Hello Players!

Reservations are REQUIRED. You will be playing a PRIVATE room. There are no walk-ins being accepted at this time.  

To keep everyone safe we are focusing on sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning all our facilities in between every game to exceed CDC standards.

Your first challenge will be to make sure you have booked the correct adventure, on the correct day, and arrive on time. We run on a tight schedule and being on time helps you, us, and the other customers.  Please read the confirmation email you receive (if you book within 24 hours of your game time you will not receive this email – all this information is on your receipt). That email will confirm:

  • Your selected game
  • Your game location – please pay close attention to the address.
  • And your stated arrival time – we need you at the right location 15 minutes before your game. If you are late we reserve the right to deduct that time from your game.
  • Our cancellation policy – you have 72 hours to cancel your game. You must do this in writing (via email). If you have booked under that window, please be confident that the number of players, the time you selected, and any other variables are satisfied before booking. If you paid for 4 players and only 2 up that isn’t something we can be held responsible for. If you are unsure of the number of players, book fewer and add them the day of the game.

These conditions must be met when playing with us.

  • If you are not vaccinated – You are requested to wear a mask at all times inside of our building. We’re trying to stay safe and open.
  • Please maintain a comfortable distance from our Game Masters.

There are NO exceptions or discussions about these requests.

If you need to reach us, email or call.

Email – sixt@escaperoom831.com

Phone – 831.241.6616

Looking forward to our next games together! Stay safe and we’ll talk soon.

Sincerely, Christina & Barrie

Best Escape Room in Monterey

You have 60 minutes ... what will you do???

Do You Have What It Takes to Escape Before Time Runs Out?

Imagine being closed in a room with your friends and family, and given one hour to figure out — through clues, codes and suggestions scattered throughout the room — how to solve an adventure.

Change the scenario to a bank heist, time travel, a magical trip through Wonderland, a top secret military facility, a Brooklyn subway terminal, a nuclear submarine, or a remote cabin in the woods, and you have one of the hottest trends in interactive or immersive entertainment — Escape Rooms. They’re based on escape-the-room video and online games, as if the classic board game “Clue” became a live-action game you play with others in real locations.

And now Monterey has its own version —  Escape Room 831 – with three locations on Lighthouse Avenue, Wave Street and Cannery Row — founded by entrepreneurs Christina and Barrie Riddoch of Monterey.

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Seven Mysteries to Solve … 60 minutes.

Alice's Dream

Lighthouse Location

You are invited to an insanely important event…
Immerse yourself in the magical world of books about Alice.  You’ve come to a hotel located in the former house of Lewis Carroll, author of Alice’s many adventures.  It’s late.  You’re tired.  Make sure to catch the tail of the white rabbit and think about how you’ll get out once you climb into the hole.



Spell Bound

Lighthouse Location

You are standing in the Village of Riverside…
When Riverside was founded, the settlers discovered a woman living alone in the woods. They believe that she was a witch, stormed her cottage, and cast her from the village. Try as they might they were never able to destroy her cottage, and it stands to this day. None who have dared to enter have returned. Can you break the witch’s curse?


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Room 745

Mobile Game - Custom

It is 1974 and famous hotel critic, Will Smith, is traveling the world and reviewing hotels.

Upon his return to The Grand Hotel, things go tragically wrong.  Something devious is afoot and you need to jump in to help solve the crime.  Mobile only – minimum 20 players.








Time Machine

Lighthouse Location

Dr. Burstein took a revolutionary energy project and turned it into a tool of global destruction.
You can still stop him. The files that hold all the secrets need to be destroyed.  Find them. Destroy them!




Lighthouse Location

It’s Employee Appreciation Day, a perfect day to rob the bank.
The tunnel collapsed and the team leader is stuck outside. You’ll have to get in and steal as much loot as possible before the team returns.








The Gate

Wave Street Location

A mysterious door to an Egyptian tomb has been unearthed…
The door that has been discovered is a gateway to a curse that will unleash darkness upon the world. A top secret military department has built a device around The Gate to protect the world from the powers that lie beyond its threshold. With every minute that passes by, the device grows weaker as the curse becomes stronger. We must finally put the curse to rest. 


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The Terminal

Wave Street Location

You are a maintenance crew called to save the New York City subway underground…
A rogue security guard has ensured chaos on the subway lines all over Manhattan. A runaway subway train is careening at full speed towards the Brooklyn Terminal. Your objective is to restore power to The Terminal and stop the train from derailing. You have one hour before the train reaches the curve and only the remote shut off button can stop it. Can you pull it together and save everyone on the train?


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Wave Street Location

You and your crew have been captured on a docked submarine in enemy territory…
A self destruction sequence has been activated along with traps left by the mad assailants. You have one hour to disarm the nuclear vessel and escape in time with your entire crew or pay the consequences.


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Escape Rooms are Great for Team building

Increase Productivity • Improve Communication
Motivate Employees • Problem Solving Skill Development

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Kick off an epic party with an activity that’s fun, quirky, exhilarating and a fantastic way for the entire group to bond.

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