Priority Pass Members Say This Is the Program’s Best Lounge

Mar 29, 2019

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Priority Pass has announced the winning airport lounge in its most recent survey of 52,000 members. So what’s the best of the more than 1,200 lounges in 143 countries? It might not be where you think.

The winning choice was the Sala VIP International at Quito International Airport in Ecuador. One of the biggest attractions for passengers — besides great customer service and recent upgrades — is the outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the city. Other benefits for travelers include private work spaces, sleeping areas, massage rooms and showers for guests. The lounge is open 24/7 for Priority Pass members.

Andrew O’Brian, president and CEO of Quiport, the company that operates the lounge, said, “Taking in our famous sunsets while surrounded by the jacaranda and jasmine that adorn our terrace is the perfect way to relax before a flight and we’re thrilled that this unique experience, coupled with our excellent customer service, has left a lasting impression on our guests.”

(Photo courtesy of Aeropuerto Quito)

If you’re not headed to Ecuador, there are other options that were also highly rated by members:


  • Primeclass Riga Business Lounge: Terminal E, Riga International Airport, Latvia
  • Northern Lights Executive Lounge: Aberdeen International Airport, United Kingdom

Middle East

  • Ahlan Lounge: Terminal 3, Concourse B, Dubai International Airport, UAE
  • Marhaba Lounge: Terminal 3, Concourse A, Dubai International Airport, UAE

Asia Pacific

  • Miracle First Class Lounge: International Concourse D, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
  • SATS Premier Lounge: Terminal 3, Singapore Changi International Airport, Singapore

North America

  • Lounge 19: Terminal 1, Mexico City Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexico
  • The Club MCO: Terminal B, Concourse 4, Orlando International Airport

Latin America

  • Eldorado Lounge: Terminal 1, Bogota El Dorado International Airport, Colombia

Ready to join Priority Pass and check out these great lounges? Check out our guide to see if you might have a credit card in your wallet, including one of the new Hilton Honors Amex Cards, that includes Priority Pass membership. Already a member? Take a look at TPG’s choices for some of the best Priority Pass lounges:

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