Airport Lounge at Milan Malpensa Airport Terminal 1: Sala Montale

The Sala Montale Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 is a large and beautiful lounge.

It has food, drinks and facilities that include showers, a silence room, a family room and even a smoking room.

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Sala Montale Location

To reach the Sala Montale simply follow the signs. This lounge is in the B area of Terminal 1 past passport control. Make a right after passport control and follow more signs to the escalator up to the Lounge.

At the top of the escalator the lounge is on the right.

Access to the Sala Montale

Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Partners

The lounge serves premium cabin passengers flying from Milan Malpensa Terminal 1 including:

  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air Italy
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Delta
  • Ethiopian
  • Korean Air
  • Latam
  • Qatar
  • Saudia
  • Singapore
  • Turkish Airlines

You can also access the lounge for € 39,00 (subject to space availability) that you pay at the receptions desk.

We were flying in business class on Air Italy from Milan to New York so were granted access to the lounge pre-flight.

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Reception Desk

Airport Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale

The Sala Montale lounge is large and has several large seating areas and great facilities.

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Layout

Views From the Lounge

The lounge feature large windows that provide a view of the tarmac as well as majestic mountain views!

Seating Areas

The Sala Montale Lounge in Milan Malpensa Airport is huge. There is plenty of seating in several different seating areas and configurations: sofas and chairs for lounging and tables for eating.

Food in the Lounge

The food and drinks bar in the lounge is massive.

But the food options at the Sala Montale Airport Lounge were mostly carb-based and so not travel keto diet friendly. But if you like carbs there are plenty of options!

There are sandwiches, a large selection of tasty-looking pastries, cereal and yogurt as well as ramen noodles.

Beverages and Bar in Sala Montale Lounge

A wide variety of both soft drinks and alcoholic drinks are on offer in the Sala Montale Lounge at Milan Malpensa airport terminal 1.

Soft Drinks

Self-serve coffee and tea, juices and fruit drinks are available as well as cold bottled water and room temperature bottled water (perfect for bringing along on your flight!).

Alcohol in the Sala Montale Lounge

Alcohol in the Sala Montale Airport VIP lounge is also self-serve.

And the alcohol selections are also varied and plentiful.

There are beer, wine and hard alcohol options.

Facilities In the Lounge

Bathrooms

There are multi-use male and female bathrooms in the lounge. The WCs are kept meticulously clean.

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Seating

shower

The lounge has showers on request. They provide a wash kit including shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and towels.

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Shower Room

Family Area

There is also a room dedicated to travelers with children that has comfy chairs, cushions, LED touchscreen, an Xbox and a TV.

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Children Room

Smoking Room

The lounge is rather unique in that it includes a smoking room. Ah, Italy!

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Montale Smoking Room

Silence Room

There is also a room where you can relax on a comfortable chaise-longue and take a nap.

Priority Pass Lounge Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 Sala Silence Room

Bottom Line – Malpensa Airport (MXP) Terminal 1 Sala Montale

The Sala Montale is one of the largest and nicest lounges we have visited and has amazing views.

The lounge offers a variety of complimentary drinks and alcohol options as well as plenty of comfortable seating to stretch out in.

It’s a great place to pass time before a long flight.

The internet is also fast at the lounge. So we spent a little over an hour in the lounge snacking, relaxing and working.

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