Chicago T5 LX Lounge Options?

Old Nov 16, 09, 2:14 pm
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Originally Posted by synd View Post
so from what i gather in this thread, it probably would be better to spend time at the UA IFL instead of the LX F lounge?

I'll be coming from a CO flight, so will be arriving in T1 and have 3 1/2 hours before my flight on LX.

how long is the treck between T1 and T5?

thanks

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10 minutes by train. I would get a day room at the Hilton in front of T2/t3 for 70 bucks, shower and relax in civilization
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Old Nov 16, 09, 5:48 pm
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thanks for the answers!

considering how rarely i go through ord, i might just do some lounge hoping...

starting in the ua lounges, before moving on to the sas and lx lounge. and last minute christmas shopping...
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Old Mar 14, 10, 6:25 pm
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SWISS lounge at ORD

Hi,

quite simply, its size is ridiculous. There is hardly any space, and everyone seems to stick their bags onto the seat next to them to make the problem even worse.

surely, they must realise that the size is too small ?
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Old Mar 15, 10, 4:56 am
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I totaly agree but i can't really see any alternative...
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Old Mar 15, 10, 7:08 am
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If you think that's bad, you should see the LH / Star Alliance lounge in Dubai. If First is full on the FRA flight or there are multiple HONs there is not enough space for all in the F section. Curiously, I've flown with only 4 pax in F and seen it full too...perhaps HON heavy.

The C side is usually swimming with bodies.

At least the staff there will redirect you to the adjacent contract lounge which, while much larger, isn't nicer.
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Old Mar 15, 10, 7:45 am
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Originally Posted by mclachlan4321 View Post
Hi,

quite simply, its size is ridiculous. There is hardly any space, and everyone seems to stick their bags onto the seat next to them to make the problem even worse.
I was there last Monday and 4 or 5 of these armchairs were broken (they had 'BROKEN - DO NOT USE' pieces of paper attached - quite impressive for a Business Lounge).

The lounge also needs some refurbishment - it is quite dirty.
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Old Mar 15, 10, 12:59 pm
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one of the most annoying issues I found was that people put their bags on the chair next to them. When asked by new guests entering if someone was sitting there, they said yes !
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Old Mar 16, 10, 6:54 am
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Originally Posted by Jgish View Post
If you think that's bad, you should see the LH / Star Alliance lounge in Dubai. If First is full on the FRA flight or there are multiple HONs there is not enough space for all in the F section. Curiously, I've flown with only 4 pax in F and seen it full too...perhaps HON heavy.

The C side is usually swimming with bodies.

At least the staff there will redirect you to the adjacent contract lounge which, while much larger, isn't nicer.
Next time fly to Dubai on Emirates. Their First class is a million times better
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Old Mar 19, 10, 5:57 am
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Originally Posted by Christian K View Post
I totaly agree but i can't really see any alternative...
The SAS Business Lounge (which is closer to the gate).

If you are BA Gold or Premier their lounge is an option.
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Old Mar 27, 10, 9:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Action Man View Post
The SAS Business Lounge (which is closer to the gate).

If you are BA Gold or Premier their lounge is an option.
I assume *G flying same day on LX would have access to the SAS lounge as well?

Thanks
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Old Mar 29, 10, 6:30 am
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Flying LX/SK/LO out of T5 you can use the LX, WFS (aka Worldwide VIP, need to collect a pass from the LO CI desk) and the SK lounge.
http://www.flychicago.com/ohare/abou...52008FINAL.pdf
The SK facilites are the best. The Swiss lounge is a blast from the past, barely converted from the Swissair design.
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Old May 5, 10, 6:14 pm
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Hell at ORD LX Lounge

After Hell on immigration, which I duly reported in a post, I am now typing this sitting o a departure lounge bench as both F and C X lounges are standing room only. Apparently one HON showed up with 4 guests (not family members) and they let them all in!

Again, Swiss ground staff in ORD are totally incompetent!
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Old May 5, 10, 8:53 pm
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I still prefer to torture myself for one hour in LX lounge in ORD and enjoy my first class seat for the rest of the flight
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Old May 6, 10, 2:12 am
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Its a general consensus that the LX lounge in ORD is best avoided and that your should head to the SAS Scandinavian lounge near M15 for better comfort.
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Old May 6, 10, 7:00 am
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Originally Posted by LH/LX View Post
I still prefer to torture myself for one hour in LX lounge in ORD and enjoy my first class seat for the rest of the flight
I concur. The flight was, as usual, perfect
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