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The Great Escape Room

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Great time with Friends

It was a fun time we had 10 teenagers go in the Library And they solved it with 28 seconds to go... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lanceburton2204
A fun family/group activity

We have an annual ritual of games of some kind when our small adult family gets together at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
traveltrainer513
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Holland, Michigan
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The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game based on the popular computer and mobile phone escape games. Escape games are the newest craze sweeping the nation - a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience! After entering a room with...more
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233 Fulton St E, Suite 211, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a fun time we had 10 teenagers go in the Library And they solved it with 28 seconds to go #HADABLAST

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only me and my wife had ever done one of these (and only one). We all had a good time and solved it just in time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review robbiec49. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have an annual ritual of games of some kind when our small adult family gets together at Thanksgiving. This year we decided to try an escape game and found this company in Grand Rapids. It had the most, and highest reviews. We chose the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review traveltrainer513. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that Stephanie could make it that much more fun. We look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my first Escape Room experience, I couldn't have asked for a better set up than at The Great Escape Room. The puzzles were challenging and the staff was wonderful and it was an all around outstanding experience. I look forward to trying the other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review 826mclws. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I planned this for my best friends 21st birthday with 5 of our other friends. It. Was. So. Much. Fun. You have an hour to find all the clues and solve all the puzzles in the room to get out and we finished in 59...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tessa S
Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Tessa. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first experience at an escape room. We had a great time in the Sherlock Holmes library. Our guide David was also great- funny and engaging. We would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Brenda. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that David could make it that much more fun. We look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter went with a few friends for her birthday and they all loved it! Great place and fun for all! Very satisfied with our experience

Date of experience: November 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Daniela. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience! This was our first time doing an escape room and highly recommend it! The staff was friendly and polite and the room was challenging and fun!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Leigh. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We had another great time at The Great Escape Room. This time we did The Bunker. The room is challenging but if you work as a team you’ll get out in time. We will definitely go back again. We are also thinking about doing a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review chall6195. We are so glad you had such a good time. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

My department at work did this as a team-building exercise. It was my first experience with an escape room, and I was skeptical, but that didn't last long after we started the game! I was impressed with the professionalism and sophistication of the game and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Eric S
Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Eric. We are so glad you had such a good time. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

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christine L
August 7, 2017|
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Response from redwinguno | Reviewed this property |
It's a mind challenge. You get a great thinking group and you go into several rooms with limited clues and try to figure the way out of the room. Several aspects will need people from different mindsets to solve the quest... More
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MKCPfam
June 23, 2016|
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Definitely! They are very busy all the time it seems like! I would get a reservation to be safe!
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mischellew
October 7, 2015|
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Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
No, all rooms are the same. FYI, we had a Phd., 3 Masters Degrees, a Chemical Engineer and 2 old dummies (my wife and I!) and were challenged. All members of the team contributed in solving the puzzles, clues, details... More
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