Grand Escape: Paranormal Room 1409

By | March 20, 2019

by Grand Escape (website)

96 Broad Street, B15 1AU

Birmingham

2-6 players

60 minutes

One of the hardest escape rooms in Birmingham, Room 1409 will challenge even the most experienced team.
A spontaneous weekend in New-York becomes the most challenging of your life.
It all started when you were booking into the hotel, and only one room was available: Room 1409. On a previous trip, you had heard an old wives tale about that exact room… something about a group of unsuspecting holiday-makers being locked inside and vanishing, but that couldn’t be true, could it? Anyway, you haven’t got any other options, and at this point, all you care about is getting some shut-eye. You’re all shown to your room and everything is fine, but as you hear the key turn to lock the door reality and illusion begin to blur. You need to get out fast, but can you?
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