This will let Indians complete the application for their China visa without submitting fingerprints. One corner of the lounge — that’s easy to overlook — is a considerably hidden children’s play space, which is sneakily tucked away. There’s additionally a “hidden” photograph booth and, secreted behind a heavy curtain, a recreation room with bar shuffleboard, pinball, and a vintage jukebox. In another beautiful touch, a group of stylish postcards is available, additional proof that sending old-school mail to a good friend — and even your self — is one way to maintain the magic of travel alive. Beyond the over-the-top suites, the two-story Sapphire Lounge provides a big selection of seating areas suited to these travelling solo as well as those in teams.

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