Navigating through Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), travelers are met with an array of exclusive lounges, each designed to provide a seamless and luxurious pre-flight experience. Synonymous with comfort and elegance, these sanctuaries offer a tranquil retreat for passengers looking to unwind, work, or indulge in gourmet cuisine.
The lounges embody opulence and convenience, with state-of-the-art amenities, plush seating, and personalized services, ensuring that every moment spent here is one of serenity and refinement.
Whether you’re a business traveler seeking a quiet workspace or a leisure traveler desiring relaxation, the lounges at AUH Airport stand as epitomes of hospitality, catering to your every need with sophistication and grace.
Terminal 1 – Al Dhabi Lounge
Before you embark on your journey from Abu Dhabi International Airport, find solace in the refined comforts of Al Dhabi Lounge. Managed by Abu Dhabi Hospitality Company, this lounge is a haven where luxury and tranquility converge.
Dine in Style
At Al Dhabi Lounge, an array of dining options awaits. Guests can indulge in a delectable hot food buffet available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, featuring a variety of vegetarian dishes. For those seeking lighter fare, sandwiches and snacks are accessible around the clock, accompanied by a selection of hot and cold beverages at our open bar.
Refresh and Rejuvenate
Revitalize yourself before your flight with our invigorating shower facilities, leaving you feeling refreshed and ready for your journey.
The lounge is equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout, allowing you to catch up on business or check your emails seamlessly. Workstations are also available for those needing a dedicated space to work.
Relax and Entertain
Kick back and relax by watching a movie or TV program, or delve into our selection of top magazines and newspapers.
- Dedicated smoking area for smokers.
- Baby-changing rooms adjacent to all restrooms.
- Prayer Room.
- Wheelchair accessibility.
Accessing Al Dhabi Lounge
Guests flying First or Business Class with any airline, excluding Etihad Airways, or those eligible for lounge access through their airline’s frequent flyer program (excluding Etihad Airways), will receive an invitation to Al Dhabi Lounge at check-in. Otherwise, access to the lounge is available at the following rates:
- 3 hours lounge package: AED 210 per person.
- 6 hours lounge package: AED 367.50 per person.
Children aged 2 to 11 receive a 30% discount. Complimentary access is granted to holders of Priority Pass, selected Diners Club International, or American Express cards, in line with entitlements (contact the card issuing bank for details). For any inquiries regarding charges and entitlements, please reach out directly to your card issuing company.
Terminal 1 – Etihad Premium Lounge
Discover an oasis of comfort and luxury at the Premium Lounge in Terminal 1, setting the tone for your opulent flight ahead. Designed for both relaxation and productivity, this lounge offers an array of world-class services and facilities to satisfy the diverse needs of Business Class guests.
Upon arrival at the lounge, guests are greeted warmly, and a dedicated Concierge is available to attend to your luggage throughout your stay, allowing you to navigate the space with ease and comfort.
The Premium Lounge boasts fine cuisine with an international buffet, ensuring a delightful dining experience. Guests can choose from various seating options, including dining areas, casual seating, and bar seating, while coffee stations serving cappuccinos and espressos add a touch of warmth to your stay.
Play Room for Little Guests
Children are given special attention with a dedicated Play Room, equipped with numerous activities and games. A trained nanny is on duty at all times, ensuring parents can relax while their little ones enjoy a safe and entertaining environment.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi for staying connected.
- TV Dens for entertainment.
- Dedicated smoking room.
- Bathrooms equipped with showers.
- Baby changing facilities.
- Clothes pressing service for a polished look.
The Premium Lounge is accessible to the following guests:
- Etihad Business Class passengers.
- Etihad Airways Partner airline guests traveling in Business Class.
Terminal 3 – Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa
Elevate your travel experience from the get-go with the unparalleled luxury and comfort of the First Class Lounge & Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Designed exclusively for First Class and Residence guests, the lounge promises service and hospitality reminiscent of a 5-star hotel, ensuring your journey begins on a note of opulence.
Upon arrival, guests are greeted by a hostess, while a concierge ensures your luggage is taken care of throughout your stay, allowing you to immerse in the lounge’s amenities with ease.
The lounge offers a versatile dining experience tailored to your preference. Whether you opt for a quick snack from the buffet, a sumptuous four-course meal, or a light bite from the bar snack menu, culinary satisfaction is guaranteed. Witness mixologists craft signature cocktails and mocktails as you savor tapas and other delicacies.
Wellness and Relaxation
Rejuvenate with complimentary treatments at the Six Senses Spa, including massages and facials, with additional deluxe services available for purchase. For fitness enthusiasts, the state-of-the-art Fitness Room is equipped with Technogym equipment, free weights, and yoga mats. Alternatively, find serenity in the Relax and Recline area, featuring comfortable leather chairs and a sensory experience with soothing sounds and imagery.
Play Room for Young Travelers
The dedicated Play Room is a haven for the lounge’s smallest guests, complete with a range of activities and games and a trained nanny on duty, ensuring peace of mind for parents.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- TV Room and Relaxation Area
- Show Kitchen and Feature Bar
- Gourmet Grab and Go Buffet
- Coffee Station and Cigar Lounge
- Dedicated Smoking Room and Prayer Room
- Bathrooms with Showers and Baby Changing Facilities
- Clothes Pressing and Shoe Shine Services
Access to the Lounge
The First Class Lounge & Spa welcomes the following guests:
- Guests of The Residence
- Etihad First Class guests traveling onwards from Abu Dhabi in First Class
- Etihad Guest Platinum members plus one guest
- Eligible guests from Etihad Airways Partner airlines
Terminal 3 – Etihad Premium Lounge
Exquisite interiors and gracious service define the Etihad Premium Lounge, crafting an atmosphere of luxury that heralds the opulent flight awaiting you. Business Class guests are invited to begin their journey here, stepping into a realm of elevated hospitality, enriched by a myriad of services and facilities.
