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The Great Escape Room

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Fantastic and challenging activity— the rooms are all well organized for the guests to find the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nina B
via mobile
Great fun for those who solving puzzles and riddles, etc.

This was my second time to The Great Escape Room. Last year we did the "Library" and this year the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Lisa B
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Culver City, California
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The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game based on the popular computer and mobile phone escape games. Escape games are the newest craze sweeping the nation – a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience! After entering a room with...more
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1150 University Ave, Suite 12A, Building 5, Rochester, NY 14607-1647
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic and challenging activity— the rooms are all well organized for the guests to find the clues to get the key to get out. Someone is with you for supervising—-

Thank Nina B
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That you so much for the review Nina, we'd love you to come back and try some of our other rooms too.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was my second time to The Great Escape Room. Last year we did the "Library" and this year the "Presidential Bunker". Both times were fun, but this year we made it out of the room in time, so great sense of accomplishment. I live...More

Thank Lisa B
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Lisa thank you so much for your review and kind words, we also hope you can come back next time you're in Rochester to do some of our other (more challenging) rooms. Each one has it's own challenges to solve and sercrets to unlock, we...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had a great time. We worked very well together (4 50+ yrs old with 3 20+ yrs old). The group leader from there was awesome. She added so much to our visit. She became one of us. We will definitely do it again. Awesome...More

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The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Dexstusugar, we are so happy that you had a great time with your room monitor and that the room exceeded your expecations. We hope you can come back soon any try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I was impressed with the room - it was witty, whimsical, and well planned. I had never done an escape room before and look forward to going back with friends.More

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The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to when you bring some friends and try out another one of our escape rooms. Each room is different and comes with it's own challenges but...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I went to this Escape room for a friend's birthday. There was a group of 8 of us. When we reserved the room/time, we were informed that up to two more people could join our group that we didn't know...However, when we got there, no...More

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The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Regarding the stranges that could have been in the room, we offer to privatize the room for special events it just costs a little extra per person. But...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We did the Library and Game Room 2 years ago as an extended family (ages from 70's down to teen) and had a blast. When the extended family was back in town this week we did the Infirmary and Bunker, but this time included the...More

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The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for the review, we are overjoyed that you had such a positive experience. With each room being different with their own eases and difficulties they are great for all ages to puzzle through. We hope you can come back and try the President's...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is my second time doing an escape room event at the Rochester location and I have already planned my third visit. Although there are many places that boast an escape room or two, some are extremely difficult while others are pretty run of the...More

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The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Bethany, So happy that you continue to enjoy our escape rooms, we hope you come back and complete the two remaining rooms we have at our location. I'll relay your kind words to Leah, we try to read or ask our customers if they...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

I went with a group of my friends and family. It was a great time! I appreciate the need to work together, but also the ability to branch out on our own a little bit (fantastic for the introverts in my group!). It is varied...More

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The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi Jane, Thanks for the review. We take pride in the team building and diversity of our puzzles, I'm so happy that everyone in your group got to have the opportunity to work on different puzzles, together or separately. We hope you can come back...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have used Great Escape for my team building exercises- to develop an understanding of roles and the value of each team member.More

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The Great Escap... R, General Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi Mary, Thank you for the review. We take pride in the team building aspects of our puzzles and strive to help your employees learn to work together in an unfamiliar environment. Please come back and see us again soon, we have more rooms to...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I really loved this escape room because, not only did they have a central theme with variations on said theme, but the waiting room and staff members reflected that theme. There was even candy available in the waiting room that was on theme - delicious...More

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The Great Escap... R, General Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi SheWolf, Thank you for the review! We do our best to integrate the experience and make it special for our customers, right down to the candy! Next time you get a sweet tooth swing on in for another room!

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Karen M
15 January 2018|
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Response from T T | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which room you are in. The hospital room is smaller than the others so maybe start with a larger room. Ask when you book it. You are active immediately and like the others said it gets intense and focused which... More
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Response from Gail R | Reviewed this property |
Cost ends up being $32/person if less than 10 people. We were told that there is a 10% discount if you register 10 people. There currently is only one room -library- at the Rochester location. They are hoping to add... More
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