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Puzzle Effect

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Great Room!

This is the 4th escape room I've played and the first at The Puzzle Effect. I played the Emerald... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
Holly D
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Lake Forest, California
Great time for extended family

Had a great time doing the Curse of the Emerald Seas room. It was very challenging, but the staff... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
julie28perry
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Loveland, Colorado
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What if your favorite board game came to life? Imagine a completely immersive room filled with puzzles, clues, and riddles, and one hour on the clock. No phones, no distractions. Just unexpected twists, scenery that transports you, and that feeling...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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583 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3929
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

This is the 4th escape room I've played and the first at The Puzzle Effect. I played the Emerald Isle, and it was my favorite escape room out of the four I played. The puzzles were challenging but not impossible. The decorations and props were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Had a great time doing the Curse of the Emerald Seas room. It was very challenging, but the staff was great at giving clues at the right time. We had a 7, 10,and 16 year old, a senior and a couple. Good fun for all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Had a great experience! We had 8 people in our group and we chose the Pipe Works escape room. The staff was friendly and the rooms were engaging. We’ll be back soon to try Curse of the Emerald Seas!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019

Our work team of 8 definitely enjoyed escaping the room! Highly recommend for a work outing, great way to build camaraderie

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

If you are looking for a fun way to spend 60 minutes... try The Puzzle Effect in downtown San Luis Obispo. We recently celebrated some birthdays during the holidays at two of their room - PipeWorks and Grim Stacks - and had a blast! The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The staff was extremely sweet and explained everything perfectly. It was my first escape room and I had a blast! I like that they provided us clues and got our feedback at the end of the game

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Had a great time with the family solving the Pipeworks mystery. Lots of laughs and a little embarrassed that even with a hint we still missed one of the clues- but solved the mystery anyway!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We hosted my sons 9th bday party and had four 9 year olds along with my husband, my father and my 12 yo daughter. My family has done about 20 escape rooms and the kids and my father haven’t ever done one and this place...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Great new escape room in downtown SLO! Our 14 and 10 year old daughters loved it as well. Great to see new forms of entertainment available.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Booked the place for 11yr old bday party...challenging for them and definetly required adult assistance. They had a blast in the Pipe Room and I think an hour was perfect amount for them to get their adrenaline rush out:) Staff was great. The place is...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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