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Full List of U.S. Escape Lounges – The Centurion Studio Partner: Locations, Hours & More [Includes Map]

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If you’re a frequent traveler, it’s likely that lounge access is important to you. Escape Lounges – The Centurion Studio Partner provide a nice respite to travelers looking to avoid the hustle and bustle of a busy airport terminal. Guests will enjoy complimentary food and drink options, charging stations, high-speed Wi-Fi, and more!

In this post, we outline a complete list of the Escape Lounge locations in the U.S., including detailed information on exact airport locations, hours, and general amenities.

In order to access an Escape Lounge, you’ll either need to pay the entry fee or have an eligible Amex credit card. Information on eligibility and pricing is listed at the bottom of the post.

U.S. Escape Lounges

Bradley International Airport (BDL)

Location: Terminal A, post-security near gate 1
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Location: Concourse B, post-security next to gate B21
Hours: Daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday and Saturday 5:00 a.m. to 8 p.m  (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Columbus John Glenn International Airport (CMH)

Location: Concourse B, near gate 32
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m to 8 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Check out our review of the Escape Lounge at CMH.

Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)

Location: Terminal 3, between gates E and F
Hours: Daily from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options, showers, kids’ activity packs

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)

Location: Concourse B near gate 1
Hours: Daily from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Location: Above the entrance to Concourse E, post-security
Hours: Daily from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Oakland International Airport (OAK)

Escape Lounge seating at Oakland Airport
The lounge is rather small but there is a good amount of seating. Image Credit: Katie Seemann

Location: Terminal 1, between gates 8 and 8A, post-security
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Hot Tip: Check out our review of the Escape Lounge at Oakland International Airport.

Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

Location: Post-security just past the entrance to the A and B concourses
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

Terminal 4

Location: Terminal 4, Concourse B across from gate B22
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Terminal 3

Location: Terminal 3, Mezzanine level next to Passage by Hudson and Phoenix Airport Museum Gallery
Hours: Daily from 4:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

T. F. Green Airport (PVD), Providence

Location: Main terminal, post-security past gate 18
Hours: Daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)

Location: Central corridor area between Concourse B and C, post-security
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday and Friday: 4:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

Sacramento TA

Location: Terminal A, post-security near gate 1
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Sacramento TB

Location: Terminal B, post-security
Hours: Daily from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.; (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR)

Location: Between security and Concourse A, near to Gate 1
Hours: Daily from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; (3-hour stay max)
Guest Access: Children under 2 years old admitted free
Select Amenities: Premium à la carte dining and drink options

Escape Lounge Food and Drink Options

Visitors of the Escape Lounge have access to both complimentary hot food and drinks, as well as premium à la carte options for an additional fee.

Chefs create daily menus, catering to all tastes at all times of the day. Enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner menus, as well as a range of healthy and delicious snacks. The bar is stocked with great wines, beers, liquors, and spirits, as well as a delicious range of non-alcoholic drinks and sodas. Each lounge has staff on hand to create fantastic cocktails and smoothies as well.

A sample food menu for Escape Lounge visitors
A sample food menu for Escape Lounge visitors. Image Credit: Escape Lounge

Escape Lounge Eligibility and Pricing

Eligibility

Entry to any Escape Lounge is complimentary for cardholders of The Platinum Card® from American Express, The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card (when flying Delta), Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card (when flying Delta), and Centurion® Card from American Express. Cardholders for all cards but the Delta Reserve card and Delta Reserve Business card may also bring up to 2 guests inside the lounge with them for no additional charge.

Individuals must present a valid card and a boarding pass with a reservation for same-day travel on any carrier (with the exception of the Delta Reserve cards who must be flying Delta).

Hot Tip: You can access more than just Escape Lounges with an Amex Platinum card. Amex Platinum cardholders have access to over 1,400 other lounges, including the luxurious Centurion Lounges. Check to see if you’re eligible for a welcome offer of up to 150,000 points with the Amex Platinum card! (The current public offer is 80,000 points.) 

Pricing

If you do not hold either the Amex Platinum card, the Amex Business Platinum card, or the Centurion card, you can still gain access to an Escape Lounge, but you will have to pay to do so.

The fee to access an Escape Lounge is $45 per person if you pay at the airport, or $40 per person if book your visit in advance at the Escape Lounges website.

Final Thoughts

While there are only 15 Escape Lounges located in the U.S., there are a further 7 locations overseas. If you travel often, signing up for a credit card like the Amex Platinum card that gives you access to all of the Escape Lounges, plus over 1,400 other lounges worldwide, can provide you with huge value and travel benefits.

After all, who doesn’t enjoy free food and drinks, and a comfortable area to relax and keep those devices charged while you wait for your plane to board?

Escape is consistently expanding its lounge options, and we will continually update this list as regularly as possible so you’ve got the most recent information.

The information regarding the Centurion® Card from American Express was independently collected by Upgraded Points and was not provided nor reviewed by the issuer. 

For rates and fees of The Platinum Card® from American Express, click here.
For rates and fees of The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, click here.
For rates and fees of Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, click here.
For rates and fees for the Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Escape Lounges open to Amex Platinum Cardholders?

Yes, cardholders of Amex Platinum card, Amex Business Platinum card, Delta Reserve card, Delta Reserve Business card, and Centurion card can access Escape Lounges for free. They may also bring up to 2 guests into the lounge with them at no additional charge (excluding Delta Reserve cardholders who pay $30 for additional guests).

What is the charge to enter an Escape Lounge?

If you do not hold either the Amex Platinum card, Amex Business Platinum card, Delta Reserve card, Delta Reserve Business card, or Centurion card, the fee is $45 per person if you pay at the airport or $40 per person if book your visit in advance at the Escape Lounges website.

How long can I stay in the lounge?

You can visit an Escape Lounge for up to 3 hours.

Do you have to fly a certain airline or fare class to enter the Escape Lounge?

No, the Escape Lounge is open to everyone regardless of the airline or class of service flown.

Are children permitted in an Escape Lounge?

Children are permitted to visit the lounge with their parent or guardian. Children older than 24 months will pay the standard entry price. Children aged 23 months and under enter the lounge free of charge. You must email or call the lounge in advance if you are bringing a child under 23 months old.

What airports have an Escape Lounge?

In the U.S. you will find Escape Lounges at the following airports:

  • Bradley International Airport (BDL)
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)
  • Columbus John Glenn International Airport (CMH)
  • Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
  • Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
  • T. F. Green Airport (PVD), Providence
  • Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
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