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Escape Lounge at SMF Open

Old May 31, 19, 10:00 am
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Escape Lounge at SMF Open

I was there this week and the Terminal A club just opened. The staff said the Terminal B one should open within a week or two. They're small, but well done so far. Open bar, enough food, seating, etc. I was pretty much the only on there when I stopped in the other day around 6.

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Old Jun 1, 19, 8:22 am
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I stuck my head in briefly at about 7:30 last night and they told me that Monday (Memorial Day) was opening day. It's strange that the good news wasn't yet on the Escape website.
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Old Jun 10, 19, 2:51 pm
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Stopped by this morning, around 7:30am. Nice little lounge. Not restrooms inside, but they're located just outside. Frittatas, lox, fruit pudding, oats, croissants, bagels, and baguettes on the food menu. Coffee machine was out of order, but other coffee was available, along with water, juice, and soda. Good addition to SMF, but only really accessible from Terminal A.
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Old Jun 12, 19, 2:08 pm
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Any update on whether the one in terminal B is open yet?
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Old Jun 14, 19, 10:30 am
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To answer the question myself, the Escape Lounge in Terminal B is officially open as of today. Staff is super friendly and nice selection of small plates for breakfast. Only drawback is no inside restrooms, but there are some just outside in the terminal.









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Old Jun 17, 19, 8:46 pm
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Are the lounges both post-security?
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Old Jun 18, 19, 6:40 pm
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Originally Posted by zddp1273 View Post
Are the lounges both post-security?
Terminal B is (it is literally right behind security), and I'm about 99% sure terminal A is.
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Old Jun 18, 19, 6:46 pm
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Are these Priority Pass lounges, or affiliated with another program?
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Old Jun 18, 19, 6:58 pm
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A is airside.

Other Escape lounges are no longer part of PP (such as the one at MSP), so I would assume that this one is also AmEx Plat/Centruion card or pay to enter, with a discount if you book ahead on their website.
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Old Jun 18, 19, 10:11 pm
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It is either pay to enter or amex plat/centurion.
Keeps numbers low, which is nice as they are tiny lounges.
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Old Jun 18, 19, 10:50 pm
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Originally Posted by nmpls View Post
It is either pay to enter or amex plat/centurion.
Keeps numbers low, which is nice as they are tiny lounges.
At Oakland, they also give access to Norwegian Air premium cabin passengers. I understand the lounge can get very crowded before those 787s take off.
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Old Jun 19, 19, 12:51 am
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Originally Posted by dhuey View Post


At Oakland, they also give access to Norwegian Air premium cabin passengers. I understand the lounge can get very crowded before those 787s take off.
Probably won't be an issue in terminal B as it is basically all WN.
I thought norweigian killed lounge for business though?
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Old Jun 19, 19, 8:11 am
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Originally Posted by LegalTender View Post
....and empty, in the case of the PVD Escape Lounge.

I was recently the only patron in a 2-hour visit.
The one at BDL was a zoo when I was there recently.
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