The United Club Lounge at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is new, and I had the opportunity to visit it before my flight out of Honolulu to Guam. Because I was flying in United Polaris Business Class, I could access the club after scanning my boarding pass. It was a bit tricky to find the club due to the lack of signs at Honolulu airport, but the United Club itself was nice, considering there are generally not many nice airport club lounges at that airport to choose from. 

United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
United Club at Honolulu Airport (HNL)
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    Location 

    The United Club is in Terminal 2, airside at Honolulu Airport (HNL). You must go to the G letter gates and take the elevator to the mezzanine level above G2 and G3 areas. 

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Entrance

    Access

    There are a few conditions to access the United Club at Honolulu airport. We were flying United Polaris Business Class from Honolulu to Guam, allowing us access to the club. 

    Below is United's policy for accessing the club:

    United Polaris is available on trans-Pacific or trans-Atlantic flights and on flights from the U.S. to these South American destinations: Buenos Aires, Lima, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Santiago. All other international routes are United Business and include use of the United Club: Guam, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, Colombia and Ecuador.

    Go to the following link to read more United Club access rules that apply to you:

    Fee

    If you are not eligible to access the United Club HNL for free, you can pay your way in, and it costs $59 per person, but you must fly with United Airlines. 

    Seats

    Plenty of seats are found in the United Club at Honolulu International Airport (HNL), especially since it's not an overcrowded lounge. 

    There are dining chairs and tables, leather seats, and beautiful tall yellow seats, including bar stools.

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Seats

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Seating

    Everything looks new inside the club, and some seats have a view of the airport's runway. 

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Runway View Seats

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    Runway View Seats

    Food

    The food inside the United Club HNL is good. While they don't have a large selection of food, there are salads, hot meats, soup, and snacks, including ramen cup noodles. 

    Food is served buffet style, so you can enjoy as much as you want. 

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Food

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Food

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Buffet Food

    Drinks

    There are self-serving juices and water, and a practical bar. You can go to the bar to get alcoholic or soda drinks from the bartender. They are all complimentary, and tipping is optional. 

    United Club Lounge Review at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) For United Polaris Business Class HNL - GUM
    United Club HNL Bar

    Bathroom

    The bathroom at United Club HNL is a basic airport bathroom, and it is not the cleanest bathroom., Each toilet stall is also not fully enclosed. 

    Wi-Fi 

    Wi-Fi is good inside the United Club HNL, and there's no password required. 

    Conclusion

    Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is not known for having nice airport lounges. In fact, the Priority Pass IASS Hawaiian Lounge and the Hawaiian Airlines Business Lounge are the worst airport lounges we've been to. United Club is much better, offers a good selection of food and drinks, and is not overcrowded.