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Review: The Club at LAS Las Vegas Lounge via Priority Pass Terminal 1 Concourse D

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Disclaimer: This flight was at the very end of December 2019 as part of my, and my “BRU boys”, Delta elite mileage run to keep my Diamond status with Delta for 2020.

With that, on to the review:

For years there have been two “The Club” lounges at Las Vegas airport. One of them was decent size while the other was a closet and not worth visiting and especially so when the very good Amex Centurion lounge was right around the corner from the old The Club closet. That has now changed.

If you have Priority Pass Select from one of there are the several cards offering complimentary membership, you and 2 guests may enter. They may or may not impose the 3 hours before flight limit depending on how crowded the lounge is and on our visit it was rather packed as you will see.

As you enter, just down the hall from check-in, there are bathrooms and showers (request access at the front desk).

Just across from the bathrooms is a tiny seating area that has the one perk of lounge chairs to stretch out on.

As you enter the main area, just to your right on the wall, you will find newspapers if that is your thing (and you don’t have a phone or tablet or computer to read news on in 2020).

The main dining / food court area is wedge shaped and, as mentioned, was rather crowded but there is much more seating.

Not just more but also a much better view of the outside world (and jets if you are an Avgeek).

Finally there is a bar with complementary bottom shelf drinks and wine. On to the other beverage and snack choices.

Flavored waters and coffee as well as a rather wide assortment of snack bits were presented on our visit. One of my traveling companions tried gummy bears and wasabi peas. If you have not tried hot gummy bears – please don’t – yuck! Now the food selection.

Very popular choices by the guests were the soup and salad bar with staff struggling to keep up with the demand.

Like most The Club lounges mini sandwiches were also served and were also a popular choice.

Lastly for dessert cookies and brownies (if you did not get enough of the snack choices at the other station).

Overall this upgraded lounge is a HUGE improvement over the old location. However, if you have access (or can be guested in) to the Amex Centurion one concourse over that is a MUCH better choice with superior drink and dining choices.

Have you been to the new The Club at LAS? Did you enjoy your visit? – Rene

 

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René de Lambert is a contributing writer and the founder of RenesPoints. He is an avid Delta and SkyTeam flyer who has held Delta’s top Diamond Medallion status for many years and flown millions of miles.

4 Comments

  1. Rene, can DL Reserve cardholders start to use this and other similar lounges after Jan 30? If so can it be used upon arrival in LAS coming off a DL flight?

    • @Frankie – Not for arrivals for Centurion lounges (I assume that is what you are talking about). This perk is for before your next Delta flight (or connecting flight). Even full Amex Platinum card holders have had the arrival perk dropped sad to say.

  2. I visited the Club on December 22nd flying business to AMS. I had asked both Delta and KLM n advance if there is lounge access at LAS and both said no. I walked over to the Club anyway and saw the KLM logo on the door so I took a chance. They scanned my boarding pass, checked something on the computer and let me in. I don’t know if it was the business class ticket or diamond medallion that did it. I heard them mention Skyteam Elite Plus when they scanned my boarding pass. It never hurts to check even when Delta agents tell you no.

    Another lesson from this trip is that KLM allows Skyteam Elite Plus members use their lounges when flying KLM within Europe ( that is without same day international connection)

  3. I was in LAS last week and The Club was not only the most conveniently located club (vs the AmEx lounge) but the AmEx lounge was closed for the day (and the next) I was there anyway. I found the entry process a pain in that when I finally was allowed entry I wouldn’t even call it ‘half full’ and less than a handful of people exited while I was awaiting entry. I didn’t get it.

    The cappuccino machine was (still) broken on 25Feb when I was there so they don’t seem to be too snappy on fixing broken crap.

    The food selection was good as was the drink selection. For the default free cabernet, they had Rodney Strong, which is a nicer cabernet than is usually given out in clubs as the default free wine.

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