Lounge Review in 15 Pictures – Ethiad Business-Class Lounge Abu Dhabi

This is a continuation of the posts from my round-the world journey in September 2016.

Korean Air First Class 777-300ER (Kosmo Suite) Atlanta to Seoul/Incheon

Lounge Review – Korean Air First Lounge Seoul/Incheon

Korean Air A330-300 First Class Seoul/Incheon to Ho Chi Minh City

Hotel Review – Park Hyatt Saigon13 Pictures – Vietnam Airlines A321 Economy Class and SkyTeam Lounges – Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok And Return

First Look – Thai Airways A350-900 Busness Class Bangkok to Phuket

Thai 777-200ER Business Class Phuket to Bangkok and Domestic Royal Silk Lounge

Ethiad A330-200 Ho Chi Minh City to Abu Dhabi Or What the Ethiad Airways A330-200 and New Thai A350-900 Business Class Have in Common.

I had an eight-hour layover in Abu Dhabi before my flight to Male, Republic of Maldives.  I spent most of this time in the Ethiad lounge for business-class passengers.  I reviewed this lounge a few months ago when it served as a first- and business-class lounge while Ethiad was constructing a new first-class lounge.  Ethiad Business/First Class Lounge Abu Dhabi

Seating

The lounge is large with several seating areas with comfortable and stylish seating.

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One of several general seating area
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This area was previously reserved for first-class passengers.

There are several areas of table seating for enjoying meals.img_0811

Food and Beverages

Food is served at several large buffets.  I arrived i the lounge around 1 a.m. and dinner was still being served.

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A late night snack from the buffet

The buffets were changed to breakfast items at 3 a.m.

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One of several food buffets

A large central bar serves a wide variety of premium beverages.

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Services and Amenities

In addition to the assistance from the agents regarding any flight-related questions, the lounge offers services and amenities to make travel more comfortable, enjoyable and productive, including a spa with showers and massages. img_0814img_0808img_0807

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Spa services menu
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Spa chair massage

A salon for haircuts, shaves and hairdressing services.img_0813

In addition to good free wifi, the lounge has computers and fax and copying services.

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Summary

This is an excellent business-class lounge.  I enjoyed the food, massage and comfortable seating: however, any lounge gets tiresome after nearly eight hours.  I was glad when it was time to board the flight to the Maldives and was looking forward to experiencing the new Ethiad first-class lounge on my return trip.

 

 

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