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Review: Library Lounge Nice, France

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Review: Library Lounge Nice, France

If you’re just tuning in…Hello! You’re amidst an epic around the world surprise trip celebrating my mom’s 75th birthday. We just finished an incredible few days in the south of France where my mom got to fulfill a lifelong dream of visiting the Molinard Factory in Grasse, France.  It was also the grand finale of our surrpise trip around the world, and there was one last surprise in store – Lufthansa First Class back to the states.  We had to route through Frankfurt on Lufthansa’s business class from Nice, so while we waited to board our flight we quickly nipped into the Library Lounge which was one floor up from the terminal.

First Impression:

While small, the lounge fit our needs. Someplace to sit that was quiet, removed from the terminal, and had some sense of privacy. We were there very early in the morning, so I can’t speak to the size affecting how crowded it can get, but I’d imagine if it were busy…it’d be quite crowded.

The Deets:

  • When: April 2017
  • Where: Nice, France Terminal 1
  • Access: Priority Pass + Business Class ticket on Lufthansa
  • Open: 5:45am to 9:50 pm
  • After duty free turn left, go to 2nd floor.



There is one general food area. Coffee machine, basic breakfast spread. Refrigerated section with yogurt, soda, etc.


While this lounge is small and doesn’t have a huge selection of items it’s still nicer than your average Admirals Club in the States. We spent roughly 30 minutes in the lounge, had some light refreshments, and saved our appetites for the Lufthansa First Class lounge in Frankfurt.

You don’t have to stop here. Check out how we paid $5k and took a $125k Surprise trip Around The World to celebrate my Mom’s 75th

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