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The Cipher Room

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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The Marlowe Hotel

Second visit to the place. The guy is really friendly. What I like most about the place compared to... read more

Reviewed today
Mario R
via mobile
Challenging and Fun

This was my 2nd visit to The Cipher Room. Last time I did The Cabin with a bunch of friends. This... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pisa, Italy
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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: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
640 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 488 000 045
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Reviewed today via mobile

Second visit to the place. The guy is really friendly. What I like most about the place compared to others is that they don't go overboard with their technology. It's all simple mechanism that still got you to say 'woahhhh!!!'. Very recommended and best value...More

Thank Mario R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was my 2nd visit to The Cipher Room. Last time I did The Cabin with a bunch of friends. This time we did The Espionage Room. Both rooms are challenging with lots of different puzzles to solve and clues to find. Every little detail...More

Thank EmandKheng
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with co-workers to this and it was such a great team-building exercise. So fun and challenging.

Thank claudiaanne2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 5, we have done a few escape games before but without a inch of hesitation this one is the best: the puzzles are challenging, the set is beautiful and you can see they paid a lot of attention to details,...More

Thank picsou372
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marlowe room - This is the toughest escape room I have tried so far. If you think you are good try this room. It really makes your think outside the box and was a fun way to spend a rainy Saturday afternoon. Give it a...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this activity with our teenage boys. They got to showcase their skills and we all worked together as a team. Recommended.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 8 teenagers boys for a birthday in The Cabin...they all loved it, got really excited and found they way out ( with a little of gentle help) I highly recommend it

Thank valeriemoreno1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took 3 iPad obsessed teenagers (and 3 adults) all 6 of us were fully engaged and absolutely loved it, the kids were screaming with excitement

Thank Rogene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great activity, very engaging and challenging, but in a very fun way. Don’t stress about difficulty, the proprietor helps you out when you need, without holding your hand. Very inventive puzzles that fit the mood of the story. Will absolutely go back and definitely...More

Thank bigronnigans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best escape room experience so far. Happy and helpful staff. Great attention to detail in both the rooms and the puzzles. An immersive experience. We would do it again, but that would be frowned upon. We will definitely come back for the other rooms,...More

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15 October 2017|
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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!