ATL B Sky Club - Worst club at a hub?

Old Feb 3, 2020, 6:36 am
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ATL B Sky Club - Worst club at a hub?

This club just keeps lowering the bar compared to others for me and I wonder if others feel the same way?

This morning is quite horrible, even for this club.

- serving spoon missing from multiple items. Patrons are using plastic ware to serve themselves. (Yikes)
- the self serve soda machine to the left of the bar is broken. People are having to go to the single bartender for a Coke. Poor bartender looks frazzled.
- one of the mens room toilets is closed off. There is a 12 person cue for those looking to go #2 after all that first leg coffee.
- theres maybe 10 empty seats in the whole place yet they keep allowing guests to pile in by the dozens.
- there is one porter cleaning tables in the whole place. Every third table is piled with multiple dishes.

I know some members avoid certain clubs, this is the one for me. I just dont understand how they let it suck so bad.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 7:28 am
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This club is a disgrace.
Small restrooms, some of the WORST bar service anywhere, and mediocre food. I ALWAYS avoid this club.
If I have time, I go to F and sit on the deck. Otherwise I use my Priority Pass for a minute suite or get a decent bite of food at an actual restaurant.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 7:49 am
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LAX T3 is a lot worse. ATL D11 is worse.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 7:51 am
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I mean, at least it's better than the broom closet that terminal had before. I actually liked the B club when it first opened, but it's gone way downhill. About the only thing it has going for it is the food selection relative to the other clubs from T to D terminals. However, the bowls are frequently empty, and I've also seen several times where they forgot to put out serving utensils so customers were using plasticware to serve themselves.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 7:51 am
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Doesnt Delta also call this their flagship (not to be confused with AAs Flagship) lounge at ATL? All the more reason its so disappointing.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 7:55 am
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I avoid B at all costs and spend my time now at only E or F.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 8:12 am
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Originally Posted by Pianoman109876
Doesnt Delta also call this their flagship (not to be confused with AAs Flagship) lounge at ATL? All the more reason its so disappointing.
I've heard passengers call it that, but don't remember seeing DL ever call it that.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 8:30 am
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I normally go to T since that's where the DCA flights usually depart. It's usually quiet and has decent food.

B is ok as long as it's mid-week or a weekend.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 8:32 am
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Originally Posted by flyerCO
I've heard passengers call it that, but don't remember seeing DL ever call it that.
https://news.delta.com/delta-unveils...tl-concourse-b
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 9:24 am
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As crowded as it may be, it will never come even close to being as bad as the B clubs it replaced.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 9:27 am
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The B10 club was ridiculous for sure but the B24 club was fine. I certainly thought it was better than the current monstrosity.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 10:16 am
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Don’t even get me started on this terrible club. I can’t believe that DL bothers to call this there “flagship” club. The soda machine was broken when I was there two weeks ago and the silverware was all paper/plastic instead of the typical real glass wear that this club use to have.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 10:26 am
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Any Atlanta layover longer than ~45 minutes (landing to boarding), and I head to the F club. It's worth it and going from terminal to terminal in Atlanta is easy.

As others have said, on a nice day sit on the deck.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 11:00 am
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I only visit this club when Im coming in from a red eye into ATL. Its alright between 5:30a-7:00a. After that, it becomes a zoo.

Unlike some other clubs (D11, PHL, etc), it is nice when its not crowded. It just happens to be way too crowded.
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Old Feb 3, 2020, 11:54 am
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Everything the OP said is spot on. We were there for a layover post vacation two weeks ago and the coke machine was still broken then; just bring in some canned sodas already. Something in this club is always broken. And, we were there late - around 10:00pm and it was like it was the middle of the day - completely packed. And the bathrooms are absolutely the worst not to mention the chaotic food area. I really loathe having to land/leave out of in B on my trips. Don't get me started on defunct power ports (to be fair, this seems to be a pervasive problem across the clubs in ATL).

Silver lining is the bar staff usually has things running along pretty quickly each time I visit - rarely see a line more than a few people that isn't dispersed rapidly.

Unfortunately, my layovers in B are under an hour typically so it's a pain to move to one of the other terms.
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