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  • Hells Kitchen Girl
    2 contributions
    The Escape Game (NYC) was GREAT, one of the BEST I’ve ever done! We did The Heist room and were partnered with four other people who were all just as into the game as we were! The puzzles were clever, technical, and we had so many “OMG” moments when we solved some of them! We escaped with 10 minutes to spare! I will definitely go to any escape rooms in the country by this company! Go! You won’t regret it!
    Written 21 January 2023
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  • Intruder291
    Hampstead, NH70 contributions
    Our adult family has been to many escape rooms. The “Dig” room was one of our all-time favorites. Excellent set design. Very good, multi-level puzzles. Clues are given by the Clue Master instead of asking questions. Very enjoyable time for everyone. Would certainly go back to try their other rooms.
    Written 27 December 2022
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  • AnnaL341642
    Washington DC, DC9 contributions
    This was a sharp game packed with innovative puzzles and very few boring padlock. We had two experienced played and "saved the word" with one minute to spare which is ideal. The website claims it's for 2-10 people but I would imagine a lot of
    gridlock around each puzzle, because the entire game was linear. Also communication was key!

    I'd give it near perfect score if he receptionist (brown hair early 20s?) had not been so rude when checking us in. However, we had a different guy who ran our game who was pleasant and helpful.
    Written 16 September 2022
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  • dee c
    1 contribution
    This was great fun and intense! We did the High Speed Train NYC, The staff was Awesome and totally friendly, definitely going back to do others. Team work is the key for the great Escape!!
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Hanane F
    1 contribution
    A man named Abanoub was very helpful, welcoming and patient with my family and I. He was the perfect example of perfect customer service. The place was very clean and fun. Will definitely be going back!!!
    Written 26 November 2022
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  • Paisley N
    London, UK1 contribution
    Great experience! We enjoyed playing the online game . I enjoyed these puzzles because they were innovative and challenging. The interface worked well and we were able to easily join two other players in different locations. I highly recommend it
    Written 4 September 2021
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  • William Parker
    New York City, NY39 contributions
    YAS. YAS. YAS. Komnata Quest Manhattan, if I was to name one company as my all time favorite escape rooms, there is no question Komnata Quest is at the very top of my list. Their attention to detail, mixed with immersive and lively atmospheres makes for the best Escape Rooms any fanatic could wish for. But for an actual review I will now review each room the Manhattan location has, in a non ranked fashion.

    - Sherlocked(Personal Favorite): Done in 58 mins. This is easily the ultimate escape room, with set design that sustains, but does not overpower, and a linear timeline of puzzles like no other. For the escape room and Sherlock enthusiasts, I recommend this room in every way possible. And no, it is not like all other Sherlock rooms.
    - Cursed: Done in 56 mins. I am not lying when I say this, Cursed is the scariest out of all the rooms I have ever done, and that number goes above one hundred. But in all it’s terror, it still maintains simple, yet ingenious physical challenges, and has a story like I’ve never seen before. I do give a hard warning for this room as it could be seen as upsetting(as it flirts with death) yet the longer you are in there, the more and more familiar you become to the space, even if there is a jump scare here or there.
    - Haikana: Done in 59 mins. Okay, if you want Mystical, if you want Creepy, if you want whatever the heck fantastical kinda stuff Haikana is, you got it. Haikana is the only room that, categorized with mazes, is actually able to pull off the hard aspect of: a) contorting reality and b) allowing you to lose a sense of time and placement. Haikana does such a beautiful and mysterious way of setting up a story line, and by bringing in puzzles in the faintest, yet most challenging of ways. And even if it is considered to be a beginner level, you will get lost in the haunting atmosphere of the Haikana Maze.
    - Vault: Done in 44 mins. Having loved all the fallout versions the game has set out, the Vault is one of few escape rooms that, when based off a video game, can really immerse you in that setting. The Vault was able to provide a sense of a very clear outline of tasks, while both lightly hinting towards Fallout references, and straight up pulling in animatronics. It really does do a beautiful job of bringing in the idea of levels that a video game has, and therefore its set is able to perfectly compliment the video-game style.

    Overall, Komnata Quest Manhattan, is one of the few locations that can bring in several different themes, while still creating much more than decent rooms. Thank you guys, genuinely, and I implore everyone to try each and everyone of these games. As they are not only safe and welcoming, but are the best example for a Emma building exercise.
    Written 1 July 2019
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  • Kelly D
    Dallas, TX205 contributions
    I have done 9 escape rooms now and this company definitely has some of my FAVORITE that I've ever done!

    From the second you get off the elevator, the game has begun! The atmosphere is so spooky and makes you excited for your room.

    The directions for the rooms are clear, and it's cool you get to choose your difficult level! I've never gotten that option at escape rooms before.

    The puzzles are challenging, but fun!

    We loved it so much we came back in the afternoon for another one!
    Written 13 December 2022
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  • blaze E
    4 contributions
    Start out with the harder rooms “prison break” and “the heist” try it you will love it. Pick your team and beat it in 60mins
    Written 15 March 2020
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  • OllieObieOrzo
    4 contributions
    My 10 year old child had a birthday party there. She said it was the best birthday party she ever had! The staff was all really nice. Great for big events or just for something to do on a weekend. I would totally recommend going there.
    Written 7 August 2019
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  • Julie
    New York City, NY1 contribution
    Excellent virtual team building activity during the pandemic! Our team opted for a virtual team building experience by playing Escape the Room online. It was a great experience and the staff was very accommodating. Everyone had a blast solving the challenging yet fun puzzles. This is great for team building - especially if your team is no longer physically together. This works for teams of any size!
    Written 1 December 2020
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  • Andrew K
    6 contributions
    Me and my fiance booked a slot online for 9pm. Entrance is next to a church and you can arrive a bit early to get settled, used the bathroom, and be briefed. After being briefed, you are led to a huge room filled with different puzzles to retrieve the key and escape. Although the room itself wasn't decorated, there was a lot to do. Everything made sense and we were kept busy throughout the whole time. Best part about this place is that they are private bookings so you are never paired with strangers. We escaped with 5 minutes to spare and we got to take home a certificate for escaping the room! Try this escape room out and you will not be disappointed!
    Written 24 July 2018
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  • Viktoria R
    5 contributions
    I found this place while looking for things to do with my family on our trip & I am happy I did! We chose the escape room option & it was absolutely amazing & crazy realistic! It felt so real and was a very cool experience. If you are looking for something to do while visiting the city, I definitely recommend checking this out! Overall, 10/10!
    Written 25 December 2022
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  • Jenna P
    3 contributions
    This is an excellent and fun escape room! The puzzles were intricate and challenging. The entire room was very well done and made for an excited hour and a half. I highly recommend to anyone who enjoys this kind of challenge!

    We did The Penitentiary which is the hardest of their three rooms and even though we didn’t quite make it out we still had a blast while doing it! I’m very excited to come back and try their other two rooms!
    Written 17 November 2019
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  • D K
    Wynantskill, NY23 contributions
    I had my expectations set low. Even if I had them a little bigger, this place did not disappoint. There's not much to say that hasn't been said by other reviews but I would agree strongly that the price for adults should be lower. It is centered around the kids so the cost is reasonable for them. For me to pay $28 each for my wife and I was a little odd since we didn't have the same experience as our kids. The kids, by the way, absolutely loved this. Definitely worth the hour and a half it takes to get through the whole thing.
    Written 13 August 2019
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