Lounge Review: Delta Sky Club® (TPA – Gate 68)

by Anthony Losanno
Delta Sky Club TPA

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To kick off my recent Dash for Platinum (where I visited all nine Delta hubs in under 48 hours), I started the day at my winter home airport Sky Club® in Tampa International Airport. I had not been to this lounge and was impressed with the food selection and overall space.

Delta Sky Club TPA Desk


Access is granted to passengers with memberships (purchased annually), one-time pass holders (earned from the co-branded American Express cards), Delta One®, SkyTeam premium cabin passengers, SkyTeam Elite Plus when flying internationally in premium cabins, the Centurion® and the Platinum Card® from American Express holders, Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card holders, WestJet business class passengers, and WestJet Rewards Platinum and Gold Elite. Allowed guests vary by access type. A same-day boarding pass is required to enter the Delta Sky Club®.

Anthony’s Take: This lounge is at my winter home airport of TPA. I was impressed by the food selection, amount of seating, and how friendly and efficient the staff was throughout my visit. I’ll definitely be returning before and after future flights.

When entering the lounge there is a desk for checking credentials but this was not staffed. Instead, you have to take the elevator or stairs up and the agents there will handle access to the Sky Club®.

Delta Sky Club TPA Bar


After passing the agents, you’ll find a bar on the left side. It offers all of the standard spirits, wine, and beer that Delta provides complimentary as well as some premium options for purchase. I was in the bar a little after 5:00 AM and I heard the bartender tell a guest that alcohol is served from 7:00 AM on.


Across from the bar is a buffet with a plentiful breakfast selection. This includes pastries, breads, cereal, yogurt, fruit, eggs, and turkey sausage.

Delta Sky Club TPA Buffet

The buffet offers a nice variety for breakfast.

Delta Sky Club TPA Bagels

Bagels and a self-serve toaster

Delta Sky Club TPA Breads

Breads and loaf cake

Delta Sky Club TPA Muffins

Muffins and pastries

Delta Sky Club TPA Turkey Sausage

Turkey sausage

Delta Sky Club TPA Eggs

Eggs with cheese

Delta Sky Club TPA Croissants

Fruit, granola, and croissants

Delta Sky Club TPA Yogurt

Yogurt and milk

Delta Sky Club TPA Cereal

Cereal and oatmeal

Delta Sky Club TPA Condiments

An assortment of condiments

Delta Sky Club TPA Coffee

Coffee and hot water for tea

Delta Sky Club TPA Iced Tea

Iced tea and lemonade

Delta Sky Club TPA Seating


There is plenty of seating in this Sky Club®. I was there early, but it looks like there is a good amount of seating based on the number of flights leaving TPA.

Delta Sky Club TPA Fruit


This Sky Club® offers free Wi-Fi, restrooms, and the food and beverages mentioned above. It also had the fruit pictured above, wrapped and ready to take (across from the check-in desk).

Overall Impression:

The Delta Sky Club® by gate 68 in TPA offers friendly service, a buffet, full bar, and free Wi-Fi. I had a nice breakfast and know that I will be back whenever I’m flying Delta from Tampa.

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