The Quest

GreatRoomEscapeUtah® Presents

The Quest

60 mins
4 - 8

You and your team of explorers are about to head into the deep jungle in search of the Golden Idol of Mara.

Some say the idol is cursed while others say it will grant your every desire. Others say you are cursed as soon as you enter the temple. You have one hour to see if you can obtain the priceless item.

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Are you looking to book outside of our regular hours?

With advance notice, we can accommodate corporate activities and larger groups most any time of the day. Limited facilities are also available for a conference area.

Call Us: (801) 546 6446


What if I can’t make my time or I’m running late?

We understand unexpected events might occur. Should you find that you need to reschedule your experience, please contact The Great Room Escape Layton at (801) 546-6446 within twenty-four (24) hours advanced notice. This way we can get you scheduled for another time. If you attempt to reschedule in less than twenty-four (24) hours, we may not be able to accommodate your request, as your game time may not have time to be booked by someone else. We do not offer refunds.

What is an escape room?

Picture this: A group of people are placed in a room for an hour, with only their wits and problem-solving skills to find a way out as the stress builds around them. Some call it a murder mystery on steroids, gamified theater, a living puzzle, real-life video games, interactive entertainment or an intense team-building experience. Northern Utah calls it The Great Room Escape, and one of the first escape rooms in the state.

Each room concept has a tension or pressure element, making it just a little more challenging to recall simple spelling and arithmetic needed to solve puzzles. This element makes the escape rooms the perfect environment for team building.

A concept that started in Japan in 2007 spread to Europe and is finally making its way to the United States. Almost 3,000 escape rooms are found in 65 countries and more than 700 cities, according to the Escape Room Directory. Business is booming since the first escape room opened on U.S. soil in 2012. More are opening every day, and Layton’s owners expect to open more Utah locations in the future.

What are people saying?

“I played the Ghost Hotel escape room and loved it! The place had an immersive atmosphere, the employees were super friendly and the room was difficult but not frustrating. I’m definitely planning on returning soon!” – Chase

“What a great double date! The hour went by very fast and it was a great adrenaline rush. Thoroughly enjoyed it!” – Kathryn

“A great way to build team work. Great for date night! Great for brain stimulation. Thank you for creating a fun and different type of entertainment.” -Jean

“Really immersive!” –Nicholas

“I was so impressed with not only the quality of the facility, but the skill of the actors as well. I would definitely recommend this to any group looking for a fun activity.” – Lauren

“Always a friendly staff and amazing puzzles! If you want to be immersed in a different world with high stakes this is the place to be!” – Carlie

“We have had fun every time and my kids always beg to go back” – Julie

What if I’m unsure I want to join my party?

Our games are designed to provide an amazing and memorable experience for all! This is why we have a wide variety of games to choose from. You know you or you and your guest’s limitations best. If you are attending one of our more intense rooms (i.e. The Cabin), you may want to reconsider another game that fits your personality.

Each room is meant to offer a different feel and challenge! Please make sure to read the descriptions of each room before booking so you can have the best experience possible. Overall, we feel that we are a great choice for families, group dates, birthday parties, church groups, game enthusiasts, travelers, corporate events, and those who are looking for something with a different twist to dinner and a movie.

Will I be put with people I don’t know?

All of our games are currently private. This means you will only be In the room with people who you have invited.

What is prohibited in a game room?

You may not bring:

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Gum
  • Vape pens or electric cigarettes
  • Flasks
  • Cigarettes, cigars or any other form of tobacco
  • Illegal drugs
  • Purses and backpacks
  • Markers, stickers, or spray-paint
  • Phones, cameras, electronic devices (unless you are a professional on call)
  • Food
  • Any item that challenges public safety

Non-alcoholic drinks that are in a spill-proof container may be allowed. If you have an item that you are unsure about taking in, check with the receptionist first for approval. Employees of The Great Room Escape always reserve the right to decide for or against the container that you want to bring in.

How do you play?

While there are no specific skills needed to participate in escape rooms, your team will need people with all types of skills and thought processes in order to successfully escape. You will get to see each person use their individual skill set to contribute to the team’s successful escape. Who knows, you may even learn something about your team mates that you didn’t know before!

