Lounges at Heathrow Airport

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Layover & relax

Kew Gardens

A leafy London layover

Layover in London? Don’t head straight for the West End. If the sun is shining, stow your baggage, jump on the Tube (One-Day Travelcard costs GBP 8.90) and visit Kew Gardens. 

This huge Victorian-era park has a treetop walkway, tropical glasshouses and the world’s largest collection of living plants (more than 30,000). 

Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 09:30-18:00
Cost: GBP 15, free for children 16 and under 
Getting there: From Heathrow, take the Tube (Piccadilly Line) to Hammersmith. Change onto District Line, westbound towards Richmond. Get out at Kew Gardens station. Travel time is around 45 minutes.

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Save £5 at Be Relax Spa

On all services

Be Relax, located in Terminal 5, Gate B35, offers a unique experience of deep relaxation massages from 10 to 60 min, available all day, without requiring appointments or getting undressed (except for a table massage). Enjoy a chair massage, reflexology, manicures, pedicures, facials and much more.

Save £5 at Be Relax on all services with FLIO, available all day. 

Simply unlock the offer below and present your FLIO code at the time of purchase to redeem your offer. 

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Freshen up

Most of Heathrow's showers are in the lounges, which charge a fee to enter. However, there are some free showers in Terminal 4:

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, before security, Arrivals Hall. Cost: CAD 25/50 entry to the lounge

Terminal 2
Plaza Premium Lounge, after security, Level 4, Departures level. Cost: GBP 38 entry to the lounge

Terminal 3
No. 1 Traveller's Lounge, after security, Departure Lounge F. Cost: GBP 30 entry to the lounge

Terminal 4

  • Public showers, before security, in the toilets near the Heathrow Express station
    Cost: Free (plus small charge for shower cap, shampoo and shower gel)
  • Yotel (hotel cabins to rent by the hour), before security, level 0, Arrivals, opposite WHSmith
    Cost: From GBP 35 for a minimum 4-hr stay
  • Plaza Premium Lounge, after security, level 1, near Gate 1
    Cost: GBP 35 entry to the lounge

Terminal 5

  • British Airways Galleries Lounge North, after security, Departures. 
    Cost: Free to OneWorld members with Sapphire status or better), plus one guest.
  • British Airways Arrivals Lounge, before security, level 2. 
    Cost: Available for free if travelling BA First Class or Club World, are a Gold Executive Club Member on a BA long-haul flight or are a OneWorld Emerald member (no guests allowed).
  • Sofitel Heathrow hotel, before security, short walk from terminal through covered walkway. 
    Cost: GBP 30 for spa day-pass.
  • If you are a business class traveller or hold a BA silver card or equivalent, you can obtain a free shower, from the Elemis Spa in the South lounges. As waiting times vary from 10-30 minutes, this isn’t a good idea if your flight is departing from Gates B or C.
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View Heathrow observational deck

Do some plane spotting while you wait

The only place for plane watching at London Heathrow is inside Terminal 4. The 'View Heathrow' area has a 270-degree panoramic view of the southern runway, and is equipped with binoculars and flight-tracking touch screens. Great place for geeks and kids.

Location: Terminal 4, after security, next to Gate 15 

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Servisair Lounge

Rest and Relax

Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, begin your journey in comfort at the Servisair Lounge at Terminal 3, welcoming all passengers irrespective of class of travel.

Infants are Free, Children (2-11) £14.99, Adults £17.99, Open from 0545-2215

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Dayuse.com, a hotel room for the day

up to 75% off the price of an overnight stay

Whether it’s a long layover, a flight delay, or just the will to enjoy the infrastructure of a beautiful hotel, Dayuse.com invites you to book a day stay at one of our hotels located in the immediate proximity of the airport.

How does it work:

1/ Review the hotels available around the airport & the services they offer (spa, swimming pool, fitness, restaurant, and so on)
2/ Check their time slot availabilities (arrival & departure time within one day)
3/ Book your hotel and receive your confirmation
4/ Pay only at the check in
5/ Cancel at no cost until last minute


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