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Old 19th May 2017, 09:31 PM   #1
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This place opened last week and it is pretty impressive to be fair and a big improvement on the old place.

Its got the new out station SKL favourite pods on the left as you walk in, a sizeable bar in the middle with staff serving drinks, more food options from a central area after the bar, a new dining area similar to Changi lounges and one large single table to the left of the bar.

The capacity is clearly larger but the problem that will bring is the large numbers of TG pax who don't want to use their crappy JCL lounges.

Handy location as well much closer to SQ usual D gates. For those who are familiar with it the area it's close to the JL Lounge.
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Old 25th May 2017, 10:25 AM   #2
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This place opened last week and it is pretty impressive to be fair and a big improvement on the old place.

Its got the new out station SKL favourite pods on the left as you walk in, a sizeable bar in the middle with staff serving drinks, more food options from a central area after the bar, a new dining area similar to Changi lounges and one large single table to the left of the bar.

The capacity is clearly larger but the problem that will bring is the large numbers of TG pax who don't want to use their crappy JCL lounges.

Handy location as well much closer to SQ usual D gates. For those who are familiar with it the area it's close to the JL Lounge.

I'm passing through BKK tomorrow and it was/is my plan to give SKL a try given its central location. I was fortunate last Sunday my TG flight left from gate F1 so I managed the EVA lounge directly upstairs and overlooking there and it, too, is miles better than those crappy, dirty, sticky, poorly maintained TG lounges.

I do agree with you, my worry is that it will take those knowing TG passengers away from TGs own lounges and become the busiest in the place for now.
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I was there last Sunday and was not impressed. It's one big hall with some design elements of the new lounge concept. The place was overcrowded and the food offering all raided. The whole place looked messy.

They were out of Cranberry juice, didn't have any sparkeling wine and chicken and coconuts were only refilled after I asked twice.
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The capacity is clearly larger but the problem that will bring is the large numbers of TG pax who don't want to use their crappy JCL lounges.
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The capacity is clearly larger but the problem that will bring is the large numbers of TG pax who don't want to use their crappy JCL lounges.
The only reason I will go into this lounge will be to have laksa, if its available...
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Old 8th June 2017, 01:29 PM   #6
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The only reason I will go into this lounge will be to have laksa, if its available...
It wasn't very good.
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Old 24th June 2017, 11:25 PM   #7
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Just visited this lounge. I was quite impressed. Agree with MAN Flyer that this is a big improvement over the previous BKK lounge. One of the better outstation SQ lounges. TR soon...
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It wasn't very good.
Just tried it last night, you're right...
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Just visited this lounge. I was quite impressed. Agree with MAN Flyer that this is a big improvement over the previous BKK lounge. One of the better outstation SQ lounges. TR soon...
It definitely looks nice though, too bad no showers.
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Old 1st July 2017, 05:27 PM   #10
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Coverage and pictures of the new BKK SilverKris Lounge in a TR here...

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