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Houdini's Escape Room Experience

Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Had a great experience and such fun. The team at Houndini’s couldn’t do enough for you and we can’t... read more

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Evhall
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We were a party of 8 for our friend's pre wedding celebrations and we all had such an amazing time... read more

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Houdini’s Escape Room Experience, based in Southampton, Hampshire, is a real-life escape game experience based on the Japanese online game, ‘Takagism’. Players are locked inside a themed room, and need to work as a team to solve a series of puzzles...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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19 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JD, England
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+44 23 8218 2601
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We’ve done quite a few escape rooms around the South now and this was right up there with the best! We arrived just as the previous group were finishing so had a 5 minute wait for the room to be reset but this was no...More

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HoudinisEscape, Owner at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Wow! Thank you for the lovely review! :) We're so glad you had a great time Escaping Alcatraz and that you found the whole experience fun and friendly. Looking forward to seeing you return to see if you can better your time when you try...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I don't think this room is a puzzle. Puzzles involve being given all the info and needing to be clever enough to work out how it goes together. Houdini's difficulty instead comes from hiding the pieces away, often in very hard to spot places that...More

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HoudinisEscapeRoom, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Customer Thank you for your comments, we are sorry you were irritated with certain aspects of the game, but glad you found other parts to be excellent. Keep on escaping... Houdini's

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great experience and such fun. The team at Houndini’s couldn’t do enough for you and we can’t wait to visit again for a different room.

Thank Evhall
Reviewed yesterday

We were a party of 8 for our friend's pre wedding celebrations and we all had such an amazing time escaping Alcatraz! None of us had been to an Escape Rooms before so didn't know what to expect but we ended up loving it and...More

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drewbridger, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Customer, Thank you for choosing us for your pre-wedding celebration! We are happy to hear that you had such a good time with us and that we could help make it memorable. Hopefully, we will see you again soon to set sail on the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the best time Escaping Alcatraz. James was an amazing host and made the experience so much more fun, thank you!! Can’t wait to go back and do the Titanic escape room.More

Thank Holly S
drewbridger, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Customer, We are glad you had such a great experience with us and that James helped to make it memorable for you! Hopefully we will see you again soon to set sail on the Titanic! Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it....More

Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed the Titanic experience and will definitely be back to try Alcatraz. Drew was brilliant from the moment we arrived - a real character, full of energy and enthusiasm. We were given complimentary coffees on arrival and weren't rushed out...More

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drewbridger, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Customer, We are happy to hear you had such a great time with us and that Drew helped make your experience memorable. We are happy to hear that the Titanic Experience left an impression with you as our aim is to make an authentic...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first escape room so the only expectations were based on what I'd heard. Inventive, well thought out and challenging puzzles. Hosts put up with us admirably. We'll be back to try the other theme!

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drewbridger, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Customer, We are so glad that your first escape room experience was through us, and that you had such a memorable time! Hopefully we will see you again soon in our other room! Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it! Houdini's

Reviewed 3 days ago

Would highly recommend this! Took 5 work colleagues for a bit of a team build/ challenge and all thoroughly enjoyed it and we escaped with a second to spare. The gents on site were legends as I arranged the event but didn't do the research...More

Thank Voyage52681412982
HoudinisEscape, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customer, We are so glad that you had a good time with us, even with the unavoidable parking/traffic issues, and are happy to hear that our staff managed to see everyone into the game after all without it impacting on anything for you. Hopefully,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Top marks for this amazing experience, both friendly and accommodating even though we were unavoidably late. Drew played his part from start to finish and really helped make the experience authentic. We had a brilliant evening and can’t wait to visit again to escape Alcatraz.More

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HoudinisEscape, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customer, We are so pleased your surprise celebration went down so well, and we are happy to hear that Drew helped make your experience what it was. Hopefully, we will see you again soon to be locked away in Alcatraz for some hard time!...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our group of 4 were calm, cool and collected. We paced ourselves whilst searching for clues, 60 minutes seemed like plenty of time until the 58th minute rolled pass and you could see the fear on our faces, and the sweat from our brows as...More

Thank Samantha T
HoudinisEscape, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customer, It's great to hear that you had such a fantastic time with us, and that you managed to hold your nerve for the duration of your game (well, until the last couple of minutes, it would appear!). We are glad you had such...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my first ever experience of an escape room so wasn't sure what to expect. Initially I was overwhelmed with the welcome, but it all made sense as it became clear Drew the host was helping us prepare for the scenario. Before long I...More

Thank magicmerve
HoudinisEscape, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customer, We are so glad your first experience of an escape room was with us, and by the sound of it, an exciting and lively one at that! We are happy to hear that you had such a great time and that Drew helped...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and helpful, the Alcatraz room was challenging but also very enjoyable and nothing impossible. Will definitely check out the other room next!

Thank NorthStar18224358360
HoudinisEscape, Guest Relations Manager at Houdini's Escape Room Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it! Hopefully, we will see you back again soon to try out our other room. Houdini's

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magda_paulina
9 September 2018|
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Response from HoudinisEscape | Property representative |
Hello! We do recommend 4 players as a minimum because of the difficulty of the rooms. We have found teams of four to generally be the most successful. That being said, if you are struggling to get numbers together, feel free... More
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Ros W
4 September 2018|
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Response from HoudinisEscape | Property representative |
Hi, yes children are always welcome at Houdini's :) We have had all ages (including new borns) who happily chill out or join in. We charge at age 6 and above as our rooms are designed so that there will be things they can... More
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Holly C
15 February 2017|
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Response from HoudinisEscape | Property representative |
hi, yes as long as they're happy to come and play we're happy! the prison cell does have a bed if they want to sit down :)
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