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PanIQ Room Chicago

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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Great Teambuilding Event

Took my team for a Christmas/Teambuilding event. We had a great time! We selected the Mob room... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great experience

Our scheduled arrival time was 3pm and I thought it was 3:30pm so we were a bit late. Our gracious... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kristin K
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The original escape rooms were launched in Budapest in early 2011. With more than a hundred locations now, live escape games have become the number one tourist action of the Hungarian capital. The first PanIQ Room opened its doors in March 2012 in...more
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1200 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607-1653
West Side
+1 312-837-3125
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my team for a Christmas/Teambuilding event. We had a great time! We selected the Mob room which was on the more difficult side. Since we were all first time Escape Room players, we should have gone for an easier room for our first time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Behappy1022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our scheduled arrival time was 3pm and I thought it was 3:30pm so we were a bit late. Our gracious hostess allowed us a few extra minutes before she started our timer. Turns out we didn't even need it. We escaped with 18 minutes to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kristin K
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The room was challenging and interesting. The guide was helpful in getting us ready to go right away and there if we needed him. Definitely recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jherb81
Reviewed September 23, 2018

1. Booking wasn't difficult (compared to other escape rooms in the city), there was a lot of availability for our room (The Prison). Plenty of free parking spaces when we got there 2. Staff were friendly and accommodating when we arrived. 3. Clues were a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed September 12, 2018

My team from work played at the Mob escape room and it was fantastic. The clues are tough but not impossible and everyone was highly engaged the entire time. We will definitely be going back to try the other rooms they have to offer!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank miller20817
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time experiencing an escape room. My husband and I took our children(teenagers) and they had just as much fun as we did. Everyone had to work together to make our way out. Easy to find the location, there was side street...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kish15
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Had Groupon and took my daughter and 3 friends for her 12th birthday then lunch....great experience they loved and something different for a birthday party! it was nice to be in the room with them and have them realize... uh mom.. can you help us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank teresa41670
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This was my first time in an escape room and thought it was challenging and fun for our group! The host was super welcoming and kind. Would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank turnermicaha
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This was the first time anyone in our family tried one of these logic puzzles. It was a great experience, our guide was helpful, not giving answers but nudging us in the right direction when we we went off track. My one complaint was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John C
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We decided on this with some others (4 total) as we were in town over the weekend on a business trip. Of the different rooms the MOB room seemed the one everyone agreed on. The outside serves it ZERO justice. The hosts were very welcoming...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 978jonc
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September 30, 2016|
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Response from Casandra H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's claustrophobic. They don't actually "lock" you in. If there's an emergency, you will be able to get out without any problem. You are actually watched via camera by an operator. All you have to do is to... More
April 17, 2016|
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Response from BrianMatthew82 | Reviewed this property |
Great for families, depending on the room. I'd say junior high age and up. The puzzles may be a bit too tough for anyone younger than that, but since it's a group activity it would probably be fine.