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The Great Escape Room

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Had a blast!

This was our company's holiday event and it was, in my opinion, the best one we have ever had... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
dawnj0nes
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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I have never done anything like the before. It was interesting and very difficult and for me but we... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
lindajQ5368PX
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Waretown, New Jersey
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The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game - a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience! After entering a room with your team, the door is locked behind you. 60 minutes are on the clock! You must work together in order to find clues...more
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1730 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1368
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This was our company's holiday event and it was, in my opinion, the best one we have ever had! Everyone who participated really seemed to have enjoyed themselves. This was my first time to try something like this and I cannot wait to round up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

I have never done anything like the before. It was interesting and very difficult and for me but we had a great time!! The sad part was that we didn’t escape. Lol

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Our group of 8 had a lot of fun with this Escape room. 6 of our group members had never done an escape room before and had a blast!. I highly recommend this escape room for your small or large group. Great job!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

This was the Best night! So glad we did Pharoah! The staff was so amazing and was just helpful enough without giving it away! Would definitely recommend! We will be back to try the others!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CaseKas
Reviewed May 28, 2018

There were only 3 of us and only 1 had ever done this before. It is definitely an activity that requires a few more team members to search for and deduct the clues. Although we didn't escape, we had fun playing the game!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank L H
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a lot of fun here. We came in a group of 5 and joined 8 other people. We signed a waiver and got started. Keith explained the game well and was very helpful during the game. We aren't able to solve the clues...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

We hosted a birthday party for 12-14 year old boys at The Great Escape Room. Many of the boys had done escape rooms before, and they rated this one right at the top thanks to the complexity of the challenges. The staff at The Great...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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The Great Escap... R, General Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience! We are very happy we could help make your son's birthday party so memorable, and that everyone had such a great time! Thanks again for choosing us for your birthday party event :) -Tessa (General...More

Reviewed January 22, 2018

I sent the following message to The Great Escape that details our disappointing experience 8 days ago and still no word. I will start posting to social media in the hopes to get a response. Hello, I am writing to express my disappointment in our...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CharismaH2
The Great Escap... R, General Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Charisma, I also sent you a message by email, but I want to make sure we reach you so I will respond here as well. I am truly sorry that your experience with us did not live up to our own standards: we strive to...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017

11 people, private group, ages from 15 to 57. One of the few things that engages everyone. Puzzles are really hard, finding all the clues is really hard (both in a good way). No one got the least bit bored or lost interest over the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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The Great Escap... R, General Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review! We are thrilled to hear you had a great time, and enjoyed our challenging puzzles. We would love to see you again soon! Thanks, Tessa (General Manager)

Reviewed November 1, 2017

We hosted a 13th birthday party for my daughter at the Great Escape Room. The staff was friendly and accommodating, and while I didn't participate in the game, the guests couldn't stop talking about how fun it was, and I heard from their parents later...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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The Great Escap... R, General Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback - we were honored to have helped make your daughter's birthday a success! Thanks again, and come back soon :) - Tessa (General Manager)

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Senga2016
December 5, 2016|
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Response from howards597 | Property representative |
Yes, we do offer gift certificates! Just contact us directly, and we can send you a gift certificate with a code that can be redeemed online!
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hhpt4u
April 21, 2016|
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Response from howards597 | Property representative |
We do schedule private event bookings, where you can reserve the room for only your group. Contact us directly and we would be happy to arrange that for you! We usually require a minimum purchase of 10 tickets to arrange a... More
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