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Safely enjoy our Escape Room Games. All of our games are Private you will never be mixed with strangers! We have the guaranteed best value and prices. The more who play, the more you save. Make your reservation in advance on our website. Escape from any of our award winning Escape Room Games in 60 minutes with your family, friends or colleagues. Satisfaction guaranteed.
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Curtis G
1 contribution
Friends
My friend and I needed something new to do for an activity and I heard about this escape room from a few of my friends. After being greeted warmly by the staff and having a room available we decided to try it. We were able to play the Cold War escape room and finished with three and a half minutes to spare. Shoutout to our game master Olivia for the witty banter, providing a riveting experience, and giving hints that weren’t too specific so we still had to use our brains. Definitely coming back to try the other rooms when we get a chance!
Written December 29, 2021
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Written January 6, 2022
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Juliet B
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Family
Great family event. Did it with two kids, 21 and 17. Both used their strengths well and we almost solved it. Great way to communicate in a fun way.. Clues were put together very well with a nice hidden surprise as we tried to de-arm the bomb. We ended up only two steps away from getting it done. Advice is to get the first clue soon if you can not get started.
Written June 5, 2021
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Written July 4, 2021
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Nadia
1 contribution
Friends
Jordan was our game master for a group of six friends and he was absolutely phenomenal! Very helpful and hilarious. We played the Cold War room, which is supposed to be the hardest. THEY WERE NOT KIDDING. we probably could have figured it out with another half hour or so (maybe), but it was so much fun the whole time. Absolutely would do it again and would highly recommend Jordan as your game master. although i would recommend going with four or less people, otherwise things get a little complicated team-wise lol
Written May 9, 2021
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Written May 11, 2021
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Mom who Beat cancer
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Family
Would give 0 dots if I could. Our GM for Zombie Apocalypse was very rude. She explained we were going to have time taken off our game and I fully understood that but did not appreciate the attitude that was given to my daughter who is a minor. Very unprofessional woman, my youngest daughter did not feel welcomed and was upset about it.
Written August 10, 2021
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Thanks for your review, and having reviewed the tape recording of the reception, unfortunately it is not entirely accurate. As you know, as it is explained prior to booking, during booking, and in the email you received after booking, all reservations are final, and have a fixed start and end time. This is because when you book a game, not only do we make that game private and exclusive to you, so you do not play with strangers, the games are also scheduled to minimize the interactions between different teams in different games due to covid. So all games have a fixed start and end time. This is so the people who had booked and paid to play after you, who arrived on time, could start their game on time. You were not a few minutes late, you should have arrived 15 minutes prior to the game start for registration, and helpful instructions about escape rooms and your game, so your game could start on time, but you arrived 15 minutes after the scheduled game star time, which was 30 minutes late for your scheduled arrival time. Your game master very calmly and politely tried to explain that you would be starting late, and because there was another team playing after you, that you game would have to end around the scheduled time. She was actually trying to explain that she would not be deducting the 30 minutes you were late, but could not have a full 60 minutes, because of how late you arrived, and because another team would be arriving to play, if she gave you the full 60 minutes. Your game master was only reducing your game by between 5 and 10 minutes, not 30 minutes, which was the least time she could deduct, even allowing for the extra cost of bringing in an "on call" game master so that 2 people could clean and reset your game after you played, so that the people playing after you would not have to wait to play when they turned up on time. Unfortunately, you were confrontational and didn't want to listen to your game master, or accept your responsibility for arriving 30 minutes late. Imagine how you would have felt had you arrived on time, 15 minutes prior to your game start, to be told, "sorry, even though you arrived on time, because the last team arrived 30 minutes late, we are going to cut short your game time" That would be ridiculous, but that is exactly what you expected the game master to do for you...lt you play 60 minutes at the expense of the next customers who arrived on time. Any perceived "attitude" from the Game Master, that we did not witness on the recording, was because you were late and didnt want to accept that fact, even though the Game Master was trying to deduct the least time possible.
Written October 3, 2021
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Isabel Jimenez
Plant City, FL3 contributions
First time going to an escape room like this and I must say that it was pretty freakin' awesome! Emma, our Game Master, was amazing. She was sweet and patient. We arrived late and did have some time deducted from our game, but that was alright. My grandsons, a toddler, and an 8-month-old were allowed in with us, and that made it even more worthwhile. All in all, it was worth it. It was an amazing experience. We will be going again. We didn't escape, but there's always next time.

