider on offer at more than one bar though.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the UFC here today. The venue was perfect for an event of this calibre. The staff were friendly and attentive (they quickly came around when we looked like we couldn't find our seats), the sound system was state of the art, the seating was comfortable, the toilets were clean and the general atmosphere (from the lighting to the roaring... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being a hot 42 degree day, I enjoyed myself. The Arena was well set out, easy to get around each place, there plenty of places for food and refreshments. I went for the Australian Open to watch the great Roger Federer play and win... It's also good cause you can potentially spot some celebrities there too! What a great... More 

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gosford-newcastle nsw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Tennis Centre, amazing size and easy to get to. Tram stops outside of venue gate. It is huge so be prepared for some walking to get to your nominated entrance, Great grounds surrounding with bronze statues of Aussie Tennis players in garden walk area. Impressed with inside seating , access and show stage area, Dynamo Show was excellent... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arena was well set out, easy to get into and navigate, plenty of places for food and refreshments. a pleasure to visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our main venues location. Great events through year around. Famous for Summer Tennis. Easy access by public transport.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue for it's main purpose...tennis but also is great for acts as diverse as Concerts such as the Eagles, Stevie Wonder, Ice skating, Horse shows etc.....and the roof closes. Only negative is the cost of food and drinks but that's the same anywhere.

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