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The Great Escape Room Buffalo

300 Pearl St, Suite 125, Olympic Towers, Buffalo, NY 14202-2504
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Escaped the Library!

It was a great time. I am looking forward to trying the other escape rooms. Fran was great as... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark S
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Awesome time!!

Fran was the best! Our party of 3 escaped the Library with 17 seconds to spare! Fran let us know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Timothy M
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The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game. Escape games are the newest craze sweeping the nation – a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience! The door is locked behind you and 60 minutes are on the clock! You must work together in order to find clues and solve puzzles that will lead you to your escape. Only about 20% of groups are able to meet the challenge and escape in time!
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“a lot of fun” (16 reviews)
“solve puzzles” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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300 Pearl St, Suite 125, Olympic Towers, Buffalo, NY 14202-2504
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"sherlock holmes"
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"a lot of fun"
in 16 reviews
"solve puzzles"
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"library room"
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"seconds left"
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"explained everything"
in 4 reviews
"problem solving"
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"great team building experience"
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"game master"
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"success rate"
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"great fun"
in 10 reviews
"awesome guide"
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"highly recommend this experience"
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"fun activity"
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"co workers"
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"family reunion"
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"scavenger hunt"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a great time. I am looking forward to trying the other escape rooms. Fran was great as well...

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fran was the best! Our party of 3 escaped the Library with 17 seconds to spare! Fran let us know how smart we were, with only about a 15-18% of success with that many people. Maybe it was pure flattery, but we will be back!...More

Thank Timothy M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a last minute room in the Sherlock Holmes themed room. It was just my girlfriend and I in a room designed for up to 10. We didn't escape (missed it by seconds!) but had a great time doing it. It's very different to...More

Thank Josh R
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

A group of work friends and I treated ourselves to an escape room in downtown Buffalo. Most of us had not done one before, and certainly not in Buffalo. if you didn't know already Buffalo is definitely on a resurgence, with lots of bars, restaurants,...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write and post your review about your experience at The Great Escape Room Buffalo. We are happy you enjoyed the President's Bunker and are proud to be part of the downtown Buffalo Resurgence. Thanks for the "recommend" and...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Fran and Eric helped make our experience fun and exciting. we did all 3 rooms, and had a blast. i would recommend The Great Escape Room to anyone.

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you had a great time!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Loved the experience, would definitely recommend it to friends traveling through Buffalo! Definitely a unique evening unlike any other.

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Thank Gavin K
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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

That is so wonderful to hear! We hope you make it back in for another room!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

i would have liked a little more instruction regarding the outcome of the challenge. It could have been just my take away from what Watson told us, but i didn't really understand how the puzzles all worked together to solve the mystery. We did have...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, we do hope that you return to try another room. Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a group of ten and loved it!! The clues were well put together and the facilitator was great!

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Thank stacysacco2345
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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your experience with The Great Escape Room. We are so happy you had a good time and look forward to seeing you again for another Escape Adventure!!

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This escape room was different from many of the others my group has done. This was probably our 7th in the Buffalo area. The Library involved much more search for pieces than any other room we have completed. The puzzles were fun and challenging. Very...More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for coming downtown and locking your group into Sherlock's Library. Our escape rooms are 50% scavenger hunt and 50% mind puzzles, to engage all ages and group sizes. We are so glad your group enjoyed our escape adventure and we hope...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Received Groupon gift for Christmas. Purchased more for colleges ages kids. Only one of us had been to an ER in past so they weren’t sure what to think. Competition ensued. Great team effort lead to us Escaping with 2:32 left on clock.More

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The Great Escap... R, Manager at The Great Escape Room Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Congratulations on joining the Elite League of Escapees! Thank you so much for bringing everyone downtown and utlizing your Christmas present. We are so glad your group enjoyed the competition and race against out clock! Such pressure those last few minutes! Thank you so much...More

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jordan2487
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Response from gram_of_traveler | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can always get your tickets through Groupon, like most of us in my group did, it's like 30$ for 2 people :) Have fun
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