Alaska Lounge – SEA Concourse D

  • Alaska Lounge - SEA Concourse D

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    Alaska Board Room - SEA

  • Alaska Lounge - SEA Concourse D

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  • Alaska Lounge - SEA Concourse D

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  • Alaska Lounge - SEA Concourse D

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  • Alaska Lounge - SEA Concourse D

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  • Alaska Lounge - SEA Concourse D

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  • Alaska Airlines Board Room - Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)

    Alaska Lounge – Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) Concourse D

    The Alaska Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma airport Concourse D (formerly known as the Alaska Airlines Board Room) is Alaska’s flagship facility, given its location at the airline’s hometown and hub.

    The club is located in the main terminal, steps away from a security checkpoint. Alaska also operates a second Alaska Lounge in Satellite N.

    Alaska Lounge design

    The bright and airy Alaska Lounge stretches across two levels, with floors to ceiling windows that reveal panoramic views of the tarmac.

    Officially, the lower level behind the reception desk is designated as a quiet area with a limited food and beverage selection, while the upper floor features a bar, TVs, and a more substantial buffet. In reality, most patrons end up settling downstairs, so the upper level might be quieter and less crowded.

    Alaska Airlines Board Room - Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)

    Alaska Lounge – Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) Concourse D

    An elegant staircase with dark wood panels and a colorful hanging sculpture links the two floors.

    On the lower level is a stone wall with a grand fireplace. Overall, the décor, while warm and inspired by Alaska and the Northwest, is a bit old-fashioned. Alaska has changed course with the opening of the new Alaska Lounge in Satellite N, with a resolutely more modern design.

    The seating areas feature comfortable swivel chairs, private cube chairs, counter-style seating by the windows, and a small dining area. Most seats come with power outlets, which are conveniently located at shoulder height.

    Alaska Lounge amenities

    For a domestic lounge, the Alaska Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma airport Concourse D shines on the food and beverage front.

    Alaska Airlines Board Room - Seattle-Tacoma (SEA)

    Alaska Lounge – Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) Concourse D

    The highlight of breakfast is the fresh pancakes made at the touch of a button by a “pancake printer.”, accompanied by hard broiled eggs, and various pastries. Throughout the day patrons will find a selection of light snacks and salads.

    The staffed bar offers a selection of complimentary beverages and cocktails, including Champagne. On the lower level is a Starbucks espresso machine with an assortment of syrups.

    Individual workstations with wired network outlets are available, along with a few self-service PCs.

    As expected from Alaska, the staff  is a highlight, with friendly and helpful receptionists who provide a warm welcome as well as directions and assistance.

    Alaska Lounge bottom line

    The Alaska Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma airport Concourse D is one of the airport’s better lounges, though a notable downside is that it is often busy and occasionally downright crowded. Not only does Alaska offer lounge access to domestic First Class passengers (which is atypical for a US airline), but the club also welcomes American Airlines’ Admirals Club members, Priority Pass members, and pay-in customers.

    Passengers departing from the North Satellite should consider using the new Alaska Lounge as a more modern and possibly quieter alternative to the current flagship.

    The pluses
    • The natural light and great views on the tarmac.
    • The convenient workstations throughout.
    • The extensive breakfast selection and the pancake machine.
    • The warm and friendly staff.
    The minuses
    • The old-fashioned, perhaps a bit worn design.
    • The crowds at peak times.
    • The lack of an espresso machine upstairs, where the full food and beverage selection is otherwise located.
  • Complimentary drinks

    Hot beverages
    • Starbucks brewed coffee and espresso
    • Assorted Tazo teas
    • Hot chocolate
    • Hot cider
    Juices and soda
    • Apple, cranberry, orange, tomato, grapefruit
    • Coke, Diet Coke
    • Tonic
    • Ginger Ale
    • Sprite, Sprite Zero
    • Mr. Pibb
    • Iced tea
    • Minute Maid Lemonade
    Beer by the can
    • Budweiser
    • Coors Light
    • Heineken
    • O’Douls (non-alcoholic)
    Beer on tap
    • Alaskan Amber
    • Rotating seasonal microbrews
    Wine
    • Sycamore Lane Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Sycamore Lane Chardonnay
    • Sutter Home White Zinfandel
    • Cook’s Champagne
    Liquor
    • Vodka
    • Rum
    • Gin
    • Scotch
    • Whisky
    • Tequila

    Premium beverages

    Premium spirits ($7)
    • Crown Royal Whisky
    • Glenfiddich Scotch Whisky
    • Chivas Regal Scotch Whisky
    • Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
    • Crater Lake Gin
    • Crater Lake Vodka
    • Bacardi Rum
    • Myer’s Dark Rum
    • El Jimador Tequila
    • Baileys
    • Remy Martin Cognac
    • Kahlua
    Premium wines ($7)
    • Chateau St. Michelle Merlot
    • Chateau St. Michelle Pinot Gris
    • Chateau St. Michelle Chardonnay
    • Zonin Prosseco
    Bottles ($20)
    • Rombauer 2012 Chardonnay 375 ml
    • Rombauer 2013 Zinfandel 375 ml

    Food

    • Breakfast: cereal; bagels; pastries; hard broiled eggs; yoghurt; fruit; pancake machines baking fresh pancakes at the touch of a button.
    • Snacks and salads throughout the day.
    • Soup after 5 pm.

  • You may have access to Alaska Lounge as a premium customer of one of the following airlines, or as an elite member of their frequent flyer program. Check the Access rules tab for more details.

    oneworld

    Access for eligible customers traveling on the following oneworld member airlines only.

    American Airlines (AA)American Airlines (AA)Qantas (QF)Qantas (QF)  

    SkyTeam

    Access for eligible customers traveling on the following SkyTeam member airlines only.

    Korean Air (KE)Korean Air (KE)    

    Other airlines

    Alaska Airlines (AS)Alaska Airlines (AS)Hainan Airlines (HU)Hainan Airlines (HU)Icelandair (FI)Icelandair (FI)
  • Alaska Lounge at Seattle, WA - Seattle Tacoma International (SEA) welcomes:

    • Alaska Airlines full-fare First Class passengers (A, D, F, or P classes of service and award tickets) on departing on a same-day flight (passengers traveling on an upgraded ticket booked in U class do not have access)
    • Alaska Lounge members traveling on any airline (+guests, see below)
    • American Airlines Admiral Club members departing on a same day flight operated by Alaska Airlines or American Airlines.
    • Priority Pass members (+2 guests, charged to PriorityPass member)
    • Lounge Club members (+2 guests, charged to Lounge Club member)
    • All passengers, regardless of airline or class of service, for a fee.

    Guest policy

    • Members may bring members of their immediate family (spouse/domestic partner and children under the age of 21) or as many as two guests at no extra charge.
    • Members may purchase single-day passes for additional traveling companions, or for guests and family members not traveling with the member, at a reduced rate of $20 (USD) per person (regularly $45 (USD) per person for non-members). Children under 2 can accompany the adult at no charge, over 2 years old need to pay for access.
    • Members must accompany and remain with family members or guests at all times.
    Read official rules at alaskaair.com


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    Cards accepted

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    Lounge Club accepted
    American Airlines Admirals Club membership accepted

    When departing on American or Alaska

    Alaska Airlines Board Room membership accepted
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