Airports paradise – best airport lounges in Europe

Traveling around now is mainly by airplanes. Airports are more and more full with tourists and people that travel around.Therefore having a comfort during the long hours spend waiting for your flight is really important. From personal experience and from some other people experience we made a list of best airport lounges in Europe. This list was made in  collaboration with Airports and Hotels Facebook page

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse LHR

The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at Heathrow is an extra sensory experience. For starters, There is a movie theatre, hot tub, bumble and bumble hair salon, massage facility and multiple great bars and bistros to eat in. The best part: its all free.One of the neat extra’s with Virgin Upper Class from London, is the Upper Class Wing, which acts as a private airports  terminal where a Virgin Representative comes out to your car to hand you your boarding pass and take your bags before whisking you through private security and into the clubhouse. You won’t want to leave!

The Air France L`Espace Premiere Lounge at the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris

The Air France L`Espace Premiere Lounge at the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris is considered to be the best and most modern airport lounge in all of France. In fact, the exclusive 37-seat airport lounge features a spa with shower facilities plus a massage service to help passengers prepare and recover from a lengthy flight. Moreover, a personal assistant is available while a limousine will transfer passengers from the lounge to their flight where they will be introduced to the crew of the aircraft.

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Lufthansa’s First Class Lounges Frankfurt

Lufthansa’s First Class Lounges are reserved for passengers holding first-class boarding passes for an arriving or departing flight on Lufthansa or Swiss that day. HON Circle members with a boarding pass for same-day arriving/departing Lufthansa/Star Alliance codeshare flights can also use these facilities.

The lounge offers a variety of comfortable seating areas as well as the Wining & Dining Area, which is catered by famed DO&CO. A hot and cold buffet is offered as well as an a la carte menu. There are also two quiet rooms with daybeds, a Cigar Lounge, work cubicles, and shower rooms with both shower and jetted tub.

One lure of the airports  lounges are the Lufthansa-branded rubber duckies that are given out by the shower attendants. Even if you don’t plan to freshen up, stop by and ask for a duck. The designs change with the season). It’s a nice memento.

If you don’t arrive in Frankfurt Airport via the First Class Terminal you can use one of Lufthansa’s other two First Class Lounges at the A and B piers.

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Almost@Home Lounge at Helsinki

There’s no place like home — except maybe this lounge. You’ll find a large middle island in the ‘kitchen’ with many food options, including regional specialties, and a cooking area where guests can even make their own meals. The lounge also features showers, complimentary Wi-Fi, alcohol and soft drinks. Be aware of a three-hour maximum stay rule that’s in place due to space constraints.

The lounge is basically separated into two seating areas separated by the buffet in the center; the seating on the left side is designed more around dining, while the seating on the right side is designed more around relaxing.

On the left there were several dining tables, both against the wall and by the window.The most “home” feeling part of the lounge was the far right corner, where there was high-top seating, and then an area intended to simulate a living room.

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Zurich Airport

While Swiss’ Senator and Business Lounges near the A gates aren’t exactly industry-leading, the contract lounge the airline used to use near the long-haul “E” gates was an embarrassment at best. Fortunately, as of a few months ago, Swiss has opened an absolutely phenomenal (and gigantic) suite of lounges near the E gates — when it comes to European airport lounges (with the exception of Lufthansa’s First Class Terminal), they’re entirely in a class of their own.

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