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The Key

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Great Escape Room for a Reasonable Price

The story was fun, the puzzles were challenging but not to the point of being too frustrating. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valerie V
Great fun!

Went there with my two kids, we had an amazing time, highly recommend! It was a tough challenge but... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Lausanne, Switzerland
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The KEY is a real life escape game in Lausanne. You and your team will be locked in a room and the countdown will begin. You have one hour to collaborate and use your logical mind to solve all the puzzles and mysteries which will lead you to the...more
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Avenue Vinet 25, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
+41 79 396 98 81
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The story was fun, the puzzles were challenging but not to the point of being too frustrating. We were a group of 5 and we all had a great time. The price was very reasonable.

Thank Valerie V
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went there with my two kids, we had an amazing time, highly recommend! It was a tough challenge but loads of fun

Thank Dave128
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Such a great game to play, very fun. We were 4 and I think that's the perfect number of contestants. We really had a great time, we will definitely come back to the second room.

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Although this was not the first escape room we had done we enjoyed the enigma. We were warmly welcomed by a young lady who explained the ins and outs and then the adventure began... The minutes pass very quickly and there is no time to...More

Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Difficult room, I did not feel it fully suitable for 2 people. The story line was not perfectly polished. I found things what I should not and I did not find things what I should have. Very expensive, obviously priced for the Swiss market, but...More

Thank József C
TheKEYowner, Grand Maître at The Key, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018
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(Français en dessous) Hi József, You came to play three months before your review. We assume you were not in...More

Reviewed November 13, 2017

Great 59 minutes and 2 secondes precisely. The room was really nice, enigma very interesting. Amazing time spend with 9 other friends. So we've tested the two room and everyone was very pleased by the experience. Strongly recommend it !

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I visited "The Key" with my 3 boys of 7, 10 and 12 years. The responsible was very kind and fun. We were handcuffed in the room, with eye bandage and the adventure began in the dark. At the beginning, I needed to re-comfort the...More

Thank thom_gerber
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

The Key is the best escape room we've ever tried. Thank you Bruno y Febien. Good friends. Better game.

Thank PedroIglesias
Reviewed August 7, 2017

pretty difficult, but a lot of fun and good team spirit - we will come back for sure! and will also try other rooms in other cities. it's just amazing and cool. well done!

Thank ela27_13
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Been there today with my 2 boys, 10 & 12. First escape game for the Younger one. Challenging and fun.

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