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The Cryptic Room

28 Reviews
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Jana6263 wrote a review Feb 16
Iowa14 contributions5 helpful votes
This was a great team building activity for our club volleyball team. The girls had a blast solving each puzzle together to escape and really loved their game master Josh! I'd highly recommend The Cryptic Room to anyone!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from AngelP2690, Owner at The Cryptic Room
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for the great review! We also think Josh is pretty awesome and will let Him know that he did a great job with your team.
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Spencer wrote a review Feb 15
Kansas City, Missouri2 contributions
The Cryptic Room is a hidden gem of the Council Bluffs entertainment scene. I’d driven by the building many times, never thinking check it out until a google search for escape rooms brought my attention to their website. Carla the staff member was delightful and facilitated a very fun experience for us. The Cave of Lost Souls was a blast. Very much looking forward to coming back and doing the rest of the rooms. Thanks!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from AngelP2690, Owner at The Cryptic Room
Responded 1 week ago
We are so glad you had a great time! We also think Carla is pretty great. Thanks so much for the kind words!
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Rachel K wrote a review Jan 2021
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Our family loves a good escape room and we have been to most of the options in the Omaha area. We have found it to be a great activity during Covid. This was our first time to The Cryptic Room and it did not disappoint. It is located in a very cool building on Council Bluff's Main Street. I was impressed with the level of detail and thought put into the room design. It was a challenge to say the least, but we were able to "escape" with just a few minutes left. The host was great and I loved the fact that she did not help unnecessarily. The background stories of each of their rooms are intertwined, which I thought was a nice touch. We are making plans to go again in the next couple of weeks.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from AngelP2690, Owner at The Cryptic Room
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for the kind words! Being avid players ourselves, we take this as high praise because we know there are great rooms in our area!
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GW85 wrote a review Nov 2020
Middleton, Wisconsin90 contributions22 helpful votes
My husband and I found the Cryptic Room while walking in Council Bluffs during a recent trip. I called to reserve Paradise and the Troy suggested we try Great Aunt Myrtle Ethrington room first and how the rooms had a connecting theme. We had a great time in the Great Aunt Myrtle room. It was a friendly room, not scary. There were some new types of puzzles we had not encountered before in other rooms. We've done a few escape rooms, but still overlooked some obvious clues. Generous hints helped us make our escape. Looking forward to coming back to the area and try Paradise and other rooms.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from TroyS0523, Owner at The Cryptic Room
Responded Nov 10, 2020
Thanks for the great review! Glad we were able to entertain you on your trip! Come and see us again soon!
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Josephine S wrote a review Sep 2020
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We did two escape rooms in one day! I would recommend the Paradise room because that one had a nice personal touch to it! (It’s a surprise) We had so much fun! Plus, all of their rooms have a connecting story line.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from TroyS0523, Owner at The Cryptic Room
Responded Sep 4, 2020
Glad you had fun thanks for the great review!
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