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Locked In A Room

1 Western Gateway | Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, England
+44 20 7476 5571
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Excellent day out!

Came across this activity for a friend and I and we absolutely enjoyed it. Luke was a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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So friendly!

My group turned up in a very quiet patch. But Luke was very welcoming anyway. The whole thing was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo O
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Locked In A Room is home to the UK's largest escape venues. Participants are locked in a room with a series of tests, puzzles and clues that combined allow the unlocking of the rooms mystery and hopefully a successful escape, challenging them every step of the way. Locked In A Room ExCel boasts 13 rooms over two formats and with a total capacity of 78 makes Locked In A Room Excel the largest of its kind in Europe.
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“team building” (11 reviews)
“escape room” (14 reviews)
“great fun” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Western Gateway | Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, England
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+44 20 7476 5571
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came across this activity for a friend and I and we absolutely enjoyed it. Luke was a fantastic host and was very welcoming. My friend and I enjoyed it a lot and it’s honestly such a fun time. We nearly made it out! Will definitely...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My group turned up in a very quiet patch. But Luke was very welcoming anyway. The whole thing was set up fantastic. The room was hard enough that we thought we might not make up which made it really satisfying when we did! Great atmosphere!...More

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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jo O Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We always greatly appreciate hearing back from our past escape artists. Our host Luke, and indeed all the team here at the venue, will be really glad they helped make your event great!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my 3 sons and had a fantastic time, from the moment we arrived the staff were brilliant. Everything that was required was explained very well, the rooms was set out really well and the puzzles were testing and varied.More

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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi guysmith100 Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we love hearing back from our previous escape artists. We have a lot of first time escape room players come through our doors, so our staff will be very glad to hear...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a rather large stag group. The staff were very friendly and helpful from the point of booking and throughout the day. You can put down a small deposit pp. and cancel almost up to the day, which is ideal when organising large...More

1  Thank 321Coop
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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 321Coop Thank you for leaving us a review, we really appreciate it. Our event is designed to do something not a lot of other similar venues can do and cater to larger groups, whilst also having them all go through the same event and...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Great fun filled experience trying to solve the puzzles and escape within The allotted hour, thorough briefing by Andy before we were met by a mad scientist who showed us to our room and explained the scenario, just enough red herrings to throw you off...More

2  Thank John H
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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi John H Thank you so much for your review, we love hearing back from our former escape artists! We get lots of groups that have played many escape rooms before coming through our doors, and therefore expect a certain level of quality. So thank...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Really good fun, had an amazing time. Highly recommended. Led to great team work and bonding. Puzzles were good with varying difficulties. Staff was very friendly. It did energise the team, which was a bonus.More

3  Thank SevLev
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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi SevLev Thank you so much for your review. Our staff will be very glad to hear that they helped give you and your team a great and beneficial team building event. We know just how well locking a group of people in a room...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

My mum and I have been keen to take part in a LockedIn experience for a while, after many recommendations from friends. The whole experience was brilliant: the guy running it was great, really friendly and engaging; the puzzles were challenging but really fun. We...More

2  Thank Lizzie C
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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Lizzie C Thank you is much for your review, we love hearing back from our previous players! Our host will be really glad to hear he helped make your event great. We also appreciate your comments about our puzzles, as we try very hard...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This place has many rooms, with not simple quests in them. It located at the ExCel London, and you can get there by the DLR train (Costume ExCel station)

1  Thank Orenvil
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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi Orenvil Thank you so much for your review! We are really glad you and your team had a good time at our event and enjoyed our puzzles, we hope you come back to take on our other themed rooms soon! All the best!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This was my first time doing one of these escape rooms and I loved it. After feeling a little anxious beforehand the staff were very reassuring and I ended up loving the whole thing. Wished we could have done another one straight afterwards. Now just...More

1  Thank Ashleigh0386
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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi Ashleigh0386 Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you had a great time at your first escape room experience! You aren't the only player that has come through our doors not knowing what you have let yourself in for, we...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Took a group of ten 10/11 years old. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves. They needed a lot of help with clues (which were given by screen) but they completed the challenge. Probably better suited to 13/14+ year old kids. Slightly pricey too. However, all in all...More

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Andy M, General Manager at Locked In A Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi ziajafri1969 Thank you so much for your review! We are really happy that your group enjoyed your event! Our games masters are always on hand to help out teams not matter their experience, so that their game is fair and enjoyable. We are really...More

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Ahmed A
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Response from LolJY | Reviewed this property |
You booked directly through the Locked in a Room website.
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Ahmed A
18 November 2017|
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Response from Alice L | Property representative |
Hi Ahmed, You can either call our Sales Team on 01179 291759 or you can visit our website which is featured on our TripAdvisor page! Hope this helps! Many thanks, Alice
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Response from Meg D | Reviewed this property |
There's a short (5 minute) briefing beforehand, and you should grab a bottle of water (provided free).
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