Upon your arrival, you will be warmly received at the lounge entrance, and our attentive Concierge will ensure your luggage is well taken care of throughout your stay, allowing you to savor every moment in the lounge with ease.
Delight in an exceptional dining experience with our international buffet offering fine cuisine and all-day dining. Choose from a variety of seating options, be it in our dining areas or more casual spaces, and enjoy freshly brewed cappuccinos or espressos from our coffee stations.
Revitalize and Unwind
Business Class guests have the opportunity to indulge in a selection of treatments, including massages and facials, at the Six Senses Spa for a nominal fee, with a variety of deluxe spa services also available for purchase, ensuring a rejuvenated start to your journey.
Engaging Play Room
Our youngest guests are not forgotten, with a dedicated Play Room available, featuring a myriad of activities and games and supervised by a trained nanny at all times, offering parents peace of mind and a relaxing lounge experience.
- Fully-equipped Business Centre and complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Den equipped with individual TV pods for personalized entertainment.
- Variety of Bars and Coffee Stations.
- Designated Smoking Room.
- Prayer Room with Ablution facilities.
- Bathrooms featuring Shower facilities.
- Baby Changing Facilities.
- Clothes Pressing Service and Shoe Shine.
Etihad Premium Lounge is accessible to the following guests:
- Etihad Business Class guests traveling in Business Class onwards from Abu Dhabi.
- Etihad Airline Partner Business Class guests.
- Eligible guests from Etihad Airways Partner airlines.
Etihad Arrivals Lounge
After completing a lengthy journey, passengers landing in Abu Dhabi can find immediate solace and comfort in the Etihad Airways’ Arrivals Lounge, located conveniently in the Arrivals Hall. Offering a serene environment to freshen up and revive, the lounge encapsulates warm service and hospitality, making it an ideal stop as you step into the city.
Positioned immediately after customs in Terminals 1 and 3, the Arrivals Lounge is easy to locate. Upon entering, guests are greeted by friendly staff and a Concierge, ensuring a smooth welcome while taking care of any luggage needs.
Guests are invited to indulge in a curated selection of light canapés and snacks, accompanied by a variety of hot and cold beverages, providing a delightful and refreshing culinary experience upon arrival.
Revitalize and Unwind
Take the opportunity to rejuvenate with an energizing shower while our attentive staff offers clothes pressing and shoe polishing services, allowing you to step out in style and comfort.
- Business Centre equipped for your immediate connectivity needs and complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Bathrooms featuring shower facilities for a refreshing break.
- Baby changing facilities available for traveling families.
Access to the Lounge
The Arrivals Lounge is exclusively accessible to:
- Etihad First and Business Class passengers.
Terminal 3 – Etihad US Premium Lounge
Delight in the elegance of the Etihad US Premium Lounge as you await your departure to the United States from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The lounge, adorned with well-appointed interiors and enveloped in warm service, offers a tranquil retreat for travelers seeking a refined pre-flight experience.
Upon your entrance to the lounge, a warm welcome awaits you, and our attentive Concierge is at your service, ensuring your luggage is well taken care of throughout your stay, allowing you a seamless and relaxed lounge experience.
Indulge in a curated selection of light refreshments and snacks as you unwind and anticipate the journey ahead, turning wait-time into a delightful culinary experience.
Amenities for Your Convenience
- Complimentary Wi-Fi to keep you connected.
- A well-stocked Bar for refreshment.
- Prayer Room with Ablution facilities for spiritual solace.
- Well-maintained Bathrooms for your comfort.
- Baby Changing Facilities, ensuring traveling families are accommodated.
The Etihad US Premium Lounge is exclusively available to:
- Etihad First and Business Class passengers.
- Etihad Airways Partners First and Business Class passengers.
Frequently Asked Questions
how many lounges in abu dhabi airport?
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) offers several lounges across its terminals to cater to various passengers and airline affiliations.
Here’s a non-exhaustive list of some of the lounges you might find:
Etihad Airways Premium Lounges: Etihad has several lounges dedicated to its first and business class passengers, as well as its high-tier Etihad Guest members.
Al Reem Lounge: Managed by Plaza Premium, it offers a range of amenities and can be accessed by all travelers on a pay-per-use basis.
Al Dhabi Lounge: Also managed by Plaza Premium, it’s available to all travelers for a fee and offers a range of facilities.
Al Ghazal Lounge: This is available to passengers of specific airlines and can also be accessed by paying at the door or through certain membership programs.
Skyteam Exclusive Lounge: For eligible passengers of airlines in the Skyteam alliance.
US Pre-clearance Lounge: For passengers traveling to the United States.
VIP Terminal: A private terminal with dedicated lounges and services, available for a fee.
Aerotel Airport Transit Hotel: While not a lounge, it provides facilities to rest and refresh during transit.
does abu dhabi airport have amex lounge?
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) does not have an American Express Centurion Lounge.
American Express Centurion Lounges are quite selective in their locations and tend to be in some of the world’s busiest travel hubs.
However, lounge offerings and partnerships can change, so it’s always a good idea to check the most up-to-date information on the American Express website or contact them directly for the latest details on lounge access in Abu Dhabi Airport.