Booking The Trip: A (slightly crazier) Southeast Asian Path to India
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Review: EVA Air 777-300ER Premium Economy Class Los Angeles to Taipei
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Review: Cathay Pacific Lounge Bangkok
Review: Miracle Business Class Lounge Concourse G Bangkok
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Review: SpiceJet 737-900ER SpiceMax Pune to Goa
Review: Air India A321-200 Economy Class Goa to Mumbai
Review: Air India A320Neo Economy Class Mumbai to Bengaluru
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Review: GVK International Business Class Lounge West Wing Mumbai
Review: Singapore Airlines 777-300ER Business Class Mumbai to Singapore
Review: Crowne Plaza Hotel Singapore
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Review: Singapore Airlines A380-800 NEW Business Class Singapore to Hong Kong
Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Business Class Lounge Hong Kong
Review: United Club Lounge Hong Kong
Review: Thai Airways Royal Orchid Lounge Hong Kong
Review: Hong Kong Airlines Club Bauhinia Lounge Hong Kong
Review: EVA Air A330-300 Premium Laurel Class Hong Kong to Taipei
Review: EVA Air 777-300ER Premium Economy Class Taipei to Los Angeles
YOUTUBE: EVA Air: Los Angeles to Taipei
YOUTUBE: UNI Air: Taipei to Seoul Incheon
YOUTUBE: Korean Air: Seoul Incheon to Bangkok
YOUTUBE: Malaysian Airlines: Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur
YOUTUBE: Malaysian Airlines: Kuala Lumpur to Mumbai
YOUTUBE: SpiceJet: Pune to Goa
YOUTUBE: Air India: Goa to Mumbai
YOUTUBE: Air India: Mumbai to Bengaluru
YOUTUBE: Air India: Bengaluru to Mumbai
YOUTUBE: Singapore Airlines: Mumbai to Singapore
YOUTUBE: Singapore Airlines: Singapore to Hong Kong
YOUTUBE: EVA Air: Hong Kong to Taipei
YOUTUBE: EVA Air: Taipei to Los Angeles
Hong Kong Airline’s Club Bauhinia Lounge is located near gate 23 and one level down. You’ll see this signage when you know you’ve reached the lounge.
Now here’s how you can access this lounge:
- Business Class Travelers flying on Hong Kong Airlines
- Fortune Wings Platinum members (+2 guests), Gold Members (+ 1 guest), and Silver Members traveling on Hong Kong Airlines
- Premium Cabin + Elite Status Passengers on the following Airlines by contract: Air Explore, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Ethiopian Airways, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Orient Thai, Palau Pacific Airways, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, and S7 Airlines
As I was traveling on EVA Air, I got the card below with my boarding pass which essentially acted like a lounge invitation.
Upon having my boarding pass checked at the check-in desk, and my lounge pass taken from me, I was told that this was a silent lounge, and pointed me at the wifi network and password which was nice.
So the whole lounge is essentially one long room.
There were a lot of seats but I felt it was a little too dense. Seats were too close to each other and there was very little walking room on the left side where most of the seats were. Kinda defeats the purpose of privacy in a lounge.
There were individual seats, pair seats, seats of four, all kinds of combos you could want.
There were also some seats facing the tarmac and if you can see there are power ports in the ground but they were UK/Hong Kong Style ports. So do be sure to carry a converter with you. As always when traveling internationally, I always have a converter so this wasn’t an issue.
The lounge had great tarmac views too. Check out this stunning Qantas 787.
This lounge struck a nice balance that the Thai Lounge and United club don’t at Hong Kong: those two lounges had ample natural light but they were also in the open one floor up from departures so it was loud too. In this case, there was awesome natural light from the large windows, but also it was quiet and peaceful since we were in a separate room and area one floor down from departures. This was nice.
On the other side along the walls, there were more seats in a somewhat more reasonable spacing. Here there were no power ports for the seats.
Along the other side is all the food for the lounge. So let’s check it out.
Let’s check out all the edible items.
Do take note of the wifi password and network signage above the counter.
There was also a couple made to order items which is always a nice feature in a business class lounge.
Sorry for the somewhat blurry picture.
Overall, I thought the buffet spread had a decent variety of items and most of the items were fairly flavorful, however I did feel the protein dishes had too much oil in it.
On the other side of the buffet and further down the rectangular room, there was table like seating
The tabled seats along the window had great views and there were power ports on the floor closer to the wall.
Right next to that, there was a business center with macs lined up which I thought was a pretty useful feature.
There was also a departure board for all Hong Kong Airlines passengers and for all the other airlines using this lounge which I thought was pretty cool.
On some of the tables you also had some condiments which was neat.
If you like magazines, that’s also there.
Finally, this back room was the last section of the rectangular lounge but there were a lot of things back here. Firstly, you had the usual seats in a dense-ish layout.
The bathrooms are here.
They were pretty clean and well-stocked.
There were work stations back here too if you needed them.
There were also nap rooms which I think is awesome and a great feature to have. I probably wouldn’t take the nap room facing outside but the rest are great sleeping sections.
And here’s one look facing back at the entrance to the lounge.
Overall, this was actually quite a pleasant lounge. There was wifi, lots of seating, power ports in a lot of places, a decent spread of food, napping rooms, clean toilets, lots of natural light, and overall a peaceful ambiance. If I ever had access to this lounge traveling through Hong Kong again, I’d definitely be back!