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Malaysia Golden Lounges at KLIA (Post Renovations)

Malaysia Golden Lounges at KLIA (Post Renovations)

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To kick off the wiki on the new main lounge thread I added a brief overview of the MH lounges at KLIA.
I invite others to add relevant info on location, access requirements and opening hours.
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All the Malaysia Airlines lounges at KL International Airport (KLIA) have now been reopened after renovations.

Malaysia Airlines has 3 lounges at KLIA.

The KLIA Domestic Golden Lounge.
Located in the domestic terminal for domestic departures, towards the 'A' gates. Open 5am-12am.


The KLIA Regional Golden Lounge
This lounge is located in the main terminal building for international departures. Open 5am-12am.

To access it use the escalator near the Aerotrain platform between the G and H pier.

This lounge is airside and accessible for international departures only,

The International Golden Lounge at Satellite KLIA
This is the largest lounge, and is located in the Satellite Building on the 2nd floor above the Aerotrain platform there. Open 24hrs.

It features a Business class section and a separate 'Platinum' area + dining room for Enrich Platinum, OWEs & MH Business Suites passengers. (There is also a small First Class Suite area on the Platinum side for MH Business Suites passengers.)

This lounge is airside and only accessible by passengers allowed into the international zone.

This lounge may also be used as an arrivals lounge by passengers on MH flights who either flew MH Business Suites / Business or hold Enrich Platinum / Gold status (not OWE / OWS).
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Old Feb 28, 18, 9:48 pm
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Malaysia Golden Lounges at KLIA (Post Renovations)

Sorry, my bad, it's now opened!

https://www.malaysiaairlines.com/my/...ce/lounge.html
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Old Mar 1, 18, 12:16 am
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Can confirm that it's now open. As a lowly BA Silver I only got to visit the C lounge, but it is visually stunning. Not as private as the new CX F lounges, but almost as cosy. I'll take a few pictures, try the laksa and see if I can sneak into the F part to take some photos and report back.

Because inevitably this will the first question asked: no champagne in the C section, but a prefectly nice sparklling wine available.
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ok, apologies for slightly chaotic order and low quality pics, but i'm already gone from there and off to Saigon, so I took the pics mostly on the move and didn't have much time to mess around with post-processing ;P

one thing the Wi-FI in the lounge is rather slow. I also saw some pax getting plates of pasta delivered to their seats, but I didn't see any menus anywhere, so I'm not sure what's the deal with that.

all in all, looks like an excellent lounge, great job MH!



outside


check-in desk


entry to the bar on the left


bar on the left to the entrance


bar


acceptable sparkling wine


view immediately after entering the lounge



laksa bar





seating like this is along the length of the lounge



nap rooms


look from the back of the lounge


neat family room









entry to the F section


F section


private room in the Flounge


Flounge


dining room in Flougne
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Originally Posted by d00t View Post


Inching closer... The coming soon sign being torn down tonight .
That's cause it's no longer coming soon--it's now delayed indefinitely

In all seriousness, looks like a big upgrade for the C side. I was not of the opinion that F needed too much, but from the few pictures, the new colours are nice. Will check it out on Monday, how convenient.
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Great photos klausa

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Old Mar 1, 18, 5:51 am
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Any improvements/expansions in the F&B offering (especially on the F side if anyone has tried the a la carte dining)? Or is it pretty much the same apart from the updated furnishings?
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Old Mar 1, 18, 6:24 am
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Originally Posted by wuileng View Post
Any improvements/expansions in the F&B offering (especially on the F side if anyone has tried the a la carte dining)? Or is it pretty much the same apart from the updated furnishings?
I do hope (& expect) that the F lounge catering has improved - the Regional Lounge food has. The last time I tried the so-called a'lacarte food in the F Lounge it was so disgusting I left most of it
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I do hope (& expect) that the F lounge catering has improved - the Regional Lounge food has. The last time I tried the so-called a'lacarte food in the F Lounge it was so disgusting I left most of it
Unfortunately I don't have the answer to your question, but I do hope they kept the ribeye steak with the rotating sauces.

I'm have always been amused when they have asked for my BP to write down my name somewhere in the back office when I have ordered the steak done rare.. apparently they want to keep a record in case any "issues" arise from the rare meat.
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Some details of the F dining here:
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Originally Posted by NoY View Post
I do hope (& expect) that the F lounge catering has improved - the Regional Lounge food has. The last time I tried the so-called a'lacarte food in the F Lounge it was so disgusting I left most of it
Every time I have had the steak it has been terrible also.

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First class section menu for lunch and finner. Menus change weekly.
The steak is gone. The menus will change every week apparently. Today's choices were sea bass or grilled chicken. And pasta. I'll attach the menu later. For some reason Chrome not cooperating in uploading my pics.
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Originally Posted by ESFLYER95 View Post
Every time I have had the steak it has been terrible also.
Yes, the steak was really really bad Then again everything was - even the Champagne was swill. Sad, because on board MH were/are good!
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First class section menu for lunch and finner. Menus change weekly.
The steak is gone. The menus will change every week apparently. Today's choices were sea bass or grilled chicken. And pasta. I'll attach the menu later. For some reason Chrome not cooperating in uploading my pics.
Looks like a step up...but the proof of the pudding.......thanks for posting..
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Hrm, I imagine the tagliatelle is what I saw people being handed in the C lounge yesterday and the Laksa/Won Ton noodle soup is also probably from the Noodle Station in the Clounge.
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Thumbs up Looks awesome!

Originally Posted by klausa View Post
Can confirm that it's now open. As a lowly BA Silver I only got to visit the C lounge, but it is visually stunning. Not as private as the new CX F lounges, but almost as cosy. I'll take a few pictures, try the laksa and see if I can sneak into the F part to take some photos and report back.
Because inevitably this will the first question asked: no champagne in the C section, but a prefectly nice sparklling wine available.
Great pics!
There never was champagne for C for the last few years. The sparkling wine is the same as pre-reno.
The bar looks the same but with more tables & seating.
The lounge itself looks brighter & cleaner. The noodle bar looks neater & more professional now vs the old one.
Def. an upgrade over the old lounge.
Well done MH! Will have to pop by one of these days
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