Member since 30 Mar 2015
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Hi there, just completed what I hope is my last business trip for the year. On this trip I visited the Al Mourjan lounge in Doha for the first time, its certainly impressive but for me I prefer being able to find a smaller more intimate space with a comfortable chair and desk to work from if needed like the ones in QF First Class lounge in Melb. If I don't have too much work to do I still prefer a smaller area such as the Red Suite Library room at Haneda which is one of my favourites. In the Dubai First Class Emirates lounge I will sometimes go to the cigar bar even though I am a non smoker. Service wise I find the QF lounges excellent with particular standout service from Ronald and his colleagues in Singapore.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
Total posts 2,058
Lounge features - In order of importance (IMHO)
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Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 448
Good list TRB - but...rather than a list in order of priorities, maybe buckets or categories of priorities would be a better way to look at it...
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,008
That's a very interesting question...
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 264
I prefer large lounges but agree re them being segregated into zones.
Member since 06 Jan 2016
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Member since 18 Nov 2013
Total posts 61
I prefer small as it's more manageable and intimate. Large spaces can become like barns, Qantas Club in Sydney comes to mind. If they're divided into zones, then more like a rabbit warren, and I move around a bit too find my space.
Member since 24 Apr 2012
Total posts 1,118
A number of readers also shared recently that natural sunlight was practically a 'must have' for them (during the day, of course), as opposed to artificial lighting. TRB, it's interesting to see that lighting also rates higher on your list than appropriate meals, service and flight information etc. :)
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