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Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge

SFOInternational Terminal A (inside security)

Welcome to the Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge at SFO. Work or relax prior to your departure, and delight in the complimentary amenities, including shower facilities, iMacs, and the famed Noodle Bar.

7:30am - Last Departure

Opening Hours

Sunday7:30am - Last DepartureMonday7:30am - Last DepartureTuesday7:30am - Last DepartureWednesday7:30am - Last DepartureThursday7:30am - Last DepartureFriday7:30am - Last DepartureSaturday7:30am - Last Departure

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San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International Airport SFOSan Francisco, California, United States
Located in International Terminal A (inside security). Immediately after security, turn left, proceed up the escalators and follow the signs
    Travel times are estimates and are not guaranteed. Airports may require you to re-clear security and immigration control to reach the lounge. Clearing security might require a boarding pass departing from the terminal. For lounges inside security or immigration, you must first check your baggage and obtain your boarding pass.

    Reviews (52)

    OutstandingGreat alternative if flying Qantas to the AF/KLM lounge. Friendly staff, great food. Noodle Bar lives up to its rep.
    AnonymousMay 2018
    OutstandingA calm oasis. Entered as an AS Lounge member. Noodle bar just closed but substantial snacks available as well as a variety of wines. Great space.
    SirLouFebruary 2018
    SatisfactorySpacious but seriously lacking in good food or beverage. Noodle Bar is OK but otherwise no better than Admirals Club. Not what you’d expect from a Cathay lounge.
    Mike Dickson December 2017
    OutstandingVery nice lounge with variety of staying options, good food selection and nice work spaces.
    SJAOctober 2017
    OutstandingThis lounge is an excellent place to relax before your flight. Freshly made noodles are delicious and deli sandwiches are great. Solus chairs are available in the expanded area for extra comfort.
    JohnFebruary 2017
    OutstandingGreat service, friendly Staff and a very relaxing time in this gorgeous lounge. Highly recommended.
    MagsyFebruary 2017
    OutstandingAwesome lounge. One of the best at SFO. Real Chinese dishes and of course, the noodle bar. Plenty of space to spread out, plus showers and fast WiFi.
    GarrettFebruary 2017
    OutstandingReally enjoyed this lounge. The food was delicious, and the coffee was strong. From a teammate, "the mocha tastes like candy." The WiFi could be a bit faster, but everything else was 👌
    AnonymousFebruary 2017
    OutstandingGreat views, food, and service!
    Liza February 2017
    OutstandingWhat an excellent lounge! Great service, delicious premium food (make sure to try dan dan noodles soup!) and very comfortable seating area. 10/10!
    ArturFebruary 2017
    SatisfactoryOn Alaska Airlines pass. They kicked me out of one area that was Cathay Pacific only (no signs, no explanation). Several loud announcements of the Cathay Pacific flights over PA and individually.
    AnonymousJanuary 2017
    Needs ImprovementBeing a Qantas Platinum wasn't allowed access for some reason, been here many times before.
    PatrickNovember 2016
    OutstandingAs a British Airways passenger, this lounge was a welcome escape from the crowds over at the BA lounges. Food selection was alright but there was a delicious noodle bar. Spacious, clean, and modern.
    AndrewNovember 2016
    OutstandingOutstanding lounge on West Coast. Alaska Board Room grants access. Good food selection and great liquors. Got here and no one around since Hong Kong flight boards are 1:10.
    MarkJuly 2016
    OutstandingA typical Cathay quality lounge. Great place to go before your flight. Modern design, comfortable seating, showers, wifi. Much better than domestic lounges in the US.
    TerenceJanuary 2016
    OutstandingNice lounge for AS customers.
    AnonymousSeptember 2015
    OutstandingOne of the best lounges at SFO.
    AnonymousSeptember 2015
    SatisfactoryArea is small, facility tends to be old.
    RitaAugust 2015
    OutstandingSimple yet efficient and Comfortable lounge. Small enough to be cozy and big enough to have enough space. Like the view of tarmac/planes. Food is healthy and tasty. Overall a quiet refuge at busy SFO.
    RKAugust 2015
    Worth a DetourNice and clean with plenty of wiring space.
    JeffreyAugust 2015
