A Tourist's Review of 50+ Budapest Escape Rooms

It’s been an epic effort but, at last, I’ve finished my Budapest tourist guide. Everything you need to know about playing escape rooms in their European birthplace in one handy page…

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Budapest Escape Review: TRAP - Anachronista

A game that promised much – cool technology, a pretty set, fun puzzles and a great opening structure – but spectacularly failed to deliver on fun.

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Budapest Escape Review: Mindquest - Portal

A game that had some enjoyable puzzles but which had the edge taken off by too many red herrings, a lack of signposting on what you were meant to be doing and a finale that was lacklustre.

Budapest Escape Review: The Other Rooms

The odds and ends from Budapest – a game you can no longer play at a venue that’s shut down, a game that had animals in the room so I can’t recommend and a game that is truly terrible and I caution you to avoid like the plague.

Budapest Escape Review: Enigma Mission

A 90-minute escape room in a house packed full of puzzles with something for pretty much everyone. If you’re in Budapest then I’d highly recommend heading along for an hour and a half of fun.

Budapest Escape Review: Escape Zone

Two games that had moments I enjoyed but also felt very tired and low budget. New players shouldn’t bother with them but enthusiasts who are playing a lot of games may find some of the ideas interesting.

Budapest Escape Review: Mystique

One of the stronger venues in Budapest, Mystique has a couple of good games and one great one. Well worth a visit if you’re passing through.

Budapest Escape Review: PanIQ Rooms

Probably the company with the most rooms in Budapest, they’re most definitely going for quantity over quality. Other than some interesting exploration, there wasn’t much about these games that was noteworthy. Oh, except for the Heineken sponsored room which was surprisingly good.