Review: Qantas Club Regional Lounge, Broome Airport - Executive Traveller

Country

Australia

City

Broome

Airport

Broome

Alliance

oneworld

Airline

Qantas

Cabin-class

Any

Notes

The Good
  • Broome’s only airline lounge
  • A broad guest list, owing to Qantas’ many partnerships
The Bad
  • Food is limited to light snacks
  • Slow WiFi, with no dedicated working space
X-Factor
  • There’s air conditioning, which Broome Airport otherwise lacks

Introduction

Following a significant expansion in 2014, transforming the lounge from a Broome closet into something larger, the city’s Qantas Club serves as Broome Airport’s only lounge.

After closing its doors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Broome Qantas Club was one of the airline’s first lounges to re-open in July 2020, as Executive Traveller reviews here in the Kimberley.

Location & Impressions

Broome Airport is relatively compact, meaning its Qantas Club doesn’t have a dedicated reception space.

Instead, after going through security screening, advise the security staff that you have lounge access and present your eligible boarding pass.

They’ll buzz you through a side door adjacent to the screening point, which leads upstairs to Broome’s Qantas Club/Regional Lounge: 

Inside, the first thing you’ll notice is that unlike the terminal itself, the Qantas Club is air conditioned – and with Broome seeing daily high temperatures of around 30-34°C year-round, you’ll be glad you’re a frequent flyer or paid for a Qantas Club membership.

The space is filled with seating, and the lounge normally has a capacity of up to 49 guests.

Even with social distancing requirements in place, Qantas has only had to trim this by three seats to comply with local WA regulations, making the
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