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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is undeniably one of the best hotels i have ever been to, simply "the best". fit for royalty and we saw some royals there on new years day 2017. The facilities are first class, certainly on a par with all the luxury we have experienced in Dubai & Abu-Dhabi, the very opulent building is totally exquisite and mind blowing,...

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Nairobi
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic hotel and property. Outstanding service. There is a lot to do - Golf and a driving range - Tennis, both day time and floodlit - Fully equipped gym - Bowling - A cinema - Pools (with a hot tub) and beaches galore, some boating and canoeing - Spa - Extensive grounds The hotel grounds are so expansive, my advice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing - Brunei is incredibly beautiful, balmy seas and pristine beaches, and the Empire was equally pristine...immaculate and incredible...the 3-4 different pools were gorgeous, the staff incredibly helpful and friendly...the food impeccable (and lots of variety)...and the main atrium with colossal marble pillars and vast windows overlooking the glorious South China sea jaw-dropping...10 stars, and then some...I...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was everything on par or exceeding the best we’ve experienced in other major cities. Just walking into the hotel and seeing the multi-story windows and pillars was an amazing sight. And it says a lot when the hotel is a tourist attraction in itself, really pushes the limit on rich-and-absurd. It was starting to show its age a bit,...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! WOW! WOW! Stayed here for 4 nights and was blown away! Service and friendliness was top-notch. The electric fuse blew in our room at around 5:30 am-- No problem! I rang up reception and they sent a fellow in to sort it out within 3 minutes. Now that's service! Attentive and professional staff from bell boys, to the gentlemen...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place to stay while here for a wedding. The concierge, bellman and in general all staff are so friendly! The beds are extremely comfortable. Kids enjoyed the huge pools and SUP, canoe rentals. We would have biked too if we had more time. The drinks by the pool were perfect for all of us- fresh coconuts and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an opulent palace with ocean facing rooms; a wonderful golf course & country club; beautiful gardens, even a cinema. The setting is spectacular. My only issue is that - in such a lovely luxurious place, the service level could & should be much better. I was unimpressed & the hotel appeared understaffed even. The environment is Zen so...

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Olongapo, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not book here but my cousin invited us over for a look around. The place is big and grand. Very very pretty. The pool is also marvelous. Many things to do there. The patio by the shore of the beach is a good place to hang out. Food is also delish at the pool side.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel with spacious surrounding to walk around. Hotel room is big and with.very comfortable bed and shower. Three swimming pools. Golf course within hotel area no caddy which is good, golf cart can drive on the fairway. 120 BND with 10% service charge for 18 holes, good price. You can also find delicious local food at clubhouse restaurant. Not...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nites/4 days during Christmas ! The weather was humid and hot, 28C in the day time. Evening was pleasant and cool! The hotel occupies a huge area with a well maintained and designed golf course which is next to the seaside. The buffet breakfast was below standard for the hotel fee charged. In SE Asia , most top...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: $193 - $250 (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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“we were in west wing easy access to pool”
 of 5 bubbles SmileyChicago_IL, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Lagoon wing for good views, atrium wings adjoining lobby for better maintained rooms and closer walks.”
 of 5 bubbles spikyone8318, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“If stay Lagoon/Waterfall (away from Main Building), need Buggy ride or good 7mins walk from Lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Grace8808, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Pick deluxe rooms at the main building - Nice views, closer to the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethKayN, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Lots of sections , try to be in the main area near reception”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsV7116SV, Nov 24, 2016 | Read review
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