The all-new Airport Testimonials category launches these days, hoping to offer you you a head get started in organizing your trips in a much more effective and handy way.

On this category, I will be sharing with you recommendations and secrets from airports all more than the globe, I will show you the hottest lunch/dinner and buying spots and guide you about the greatest airport lounges to taste the finest wines and the greatest asian noodles – all this not just for the sake of the weblog but largely due to the fact Airport Lounges are my weak spot also.

It is going to be one particular of your preferred categories, the one particular to verify out ahead of each trip!

If you are a Frequent Flyer who loves Airport Lounges as considerably as I do, then you are going to appreciate this post. It comes straight from Los Angeles, plus THIS LOUNGE has been voted as the greatest Star Alliance Lounge in the globe. Or in other words, I am launching the new category reviewing the Very best of the greatest!

Even if you are not a frequent traveler, you ought to know that accessing a Lounge will make your traveling life simpler. At a Lounge, you can either unwind drinking a hot cup of tea, take a calming shower, operate on line by accessing the cost-free limitless wifi connection, delight in a glass of wine with a view at the sky or take a nap at the specially developed silent rooms. Lounges are right here to offer you you a delightful knowledge even though traveling.

Airport Lounges are accessible only by Gold Card holders and Company or Initially Class Travelers. You could also spend your way in but it is not a terrific selection, in my opinion. By earning miles and points from flying and immediately after getting a Gold Card, you are going to have the chance to delight in rewards, such as utilizing airport lounges, utilizing the rapidly safety verify lanes and a number of other rewards which I’ve completely listed on a prior post on Maryhop. You can verify it right here


The Star Alliance Lounge in Los Angeles is situated in the brand new Tom Bradley International Terminal on level six and it is only accessible by passengers departing from that terminal only. I visited it a couple of days ago, traveling from LA to Frankfurt on Lufthansa’s Premium Economy Class. Having said that, thanks to my Star Alliance Gold Member Card, I have access to all airport Lounges internationally.

What tends to make it special, except of its wide range of snacks and beverages, are its super-luxe showers and the unbelievable indoor terrace that offers a sense of privacy even though at the exact same time becoming at the heart of the terminal. There is also an outside terrace, perfect for these looking for some fresh air ahead of a extended flight. At the terraces you can soak up some Californian sunshine even though enjoying the view of the Hollywood Hills – the greatest way to say goodbye to the City of Angels.

No wonder why it has been voted as the World’s Very best Lounge.

The entrance of the Lounge

Awarded as the greatest Star Alliance Lounge of the globe

Τhe Outside Terrace

The Indoor Balcony


Created by Gensler, a worldwide recognized architecture firm, the Lounge options a sophisticated atmosphere with subtle glamorous touches – following the distinctive Californian style. I pretty much usually trust my 1st impression of an airport or lounge I take a look at and this one particular immediately gave me a feeling of space and comfort big and spacious, in best harmony with the sense of relaxation any passenger seeks of a lounge, supplying many activities to please all sorts of travelers.

It can accommodate 380 (!) guests – a quantity that may well look big at 1st but thanks to its nicely-distributed activity rooms, there is adequate space to host that terrific quantity of guests comfortably.



An extremely nicely-equiped cafe each on the outside and indoor terrace welcomes all guests ideally – considerably like saying “You had me at Hello!”. Snacks and finger meals are out there along with hot and cold plates, complimenting its terrific males. A big wine list, such as Napa Valley wines is also out there, best for these like me, possessing a big flight ahead of them.

The buffet options fresh salads, scrumptious soups, hot meat or vegetarian dishes as nicely as a wide variety of cured meat solutions and cheese. A dessert will be the perfect way to finish your meal along with a wine from the sophisticated wall show by the buffet.

Salads, finger meals and cheeses 

Scrumptious desserts

Τhe buffet with cool background

LET’S Perform

For these of you searching for some privacy to unwind and unwind, to plug in your electic devices, answer some emails, update your weblog (exact same right here!) or to basically use your laptop, there is a specailly developed space, considerably like a silent space exactly where you can operate undisturbed. 

All seats come with energy points to connect your devices, so you can delight in your glass of wine at the terrace even though charging your telephone or laptop. At the reception you are going to discover avalable iPads to borrow in case you have not brought your laptop with you.

If you are a book lover there is also a completely equiped and updatd library out there in the lounge.

Charging devices subsequent to my seat

The Library


Many shower suites are out there at the lounge – like in each other lounge. Except that this lounge had completely clean and organized showers with co-ordinating minimal decoration. Finding to shower involving flights is life-saving as it is not only rejuvenating but it tends to make you really feel like house, also.

Eight completely-equiped suites are out there at the Lounge with toiletries, towels and a hairdryer. There is a toilet also, in a separate space. There is a waiting list in order to use the suites but you are going to by no means have to wait much more than 20 minutes.


LET’S Loosen up

There are numerous spots to unwind in the lounge, whether or not that is one particular of the indoor seating locations, seating by the bar with a glass of wine, reading a book at the library or watching Television at the Media Area. There is also the indoor terrace to commit some top quality time.

The lounge has to offer you a range of options to enable you unwind and rest – the best mixture of luxury and comfort in other words.


Regardless of whether you are traveling for business enterprise or pleasure or LAX is only a stopover, THIS lounge will win a 1st-class ticket to your heart. If you are a frequent traveler and you appreciate comfort like I do, then you almost certainly know how crucial it is to really feel special. Start out collecting points or earning miles, get your pretty personal Gold Member Card and reside the absolute traveling knowledge each on ground and inflight.


Lastly, a photo of the quote on the interior of the Lounge that completely describes Los Angeles.

los angeles, airport

Disclosure: I identified myself enjoying this lounge, when traveling from L.A. to Frankfurt as a passenger. This post is an Editorial Evaluation, primarily based on my private knowledge. Opinions, are my personal, as usually. 

Maria Kalymnou

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