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Review: ACV Business Lounge Hanoi, Vietnam
The ACV Business Lounge Hanoi has something every lounge in the world should get immediately: A bank of massage chairs that would make the Sharper Image jealous. Look at those beefy beauties with absurdly large control pads – if they don’t make you wanna lounge, what will? We had a bit of time before boarding our quick, but super fun Qatar Airways flight from Hanoi to Bangkok. I’m really glad we did. Massage chairs and delicious springs rolls with sweet chili sauce was the perfect setup for some business class luxuriating.
The ACV Business Lounge is located upstairs on level 4 near gate 31.
For all of you out there with dirty minds that is Miles’ tail. Glad we got that out of the way. Let’s go inside. He loves traveling with the Eagle Creek safari duffel bag and Hartmann Herringbone Luxe bags. Yes those are affiliate links, but we do use those items and love them. Worth checking out.
- When: January 2017
- Where: Hanoi Airport
- Entry: Qatar Airways Business Class ticket
Check in was easy peasy. And if you have any questions about the time around the world. Look no further.
Wait a minute. Outside it said ACV Business Lounge. Inside it says NIA International Business Lounge. Two names?! Thank goodness they had massage chairs.
Look at these windows.
Want some food with your windows?
Get your work on.
Then sneak behind the shrubs and get your Massage On.
My biggest complaint was that the lounge was absolutely packed. I don’t know if you could tell by the legions of people in my pictures, but you could barely put together a makeshift curling rink in the main areas. Maybe my expectations are too high, but when did lounges with massage chairs only allocate 3 of them per guest? Next thing you’ll tell me is I can’t take the food downstairs and sell it.
All kidding aside…
I’d recommend sliding into this lounge if you have the time. Pour yourself a glass of wine, ice cold coke, or exotic fruit juice and treat yourself to a couple spring rolls while getting your massage on. It’s pretty nice!
This review is a part of the Trip Report: Miles Traces his roots in Southeast Asia
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