It is the end of the Summer and we all know what that means. It’s U.S. Open time! Here’s what you need to know about the best corporate-sponsored lounges to visit and hang out in at the 2023 U.S. Open, including the AmEx Centurion and the Chase Sapphire lounges.
What are the Best Lounges at the 2023 U.S. Open?
Though we are approaching the end of the summer, for tennis fans this is one of the greatest times of the year. The U.S. Open has started!
As one of the most prestigious events in tennis, the U.S. Open is not only a grand celebration of the sport’s finest athletes. Its also a hub of diverse and captivating activities that extend well beyond the courts.
From witnessing breathtaking matches courtside to engaging in interactive fan zones, indulging in gourmet culinary delights, and exploring the latest tennis gear, the U.S. Open offers a plethora of fun-filled opportunities that promise to create lasting memories for tennis enthusiasts and casual attendees alike. And if you have an American Express or Chase card you have access to some of the best lounges on site. Here is what you should know about the 2023 U.S. Open lounges.
1. American Express Centurion Lounge
American Express is celebrating its 30th year as a partner of the U.S. Open and they are going big with their lounge and benefits for their customers. Platinum Card Members can celebrate the Centurion Lounge® Network’s 10-year anniversary with access to a pop-up Centurion Lounge, located on the second level of the Louis Armstrong Stadium. In the Lounge, they will be treated to dishes curated by Cédric Vongerichten and Michael Solomonov, the Executive Chef partners of the Centurion Lounges in LaGuardia Airport and Philadelphia International Airport, respectively, and cocktails curated by Centurion Lounge Mixologist Jim Meehan.
The Lounge will also feature an immersive activation where guests can discover their unique travel persona, receive inspiring travel recommendations and create a personalized passport cover.
Then on the second level of the Fan Experience, the Card Member Lounge, guests can peruse merchandise from Ralph Lauren’s Create Your Own kiosk,indulge in espresso martinis by Lavazza and frozen GREY GOOSE Honey Deuces, as well as massage therapy from Therabody, and sneaker cleaning services with Jason Markk, and more.
All fans can play Glow Tennis – a mixed reality game – and cool-down with cryotherapy provided by Kollectiv. Plus, to celebrate the 30th anniversary Amex is teaming up with illustrator Vero Escalante to create an interactive, live mural experience where attendees can leave their mark and paint a piece of memorable Amex moments. Card Members will also have the opportunity to claim digital collectibles (NFTs) to commemorate the US Open – also designed by Escalante.
2. The Chase Lounge and Chase Terrace
If you have a Chase card, you are in store for a great time at the U.S. Open. All Chase users can sign up for a Chase Pass which includes Chase Lounge reservation access, one free drink at the IHG Lemon Bar (at happy hour) Chase Terrace access, and a chance to many great prizes. Both the Lounge and the Terrace give tennis fans a chance to take a break, cool off and most importantly, recharge their phones! Actually, Chase has charging stations all over the grounds—40,000 portable chargers!— to get all your phone juice.
3. Drink all the Aperol!
Aperol is one of the official partners of the U.S. Open this year and they want you to Join the Joy both in person and from home! Fans at the stadium can find Aperol in two locations – A bright orange branded, indoor-outdoor patio bar located off the grounds’ primary esplanade, just east of the main entrance to Arthur Ashe Stadium, and across the grounds near Court 5, where Aperol will be served from an authentic Italian Apé Truck.
And if you don’t make it to the Open you can order The Aperol Spritz Perfect Serve kit which will include all the ingredients you need to make the iconic Aperol Spritz including Aperol, Cinzano Prosecco, club soda, and two oranges, which serves up to 16 cocktails. Order HERE.
What are the Best Lounges this year at the 2023 U.S. Open?
That’s our fast take on the best corporate-sponsored lounges at this year’s U.S. Open. Make your plans, dear reader. And we’ll see you there!