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The Great Escape Room

Closed Now: 09:00 - 22:00
Open today: 09:00 - 22:00
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The Presidents Bunker - Royal Oak Escape Room

Brought 8 newbies (including myself) to the Royal Oak Escape Room. Because of our timing, we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa W
Don't overthink it! Such a great time.

Had a great time for the office holiday outing - this serves as a fantastic team-building... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GenuineSunnyD
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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 2 weeks ago

Brought 8 newbies (including myself) to the Royal Oak Escape Room. Because of our timing, we were challenged with completing the Presidents Bunker room. We had a staff member IN the room to help us if needed, which we DID need her when a prop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melissa W
howards597, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Congratulations on your escape!Thank you for taking the time to review us. So glad to hear that you had a fun time in the Bunker despite some mishaps and that you will be returning!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time for the office holiday outing - this serves as a fantastic team-building experience, but more than that it's SO MUCH FUN. Stretches your brain in lots of different ways. I can't wait to come back for another round, with friends!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GenuineSunnyD
howards597, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful review! This is exactly what we strive for and we are excited to know that you will be returning!

Reviewed 10 December 2018

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
howards597, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a nice review. We love hearing that you had so much fun and will be returning!

Reviewed 26 November 2018 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
howards597, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you had an amazing time in the Bunker and we cant wait fo you to come back in for mre fun!

Reviewed 25 November 2018 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
howards597, Manager at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We are so happy your daughter had a great birthday experience and we cant wait to have you guys back!

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 19 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 14 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 6 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
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The Great Escap... R, Room Monitor at The Great Escape Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 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

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