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95 Jalan Pemancha, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8811 Brunei Darussalam
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#3 of 23 hotels in Bandar Seri Begawan
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Situated in the heart of the city, The Brunei Hotel provides easy access to the business district of commercial houses, banks, airline offices and the scenic waterfront and other imposing landmarks are only a short stroll away.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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24-hour front desk
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Mid-range
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English, Chinese, Filipino, Malay
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R_Alia_R wrote a review Sep 15
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia13 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed here for a short business trip. The receptionist are so helpful and give a lot of advice of what to find nearby. The location is also very strategic and near to most of my favorite restaurant (kaizen sushi and escapade). The hotel's breakfast is nice too with a lot of variety consider its a small hotel. Room is nice and clean. Overall is a good hotel to stay.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Shavy wrote a review Apr 2020
Roeselare, Belgium7,456 contributions626 helpful votes
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Based on my recent experience and opinion. The Brunei Hotel deserves five stars due to its locations and the friendliness of the personnel. The tourist attractions are within the vicinity, as well as shopping opportunities. The room consists of a wooden floor, clean linen, television, free wifi, refrigerator, coffee/tea, and a kettle; also, refilled water. The bathroom was nice and clean. Fairly to say, the room wasn't huge, we have a twin room, it was adequate. Above all, it was super clean! Always the first thing I did when entering the room, check everywhere if there's no dust or stain on the linen. The personnel was helpful and friendly. As our flight was later at night, we leave our luggage for the whole day for free. And a lady at the reception offered us an umbrella because it was raining. How to get here from the airport: The cheapest way is the green color bus number 23 for 1 BND (0.65 cents euro) per person. When exiting from the arrival terminal go left till the end, the bus stops are in front of the departure terminal. Beware, it can take a while before the bus comes. The second option, the hotel has an airport shuttle for 20 BDN (16 euro) for two people. Taxi cost around 25 BND.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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AlyJatta wrote a review Feb 2020
Seattle, Washington9 contributions9 helpful votes
Location, Location, Location! This was the first hotel in Brunei and you cannot have a better location for catching a water taxi for $1 across the street to go to the water village or to the Temburong Jetty to go to Temburong National Park by boat. It’s also 2 blocks from the Tamu Kianggeh outdoor produce, food and craft market. Plenty of restaurants and coffee shops in different directions to try are at its doorstep. I enjoyed being in the city center, just a block from the Chinese Temple which survived World War II and just a little further is the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, and a block from the waterfront. I loved the little coy pond in the lobby. Found the restaurant elegant with plenty of Western, Asian and Bruneian options for breakfast, I understand they are about to remodel it. Staff was polite, professional and helpful with all of my requests. From the top deck there is a nice view of the waterfront and the water village and waterway alongside the hotel. Nice sleek modern feel throughout. Clean. Netflix options I appreciated as the previous hotel I stayed at only had 7 channels. I would return.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Suzi S wrote a review Feb 2020
Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam6 contributions3 helpful votes
Rooms here are small and dark if you are on the wrong side of the hotel, so maybe better for business travelers. Ask for river view which is brighter. Cleaning of rooms needs looking at by the manager, all a bit slap dash,dirty shower, toilet and dusty floors. The one! pillow on the super hard bed was revolting and sweat stained, so not a good nights sleep. Plug on kettle very dangerous. Free parking is on road, you have to pay and claim back from hotel. No wifi except in lobby! All in all not worth $70 (without breakfast ) Wish I'd booked the longhouse on the river, I will next time. Some staff friendly and helpful others not so much, no manager when asked for.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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YL Shanghai wrote a review Feb 2020
San Francisco, California243 contributions17 helpful votes
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This is a downtown hotel, although the town is quite small with only 200,000. The size of the room is ok while the phone is not working. Internet is also very slow although available. In Brunei, the pace of life is slow. Neither the phone nor the internet is needed. The hotel is very clean just like everywhere in Brunei. But the mall closest to the hotel is very small. The Mall which is the largest one, is a bit far. So is the biggest mosque of Brunei. Your package is very expensive if bought in the hotel. We found an individual at a fraction of the cost. His name is Mel (+6738161656). Very knowledgeable person with enthusiasm towards guests. His picture is attached. Also, please reserve hotel car for airport transportation in advance. The hotel car is cheaper and better than taxi. There is a river in front of the hotel with water taxi running.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$57 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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brunei hotel bandar seri begawan
LOCATION
Brunei DarussalamBrunei-Muara DistrictBandar Seri Begawan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
65
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Brunei Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Brunei Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque (0.1 miles), Tamu Kianggeh (0.06 miles), and Teng Yun Temple (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Brunei Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Brunei Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Brunei Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Brunei Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kaizen Sushi, Excapade Sushi, and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.
Does The Brunei Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Brunei Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Brunei Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Brunei Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Brunei Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Malay, and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to The Brunei Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Istana Nurul Iman (2.0 miles) and Mausoleum of Sultan Sharif Ali (3.5 miles).