Club Lounge photos and reviews

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  1. TheBeerHunter
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    I thought it would be interesting to have a thread dedicated to the club lounges at different ICs/CPs. Post photos if you've got them, and any other info to share!

    Of course, I'll start then [​IMG]

    We were at Frankfurt in the fall of 2010. They had a really nice lounge, with excellent food on offer.

    This is a shot from the main food buffet looking at the different seating areas.
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    The self-serve beverages (set up for cocktail hour)
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    Some of the tasty little desserts on offer during tea time
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    and the lovely tea setup
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    (Frankfurt, Continued)

    and the canapes during cocktail hour
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    This particular evening, the two hot dishes on offer were spatzle with bacon (YUM) and beef steak in a mushroom sauce. Definitely enough food on offer to cover dinner if that was what you wanted to do!

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    I have a few shots from the Le Grand. None of the food spread setup, unfortunately.

    Upstairs TV area
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    upstairs seating area overlooking the opera
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    We camped out on the couch in the back corner during our stay. It was a great little nook with privacy. Love the champagne and caviar -- very civilized!
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    "our" couch [​IMG]
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    This shot comprises most of the lounge -- there are 3 other tables, and a couple of seats nearer to the entrance. But as you can see, it's small and doesn't hold a lot of people.
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    The rest of the lounge
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    Whoa! spatzle with bacon!
     
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    San Francisco InterContinental

    I love this hotel, but I am biased, as it's "local" for me. [​IMG] I go there often and they treat me well.

    Luis, who works the lounge, is one of my favorite IC staff members of all time. He is excellent at his job.

    Lounge view
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    One downside to this lounge is that it does get quite warm in the afternoons when the sun is shining, due to all the windows. It's never cool enough for my liking.

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    They offer a lunchtime soup option, which is different than a lot of others.
     
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    It was very, very tasty!
     
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    I really love this club lounge. There are a lot of little nooks where you can hide if you want

    Complete with chess setup!
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    This is where we like to hide out when we're here
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    Small space that was well kept. The staff couldn't do enough to help us.

    Lounge view
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    Snacks on offer all day:
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    Outdoor seating area. Unfortunately it was just too hot (or raining) for us to be out there enjoying tea or drinks...
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    ANA InterContinental, Tokyo

    Certainly one of the largest lounges! All sorts of different seating areas. Food was rotated even within one evening, so once one type of canape was gone, they'd bring out a different one to replace it. French champagne!

    General food area:
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    Tea with a view
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    Beverage cooler. These drinks are available all day.
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    Other end of seating. Lots of options!
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    I am surprised I do not have more photos of this lounge. Guess we were too busy eating and drinking. It was one of my absolute favorites, service was impeccable. We never meant to, but there was so much varied food on offer that we were often too stuffed for proper dinner after cocktail hour. [​IMG]

    Spoon board with tastes loaded on spoons for the taking. Just gorgeous!
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    Inside the lounge. We spent most of our time out on the terrace though.
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    Terrific idea for a thread! And super photos! I'm just amazed that you managed to get any of the ANA Tokyo with no people in it?!
     
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    Am I the only one who takes photos of the lounges? No one else has posted! [​IMG]

    Re: Tokyo ANA, we carry our camera all the time, and I think the photos without (many) people were taken mid-day, between food setups, so not much to be in there for!
     
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    Probably pointless to post these now as it already/will soon leave the chain, but from the Rio IC...

    Seating area
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    bar
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    check in/reception
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    canapes
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    Buenos Aires IC

    Lounge area
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    table where beverages & canapes, etc. are set out for self-service
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    View from other side
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    Intercontinental Hong Kong

    Here are a few from the IC Hong Kong. (Can't find the food ones for the life of me. [​IMG])

    The view from the lounge (you look over the restaurant below so it's not really a great or unobstructed view).
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    The lounge/TV area was hardly used except my kids playing video games.

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    Table settings included elegant silverware

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    F&B is the star in this lounge. Sorry, this pic of eggs benedict is all I can find right now.

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    IC Bangkok

    And here's the Club lounge in Bangkok.

    The entrance

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    Lounge area

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    Main dining area

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    And not to forget the F&B!! Yummy!

    IC BKK evening snacks in the Club 1 .JPG

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    And the view

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    I'll look for what pictures I do have, but it's tough to get pictures without other guests inside (let alone take the camera out of my pocket!) as just like other guests, when there's not much reason to be in the lounge, neither am I!
     
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    Found some more photos of the ANA Tokyo club lounge to share. Evening food & beverage setup specifically.

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    A fantastic thread! So many beautiful IC Club Lounges! Awesome!:)
     
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  23. Excellent photos. So tempting for me to use the PC points to upgrade to Ambassdor membership even though I seldom stay at ICs. Any photos of CP club lounges?
     
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    No photos of CP clubs from me, sorry. But -- I would say it's not worth it to upgrade to Amb if you don't stay at ICs, and instead, if you have occasion to do so, book a club room to insure you get club access ;)
     
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    Stephen F. Austin:

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