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The Cipher Room

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Address: 640 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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King St Newtown's original, vintage-inspired escape room! The Cipher Room...

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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Must do in Newtown!

I booked both, the Espionage room and the Cabin for a birthday fun escape activity and it was a great experience! All my friends loved it and we couldn't decided which room was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
simonehain74
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked both, the Espionage room and the Cabin for a birthday fun escape activity and it was a great experience! All my friends loved it and we couldn't decided which room was better. It's money well spend, so much fun, excitement and entertainment! I highly recommend checking it out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went into this with high expectations because the Espionage Room received not only high scores from the general public but also gaming experts. I've fallen in love with escape rooms and wanted to investigate whether it was possible to start one myself. However, after seeing Marise's Espionage room, I don't think that it's possible for novices to compete in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having recently become hooked on the escape room craze, I was starting to wonder whether the Espionage room could possibly wow me as much as the reviews stated. In short, yes! I found the theme brilliant and immersive, the puzzles varied and fun (perfect level of difficulty so boredom was unlikely but you still felt a sense of achievement ),... More 

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Thank Claire M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group did Espionage a few weeks ago and has so much fun we came back for The Cabin and we were not disappointed. Unique puzzles and a very immersive room as promised.

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Thank Kinlan
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With no idea of what to expect, my girlfriend and I attempted the Espionage room this morning. We thoroughly enjoyed working through the wide range of well thought out clues and spent the following hours after we'd left talking about it. Would definitely recommend this to anybody.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've done a loads of escape rooms around the world, but 'The Cabin' here at The Cipher Room has been my favourite by far. The fear factor added an extra layer pressure, not to mention the rooms themselves were so immersive that I literally forgot it was still daylight outside. The puzzles were tough and also satisfying.

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Thank Curty C
Marise W, Owner at The Cipher Room, responded to this review

Hi Curty! Thank you for your incredibly kind review! We're so glad you guys had fun and hope to see you again soon! Regards, Marise The Cipher Room More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun. Really had to put our thinking caps on and work as a team. Looking forward to doing the other room soon!

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Thank Georgia M
Marise W, Owner at The Cipher Room, responded to this review

Hi Georgia! Thank you for your lovely review! We're so glad you guys had fun and hope to see you again soon! Regards, Marise The Cipher Room More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is in an excellent location just a short walk from St. Peter's train station. As soon as we entered the place the excitement only continued. We were greeted by an old fashioned and mysteriously looking interior. The staff were very accommodating and professional. From before entering the escape room there was nothing that felt out of place, further... More 

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Marise W, Owner at The Cipher Room, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you for your kind review! We're so glad you guys had fun and hope to see you again soon! Regards, Marise The Cipher Room More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We attempted "The Cabin" room, and I have to say, this is one of the best escape room experiences in Sydney on so many levels. The process: The room was easy to book, the staff on the phone were very helpful with my queries before I booked. Upon receiving the confirmation email, the mystery of the experience already started and... More 

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Thank Tina T
Marise W, Owner at The Cipher Room, responded to this review

Hi Tina, Thank you for your amazing review! We're so glad you had fun and hope to see you for Espionage soon! Regards, Marise The Cipher Room More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We kicked off our staff Christmas party here, and split into two teams - one in each room. What a fantastic experience, we loved it! Can't recommend highly enough, looking forward to heading back there soon. So clever!

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Thank Penny H
Marise W, Owner at The Cipher Room, responded to this review

Hi Penny, Thank you for your kind review! We're so glad you guys had fun and hope to see you again soon! Regards, Marise The Cipher Room More 

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