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The Great Escape Waterford

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Some Craic

Twenty of us went here for a Team building Event and we weren't disappointed. When we arrived our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Theresa H
Clonmel, Ireland

This is a gem of an idea in the centre of Ireland's oldest city. The staff are friendly and... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Waterford, Ireland
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“prison break”(14 reviews)
“escape room”(8 reviews)
“great fun”(20 reviews)
We are Waterford's premiere escape room. Featuring top of the range facilities and games which have been rigorously play tested, you're guaranteed a fantastic session - no matter your ability! Following a briefing session, you’ll be locked into one...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15-16 O_Connell Street, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 854 613
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Went to the great escape on a Sunday in July. Must say we had an absolutely amazing time. The room we did was the jail cell. It was done really Well, hard but not too hard and great craic doing it with friends, I highly...More

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The Great Escap... W, Manager at The Great Escape Waterford, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks very much conor for the lovely review! We really enjoyed having your group in, especially the moment when you heard you had broke the record of PRISON BREAK. Pop in for another coffee and hot chocolate while you contemplate your strategy for attacking HOUSE...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

€50 2 adults 2 kids 3 rooms Smells of damp I honestly couldn't it when we'd finished it was over . 35 minutes What a rip off

1  Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Twenty of us went here for a Team building Event and we weren't disappointed. When we arrived our 1st impressions were, "Hmm, okay, not really sure about this place", however once we were escorted to the Escape rooms upstairs and locked in, it was fantastic....More

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is a gem of an idea in the centre of Ireland's oldest city. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the escape room is challenging and fun in equally great quantities. We visited the Game of Thrones room on our visit and it didn't...More

Thank jonathanbrazil
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We visited 2 weeks ago. Sorry for the late review,I kept meaning to write one. This is a brilliant Escape Room. It has a great location just off the quays in Waterford, so close to the Dublin Coach stop and a short stroll to the...More

Thank Katriona M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Centrally located and different escape options depending on how adventurous (and intelligent) you are feeling! Cian and Aidan were very friendly and really looked after us on the day; great customer service. Overall a fantastic day out and would highly recommend a visit - we...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic time at the eacape rooms with a group of friends yesterday. Cian and Aidan were so friendly and the overall experience was a great craic. Highly recommend a visit here

Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We a group of 13 were here yesterday and Aidan and Cian were extremely accommodating and very much up for the laugh. Cannot recommend the great escape high enough and is absolutely suited to all. Really gets the mind going. 👌

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 25 August 2018

First time doing escape room , Had loads of fun and laughs doing the cluedo room and cant wait to come back and do game of thrones. Great way to spend an hour would definitely recommend if you're looking for a challenge and as well...More

Thank Mia S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Visited game of thrones room with my family yesterday it was amazing. We had a fantastic time. Both aidan and cian were brilliant friendly and extremely helpful. I would recommend great escape to all families and groups. The room was so much fun well planned...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the escape room for the first time today, it was brilliant! We did the Cluedo Room. The clues were well thought out with just the right amount of difficulty for a family with kids. We loved it so much we booked our next...More

Thank Wearefamilyof5
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and 2 sisters visited today absolutely loved it. Did the games of thrones brilliant fun and laughs great way to spend an hour. Staff so nice and helpful. Would Definitely recommend 👍

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16 June 2017|
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Response from Departure652482 | Property representative |
Heya Ann it is possible with those numbers if you would like to book? :)
19 March 2017|
Response from Departure652482 | Property representative |
Hi Caroline, unfortunately we are closed on Sunday and Monday.