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What a fun night! Half had done an escape room before - the other half had not. Those of us who... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RAS1996
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New York City, New York
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Unforgettable experience!

The Other Tales had recently opened a new room at the same location, so we joined our friends to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lana V
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New York City, New York
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The Other Tales - Escape Rooms offers real life mystery adventure games. Our games are an immersive experience, where players become part of the story as they look for clues, solve puzzles and uncover the mystery. Movie-like sets, deep story, and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fun night! Half had done an escape room before - the other half had not. Those of us who hadn’t done one before were nervous about being claustrophobic and had no problems - big room, they were clear we could leave the room...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for coming in and playing! We are very happy you enjoyed the game.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Other Tales had recently opened a new room at the same location, so we joined our friends to check it out. All I can say is -- wow!!! I have been to a few other escape rooms in the past, but I have never...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lana V
AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for coming back to play! Great victory!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well-designed room with a solid narrative. Great customer service. Will definitely come back to try their new room!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jeanine S
AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed the story in The Amazing Adventure Society game. We'll be very happy to see you back to play The Anomaly game.

Reviewed May 13, 2019

What a great find! We hosted our daughter's 11th birthday party here this past weekend. Booking online was a breeze, and the venue is well run. I loved watching our guests work toget4her as a team to try to find clues and uncover the mystery....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Donna C
AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for celebrating at The Other Tales. We love introducing younger kids to the world of escape rooms with the easier version of our The Amazing Adventure Society game.

Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Reserved on line well in advance of school vacation. The staff forgot our family was coming and no one was there when we arrived. We called the management and someone arrived 20 minutes later. After that, we had a really nice experience. It was a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

We are very sorry that our Game Master was not there on time. At “The Other Tales” we take customer service very seriously; we will do everything possible to make sure that this situation will not happen again. Please accept our apologies; we hope you...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019

There were 8 of us, all over 60 - 4 couples, 3 had been to at least one other escape room, 5 had never been, and of those 2 were more or less dragged by their spouses. However, everyone enjoyed the experience! The gamemaster Kayla...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for coming! We are happy you and your friends enjoyed the experience. Now, we opened a new game and we'll be happy to see you back!

Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Looked for something fun to do in northern Nj on sat night. Came across this escape the room activity on trip advisor. Was able to book apt same night. Our group ranged from ages 30-60. Price was reasonable and all had a great time. Would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for coming! We are happy you enjoyed the game. Just wanted to let you know, we now opened a new game and will be happy to see you back!

Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

This place was great! Highly recommend! It had a great story that we were able to follow along and was 60 min of pure puzzle satisfaction. So so good! Best one in NJ for sure! Alex the gamer was awesome!

Date of experience: November 2018
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for playing! We are happy you enjoyed our puzzles! We recently opened a new game - The Anomaly. And we would love for you to come back and give it a try.

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We came here to celebrate my son’s 9th birthday. It was a great experience. The owner was so nice and geared our challenge for our younger crowd. You are not locked in so there is nothing to be nervous about. It was a well thought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for playing! Happy Birthday to your son!

Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Other Tales was a fantastic way to spend an hour! Not a traditional escape room (in that escaping isn't technically the goal), the room is steeped much more in a narrative story than just "solve the puzzles to get out" and this added story...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AlonaU5, Owner at The Other Tales - Escape Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you very much! We are happy you enjoyed our story and puzzles.

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