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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After booking our cruise months previously we contacted Esjay Loh with Viator about availability of the Bandar Seri Begawan Shore Excursion. She responded in a timely fashion the shore excursion was available. We are here to see how the Ultra Rich spend their leisure time. Room Rates start at the reasonable $200 USD for a standard room per night and...

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Paddington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, from the moment we arrived. Our room was beautiful with the most amazing view over the south china sea. Our room was serviced twice daily and there is a complimentary minibar, very important to note that there is no alcohol anywhere in this country, it didnt bother us but if you like a drink, you can bring your own....

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1Thank princessPaddington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent resort with breathtaking view! Hotel staffs are friendly and helpful. The foods are nice with complimentary snacks. Overall, it is a great place for relaxing after completed your business meeting.

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Thank Vera T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find yourself in Brunei this is the place to stay , it is a full luxury resort - family friendly - beaches - sporting - Golf - lots of choices in Restaurants . Remember there is no alcohol in the country so drinking . The resort is a long way out of the downtown area

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the top for sure. Its like walking into a Grand Ballroom but then you realize its only the entrance to the hotel lobby, yet the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Maybe it was the effort of the two ladies Sanda and Tatti who made my check-in smooth and hassle free. The croissant’s ar Zest cafe were almost the size...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ooohlala...7 star and impressive! Just staying in the Hotel and enjoying the hotel's amenities is something you should experience. Truly a place to bond with your family and friends.Rates are reasonable.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the hotel to stay at if you are in Brunei. Even if you are not staying there, you should visit the hotel. Beautiful ocean view and great service by the staff. Only challenge I faced was the WiFi which was not stable, could be due to coverage issue as the place is huge.

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Manila
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night in Empire and it made our Brunei vacation complete. You will feel like a royalty even for just one day the moment you enter their massive lobby. Book the room with Executive Club Lounge Access because the extra payment will compensate for all the experience in the E-Lounge. You will have breakfast, light lunch, afternoon...

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this hotel. Even if you're not staying there, you can enjoy what it has to offer. Go out the pools at sunset and get an excellent view as you face the ocean. What I would recommend is having high tea at the Atrium. They have an excellent selection of food to choose from. Made me feel very classy...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel on way back from London . the hotel at first feels a little 'concrete' . However after a few days you really do appreciate the magnitude of the grounds and the main swimming pool areas. It really is absolutely lovely. The staff, like the hotel, seem a little austere at first but once you get to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the north eastern tip of Borneo on the doorstep of one of Asia's oldest rainforests, The Empire Hotel & Country Club is Brunei’s most prestigious beach resort offering unsurpassed 5-star luxury.This palatial resort hotel, which astounds visitors with its spectacular 12 storey marble and gold lobby, is set in its own private 180-hectare (445 acres) estate of manicured gardens and an 18-hole, floodlit Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and Country Club. Each of the hotel’s 522 opulently appointed guest rooms, suites and private villas has a view of the ocean, lagoon, gardens or golf course, while standard throughout the hotel are Imperial king-sized beds made with the finest linens, and over-sized marble bathrooms with walk-in shower, deep soaking tub with gold taps and luxury amenities. The Empire Hotel & Country Club also extends the kingdom’s regal hospitality with an impressive range of international restaurants, spa, world-class golf and sporting activities, and international meeting facilities for top level MICE gatherings, making it a resort ideal for family, romantic or business vacations. The Empire Hotel & Country Club is a member of WORLDHOTELS and recipient of numerous prestigious international awards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Address: Kampong Jerudong BG3122, Brunei Darussalam
Region: Brunei Darussalam > Brunei-Muara District > Kampong Jerudong
Price Range: €186 - €218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Empire Hotel & Country Club 5*
Number of rooms: 518
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“Lots of sections , try to be in the main area near reception”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsV7116SV, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the main building where the checkin is. Ofcourse ocean facing is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles AMR168, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are nice . Some are like apartment buildings”
 of 5 bubbles daviesa2015, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PavlinaB_12, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ironically, the place is so massive they dissuade you from getting a club room floor, immaterial in a place this big.”
 of 5 bubbles LuisArcangel, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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