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House of Hints

5575 Magnatron Blvd, Suite H, San Diego, CA 92111-1309
+1 858-738-5810
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Enjoyable First Escape Room Experience

Went with my family (8 people total) and we booked both rooms for Reading of the Will in San... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
ksgsbooks
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San Diego, California
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Spring break 2018

This was a great activity for our week long trip in SD. The detention room was fun and very... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
bigroy13
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NY
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“escape room” (22 reviews)
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5575 Magnatron Blvd, Suite H, San Diego, CA 92111-1309
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Went with my family (8 people total) and we booked both rooms for Reading of the Will in San Marcos. First escape room for all so we had no idea what to expect or what to do, but it was great! Solving the puzzles and...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This was a great activity for our week long trip in SD. The detention room was fun and very doable for our family which includes kids 7 and 9 years old. Our person was Cailee and she was a pleasure to work with. She was...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Really had a wonderful experience. The staff were amazing and the rooms a blast! Highly recommend for any group gathering.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went to House of Hints San Marcos and played Reading of the Will. Location is a little hard to find as they just opened and business wasn't marked yet. Lobby and restrooms are clean and uncluttered. Reading of the Will was a very hard game...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Set in a warehouse area in San Diego's Kearny Mesa area, House of Hints provided our family of four adults with a challenging hour of fun. The theme was "High School Detention," and were were assigned to act like delinquents and figure out our way...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had an absolutely marvelous time. The mystery was clever, challenging, and fun. Our host, Jill, was gracious, helpful, and positive. We loved the many props that were part of the game, and we felt reinforced every time we solved a problem. Our group of...More

Thank Arie K
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JILL D L, Owner at House of Hints, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you so much for the nice review. It's almost as much fun to watch fun groups as it is to play. You all were fantastic. So, thank you! You all are exactly who this business is designed for. Welcome to the team! Enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

I did the with my wife and adult children. It was totally unique and one of the best family experiences I've enjoyed in a long time. If you have not tried one of these give it a try you won't be sorry.More

Thank Jim S
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JILL D L, General Manager at House of Hints, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Jim! So glad you had a great time with your family. Thank you for choosing us for your first experience! Now, that you have one under your belt, have you decided which room you are going to tackle next? :) Look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I went to House of Hints with our dance school, Escondido Arthur Murray Studio and had an absolute great time. The one hour seemed to be about 15 minutes as time flies. I cannot wait to go agai. With my adult children...More

Thank Rodney A
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JILL D L, Manager at House of Hints, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

So glad you came to play. We hear that a LOT, that the hour seems like minutes. Look forward to you coming back again. There's a good chance that the next hour will fly by as well! See you soon! The Gang at House of...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Everyone had fun and the experience was both challenging and rewarding. It's a great bonding excercise and the support from staff was always on pointMore

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JILL D L, Manager at House of Hints, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for the review. So glad that it was a bonding experience. Hopefully, it will remain with you for a long time. Nice to hear that the staff was on point. Definitely super fun group of individuals! Are you planning a return anytime soon?...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Today we met friends at House of Hints. We were a group of 6, two moms and four kids ranging in age from 10 - 13. It was great to work together to accomplish a goal together. Everyone felt great about how they had contributed....More

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JILL D L, Manager at House of Hints, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for the review! So glad that you found a great activity for moms and kids alike. Nice to hear that you found things well organized and professional. That is our goal. Hope to see you again! The House of Hints Crew

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Mrsshibasaki
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Absolutely! Believe it or not, once you get into the game, you will be so busy trying to solve things, you will forget that you are claustrophobic! We have had others with the same concern and a few suffering with PTSD among... More
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