Inland Empire Escape Rooms Riverside FAQ

What is Inland Empire Escape Rooms?

It is cutting edge entertainment. A FUNTASTIC way for families, friends, and co-workers to have fun by participating in adrenaline-fueled challenges where your group must work together to solve puzzles, decipher clues, and figure out mysteries all before the clock runs out. This is a live-action game, no virtual reality here! Inland Empire Escape Rooms offers a memorable bonding experience you are hard-pressed to find anywhere else.

What if I'm frightened?
There is nothing scary about the escape experience. Maybe captivating, thrilling, and even funny at times, but not scary! Nothing will jump out to get you or come sailing through the air. Prepare yourself for excitement and adrenaline-fueled fun as you set your mind to work.
What is the age requirement?

Our games are designed for a variety of age groups to enjoy. For ages 6 to 11 we require an adult over age 21 participate in the game play. For age 12+ we have experienced great success and do not require an adult participant. For age 5 and under there is no charge, however we do request you make yours a private game. ($10 Private Game fee when not booking the entire game) 

What about parking?

The center in which we are located has plenty of parking on-site. 

What's the dress code?
Shoes and shirts required. We would advise participants wear something comfortable and easy to move about in.
Is a reservation needed?

A reservation is recommend to book your escape experience. Our reservations require a deposit, then we collect the ballance before the  Visit our web page to see the dates and times available. If your group is larger than what is shown to be available, please give us a call! We can make special accommodations for larger groups as well as for private parties.

Will we play with others from outside our group?

For a small fee, we have the option to make any game to be private for your team ($10 Private Game fee when not booking the entire game). Unless the entire room is booked by your party, it is possible you will be playing along with others from outside your group. This adds to the intrigue! Many friendships have been forged through playing together inside our escape rooms.

Do I need to be there early?

Please make it a point to arrive 15 minutes before the start of your game. Late arrivals may cause the game to be cancelled due to conflict with other games on our schedule. We do not give refunds for no shows or late arrivals.

Is the booking subject to refunds?

For reservations we require a non refundable deposit. The balance for your game will be collected at our center before the game. The amount due will be based upon how many players are ready to ESCAPE! With more than 48 hours notice we would be happy to reschedule your adventure, but the deposit is nonrefundable. Within the 48 hour window, we are unable to make any changes. Please call us or e-mail us should you need to make changes in advance!

What if I'm claustrophobic?
People sensitive to enclosed places have enjoyed our rooms, though every individual is different! Should you find yourself getting claustrophobic, you may leave at any time, emergency exits are provided in all of our rooms.
What if I'm under the influence?

We advise guests to arrive ready to participate using all of their senses unaltered so they can face the challenges that awake those very senses. Your reflexes, coordination and concentration will need to be on high alert in order to solve the mysteries awaiting you. The game manager reserves the right to refuse (or remove) patrons without explanation.

What is the policy on electronic devices?

We understand that some of our guests will need to remain connected, we do not confiscate cell phones and other electronic devices. However we do ask no photos or video be taken from within the escape scenarios. There is a zero tolerance policy for this (spoiler photos/videos.) Abuse of this policy will be cause to end the game immediately.  We recommend to fully enjoy your time with us that you turn off your devices during the game, so please power them off.  Just take this opportunity to free yourself of “device distraction”!

Do you host events such as birthdays or corporate parties?
Yes! We absolutely offer private events for any kind of party. We even offer the use of our 450 square foot party/conference room. Escape rooms work great in a team dynamic and can be the perfect place to host your next event. Larger groups may use rooms simultaneously. Simply call or e-mail us so we can schedule you accordingly.
What about gift vouchers?

Gift vouchers can be purchased through our website. They make wonderful gifts for a variety of occasions. Our gift certificates are valid for any game, any day and any time! They will never expire.

What about pricing?

Our games cost $30 per person.

I'm in a wheelchair, can I play this game?
The venue can be accessed by wheelchairs, but some of the games need some physical flexibility, such as reaching for clues high up, grabbing something low down or making your way through narrow rooms. Give us a call and we can give you more information relevant to your specific needs.
I'm pregnant, is it safe for me to play?
There might be tasks that you cannot do, but that’s what you have your teammates for! They can help you complete any task you cannot do yourself. Please check with your doctor to ensure you can manage the adrenaline of trying to escape our rooms.
How long is the escape game?
Each room has a 60 minute timer set. Can you find the exit of your IE Escape Room before the time is up?
Will the games require physical exersion?
The games are more about your brain cells than your muscles. You do need to move about a little, walking, getting clues from high up or low down and open doors, but it really isn’t very exhausting.
Do you accomodate private events?
Our 450 square foot event/conference room is available to host your larger parties. Please give us a call or e-mail us to discuss your party needs further!
What areas do you serve?

We gladly provide team building activities through escape for the following areas:

  • Riverside
  • Inland Empire
  • University California Riverside
  • Riverside Community College
  • Corona
  • San Bernadino
  • Moreno Valley