The Best Airport Lounge

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October 20, 2003 Issue

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You might not expect to find a palatial country club just 11 km from one of the world's busiest airports, but Stoke Park predates London's Heathrow by several centuries. And if you are a transit passenger with a few hours to kill, you can make the most of the Stoke Park Club's proximity. For about $200, a Stoke Park car will carry you from the airport to the club, where you can nap in a darkened "deep relaxation room," have lunch, use the gym, swimming pool or sauna, and enjoy a half-hour massage before going back to catch your connecting...

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