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Most unique airport amenities

Old May 6, 17, 4:39 pm
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Most unique airport amenities

There are some really unique airport amenities out there:

butterfly garden at SIN
pool and gym at DOH
Concorde experience at MAN
indoor gardens and waterfalls at YVR
747 hostel at ARN

What are some other really crazy or unusual things that you have seen in your travels? I am trying to compile a list. Thanks!
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Old May 6, 17, 4:46 pm
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Think there is golfing in HKG, but never tried personally.
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Old May 6, 17, 4:50 pm
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Depending upon who is playing, it might not be considered an amenity, but there is pretty much always live music playing on a couple different stages at BNA.
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Ko Samui in Thailand you can lay on loungers next to the runway. Was there once and they had to shut the bar as there was a snake in there!
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Originally Posted by bitterproffit View Post
Depending upon who is playing, it might not be considered an amenity, but there is pretty much always live music playing on a couple different stages at BNA.
That's awesome, didn't know that. Doesn't AUS have that too? Is it daily?
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Originally Posted by SkyTeam777 View Post
That's awesome, didn't know that. Doesn't AUS have that too? Is it daily?
Not sure about AUS. I know there are two places at BNA where you can hear live bands. One is in Concourse C where the Tootsie's Lounge is set up. Bar, live music. Been there every day I have been in the airport.

The other one is outside security near the entrance/exit of terminals A/B. Usually daily. I was there on a Saturday AM waiting for a friend to arrive from DTW and a blues band was playing in the waiting area and started singing some old gospel tunes and had half the waiting area swaying.

Its not hard to get musicians to play for almost free since every record producer in town uses the airport. Plus tips.

Live music is a good stress reliever that airports could use
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Old May 7, 17, 1:40 pm
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This article from Boston.com a few years ago has a good list:

https://www.boston.com/culture/trave...so-much-cooler
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Exercise bike gadget chargers at Brussels. I know that they had them at Amsterdam and other places at some point too, but with Belgium's rich competitive cycling history, they were a nice "fit". Same could be said of Holland.
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Doesn't HEL or ZRH have like a sauna or steam room?! Would like to try it one day!
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Old May 8, 17, 9:38 am
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Originally Posted by SkyTeam777 View Post
That's awesome, didn't know that. Doesn't AUS have that too? Is it daily?
I was at AUS a few weeks ago. Didn't see any bands there in the early afternoon on a Sunday.
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Think there is golfing in HKG, but never tried personally.
Course is now closed, unsure what its future will be as they're developing the area as part of the next phase of the airport master plan.
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Something is either unique or it is not. You cannot say something is "most unique".
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PDX has (had?) a farmer's market
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