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Third year and counting

This is the third year in a row our family has done an escape room at Houdini's. It is great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NotGonnaAnswerYou
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Fun time

Zach (our game host) was fabulous, the room was challenging and fun, and just an overall great... read more

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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Our visit to the Tower Room was so much fun! The puzzles were interesting and challenging... but not too hard. The Cincinnati theme was very unique and a great way to find out more about the city. Our guide, Derek, was very entertaining and gave us clues just as we really needed them. I would love to return and try out the rest of the rooms.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

What a blast! This was my second time trying an escape room (at a different location) and most of my co-worker's first time ever doing an escape room. Even for first timers (or newbies in my case) it was very apparent how much care, thought, and planning went into the room's design and puzzles. This isn't just your standard "piece together the clues on the page and get a combo for a lock" escape room. Without giving anything away, there were multiple times everyone in our group had the reaction "how did they do that" or "what a clever idea for a puzzle".

Our room host too, Derek, was awesome and very helpful. He didn't give us too many clues, afterall, the point of a room full of puzzles is to struggle a bit. But the hints he did give us felt well timed (we were legitimately stuck and not making headway) and didn't give too much away, we still had to solve the puzzle.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Our work group went to Houdini's Room Escape and were in the 'tower room'. Our guide was Derek, he was extremely helpful and made the outing more fun! It was a blast seeing the teamwork come alive! The puzzles and clues were very intricate and clever. Most of our group had never been to an escape room before and didn't know what to expect. In the end, everyone loved the experience and we will surely be returning to try another room!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Went yesterday with folks from work. For most it was a first escape room experience. Derek, our host, handled was great - very personable and provided timely clues. We did the Tower Room and managed to get out with 5 minutes to spare. We loved the experience and will be beck to try out the other rooms!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Wow. What a blast! We truly could not have had a better time. We had never done an escape room before and we were able to finish with 5 minutes to spare. It was incredibly challenging and completely thrilling to figure out the clues.
Everyone in our group of 4 adults and 3 teenagers contributed to our success. Zach, our host, was incredible and gave us timely and valuable clues. Will definitely be back!!!

Date of experience: April 2019
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