Quietest Hong Kong Lounge

Old Feb 11, 20, 2:06 pm
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Quietest Hong Kong Lounge

Travelling LHR/HKG/AKL next week and have a 4 hour connection in HKG
Wandering what Cathay Business lounge would be the quietest as in areas with few people wandering about?

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Old Feb 11, 20, 2:10 pm
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Originally Posted by Knickam View Post
Wandering what Cathay lounge would be the quietest as in areas with few people wandering about?
All CX lounge are as quiet as they get noaways. If you have four hours just go to Pier F (if you can get in); I was there last week and at one point I was chilling out at the Long Bar area and I had the entire space to myself! Not a single soul except for the bored bartender.
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Old Feb 11, 20, 2:54 pm
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All CX lounge are as quiet as they get noaways. If you have four hours just go to Pier F (if you can get in); I was there last week and at one point I was chilling out at the Long Bar area and I had the entire space to myself! Not a single soul except for the bored bartender.
Thanks for that,
Should have said business lounge in my original post, Now changed
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Old Feb 11, 20, 3:31 pm
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Thanks for that,
Should have said business lounge in my original post, Now changed
I think the point flubber was making is that, given the Coronavirus situation, and the number of cancelled flights, etc. pretty much all CX lounges at HKG are pretty quiet right now.

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Old Feb 11, 20, 3:47 pm
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Depends what time of day. The Pier is often quiet because it's a bit more out of the way than the other lounges, and the tea room and resting area at the back are usually pretty quiet in terms of noise and foot traffic. The left side of the Bridge (as you face the front desk) is a consistently quiet spot. I haven't been there but I suspect the Deck is probably quiet because it's still new. But the above posters are right, any part of the airport will be as quiet as it is ever going to get right now.
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Old Feb 11, 20, 4:06 pm
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Originally Posted by lionelhutz View Post
Depends what time of day. The Pier is often quiet because it's a bit more out of the way than the other lounges, and the tea room and resting area at the back are usually pretty quiet in terms of noise and foot traffic. The left side of the Bridge (as you face the front desk) is a consistently quiet spot. I haven't been there but I suspect the Deck is probably quiet because it's still new. But the above posters are right, any part of the airport will be as quiet as it is ever going to get right now.
The Deck was certainly not quiet when I was there recently, it was chaos, I assume due to newness and size compared to other lounges.
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Old Feb 11, 20, 5:33 pm
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Originally Posted by lionelhutz View Post
Depends what time of day. The Pier is often quiet because it's a bit more out of the way than the other lounges, and the tea room and resting area at the back are usually pretty quiet in terms of noise and foot traffic. The left side of the Bridge (as you face the front desk) is a consistently quiet spot. I haven't been there but I suspect the Deck is probably quiet because it's still new. But the above posters are right, any part of the airport will be as quiet as it is ever going to get right now.
It may be different with AKL flights leaving in the afternoon, but the LHS of the Bridge from the entrance was packed in the morning (6-8am) when I transitted a few weeks ago
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Originally Posted by lionelhutz View Post
<snip>I haven't been there but I suspect the Deck is probably quiet because it's still new.
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The Deck was certainly not quiet when I was there recently, it was chaos, I assume due to newness and size compared to other lounges.
Not to derail this thread, but wife and I were in The Deck back in late October and we were decidedly unimpressed. Small, crowed, sad food selection and kinda hard to find.

Least favorite lounge in HKG (and we've been in all the OWE lounges, First and Business). Hard pass going forward.

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Generally The Pier is the quietest lounge and The Deck is the busiest closely followed by The Wing.
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The Pier is the only way to go in my opinion. Really love that lounge, feels more like a cozy living room than a lounge, tends to be quieter too as it is the furthest from security.
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Originally Posted by scubadu View Post
Not to derail this thread, but wife and I were in The Deck back in late October and we were decidedly unimpressed. Small, crowed, sad food selection and kinda hard to find.

Least favorite lounge in HKG (and we've been in all the OWE lounges, First and Business). Hard pass going forward.

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Yeah, the Deck is probably the most disappointing lounge. It is exposed to the terminal so noise is considerably louder. Also, just seems a little bit less premium than the others. At least it's better than the old KA lounge!
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Originally Posted by scubadu View Post
I think the point flubber was making is that, given the Coronavirus situation, and the number of cancelled flights, etc. pretty much all CX lounges at HKG are pretty quiet right now.

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Yes, exactly. Thanks for clarifying.

Since all CX lounges are generally quiet nowadays thanks to the 2019-CoV, just take your pick on which lounge you want to go to. I prefer the Pier lounge as walking there clocks about 1000 steps and it's nice to walk before getting on a plane where you will be mostly be sitting down!
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Old Feb 11, 20, 10:33 pm
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I was at the Pier First Class Lounge on the 8th of February. Very quiet indeed, not many people there compared to my visit on The 22nd of January. 侍應多過客, more staffs than guests.
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The QF lounge is also very quiet in the morning after opening (7 am). It's a very different feel from the Pier, which has become my go-to CX lounge.
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