10 Best Escape Rooms in Los Angeles

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If you’re looking for something fun to do in LA then you’re in the right place! Escape rooms are not only tons of fun, but they offer an adrenalin rush, excitement, and team bonding! LA has become a great place to do an escape room and below, we’ve gathered the best in the area. Enjoy!


The Virus

The Virus is a live escape game created by “Get the F Out”, a premiere escape room production company based in Los Angeles. Known for its technologically advanced design, it has been ranked as “#3 Best Escape Room in Los Angeles” by Best LA EscapeRooms. Since opening in 2015, it has become one of the most popular escape room experiences and continues to receive rave reviews from gaming enthusiasts.

Room Escape Los Angeles

Aside from being chosen as the “Best Escape Room in LA” by Forbes.com, Room Escape has all been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor in 2016. Located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, it offers real life games where players are locked in a room and must use elements in the room to solve the puzzles, find the clues and escape within 60 minutes. It offers five exciting rooms: Central Bank, Zombie Lab, Prison Break and two identical Cold War Bunkers.

PanIQ Escape Room Los Angeles

Two years after the first PanIQ Room opened its doors in Hungary, PanIQ Room Hollywood was born in 2012. After its succesful launch, it expanded quickly to new locations in San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Phoenix, Chicago and now MagIQ Room in Beverly Hills and PanIQ Room in Washington, DC. It’s been featured in CBS and ABC News, and has been a favorite choice for hosting team building events of major companies like Google, HP, H&M, Cisco and Costco, to name a few.

60out Escape Rooms

Formerly known as Escape Key Entertainment, 60Out Escape Rooms is a top rated escape room gaming experience in Los Angeles. Chosen as the “Best Set Design” by Forbes.com in 2016, it offers unique and interactive live-action adventure games that are inspired by video games, TV shows, movies and books. 60Out’s Hollywood worthy themed rooms range from easy, medium and hard levels.

Countdown Live Escape Games

One of the newest escape rooms in the city, Countdown Live is fast becoming popular real life escape game in LA. Players can choose from three exciting adventures. Whether finding the missing kids in “The Krampus”, eradicating the parasitic species in “The Pandorus Mission” or escaping an erupting volcano in “The Tiki Palace”, players must race against the clock to find clues, solve puzzles and finally break free.

The Basement: A Live Escape Room Experience

Rated as “The #1 Escape Room in the USA” by Themeparkuniversity.com, The Basement takes the escape room experience to a whole new level. Like living a horror movie, it offers three different chapters where players must find a way to escape the home of the cannibalistic serial killer named Edward R. Tandy. Each experience has varied game lengths, maximum number of players, and degrees of difficulty and intensity.

Maze Rooms

Maze Rooms has been featured numerous times on TV and radio shows as well as print and online magazines such as the Ellen DeGeneres Show, VH1 Couples Therapy, NPR Radio Show and Los Angeles Times. Aside from its traditional escape rooms like Castle, FBI and Lunar Mission, what sets it apart is its VR Cosmos Game. It is not an actual escape room since it requires the use of Oculus Rift DK2 glasses to navigate the virtual reality.

Logiquit

Opened in 2015, Logiquit is a live escape game located in Hollywood, California. Players can choose from five different escape rooms, each with its own theme, unique story, levels of difficulty from three to five stars that are perfect for beginners to experts. With five stars level of difficulty, The Secret Agent Room is its most difficult room and challenges even the most experienced players

Escape Room LA

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, Escape Room LA is created and produced by Race/LA, California’s leading urban adventure race company. It has been considered as the “Most Challenging” by Forbes.com and has been featured in Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show, Los Angeles Magazine and LA Weekly. It offers four challenging games like The Detective, The Cavern, The Theatre and The Alchemist, all of which a team of up to 12 members must work together to escape in less than an hour.

MagIQ Room

From the creators of PaniQ Escape Rooms, MagIQ Room is a creative family business located in Beverly Hills, California. It is the world’s first Adventure Room Center and is perfect for families and everyone from age 0 to 99. It allows players to embark on an unforgettable adventure while navigating one of its “magiqal” rooms: The Secrets of Wizardry, The Pirate’s Den and The Pharaoh’s Legacy.

Amazing Escape Room

Amazing Escape Room is a national retail entertainment chain with locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Illinois and California. Its mission is “to be the most entertaining and talked about escape room experience in the United States.” Its Northridge location offers five different themed rooms with varied degrees of difficulty, the most challenging of which is the Secret Agent Room with only 19% escape rate.