We WILL be back.

Thank you, Emma, for being AMAZING. Best birthday EVA!
Written August 21, 2021
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Written October 3, 2021
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Mariah W
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Couples
We have completed all three escape rooms at American Escape Rooms and have really enjoyed the experience as well as the staff. The staff were very accommodating. Maddie was a phenomenal game master and host. We loved having 2 experiences with her. We would recommend checking out American Escape Rooms and kudos to them for doing escape rooms right (we’ve had not so great experiences) We look forward to seeing what new escape rooms they come up with.
Written September 10, 2020
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Thank you for the great review of our games and your experience, we really appreciate it.
Written September 14, 2020
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Nelly Buddy
2 contributions
Friends
We loved having Jordan as our game master! He was so fun and helpful whenever we got stuck and needed help. He wouldn't just give us the hint but ask is questions to get us thinking and lead us to the answer on our own.

We played cold war crisis and mad professor's asylum and the rooms are very well made! Would recommend!

#TeamStogie
Written June 16, 2020
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Thank you, we really appreciate your review, and we are delighted you had a fun time!
Written July 3, 2020
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Jared
Clifton, NJ1 contribution
Family
We were excited to have a great time and enjoy ourselves in the escape room but an employee, Amy, was pretty snippy and at times rude with her side comments towards my group. We didn’t appreciate the little statements she said and at times treating my group as if we were a kindergarten class. There is a way to communicate and speak politely and respectfully with customers, and Amy did not do so. This was all before the escape room even began so I did not even feel like staying and participating in the escape room. Also, there was a foul scent throughout the establishment. Had I not already paid and spent the money, I would’ve left. I would not recommend people to come here.
Written July 13, 2021
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Thank you for your review, we are sorry you felt the GM was "snippy" Having reviewed the recording with the store manager and game master, we understand why you may have felt the GM was snippy, but we can see that she was having real problems with the team paying attention to the pre game instruction, which is partly for your safety, and so that you know how to use the puzzles, some unique locks and not waste time. The group were not paying attention, and the GM needed to be more direct to get the players to pay attention. Teams that do not pay attention in the pre game instruction, tend to have issues in the game. GMs do not intend to be snippy, but will be more and more direct during the pre game preamble if teams talk, look around the game instead of listening to them or generally do not pay attention. We are aware that there was a leak onto the carper towards the rear of the store, which has now been dried and cleaned. We are sorry if you could smell this in the game, we are aware it was an issue at the rear fire door and close to the rest rooms. We certainly hope to see you again
Written August 1, 2021
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Twtrd55
Tampa, FL116 contributions
Friends
A group of 5 family members did the Cold War Crisis room today and had an absolute blast. We were told it was the hardest room and we decided to go for it. Our Game Master, Olivia, was super sweet and provided some excellent hints when we needed them. We liked it so much that we bought return tickets before we left as we will definitely be back!!!!!!!!
Written July 4, 2021
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Written July 12, 2021
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Phillip R
Tampa, FL26 contributions
Friends
Staff was very friendly and professional. We did the Mad Professor. If you want a challenge, you'll enjoy this one since the difficulty was high. Everyone agree that the only issue was using the walkie talkie to get hints. Most of the time we couldn't understand what the staff was telling us and asked to repeat it a few times. All the other escape rooms I've done used an intercom system which worked a whole lot better because it was loud and clear for all players to hear. If you want a challenge, definitely do this room.
Written January 17, 2021
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Written February 5, 2021
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American Escape Rooms is open:
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  • Sat - Sun 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM


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