    OutstandingVery convenient if a little tricky to find.
    AnnemiekAugust 2015
    Worth a DetourGives you a feeling of back home to Hong Kong.
    KennethAugust 2015
    OutstandingThank goodness for the Cathay Lounge at SFO!! It made my 4 hour layover fly by!
    MarcyAugust 2015
    Worth a DetourThe food is good, the beer is good, and the staff keeps you in good spirits.
    DwayneAugust 2015
    Worth a DetourNice and pleasant during Saturday afternoon.
    AnonymousAugust 2015
    OutstandingAwesome lounge - awesome noodle bar - great experience!
    SpAugust 2015
    OutstandingFantastic clam chowder & fresh sour dough bread, fruits are fresh but coffee machine not too good. Friendly staff & quiet ambience. Lounge set up similar to other Cathay lounges worldwide.
    AnonymousAugust 2015
    Worth a DetourI get to the airport a little early just to be able to relax and have a nice light dinner before my flight..Excellent!
    MartinAugust 2015
    OutstandingNoodle bar is great. The buffet options are good too. This is a mixed biz/first lounge. Can get a tad crowded but you'll always enjoy space. Good amount of media as well.
    ColinJuly 2015
    OutstandingSo excited to find out they accept Alaska Airlines Board Room Members! It was after 2pm when I entered so they had stopped serving any lunch, but I was happy with a glass of wine and snacks!
    Philip MaxsonJuly 2015
    Outstanding#CathayPacificSFO. Lounge is fantastic. Fabulous stsff, very friendly.
    AnonymousJuly 2015
    Worth a DetourVery nice lounge with great snacks!
    MarsyJuly 2015
    Worth a DetourGreat lounge, can get busy. Can't wait to see the place after expansion is finished.
    AnonymousJuly 2015
    OutstandingAmazing and very pleased. Would definitely come back.
    DougJuly 2015
    Worth a DetourGreat lounge! Everything is great....except the dandan noodle is not good, not up to the HKG lounge standard.
    EdwardJuly 2015
    OutstandingDecent food, nice bathrooms, helpful and courteous staff!
    AnonymousJuly 2015
    OutstandingSo clean and pretty. Though crowded, it's relaxing. A good stop if you have time to kill.
    AnonymousJuly 2015
    OutstandingA great place to grab a comfy seat, a cold drink, and some tasty noodles before boarding the long-haul flight to HKG. Looks like they are expanding their facility to better serve the 2 red eye flights.
    GraemeJuly 2015
    Worth a DetourWonderful lounge but limited food when a Cathay Pacific flight is not scheduled.
    AnonymousJuly 2015
    OutstandingI have been to many lounges and The Cathay lounge is extraordinary. The best treat was the Hong Kong Noodle Soup. Really authentic Hong Kong taste. The staff were amazing too.
    HarrisJuly 2015
    OutstandingAwesome! Especially the wonton noodles.
    JoshuaJuly 2015
    Worth a DetourStaffs are very helpful and attentive. Foods are ok.
    AnonymousJuly 2015
    Worth a DetourFood is ok. Wine and beverages are great. Quite and clean.
    DannyJune 2015
    Worth a DetourClean and tidy lounge. Good Asian food.
    AnonymousJune 2015
    OutstandingExcellent lounge. Stopped by en route to Seattle on Alaska Airlines, and the staff was very courteous. The lounge is clean with decent food selection (Asian and Western choices).
    LindaJune 2015
    OutstandingWent before Alaska flight to Seattle. Self service wine and liquor were top notch. Was there in the evening so noodle bar was shut down. Great seating and very private when I was there.
    PeterMarch 2015
    OutstandingI have used the lounge twice while traveling on early flights to Seattle on AK Airlines. The staff are very friendly, hospitable and professional. All of the amenities make this a 1st Class Lounge.
    JoeMarch 2015
    OutstandingBusy but nice. A big improvement over Delta's Sky Club. Great breakfast, self pour drinks, and a noodle bar :-)
    ErikNovember 2014
    Worth a DetourAverage lounge that can get crowded. Food is essentially self service and average. Noodle bar has 3 options. I was not disappointed by the food but not wowed either. Liquor is self serve (good).
    DFRMay 2014
    OutstandingThis is the typical Cathay Lounge. One word: Amazing.
    RyanMay 2014
    OutstandingThis is a great lounge with comfortable seats and an excellent noodle bar.
    DaveOctober 2013
    Worth a DetourThis is a wonderful place to hang before your flight. The lounge has an awesome noodle bar, comfy chairs, new Apple computers, decent self-serve bar, and great decor.
    Tyler September 2013

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