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Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool

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Address: Kings Dock | Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, England
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+44 151 475 8888
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 05:30

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Good for International conferences

Convenient place, with good scenery and near lovely restaurants. Spacious, with free wifi, which is a good feature. Comfy seats in the various halls and along the corridors... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Convenient place, with good scenery and near lovely restaurants. Spacious, with free wifi, which is a good feature. Comfy seats in the various halls and along the corridors, with good technology and connection. Expensive to use the cloakroom, which does not help when conferences are already very expensive. In addition, although lunch was tasty, it was extremely small portions (worse... More 

Thank Zena3101
Redruth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I've been here several times over the years. The main draw-back is having the coffee and sponsors' stalls 2 floors below the conference rooms. 2 escalator trips each break is a nuisance, but compared with other such venues, much less walking! The staff are respectful,, cheerful and helpful. The cloakroom will hold your bags and coats, there are plenty of... More 

Thank BarbNabb
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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460 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Its a new venue with good seating and good views in the albert dock area . good parking nearby and lots of other attractions

Thank ptrabant
London, England, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I attended a conference here and didn't like it at all. Toilets were often devoid of paper, WiFi was terrible (apparently front desk could help but I didn't have time to go) everyone complained about how poor it was. Catering was ok- nothing special. Power points in Members lounge were not working and MAJOR lack of bins throughout the venue.

Thank Emma C
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went to see his endeavour tour show. What a disappointment. Presentation was articulate but unflattering. Thought I was going to learn first hand how to survive in extreme conditions. What we actually got was an ex SAS Soldier talking about other persons extreme experience occasionally trying to impress us with some wired acrobatics. Many people left as early as halftime.... More 

Thank Thefacers
Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have been to many conferences at many different places. This one caused quite a lot of complaints from disabled attendees from the beginning of the event. I do not consider myself disabled, but I found it a strain to walk between the conference hall and the smaller meeting rooms, particularly since it generally involved going up two levels, crossing... More 

Thank Patsy L
Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The names on the menu of the lunch served at the convention centre definitely impress and promise a lot. Visually, everything appears fine, but then you take your first bite. The bread of the sandwiches is stale and dry, hardly edible. The amount of cheese in the Greek salad wrap (interesting concept) is more than an elegant sufficiency and its... More 

Thank Richard V
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77 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I have attended the Echo Arena often, but this was my first visit to the conference centre next door. What a great show ,(Sarah Millican) the pleasant surprise was the comfortable seating (great for the larger person), and great auditorium. I would recommend a visit. Great for wheelchair users too. The staff were also very accommodating. I'm looking now to... More 

Thank wildyLiverpool
St Helens, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Having been to the Arena next door on several occasions, this was our first visit to the Convention Centre. Apart from the usual overpriced drinks (like all these venues), it's very good. Comfortable seats have plenty of legroom and the added bonus of a pull out tray in the armrest that can be used for standing your drinks on. The... More 

Thank Philip C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Have been the Arena many times, but last night was the first time we ventured into the Auditorium inside the Convention Centre. The Venue is great. We had our bags checked as we entered and where told to get rid of any liquids, this is common practice and more an oversight on our behalf. The staff where friendly and guided... More 

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