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The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Kampong Jerudong BG3122, Brunei Darussalam
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  • Jerudong Park Playground
    4.5 km
  • 5 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 30 May 2013
A Little Palace of Luxury!
Thanks to a recommendation from my business associate Dennis... more
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Thanks to a recommendation from my business associate Dennis Walter who earlier this year did 3 of his daily afternoon broadcast shows from The Empire, we requested an ocean view room. When this was not initially provided we requested a change and were accommodated with our request. The E club is one of the many extras that can be enjoyed...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear gilesgolf, Thank you for kind comments about your recent stay with us. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed some of our many facilities at the hotel. I have taken note of your comment about the availability of DVD/CD players. ‘Movie on Demand’ through our in-room IPTVs service is currently being introduced. Soon all our guest will be...

Reviewed 29 May 2013

Living in Brunei and constantly having friends and family visit, we've just about exhausted all the amenities and types of rooms in the Empire Hotel apart from the Golf course. The Lobby is grand, with so many intricate details, down to the last tile of the beautiful mosaic floors. Unfortunately, for a lot of our stays, it stopped there. We...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Maesperon Thank you taking the time to comment on The Empire Hotel & Country Club and I am delighted that you have noticed all our recent efforts in further improving and enhancing our guest experience. Can I reassure you and everyone who reads your remarks that you certainly do not need to ‘splurge’ to experience the true quality and...

Reviewed 28 May 2013

We stayed here a week. On first impression it is a bit overwhelming - gold plated fittings and Italian marble in the bathrooms for example. After a while, that wears off and what you are left with is a feeling of being disconnected from reality - a feeling that the hotel seems keen to encourage. You need never leave the...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Alan R Greetings from The Empire Hotel & Country Club. Thank you for kind feedback and I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, General Manager The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

Large resort style hotel. Excellent Chinese and Japanese tepanyaki restaurants. Excellent value on package specials. Be sure to ask fir a room with a view of tge south china sea fir wonderful sunsets and stirm watching. They couldn't arrange for an android phone music system which is a bit disappointing. But not the end of the world. .. We had...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Steddersdaddy, Greetings from The Empire Hotel & Country Club Brunei! Thank you for your kind comments. I was pleased to read that you had a pleasant time with us and that you enjoyed the food at Li Gong and our newly opened restaurant, Zen Pavilion. Thank you again and we hope to see you back soon again. Best Regards,...

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 May 2013

The Empire Hotel & Country Club in Brunei is a must "Stay & Play" the Hotel is a 5 Star property, the rooms are large, bathroom (bath) separate toilet area, is huge. The Hotel has the "WOW factor" it's lobby is massive in fact the whole hotel is massive, Gold leaf everywhere, even woven into the carpets. Its one of...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear DuncanPGA, Thank you very much for your kind words about The Empire Hotel & Country Club, we think it's a spectacular hotel and the surroundings are really quite unlike any other! Our golf course is definitely one of our most special assets. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Empire Hotel and Country Club soon. Best Regards,...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2013

From the time your greeted by the door men to the efficient receptionists walking on all that marble and mosaic tiled floors and the beautiful handcrafted silver and gold statues opulence is oozing .The open plan 5 level entrance is a type of mezzanine if you walk to the rail the views to 4 levels below and 3 levels above...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Stephenb, Greetings from The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei! Thank you for taking the time to write about our hotel and for your wonderful comments. We are glad to read that you were pleased with the food served at Zest, Li Gong as well as the Atrium Café and also the room inclusions of mini bar and WIFI...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

Admittedly I am not very much into gold plated opulence but then I must say spending an overnight stay at the Empire is an experience by itself. The sheer size of the property, the attention to detail, the huge pools and the endless marble - I think it is fair to call this a palace. As we didn't have the...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear myvoger, The hotel itself is magnificent with timeless architecture and simply breath taking views. Thank you for your kind words and we do hope that you will consider staying longer with us to enjoy the many more facilities we have to offer when you next visit. Best Regards, General Manager The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2013

A group of us were on our way home to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu,and because of Royal Brunei Airlines innovative re-scheduling we ended up having to stay in Brunei for an 11 hour stop over. So to make it worth while, as I operate golf tours we all took a trip out to the Empire Hotel and Golf and Country...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear Neilandsuzie, Thank you for your kind words and for recommending The Empire to be added to ones’ ‘Bucket List’. We were delighted to read that you had a wonderful time at our hotel during your stopover. We look forward to welcoming you back soon again. Best Regards, General Manager The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Brunei
Reviewed 8 May 2013

We live in Brunei and regularly stay there at the weekend. It is the best hotel in the country and the most luxurious. Most rooms will have a sea view but ensure you request a high floor room to enjoy the lovely sunset from your balcony. Even the basic rooms are VERY big and comfortable, huge bathroom with marble everywhere....

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear phillipeuk, I was delighted to read your kind feedback and recommendations following your recent stay at The Empire Hotel & Country Club. We all agree with you here that it is indeed a wonderful place to unwind and spend a weekend. We look forward to welcome you back and hopefully you will consider staying longer next time. Best Regards,...

Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night as a treat to ourseleves before we left Borneo. The hotel was amazing and felt luxurious, it almost looked fake. It has everything you wanted except alcohol, but we loved the tea. If you have the time and money (it was $500NZ per night) go for it, but I would say a visit to...

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TheEmpireHotel, General Manager at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, responded to this review

Dear melody0562 Thank you for your kind words and it was good to read that you had an enjoyable stay at The Empire Hotel & Country Club. We look forward to welcoming you back again and we are grateful for your recent visit. Kind Regards, General Manager The Empire Hotel & Country Club

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: €180 - €233 (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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Empire Hotel Brunei
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“we were in west wing easy access to pool”
 of 5 bubbles SmileyChicago_IL, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lagoon wing for good views, atrium wings adjoining lobby for better maintained rooms and closer walks.”
 of 5 bubbles spikyone8318, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If stay Lagoon/Waterfall (away from Main Building), need Buggy ride or good 7mins walk from Lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Grace8808, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pick deluxe rooms at the main building - Nice views, closer to the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethKayN, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Lots of sections , try to be in the main area near reception”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsV7116SV, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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