Messe Essen, Essen

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  • Nice large rooms with enough lighting temperature is also good. Food/drink is on the pricey side but restaurant and cafés. Buy tickets quickly and easily online or at the box office in the exhibition centre.
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  • This was my first time at the worlds largest games convention which is an annual event held at Messe Essen in October. I stayed in the centre of Essen and it only takes 10 minutes to get to Messe Esse...  more »
  • I visited the Messe Essen to attend in a conference. The food was good and the access by car was very convenient except for the traffic jam in the adjacent area.  more »
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  • Year after year we flock to the Essen conference halls for Spiel! One of the world's largest board game conventions! It's a very well done Messe, with clean lavatories, nice food and in overall superbly suited for a magical never ending journey through halls adorned with all the board games you could ever desire ;)
  • Visited for Spiel17. The place is HUGE! Facilities are good but there was quite a queue for the toilets at the busiest times of the fair. I’d like to see clearer signs to indicate hall numbers from the outside of the building.
  • Been here 3 times for Spiel. On all occasions there was no parking near the Messe. Had to park 20 min drive (shuttle service present) away. Also the halls seem somewhat chaotically organized, no logics involved here. Very noisy, but that's probably just being a big place with lots of people.
  • Great venue for all kinds of fairs. A lot ofbig and rather cheap parkings. Just toilets are hard to find.
  • Amazing space to host fairs. Visited during the International Games Event SPIEL (2017), which I found to be comfortable and didn't feel too crowded.

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