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“absolutely pathetic!”

Planet X Family Fun Center
Denver, Iowa
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84 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“absolutely pathetic!”
Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

Dirty and games are broken. What a waste of money!! Laser tag was okay though. Will not go back!! Go to Chuck e Cheese instead.

Visited July 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fun time for kids”
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Whenever we come home, we have to go to Planet X with our friend's son. He loves it! He's 10 years old and has 2-3 hours of fun there. The equipment is old and the laser tag is much smaller than it was before. It's cleaner in their new location. There really is no food other than ordering a whole pizza at a time. But for a kids party or a few hours of fun with kids - it's a good time. We did the rock climbing and that was a good time but you have to search people out a bit to help with that. Overall - it's fine - not great and kinda run down - but fun for a few hours once a year.

Visited February 2013
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Cedar Rapids
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Planet X is a friend to our community!”
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Thank you so much for your generous donation to the CR MS walk. As a customer of yours for years it was so exciting to see how motivated you were to participate. Also as a mother of three young boys we are looking forward to your new indoor playground area. I have heard really good things and love the idea of having a space for children of all ages. As again thank you for being a friend of the MS walk and Cedar Rapids.

Visited November 2012
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Anamosa, Iowa
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117 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Overpriced for what there is to do”
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We took the kids and thought it was overpriced, overhyped for what there is to do.

We took kids ranging from 15-4. The bounce house was a hit for the younger kids, but besides golf (which a person can only play about once) and lazer tag (that you have to sign up in advance -- and the wait can be hours), there is not much for older ones to do.

The bounce house was boring after about 2 hours and then the kids wanted money to play video games (which are free at home).

This place is not clean. I would not eat or use the restroom facilities.

Visited November 2012
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Utter disappointment, and a little creepy”
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We went to see Planet X after they moved to the small building, so I can't compare it to how it used to be. But I couldn't even believe they were open for business. The room is small and very dark. The activities are crammed together in the dark, and its hard to tell if they are really installed all the way, so we didn't let the kids do any. We just played games, and got plenty of tokens for a reasonable price. Problem was at least 50% of the video games were BROKEN. I couldn't understand how this place opened for business without repairing any of their faulty equipment? I mean really? It just made me happy we didn't try the rock climbing. We dumped our tokens in the half a dozen games that actually worked, and left after 20 minutes to go across the road to Chuck-e-Cheese.

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