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Miri, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my preferred hotel when I travel to Brunei. Stayed here every time I need to stay overnight. Helpful staffs. Excellent service. Beautiful room. Comfortable bed. Clean. Peaceful ambiance. Recommended to all.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not fault a thing about the hotel, the staff are brilliant, the service is excellent and the grounds are well kept, and probably the biggest pool on the planet. The food was stunning and nothing was too much trouble for the chefs

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the pick up at the airport to reception to my food and service this place stands tall. Immaculate attention to detail, friendly service impeccable accommodations and palatial grounds. This hotel has it all (except alcohol). The golf course looks like PGA quality with breathtaking vistas and perfect greens. Everyone is so helpful and always smiling. The hotel design allows...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place with great, extremely well trained staff. Everyone was very nice and remembered who we were....and we only stayed a few days. Great experience.....great chef......and they have hot yeast rolls!....wonderful meals.....although we watched specific pastries in the Zest food shop.....they were on display for 5 days! the exact same ones....they weren't even turned on their papers....we took photos and...

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New Forest National Park Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time my husband & I have stayed here & it didn't disappoint. We choose this on either our way out or way home from Australia. As we travel Royal Brunei Airlines, this seems the sensible thing to do. On arrival we are greeted as though we are honoured guests & this continues throughout the stay. Although...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful grounds with the largest pool we have ever seen. It was so large, people were practicing kayaking in it. Once intended to be a royal palace, the hotel is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and pristine beaches. At first, this enormous property feels too big, but you get used to it and the buggies take you around. The...

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Thank Jaiwana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a short stay excellent, very accommodating food VG, pool they don't come much better. Golf Course excellent. Rooms good.Overall for a short stay brilliant Jerudong Park well worth a visit. For 2/3 days without booze it's a errr but we handled it

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very dissapointed that after forking out an impressive sum to pay for an annual membership that the last 2 months was cut short due to a fire and pool maintenance. We received no recompense despite having no access to the facilities we had paid in good faith to use. Despite letters to the management nothing was done. Ruined what was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my first contribution on tripadvisor yet I have traveled a fair bit. I have decided to break the rule and share my experience having stayed at the Empire for a week with my fiance. This is not a review because to review implies that there may be good points about a place and aspects which could be improved...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've traveled to 130+ countries to-date while visiting all 193 U.N. recognized countries, staying at the best hotels wherever I go, and let me assure you that there is no finer hotel in Brunei than the Empire. I've stayed at the Burj al Arab in Dubai and this is one of the few hotels that even approximated the Burj's grandeur...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center 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
Location: Brunei Darussalam > Brunei-Muara District > Kampong Jerudong
Price Range: $197 - $259 (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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“Higher floors are better”
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  • Ocean view room
 of 5 bubbles RickMIusa, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a room with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles MCSC2014, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ocean view room well worth the sunset view over the South China Sea”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaGLondon, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Try to snag a 5th floor ocean-view room in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles JimKitch, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Worth going for rooms with garden view which are not only cheaper but offer a nice and quiet view of the garden and lake.”
 of 5 bubbles CletusL_12, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
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