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The Empire Hotel & Country Club

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Mornington, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This is a palace ! We were very impressed from the start, the reception was good, then we saw the enormity of the reception area! Wow.....this has to been seen to be appreciated....marble.....pillars......staircases....etc. the staff are very accommodating and the rooms are lovely. Bathrooms are all marble and the size of a small bedroom! All very impressive and would definitely...

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

Dear 2muchfinefoodandwine, Thank you for your kind words and I was pleased to read how much you enjoyed the entire experience at the hotel. You mentioned that you will definitely revisit, please do not leave it too long and let us know when you intent to do so that we can welcome you back. Kind regards, General Manager The Empire...

Voorhees, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 April 2013

What a grand property. Opulent and Awe inspiring. Sprawling seaside property. Centrally located. Grand rooms. Great bath robes in the rooms.Attentive staff to cater to your every whim. Pool and spa a joy to visit

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

Dear Pavlina B, I was delighted to read your wonderful feedback and that the staff was attentive. The Empire Hotel & Country Club is definitely ‘opulent and awe inspiring’ and has many different catering and leisure facilities to make any stay complete. I will definitely share your comment with our team and I hope to see you back here in...

sydney
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is an amazing hotel. I lived in Brunei and used to know the old manager well. Times have changed and things have continued in a steady decline in Brunei. To fill you in this hotel isnt a hotel. Its intention was for dignitaries to come and stay. That really only happened for a while in its early days. Lets...

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

Dear saltpan, Thank you for your very kind review of our hotel and for referring to The Empire Hotel & Country Club as ‘an amazing hotel’. It is indeed a very special place and offers high levels of luxury in an impressive setting by the sea. I hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back soon again. Kind regards,...

Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The hotel is just Super! You feel yourself as in a fairy tale land! The Palace! Here is VERY calm. ..Brunei itself is very calm country with NO alcohol at all! Nice refrigerator with soft drinks. Just few people in the hotel area. Everything is automated: excellent rooms, carpets on the floor. Big size marble bathroom. Cleanliness is perfect! The...

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

Dear Jekaterina_Tallin, First of all, thank you for staying with us at The Empire Hotel & Country Club and secondly for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed the hotel and Brunei. The Empire Hotel & Country Club and Brunei itself has a wonderfully calming effect on...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Former president bill Clinton stayed here, as well as other Hollywood stars. It's the place to be. Marble ceiling and pillars...it's a big wow. If you are staying with a bruneian its best to have them book the room because they will be given an upgrade.

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

Dear Henry L, Thank you for your kind words and I was delighted to read that you described the hotel as ‘the place to be’. I hope you will have an opportunity to visit us again and I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Kind regards. General Manager The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 March 2013

The place looks great, impressive, and the location, beach, countryside is all you could wish for. But behind the looks are a number of flaws that should be improved. After check-in, which took an eternity, I had to wait for one hour so they could prepare the room. Upon arrival in the room I could spot a number of leftovers...

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

Dear Frans M, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments following your recent stay at The Empire Hotel & Country Club. I was very pleased to read that you were impressed by the hotel but I was concerned that you highlighted some gaps in our service which I can assure you I take most seriously and...

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 28 March 2013

The room are spacious and the bathroom are huuuge - but they need to be upgraded or at least maintain consistently - in the bathroom you may notice chipped tiles, or stained cushions seats - during our stay, it looked like blood stained (yuck!) Pools can be easily crowded especially the kids pool because the pool is small for the...

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

Dear Maya O Thank you for your review and comments following your stay with us. The work on our new Pantai restaurant is nearing completion and we look forward to opening the restaurant later this month. It will be a wonderful addition to our hotel. I have addressed your comments with our housekeeping department. The hotel is definitely spacious and...

New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2013

My wife and I have stayed there a couple of times and found it to be a fabulous luxurious place to stay, the staff are efficient polite and friendly, service is good making for a stress free holiday. Sure there are ongoing maintenance issues in certain areas but considering the size of the place it's not that surprising. Pool area...

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

Dear cintraNewZealand, Thank you for a very kind and concise feedback following your recent stay at The Empire Hotel & Country Club and please let me know when you next plan to return as I would personally like to welcome you. Kind regards, General Manager The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Tons of money has gone into this hotel, but sadly, maintenance and service seem to have slipped from the grand beginning concept. On arrival, a load drip within the ceiling. Called, and fixed. Next day, grand shower flooded the bathroom - clog I guess. A tray in the hall from room service was there for at least one day. We...

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

Dear TerriL First of all, thank you for staying with us at The Empire Hotel & Country Club and secondly for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit. I take your comments most seriously and I will address all the points raised in your review. I do hope that I will have the pleasure of welcoming...

Yorkshire, UK
Reviewed 27 March 2013 via mobile

My wife and I reside in Brunei and decided to enjoy a luxurious weekend away. The hotel is grand and impressive, the food is a good standard but the staff stand out for me as multi lingual, polite and efficient . They make it a great place to stay. The gym is good, empty but air conditioned and clean. The...

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

Dear R and T G, Thank you for your kind words and I was delighted to read that you really enjoyed your stay with us and you especially appreciated the staff for providing excellent polite and efficient five star service. I hope you will have an opportunity to visit us again and often while you are in Brunei. It remains...

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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
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $269 - $379 (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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