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Philips Arena

1 Philips Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30303-2723
+1 404-878-3000
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Good but could be better

Okay while Phillips Arena is better than the Omni was, Phillips was built extremely fast. Once you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Drew W
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McDonough, Georgia
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Basketball game

Had a great nigh watching the playoff game! Wish Atlanta would have won! It was a fun night. Safe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joyce B
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Philips Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30303-2723
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+1 404-878-3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay while Phillips Arena is better than the Omni was, Phillips was built extremely fast. Once you get to your seat it's not bad but before, whether it's a sporting event or a concert it's extremely chaotic. No real organization.

Thank Drew W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great nigh watching the playoff game! Wish Atlanta would have won! It was a fun night. Safe and the Marta is close

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy in out access with MARTA. Plenty of pricey places inside to eat. Handicap seats at the top of 103 are great for little people in a wheel chair. And plenty of places that sell drinks near by. Bathroom is also close to this area.

Thank LPAMIKE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The arena is a great spot for a concert. Great location and easy to get into. The parking decks should be marked better for easier identification, but entry is easy.

Thank randys404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just saw the Tim & Faith show here. loved it. big, beautiful space. great location. i would travel back here from Charlotte for good shows.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to get tickets to the 1st playoff game in Atlanta and we had so much fun! Everyone we met from the ticket desk to the people at the gate scanning your tickets were VERY friendly. Everything was very organized and went so...More

Thank Tammie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my mother and daughter to see Neil Diamond and was not disappointed. I have to plan ahead on any events we attend due to my mother not being able to go up and down stairs very well. The seating chart provided on the...More

Thank Melanie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Philips is a world class arena. We have seen many sporting events as well as concerts. There is plenty of official arena parting plus safe non official lots close by. There is a wide selection of food - some is pretty good for an arena....More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended for a music concert. The seating is good. As with any arena seats are well marked and it is not difficult to find your way around. Hawkers are a little in your face with their cold water for sale but that is not...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for basketball events and concerts but the sound quality is not as good as it could be. Better food choices on the Mezzine side as well.

Thank Edrick0330
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awilkins2016
Never been to Phillips arena. Buying tickets for Tom Petty. What section has the best seats. I'm looking for a good view and best all around experience. Thanks!
22 December 2016|
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Response from SpanishteacherMD | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I can't say as I wasn't inside the arena. I walked around the outside and never had a chance to go in as the Circus was in town and I didn't have tickets. I would take a look at the floor plan for a concert on... More
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Crystal33606
Is it too cold (a/c) inside? I am going there for a concern. Should I bring a jacket?
28 October 2016|
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Response from nannymomma | Reviewed this property |
We weren't cold, but, then, we were at a basketball game. Don't know if they make it colder for a concert. I'd bring a light sweater or jacket just to be safe.
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Nlee230
Hi we are looking at buying tickets for tim mcgraw. We've never been to Philips arena. But ive read 103-105 are the best seats. Just curious why? They are roughly the same price as some of the floor seats, within $20 which is better? Any recommendations or tips are greatly appreciated! Thank you!
8 October 2016|
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Response from nannymomma | Reviewed this property |
It's a personal decision. I always like being up one level. It's a better view with less obstruction. But, others want to be up close and in to the action. Don't know about the specific 103-5 section.
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