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The Great Escape Room

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Great Fun for the Family

Took the family here while visiting Rochester. Signed up for the Game Room only to find out it had... read more

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EPFANZ
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Have played 2 of the rooms so far and had a wonderful experience both times. I'm looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“team building”(19 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1150 University Ave, Suite 12A, Building 5, Rochester, NY 14607-1647
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Reviewed today via mobile

Took the family here while visiting Rochester. Signed up for the Game Room only to find out it had the lowest success rate; 18%. My hopes were not to set any time records but to just escape. Well, we got to with time to spare!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have played 2 of the rooms so far and had a wonderful experience both times. I'm looking forward to the other rooms offered and will soo attend those. Friendly helpful proffesional staff. I would reccomned this to anyone as a Must Go!

Thank Daddywins
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the amazing review, we very much look forward to your parties return.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Bridal Party, 9 girls escaped in 45:45 from the Library. Very challenging and really fun!! Our guide was the best.More

Thank mmiles1987
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, we are so glad that you had a great time and we'll let your room monitor know that you had a fun time with them. We hope the wedding was wonderful and you can all come back for another round...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic and challenging activity— the rooms are all well organized for the guests to find the clues to get the key to get out. Someone is with you for supervising—-

Thank Nina B
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

That you so much for the review Nina, we'd love you to come back and try some of our other rooms too.

Reviewed August 20, 2018

This was my second time to The Great Escape Room. Last year we did the "Library" and this year the "Presidential Bunker". Both times were fun, but this year we made it out of the room in time, so great sense of accomplishment. I live...More

Thank Lisa B
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Lisa thank you so much for your review and kind words, we also hope you can come back next time you're in Rochester to do some of our other (more challenging) rooms. Each one has it's own challenges to solve and sercrets to unlock, we...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018

We had a great time. We worked very well together (4 50+ yrs old with 3 20+ yrs old). The group leader from there was awesome. She added so much to our visit. She became one of us. We will definitely do it again. Awesome...More

Thank dexstusugar
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Dexstusugar, we are so happy that you had a great time with your room monitor and that the room exceeded your expecations. We hope you can come back soon any try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I was impressed with the room - it was witty, whimsical, and well planned. I had never done an escape room before and look forward to going back with friends.More

Thank goodfoodrocks
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, we are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to when you bring some friends and try out another one of our escape rooms. Each room is different and comes with it's own challenges but...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I went to this Escape room for a friend's birthday. There was a group of 8 of us. When we reserved the room/time, we were informed that up to two more people could join our group that we didn't know...However, when we got there, no...More

Thank SSA40
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Regarding the stranges that could have been in the room, we offer to privatize the room for special events it just costs a little extra per person. But...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018

We did the Library and Game Room 2 years ago as an extended family (ages from 70's down to teen) and had a blast. When the extended family was back in town this week we did the Infirmary and Bunker, but this time included the...More

Thank JArtKnapp
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for the review, we are overjoyed that you had such a positive experience. With each room being different with their own eases and difficulties they are great for all ages to puzzle through. We hope you can come back and try the President's...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is my second time doing an escape room event at the Rochester location and I have already planned my third visit. Although there are many places that boast an escape room or two, some are extremely difficult while others are pretty run of the...More

Thank Bethany I
The Great Escap... R, Front Office Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hi Bethany, So happy that you continue to enjoy our escape rooms, we hope you come back and complete the two remaining rooms we have at our location. I'll relay your kind words to Leah, we try to read or ask our customers if they...More

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Karen M
January 15, 2018|
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Response from T T | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which room you are in. The hospital room is smaller than the others so maybe start with a larger room. Ask when you book it. You are active immediately and like the others said it gets intense and focused which... More
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April 6, 2016|
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Response from Gail R | Reviewed this property |
Cost ends up being $32/person if less than 10 people. We were told that there is a 10% discount if you register 10 people. There currently is only one room -library- at the Rochester location. They are hoping to add... More
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