The top 10 executive and club lounges in Asia

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For travellers seeking world-class luxury and top quality hospitality, these stunning hotel lounges are among the very best that Asia has to offer…




//Ritz Carlton Millennia, Singapore//

Spread across the top floor of this five-star paradise, this lounge affords magical panoramic views across the waters of the Marina Bay, framed by the iconic Singapore skyline. Past guests have praised the gracious and impeccable service of the staff, as well as the exquisite champagne breakfast. Standout features include the Drawing Room, where budding artists can sketch their very own masterpiece. Easel stands are set up in private alcoves that overlook the bay, providing suitable dramatic inspiration. This setting, with its artistic influence and light-flooded spaces, perfectly complements the contemporary architecture in the city below. This lounge is consistently innovative and the recent introduction of experiential events includes handcrafted authentic Singaporean cuisine presentations.

//Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong//

In a location coined “The City of Life” in reference to its seemingly boundless energy stands the Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong – the tallest hotel in the world. And up in the clouds on the 116th floor is the Club Lounge, featuring a chic, soothing ambience with soft lighting and couches that just invite you to sink into their cushions. Floor-to-ceiling windows embrace the scenic and beautiful landscapes of Victoria Harbour and the wider city.

//Mandarin Oriental – Shanghai//

This elegant lounge perfectly complements the hotel’s peaceful riverside location, with a calming atmosphere and a smooth, clean design and structure featuring polished wooden flooring and traditional Oriental detail. Designed to emulate a residential living room, it’s the perfect place to snuggle up with a book from the well-stocked library. Staff enhance the personal feel with a warm, friendly manner that is attentive yet unobtrusive.

//Grand Hyatt, Singapore//

A beautiful walkway decorated with contemporary architecture and covered in a scattering of warm lights introduces this exclusive lounge. A real foodie heaven, the quality and presentation of the food is one of the lounge’s most lauded features. The diverse menu offers world cuisine all day long, in this modern, tastefully decorated space with an extremely relaxed ambience.

//Four Seasons – Hong Kong//

This club lounge offers a great collection of business facilities including stylish meeting rooms, a 24-hour business centre and round-the-clock concierge services. For after-hours and leisure travellers, the luxury indoor seating area and stylish wraparound balcony offer gorgeous views over the harbour towards the city. The food is exquisite, with the particularly noteworthy light supper offering such delicacies as cured salmon with smoked caviar, and foie gras terrine.

//Inter Continental, Osaka//

The InterContinental is among the best hotels in Osaka city and the Club level offers a range of fantastic amenities, including private check-in and check-out services with the multilingual staff. The lounge is decked out in contemporary design and Oriental infusions, with soft lighting and warm furnishings creating a space ideal for brainstorming business plans or simply relaxing with a glass of wine.

//Palace Hotel – Tokyo//

Spread over nearly two thousand square feet on the 19th floor of this multi-award winning hotel, this club lounge is truly exquisite. Its majestic outdoor terrace is the ideal spot from which to embrace the views over Tokyo’s natural landscape and the surrounding Imperial Gardens, particularly in the evening when the lounge is adults-only. Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the indoor swimming pool.

//Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai (access executive Lounge with Butler)//

The butler service in this exclusive lounge offers everything from shoe shining to luggage unpacking/packing services at the touch of a button. The lounge itself features a whole host of services, including complimentary local phonecalls and high-speed Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy exclusive offers at the spa, which uses traditional Chinese healing methods for a traditional experience.

//Grand Hyatt – Bangkok//

Art is a main feature in this hotel’s grand club lounge with elegant sculptures and Thai figurines adding a traditional flourish to the modern décor, with a touch of colour coming from the vases of fresh flowers. The lounge is understated yet entirely sophisticated with an open plan design that also incorporates a number of more private areas for those seeking a bit of quiet time.

//Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur//

The Shangri-La’s famous hospitality is epitomized by the fact that every guest has their very own Club Concierge, who will take care of everything from delivering coffee with your wakeup call and making travel arrangements to pressing your suit. The lounge offers food and drinks all day and a wide selection of newspapers and magazines from around the world.