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The Great Escape Room

Closes in 8 min: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Great night out!

Had so much fun with a group of girl friends. Really enjoyed testing problem solving skills, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelGoddess0111
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
via mobile
Family gathering.

We did the game room with our family (all adults and one teenager). It was great! I’ve done other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ajenan
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Dorr, Michigan
via mobile
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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233 Fulton St E, Suite 211, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had so much fun with a group of girl friends. Really enjoyed testing problem solving skills, but greatly appricated all the help Alex gave us! Thanks for a great night out!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for much for your positive review TravelGoddess0111. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that Alex could make it that much better. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the game room with our family (all adults and one teenager). It was great! I’ve done other escape rooms, and The Great escape is my favorite by far. Steph did a great job taking care of our group in the room. I can’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for much for your positive review Ajenan. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that Stephanie could make it that much better. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast! We were in a group with two couples (who were awesome) and our game master, Hutch, was great! Fun time! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for much for your positive review CarolineEileen. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that Hutch could make it that much better. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 1st escape room experience and I went in thinking I wouldn't be impressed. Boy was I wrong! I thought the puzzles would be too easy or too hard...they were nicely balanced in fact and i enjoyed the challenge. The staff were just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for much for your positive review prodigaleric. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that David could make it that much better. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Our experience was great! The staff was friendly and easily approachable. The puzzles to solve were challenging but doable. This is a very interactive game, especially when you have to tear up the room looking for clues. They were a lot of fun parts of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Thank you for your review ReviewTK. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

I went to the GE with a group of 9 other people. We did the library which was a challenge for sure but since we had more people I thought it went a lot better than expected. If you have never been to an escape...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Thank you for your review allimuld. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 6 January 2019

I took 4 seventh graders to this today. We had a riot. Our guide Cruz made sure we kept making progress within the rules of the room. We had so much fun we booked another room for later that day and Cruz switched so he...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thanks for much for your positive review Tinker. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that Cruz could make it that much better. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

I have gone to many other escape rooms in and out of state. The Great Escape was okay. It made it really kind of awkward that the guide stayed in the room with us. Other escape rooms I've been to the guide is in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you for your review kaitlarson. In the future, Sherlock's Library is our most Sherlock themed room and might be the one you will want to give a try at another time.

Reviewed 3 January 2019

We were 6 with a senior and 3 teens. This location was inside a historic Masonic temple, really nice fit thematically. Our main concern was wheelchair accessibility and the rooms were large enough for maneuvering around safely and participate without obstruction. My nephew who uses...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Thank you for your review Glenview_mom. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future to try one of our other rooms.

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

What a fun experience!!!! So happy we decided to try the Great Escape! Stef made the experience fun and was so helpful in providing the encouragement in escaping our space!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Grand Rapids M, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thanks for much for your positive review Tina. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself and that Stephanie could make it that much better. We look forward to seeing you again in the future to try one of our other rooms.

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christine L
8 August 2017|
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Response from redwinguno | Reviewed this property |
It's a mind challenge. You get a great thinking group and you go into several rooms with limited clues and try to figure the way out of the room. Several aspects will need people from different mindsets to solve the quest... More
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MKCPfam
24 June 2016|
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Response from Jalverson | Reviewed this property |
Definitely! They are very busy all the time it seems like! I would get a reservation to be safe!
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mischellew
7 October 2015|
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Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
No, all rooms are the same. FYI, we had a Phd., 3 Masters Degrees, a Chemical Engineer and 2 old dummies (my wife and I!) and were challenged. All members of the team contributed in solving the puzzles, clues, details... More
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