The Crooked Key

The Crooked Key, Steamboat Springs: Hours, Address, The Crooked Key Reviews: 5/5

The Crooked Key
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Escape Games • Scavenger Hunts • Game & Entertainment Centers
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11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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COVID-19 precautions in place. Check our website FAQ for details... Looking for things to do in Steamboat Springs? Indoors or outdoors, race against the clock! Top-rated Steamboat Springs escape rooms offer locals and tourists a fresh, fun, and family-friendly recreational experience. Three indoor missions and one outdoor mission to play! Come make some Steamboat memories today!
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Brian M
Frisco, TX86 contributions
Sep 2021
Three unique escape rooms, all very different themes. And one unique outdoor adventure that explores downtown Steamboat. My wife and I just completed "Escape the Old West". It was a fun classic and probably easier with a group of 3 or more. From a previous trip we highly recommend the room based on Edgar Allan Poe's fear of being buried alive. Taphophobia. Unlike any escape room we've experienced. Multiple chambers include one that is viewable by guests dining in the super popular restaurant that's adjacent. There are no keys in this one room, only lights and other "tools". Have a blast!
Written September 7, 2021
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Low tech (Escape from the Old West) and high tech (Taphophobia). Two completely different styles of rooms and both very popular. Thank you for the review and repeat business, Brian. We are hoping to be able to develop new rooms soon... -Paul
Written October 1, 2021
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Chris
16 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
We did the Taphophobia room - the fear of being buried alive. It was fantastic! We asked for several clues y CJ was great at giving us some subtle hints. We were able to escape just as the time was done so that made it more suspenseful! One of the best escapes I have ever done!
Written June 5, 2022
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Very nice! So glad to hear it! Thanks for the review of Taphophobia. -Paul
Written July 1, 2022
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Devon D
Austin, TX2 contributions
Jun 2022
We had a BLAST! Let's get that out of the way. Ours was a group of 14 people, so the fact that the CK could and would accommodate us so easily, professionally, and friendly was noticed.
The rooms were FUN! Several of our group said they'd been in escape rooms before that were not exciting at all and were totally blown away this time! Don't hesitate to visit the Crooked Key!
Written June 14, 2022
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THAT is what we want to hear, and I so appreciate you leaving us this review. I am glad your large group had a good time, and thank you for your business! -Paul
Written July 1, 2022
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Edgar G
Denver, CO5 contributions
Mar 2022
My wife and I did the Firehouse challenge and it was amazing. The staff told us it was the most challenging room but were helpful when we asked for clues (less than a handful). Really great experience, friendly staff, would definitely return for another challenge if we're back in the area. Bring some friends and share the experience then walk down the street and enjoy the area, bars, food, and sights.
Written March 19, 2022
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Glad you had a good time! Thanks for playing and for taking the time to leave a review for us. -Paul
Written April 3, 2022
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Megan C
3 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
My boyfriend and I were in town from Florida and decided to check out an escape room on our last night. We had a blast! We did the Tapophobia room (even though I am terrified of the dark 🤦‍♀️) Met with the owner who was lovely and gave us the back story and explained everything before we went into the room. The room was very unique from a lot of the more basic rooms that contain mostly combination locks. You really have to get into it which I absolutely love. It was challenging but we had an absolute blast and were able to escape! If we were there for longer we would have definitely been back the next day for another room!
Written January 13, 2021
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Nice job on taking the risk. Taphophobia is my favorite game! -Paul
Written June 14, 2021
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Annie M
Littleton, CO1 contribution
Oct 2020 • Family
We went to Crooked Key last year and just had to go back when we came back into town. Super nice staff and so much fun for the family. My 3 and 6 year old had a great time and got excited every time we solved a puzzle or found something. The rooms are completely immersive with really detailed props. It's a great escape and challenging in a good way!
Written October 8, 2020
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Thank you for that detailed review, and for your repeat business! -Paul
Written October 10, 2020
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El Jefe
Craig, CO1 contribution
Oct 2021 • Family
First time here. Didn’t even make it outside and our son wanted to go attempt another escape room. We escaped the “Escape from the Old West” room. The room was a complete blast and tons of fun. Perfect for families visiting with children. Highly recommend as the room was challenging and fun, but not the expert level escape room that gets people like us locked-in at the end. In addition, clues were well written to keep us moving, yet we still had to think through the clues. Highly recommend for some good fun. Our excursion leader, Noah, was on point, professional and helped our time start and end with fun. Try it out.
Written November 1, 2021
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Thank you for the thoughtful review. I really appreciate you all coming in and making a family memory here! -Paul
Written November 2, 2021
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Traci T
8 contributions
Aug 2021
Great activity for our family reunion. We had 16 people ages 9 to 79 and fun was had by all. We split up into two groups and competed to see who would finish first. We did the wild west and Poe experiences. It was challenging and we all had to work together to solve the puzzles/find the clues. The staff was very friendly. Highly recommend this activity!
Written August 9, 2021
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Big groups are the best! I'll bet there was some bragging going on afterwards? Thanks for coming in! -Paul
Written September 6, 2021
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Vicki
3 contributions
Oct 2020
We booked this adventure as a 'Leadership Retreat' for our staff. We chose the Escape adventure "Key to the City: S.K.I." which is a walking adventure. We had a total blast and it got our staff away from work for a team building exercise that was filled with fun and laughs, which was greatly needed to boost morale. Thank you again for a great time, we'll be back!
Written October 7, 2020
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Thanks so much. Sounds like it was a much needed break. I appreciate your review! -Paul
Written October 8, 2020
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R.O.B.
Laramie, WY54 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
The Crooked Key Escape Room is one of the funnest things we’ve ever done in steamboat! Paul has an awesome setup and the stories are so realistic and detailed compared to other escape rooms. We have kids ranging from 9-19 that were there and everyone loved it. The Old West room is a great place to start. We had such a fun time we booked another room for tonight!!

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Written August 15, 2020
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What a great, detailed review! Thank you very much for making memories with us during your trip. -Paul
Written August 22, 2020
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  • Sun - Sat 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM