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The Cipher Room

640 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 488 000 045
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Fun challenge was greater than expected

The activity at Cipher Room was a gift so we did not have many, if any, expectations of what it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RandR282
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Sydney, Australia
Fun and challenging

Great location near two train stations, great number limit, fun to race with another room, clues in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ellie H
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Sydney, Australia
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King St Newtown's original, vintage-inspired escape room! The Cipher Room is Sydney's most immersive gaming experience. With unique games filled with bespoke puzzles (we build everything ourselves by hand!), can you escape in time?
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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640 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The activity at Cipher Room was a gift so we did not have many, if any, expectations of what it would be like. It was just the two of us (my wife and I) attempting the Cabin. It could easily have been 4 people with...More

Thank RandR282
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great location near two train stations, great number limit, fun to race with another room, clues in Cabin room hard but also very well set out so they are manageable (we finished with 10 minutes to spare and one clue from the staff). Scary feel...More

Thank Ellie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of 4 people, absolutely great time. The puzzles are tricky and obviously a lot of thought, time, and energy went into creating the rooms. Marise was really helpful, only offering a hint when we really needed it. Can't overstate the intricacy...More

Thank squiggles359
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to The Cipher room which is well priced compared to some of the other escape rooms that we've done. We went as a group of 4 to celebrate 2 birthdays and the room was well themed and well thought out. There were a few...More

Thank Jessykah D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two hours of fun and laughter. Escaped the cabin, only to enter the Marlowe Hotel which proved more challenging. Fantastic fun, amazing rooms - attention to detail. Thanks to Harry and Michael who helped along the way ! Otherwise we would have never got home...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attention to detail is just exceptional at The Cipher room. Espionage is the easiest of their three rooms. Lots of very clever puzzles and gorgeous graphics in the game elements. Recommend see this game before it disappears!

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pre birthday dinner activity. We had 16+ adults 40 Years + participate in this activity with the birthday person prior to heading out for dinner. We were broken into two groups (girls v boys) Both groups had an absolute ball. Highly recommend 16+ - as...More

Thank ZaraIam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to do something different for my husband’s birthday and this was perfect. It was our first experience of an escape room - I booked Espionage - we had an absolute hoot and will be back with friends to do the cabin and the...More

Thank Bec037
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went and played Espionage on Monday morning and loved it so much we booked The Cabin for that afternoon and The Marlowe Hotel for Wednesday. The games were mind blowingly good. Every single detail was so clever and well thought out. There has been...More

Thank sammirw
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have enjoyed the The Cabin and Espionage so far and enjoyed the challenges! Looking forward to coming back and tackling the next experience. Puzzles are great and the team run the experience brilliantly!

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Response from Chargy97 | Reviewed this property |
I did both rooms with just my boyfriend and they were both good for couples as you get to work together!
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