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SmartyPantz

1601 14 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 1E3, Canada
+1 587-318-5640
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Four us booked the Spies and Lies escape room at SmartyPantz Calgary. We worked our way through... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JoanneJohn2005
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Calgary, Canada
Great Teambuilding Activity!

We had 40 staff participate in the hour-long facilitation by Melanie and Braye. They were awesome... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
VDM4330
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Calgary, Canada
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SmartyPantz is a live-action, escape-the-room provider. Our theatrical themed rooms range in difficulty from moderate to diabolical. You have 45 mins to solve puzzles and riddles related to the theme and story to 'escape the room'. It's a blast!
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“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
“spies” (3 reviews)
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1601 14 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four us booked the Spies and Lies escape room at SmartyPantz Calgary. We worked our way through the clues which were challenging but not unmanageable. It was a 45 minute room and we escaped with less than a minute to spare. The staff/characters were awesome...More

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alastair289, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure hosting you and your team Joanne. We love those eureka moments when teams find the solution to a puzzle that's been causing problems. Great detective job on escaping the room with time to spare. Look forward to seeing you back at...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had 40 staff participate in the hour-long facilitation by Melanie and Braye. They were awesome, the lockbox and puzzles were spot on, challenging and a heck of a lot of fun. Melanie and Braye were professional, easy to communicate with and showed up early...More

Thank VDM4330
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alastair289, General Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your large group. We had a lot of fun. Thank you for taking the time to write and post your review, we really appreciate the kind words.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

While Smartypantz is new to Calgary there is no denying their attention to detail and taking the concept of exit / escape rooms to new heights. Their model incorporates theatrical design and puzzles along with actors who provide an in-depth story line that really enhanced...More

Thank ask1964
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Melanie E, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

It is lovely to receive such feedback. Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Have a great weekend.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The staff was so great helping me plan a Teambuilding event for 13 teenage dancers. The rooms are so cool and the actors are awesome! The location is good with parking available, everything ran on time, the cost is good value. We had such a...More

Thank Sherrie L
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Melanie E, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Sherrie, your team was a pleasure to have, we had a fantastic time hosting you all the other day. Thank you for the wonderful feedback!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We are newbies to the escape room experience! We played “the morning never comes”; consisting of 4 people (myself, husband, and 2 boys (11 yrs and 13yrs). This was an intense team work experience. It was highly entertaining with some stress! The staff was incredibly...More

Thank Jinell M
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Melanie E, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for playing Jinell, we had such fun hosting your family. This is wonderful feedback, I will be sure to pass on the lovely words. We look forward to hopefully hosting you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

In the age where escape rooms are popping up everywhere these days, our group of eight veteran breakout artists went to SmartyPantz to try their Spies & Lies escape room. We found the gamemaster host to be absolutely wonderful and role-played in exemplary fashion engaging...More

Thank jjluke
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Melanie E, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you kindly for the wonderful review. We love feedback and are always looking for ways to improve. Your write up is very helpful and much appreciated.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

These rooms are great for beginners - nothing is overly complicated, and the set design is beautiful however with a 45 minute time frame rather than 60 minutes like most of the city, it sometimes can feel a little short/. Still worth checking out, the...More

Thank Katie E
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Melanie E, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi Katie, Thank you so much for the lovely review. Our rooms were created and designed with a 45 minute time frame in mind, we like to allow some additional time on top for the theatrical element involving actors at the beginning before the clock...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I was there for the kids but man did I ever get into it. Was way better than I thought it would be. Those guys put on a show and the puzzles to get out were very well done. Super happy about that visit. Kids...More

Thank TQJCalgary_AB
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alastair289, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We really appreciate the positive review and to hear that you had a great time. Immersion is an internal part of the SmartyPantz experience so it is very gratifying to read that we achieved this. Hope to see you back at SmartyPantz soon testing your...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I booked the Spies and Lies challenge for my son's 17 th birthday. This is not my first experience with a locked room but SmartPantz is a step above. The location is bright and clean and the staff professional. The addition of a character host...More

Thank Shauna H
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Melanie E, Manager at SmartyPantz, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to share this lovely review and I am glad to hear you enjoyed your time at SmartyPantz. We had a fantastic time hosting your group and can't wait to have you back for round 2. I will pass your...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Once we got in we had fun and almost solved the puzzle. Only a silly slip up with the 4 digit code for the third clue cost us. Must be hilarious for the staff watching us suckers!

Thank Sue J
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Management response:Responded 2 August 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to write the review. Win or lose it's fun watching players struggle and then triumph with each clue. We look forward to seeing you back at SmartyPantz to test your metal versus another escape room.

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Hi, Standard cost is $25 per person plus tax, so for seven people that would be $183.75 in total (including tax). Best, Cody
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