Hotels near the Porsche Arena
The Porsche Arena, in the east-central district of Neckarpark, Stuttgart, has some comfortable mid-range accommodation options within walking distance, particularly in Bad Cannstatt, just to the north. Slightly further to the west is Stuttgart city centre, which has a comprehensive selection of hotels and other places to stay in all price ranges.
The Porsche Arena
Opened in 2006, the Porsche Arena is a state-of-the-art sport and event venue a 15-minute walk from Neckarpark’s subway station. A high-profile venue next to Stuttgart’s Mercedes-Benz Arena, it welcomes everything from tennis to boxing, music concerts to hockey games. It also shares its foyer with Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, a velodrome that also hosts other sporting, musical and cultural events, making Porsche Arena a significant part of Stuttgart’s sport and culture scene in the beating automotive heart of Neckarpark, just across the Neckar River from the city centre.
The Porsche Arena accommodates between 5,100 and 8,000 spectators depending on the event and is the venue for the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, a fixture on the WTA Tour calendar. The arena’s steeply raked grandstands mean that every fan is up close and personal to the action, creating a strikingly intimate, passionate atmosphere. A variety of playing surfaces can be interchanged, including an ice rink, allowing the arena to host handball, table tennis, skating, ice hockey and a variety of other sporting tournaments, as well as music concerts and other cultural events – check the event calendar before you go.
Things to Do near Porsche Arena
Neckarpark is one of the most attractive event destinations in Europe. With its Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Daimler branded attractions, it is a mecca for motoring fans, as well as being home to the Bundesliga football club VfB Stuttgart. Neckarpark hosts a varied calendar of music concerts and many cultural events, and is ideally situated just to the east of Stuttgart’s city centre. The Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Gardens are a short hop across the river, and a number of pleasant parks, including Bad Cannstatt’s Kurpark, the Rosensteinpark and the central Schlossgarten, are all within an easy stroll of the Porsche Arena.