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The Great Escape Room

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Super challenging, but we did get out!

The "guide" in our room was fantastic. The room was set up to be really challenging, but so much... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dsweetwood
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Detroit, Michigan
Super fun

Friendly staff, great puzzles. Our group had an amazing time doing the bunker game! I can't wait to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
April L
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The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game in Downtown Royal Oak. The adventure is based on online escape games in which you are locked in a room with a series of clues and puzzles that must be solved in order to exit the room. It is part...more
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301 W 4th St, Suite LL110, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2546
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All reviews a lot of fun team building event seconds to spare library room great fun solving puzzles great group birthday celebration fun night fun experience co workers blast infirmary game hints teambuilding sherlock
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The "guide" in our room was fantastic. The room was set up to be really challenging, but so much fun! We would definitely do this again!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dsweetwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great puzzles. Our group had an amazing time doing the bunker game! I can't wait to go back and try the other games!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank April L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our teenage daughter and her friends for a birthday party. Everyone had fun and they actual didn’t look at screens for an entire hour! We will be going back for sure. Terrence, our guide, was great too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela P
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

You are to arrive 15 minutes early but they will wait for 15 minutes past your start time for participants. Of course we had three people in our room who showed up nearly 15 minutes late. (Rude) The room itself the infirmary was unorganized chaos...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank muggsm
The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

We value input from each and every customer and also realize that not everything is for everyone, but we are glad you gave us a shot. We are also proud of the thousands of happy customers we see each month.

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The challenges are too many to be finished by a couple in an hour. I'd recommend that you go with a big team and divide the tasks in order to maximize your chances. Few of the hints are very American so anyone from outside will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Apurva J
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fun time with family friends. This is my second time at TGER. I personally liked The Library better than The Gameroom, but it could've been the team I was with. Ask for Will—he's awesome!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LarriRandi S
The Great Escap... R, Lead Room Monitor at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hello Larri, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! We're very to happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Great Escape Room! We hope you'll come again to try out our other two rooms. Best regards, Lauren

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Great place! Love to come back! Maybe this time we will escape. Great staff awesome team building event!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shahaan T
The Great Escap... R, Room Monitor at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your awesome review Shahaan.We are happy to hear that your team enjoyed the room for your team building event and hope to see you soon at your next event here at The Great Escape Room Royal Oak. Jomar

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The room was a great way to promote analytical thinking. Teamwork problem solving together. It was a great time with family and friends.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DetroitCityChessClub
The Great Escap... R, Room Monitor at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for your positive review--we're glad you had a good time working as a team through our puzzles! We'd love to have you back to try one of our other escapes with friends, family, or co-workers alike! Alex

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Reserved and paid online for ten of us to experience the President’s Bunker. Super easy ! They even sent several reminders the day before and the day of the reservation. Make sure to arrive early like they say because each person needs to fill out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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The Great Escap... R, Lead Room Monitor at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hello Yvonne, Thank you for taking the time to review The Great Escape Room Royal Oak! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our President's Bunker experience with Jeorgia! We hope that you will come back and try out any of our other three escape...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Family activity -- we did it with seconds to spare. A fun engaging activity. We had our family plus a few others. We worked well together. A great time

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Terry P
The Great Escap... R, Lead Room Monitor at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hello Terry, Thank you for your review! We hope that you will come back and try out some of our other great rooms soon! Best regards, Lauren

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