Photo Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Miles&Smiles, Istanbul (IST)

Turkish Airlines Lounge, Miles&Smiles Istanbul (IST)

Location: International Departures opposite Gate C1
Access:  Turkish Airlines business class passengers; First and Business class passengers on a flight operated by Star Alliance; Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles elite and elite plus members; Star Alliance Gold passengers; United Club members; Air Canada Maple Leaf Club members
Opening hours:  Daily, open 24 hours

Date of visit: May 9, 2019
Last updated: January 18, 2023

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Lounge Signage

Special Entrance

Entrance for pregnant and those with infant.

Main Lounge Entrance

Lounge Reception





Dining area

Dining area

Kid´s Corner


Flight Departure Screens

Media Room

Movie Theater

Miniature Race Track

Conference Room

Relax Area

Toilet & Shower Suites


1 of several shower suites

1 of several shower suites

Hair dryer, towels, bathrobe, etc.

Walk-in shower


From the concierge, you can book one of the 11 shower suites and suite rooms.

Suite Rooms

I was not eligible to use the suite room as the conditions are very strict (one of the flights must be longer than 8 hours, you have to be in business class or Elite Plus member and transit time in Istanbul is between 4 and 9 hours.

Prayer Rooms

Prayer room, female

Lounge (as seen from the shops)

View of the lounge from the duty free shops one level down