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Darkstar Ultimate Laser Arena

Closed Now: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Good place to visit

Lots of fun and the arena is bigger than you think staff are all first class and often dress up in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlanM2461
via mobile
Friendly and reasonable

Went with my son we had a few games, staff were friendly food and drink reasonably priced and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Kev P
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Darkstar is the ultimate laser tag experience and the most exciting laser tag arena in the UK! Compete against up to 40 other players in an intense, all-out, action-packed game of ultimate laser tag using the world's most advanced equipment...more
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Central Street | The Arena, St Helens WA10 1TZ, England
+44 1744 733378
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Value for money, I don't know why I waited so long to visit, Ive gone with my daughter 3 times in the past month. Take your teens with their friends, 10 pound offers on a Friday pizzas and 3 games. If you're local check it...More

4  Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

This is a great arena for parties, i went with only 3 others and was scared to get lost in the place on my own, they could do with a bigger bar and cafe area, and the staff kinda look like they needed cheering up...More

1  Thank sungirl123_11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of fun and the arena is bigger than you think staff are all first class and often dress up in some fantastic gear. Would recomend good food deals as well

Thank AlanM2461
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Went with my son we had a few games, staff were friendly food and drink reasonably priced and nice. Whole day was good never been before but will be going back

Thank Kev P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our 1st visit to dark star and very impressed. (We live in St. Helens) I don’t know why we have never been?? Facilities and staff were excellent. We invited some friends for my sons birthday 11 of us in total. Everyone really enjoyed it...the adults...More

Thank Andrew M
DSdude, Manager at Darkstar Ultimate Laser Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Andrew, thank you for your fantastic review, we're glad you all had a great time. I will pass on your comments the team, especially Dom. Make sure you check out our Kids Club every Saturday morning for younger players, just £6 for 3 games,...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on Saturday, i rang Thursday to book and the staff couldnt be more helpful when booking. 4 adults, one 12 year old and one 9 year old. On the day it was very straight forward booking in. Once in the room there was...More

1  Thank pauline h
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent laser tag with a brilliant 3 or four layers to play in, great guns that all worked and very atmospheric, a bit like the original Alien film. Really enjoyed this place and would definitely go back again.

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Booked this for 4 young boys playing two games. On their first game, they had to join 21 other players who were going in for their second game, so the scores were poorly matched. Also, the computer screen showing the live updated scores outside kept...More

Thank HH8838
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We found this excellent value and our boys enjoyed a few hours here. We had a couple of coffees (not bad quality for this kind of venue) We were surprised it wasn't busier as it was Easter Monday.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Can't beat a couple of games here. Whether it's a team elimination or everyone for themselves, this really gets the blood pumping. The concept of power-ups is a nice extra and the fact that they can accommodate a decent number of people per game makes...More

Thank gareth_141
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Took my son and friends for party yesterday. Explained to party planner that he has Aspergers she couldn't do enough for us all, understood completely and made me and him feel very comfortable. All staff were fantastic couldn't rate this place highly enough. Food excellent...More

Thank maxwakey
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We went here as a group of friends last Thursday, and it was quite enjoyable. However, the quality of this place seems to have gone down quite a bit. When we came this time, the drinks seemed to have gone up, and there was one...More

1  Thank LouisAonYouTube
DSdude, Manager at Darkstar Ultimate Laser Arena, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Darkstar. We are sorry you did not enjoy your visit to Darkstar on this occasion, as much as your previous visits. The staff were briefed about your groups requirements, as they were on your previous visits. We...More

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Simon B
19 October 2016|
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Response from DSdude | Property representative |
Hi Simon, Quarantine is a fantastic event, laser tag meets Zombies! Throughout the night you will be playing in our amazing arena, the biggest and most exciting in the UK, in an award winning venue. On the evening, you will... More
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Rachel M
29 October 2015|
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Response from DSdude | Property representative |
Hi Rachel just give us a call on 01744 733378 anytime between 9am - 9pm 7 days a week. And Yes you can just turn up and play, but if you want a specific time, just give us a call.
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