I chose to book the Emperor Lounge at Auckland Airport instead of using the Koru Lounge before a trip to Melbourne. It was fantastic and well worth the $35 I paid (you get a discount booking as part of the Auckland Airport carpark). It is quiet and there were only 5 or 6 people in there when I visited. Good selection of food and drink, they bring you the main meal food when you ask. Sian on reception is absolutely lovely, very welcoming. Nice bathroom and shower too. I would highly recommend the lounge if you want a quiet place and nice relaxed atmosphere instead of the hustle and bustle of the Koru Lounge.
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