All items that are necessary to play the game will be provided. You do not need flashlights, lockpicking kits, screwdrivers, knives or any else besides good old-fashioned brain power and logic to make your escape. All you need is your inner detective.

Of utmost importance to thoroughly enjoying your time with Great Room Escape is communication. While one person or small group works on one clue, another may be across the room working on another. In order to avoid duplication and effectively channel individual effort, every group member must communicate with the others. It’s all about working together!

Repeat customers can try to beat their previous time, or even other groups. They will also be pleased that room themes may periodically change, as will the clues and puzzles in games they have already experienced. If you are a returning customer and have brought new friends that have not played the game, please make sure to give them a chance to figure out clues you may already know.

Why visit Great Room Escape?

The answers are many—just see our customer reviews online—but boil down to two fundamental reasons: for entertainment and team building. Nowhere else can you immerse yourself in entertainment, legitimately testing your brain and problem-solving abilities to the max.

In the team building arena, Great Room Escape has often helped employers discover their employees’ differing natural strengths. Employees test the room to see just how well their team can communicate and work under pressure. Often, individuals take on certain roles instinctively when under pressure. This information is invaluable for corporate clients. After completing an escape room, teams can become more productive, better at communicating, and more aware of each other’s strengths. If your team can make it through the tension of Great Room Escape, every day stress at the office will be no problem!

Where is the Great Room Escape?

You can find Utah’s Great Room Escape at 525 W. South Ring Road, Layton, Utah, surrounded by Layton’s entertainment, lodging, shopping and dining venues near the Layton Hills Mall. We are in the strip mall between the Olive Garden and Garcias that includes Sports Clips, Massage Envy, and T-Mobile.

Several lodging facilities are located within walking distance of Layton’s Great Room Escape including:

  • Best Western Plus Layton Park Hotel, 798 W. 1425 N., Layton, UT, 801-896-0271
  • Comfort Inn Layton, 877 N. 400 W., Layton, UT 801-544-5577
  • Courtyard Marriott Layton, 1803 Woodland Park Dr., Layton, UT 801-217-2300
  • Fairfield Inn Marriott Layton, 1740 Heritage Park Blvd., Layton, 801-444-1600
  • Hampton Inn Layton, 1700 Woodland Park Dr., Layton, UT 801-775-8800
  • Holiday Inn Express Layton I-15, 1695 Woodland Park Dr., Layton, UT, 801-773-3773
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1965 N. 1200 W, Layton, UT, 801-776-6700
  • TownePlace Suites Marriott Layton, 1743 Woodland Park Dr., Layton, UT, 801-779-2422

As of August of 2016, the Utah Transit Authority launched its Midtown Trolley service, making it possible for guests to travel via public transportation from the Salt Lake International Airport to Great Room Escape Layton. From the airport, guests can take TRAX to FrontRunner, then use the new Midtown Trolley service to get to Layton Great Room Escape. Midtown Trolley is a free bus route (Route 628) that connects the Clearfield and Layton FrontRunner stations and serves the Layton Hills Mall area. Great Room Escape is visible from Interstate 15 just off exit 331, the UT-232/Hill Field Road exit.

When can you visit an escape room?

Your group can request almost any time and day year-round to experience Great Room Escape with prior arrangements. Since it is an indoor venue, Great Room Escape is the perfect choice any time of the year, no matter the weather. Currently, regular hours include shows Monday through Saturday. Weekends often fill up in advance, so online booking is encouraged.

As the escape room increases in popularity, show times will increase. Limited walk-ins are allowed as room permits, so online ticket purchasing is encouraged. Visit our location to talk with staff members and book your show. For corporate events or special events outside of regular hours, please call to arrange a time.


Can I add more people after I’ve booked a game?

Yes! If have already booked a game and more people you know that would like to join your party, simply have them show up with you on the day of your game and they can pay in person. If you would like to pay for you additional people in advance you can always call us at (801) 546-6446. Keep in mind that you may not exceed the maximum amount of guest allowed in a game.

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