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Amazing!

One of my favorite escape rooms (and we have done a few, the details are incredible)! The staff is... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Tylkan
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Quebec City, Canada
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Unique local flair escape room

This escape room is not like the other 'chain' varieties. It is locally owned and the guys that run... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
AshleyA82
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Brampton
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite escape rooms (and we have done a few, the details are incredible)! The staff is really helpful! Dimo was really nice to accomodate us (we were only two and needed to be paired up). Thanks for everything.

Thank Tylkan
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This escape room is not like the other 'chain' varieties. It is locally owned and the guys that run it had a puzzle master come in to help them build it. It only has 1 theme/room- which is the Halifax Explosion right now (rumor is...More

Thank AshleyA82
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was a very good experience. Went with a group of friends and we had a blast. This escape room is quite hard to solve. Good luck!

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My wife and I recently went on a Grape Escape wine tour to 3 wineries. Our guide Colleen and the driver Randy were both excellent. All 3 sites (Benjamin Bridge and L'Acadie) provided a wide array of samples and lunch at Luckett vineyards was awesome....More

Thank ggstewart
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Our group really enjoyed the great escape experience. The hosts Allen and Ricky were awesome. The attention to detail and authentic historical props were really interesting. It really makes you think and use your problem solving skills as well as good group communication. It's obvious...More

2  Thank MelandLuke
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My husband and I went here on a Friday night, just the two of us, for our first escape room experience. Two other girls were part of our group. The host, Alan, managed to stay in character while still conveying his genuine enthusiasm for the...More

2  Thank Isabelle V
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic independent escape room. Their were various types of puzzles which were relatively easy - and fun for all ages. The establishment was not clean. The bathrooms were dirty, the entrance smelled like cat pee. There was also an area which had...More

1  Thank Shana M
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Went here while visiting Halifax as a work event. This was my 2nd escape room and we were a group of 7 - a good size for this room. The host was friendly, helpful, and the story was about the Halifax Explosion. It's not a...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our family of 5 had a great time at The Great Escape, Halifax. We had a blast searching for clues, stringing our findings together and assembling our bits and pieces to solve this escape room mystery. What a fun experience for friends, families and groups...More

1  Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I brought my family which consists of 3 teenagers and two adults to find out how we work as a team, the night was amazing! Very professional and all employess were in character, it was a little creepy walking up to a locked door on...More

Thank Jeannie B
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