It’s quite a lengthy walk to this Emirates Lounge, which is at the end of the terminal near gates 77 (this allows direct boarding from the lounge, which is a great perk). Follow the clearly displayed signs to the Emirates Lounge, which is up an escalator and through a set of glass sliding doors. On the way you will encounter an interesting range of art installations such as this one!
The Emirates Lounge is a very large lounge, with stylish decor and many different seating areas, including a sit down dining area. A full range of breakfast foods were available for self service but there was also a range of staff wandering around the lounge to provide assistance when needed, including drink refills.
Emirates lounges world wide have a similar set up and a much wider selection of choices than Qantas Lounges, including hot foods and small plates with cold meats, fruit, yogurt and a large variety of pastries. I decided to just have some of fresh fruit and a small meat plate.
The lounge has a large selection of reading material including many travel related magazines, newspapers in several languages, as well as TV news viewing areas.
There are multiple showers which all provide Voya toiletries, which is a very nice touch. There is a small business centre in a quiet area of the lounge with space to work on your own device, as well as a couple of PCs.
For an extensive lounge it never feels overcrowded. With Emirates flights to Singapore , Dubai and Auckland each day, this is a very generous lounge to cater to the A380 crowd. I thoroughly enjoyed my hour in the lounge before boarding directly from the lounge when my flight was called.
The aero bridge from the lounge takes you directly to the upper deck of this beautiful plane. For my flight to Auckland on Emirates A380 Business Class.
Expert Traveller Recommends…
Emirates lounges worldwide are well set up, with generous offerings for both business and leisure travellers; in food, drinks, and areas to relax, work or rest. With access given to Emirates Skywards Gold and Platinum members, Emirates First and Business class passengers, as well as Qantas Gold, Platinum and above members, I highly recommend spending at least an hour before your Emirates flight in this lounge. Well worth it!