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What Is It Like to Visit the Plaza Premium Lounge in Orlando?

The lounge caters to international fliers, with proximity to 13 airlines including Aer Lingus, Azul, British Airways, Emirates, Icelandair, Lufthansa and JetBlue

Orlando’s Plaza Premium Lounge offers an exquisite design, floor-to-ceiling windows and a large cocktail bar with capacity for 225 travelers / Photo: Courtesy of Arrow Studio llc

At the heart of Orlando International Airport’s (MCO) Terminal C, one of its most attractive features is the Plaza Premium Lounge. This 10,000-square-foot space is one of MCO’s best-kept secrets.


Nestled within the vibrant Palm Court area on the departure level, Plaza Premium Lounge commands attention with its striking floor-to-ceiling windows, exquisite decor and prominent signage. Exclusive to passengers traversing Terminal C, the lounge caters to an array of international fliers, with proximity to 13 airlines including Aer Lingus, Azul, British Airways, Emirates, Icelandair, Lufthansa and JetBlue.

Entrance / Photo: Courtesy of Arrow Studio llc

Access Options

Plaza Premium Lounge provides diverse access options. American Express Platinum and Centurion cardholders, as well as those with co-branded cards from Capital One Venture X, enjoy entry privileges. Additionally, first and business-class passengers of partner airlines can access the lounge. For other travelers, one-time or multi-use passes are available for purchase online or on arrival. The lounge has also partnered with Priority Pass, which ranked this venue as the sixth-best Priority Pass lounge in the world.

The Lounge

The lounge acknowledges Orlando’s reputation as a family-friendly destination. Adorned with carefully curated artwork from the Orlando Museum of Art, a family area beckons youngsters with toys and engaging activities. The main area offers diverse seating options, each with international charging ports, as well as a quiet zone for privacy and productivity.

Food and Beverage

Food options satisfy every taste. Bites range from mini Cuban sandwiches and fried apple empanadas to more elaborate dishes such as chicken teriyaki, vegetarian options, numerous desserts, and cook-to-order cheeseburgers for kids. The full-service bar, manned by friendly mixologists, boasts a generous selection of beer, wine and spirits, as well as a stunning Lavazza espresso machine, complemented by a rotating menu of expertly crafted cocktails.

Shower Suite / Photo: Courtesy of Arrow Studio llc


Travelers can reserve three ocean-inspired shower rooms with adjustable showerheads and spa-like amenities for a 30-minute retreat. Beyond the shower suites, restrooms and freshening-up facilities are available, as well as digital screens displaying flight information. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also provided for all travelers.