Here 2 rooms for in-laws and ourselves. Waited 2 hrs for room to be ready, no linen apparently. Then room was filled with smoke odour. Complained and after another 2 hrs got upgraded to adjoing rooms in the main building. This is great, but still struggling to get a light lunch, or decent dinner for the kids. Pool bar takes only cash(!) - sorry nowhere to put it in my trunks! Referred to as the banana bar, but no bananas there today for banana themed drinks.
In the restaurants tables everywhere are reserved, but no-one in them. Facilities all wonderful, decently looked after, staff (even management) are woeful! Especially considering that a night here is not cheap.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- The Empire Hotel And Country Club
- Empire Hotel Brunei