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Kampong Jerudong BG3122 Brunei Darussalam
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#1 of 5 hotels in Kampong Jerudong
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Set on 445 coastal acres on the South China Sea amidst tropical rainforests, The Empire Brunei - rich in Malay culture and warm Bruneian hospitality - boasts 522 exquisite accommodations, seven international restaurants, and five swimming pools. Seasoned luxury travelers will love the 16 secluded villas featuring gardens, living areas, and balconies with ocean views. Experiences include stand-up paddle boarding at the Grand Lagoon, an eight-lane bowling hall, a deluxe spa, a three-screen cinema showing box office hits, and almost two miles of private beaches. Golfers can test their handicap on the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at The Country Club, which offers night golf and a golf academy.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Valet parking
Hot bath
Infinity pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Tennis court
Table tennis
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Body wrap
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Room service
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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Dirk L wrote a review 03 Jul
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As a returning business customer of may stays, I thought I knew, what would awaiting me. It is still a nice hotel with spacious rooms. However, I was very disappointed, when I wanted to switch rooms to a higher floor. This was categorically denied despite the fact, that my company spends a tremendous amount of many each year there. The management proofed to be inflexible and stubborn - something I never expected from a hotel with the aspiration of a 5-star-+-house... It's things like that, that divide high class service from average - unfortunately you only find smiling and friendly average
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Date of stay: July 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
Mimi wrote a review Feb 2021
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We are not allowed to travel out of the country at the moment, naturally The Empire is the next best thing to a long weekend away. This is not our first (or second or third) time staying there btw. We stayed for 2 nights for a nice Valentine's weekend. It's the CNY long weekend and understandbly the hotel was busy. The check-in process was smooth. Everything up to the time we were about to go to bed when we realised one of the light switches did not work - the hallway light would not switch off. We called reception, they sent a couple of engineers to have a look. They couldn't fix it, so the only solution was to pull out the key card out off the power switch on the the wall so all the lights go out. The table service at breakfast was below average. We were seated on the floor directly below reception. My main course came, it was beef noodle soup. I was given only a pair of chopsticks. I was trying to get someone's attention to ask for a soup spoon. There were between 5 - 7 staff in front of our table clearing empty tables (not attending to any customers). A few of them saw me waved, we made eye contact but did not acknowledged me. Instead they pointed to each other who's going to go up to us. Eventually one lady came, told her I needed a spoon. She went away and then another person came to ask if we needed anything?! How many staff does one need to tell until I get a soup spoon? After breakfast, we went back to the room and an engineer was in the middle of fixing the light switches. He managed to find the faulty one and all was good! But wait for it... We were already fast asleep that night after a nice and pleasant dinner at Pantai, then out of nowhere at 1.11am (yes precisely that time because I checked my phone for time) all the lights in the room came on! Can you imagine the fright it gave me??? To be woken up so abruptly! I couldn't get back to sleep for a while, also in my head thinking it might be some poltergeist. You never know right. On checkout day, we went for breakfast and it was visibly busy. We were ushered to the hall where there was a looooong queue. We almost turned around and skipped it. But one of the F&B managers saw us contemplating and came to us and took us down to the Atrium and got seated immediately. Thank you for that Mr. Manager (we did not get his name unfortunately). This is where the service went down again. We were seated at a table set for 4. Understandably, if they wanted to take 2 of the unused table setting off while we were waiting for out food to arrive is acceptable. Most of our food orders had come at this point and we were eating in peace and enjoying our breakfast. But one of the wait staff came to our table in the middle of this wanting to take unused napkin and cutlery, even the ones on my coffee cup. I find this unacceptable and disrupting. There I was, sat enjoying my breakfast with my other half, having pleasant conversation and there were these hands getting in between my plates and cups trying to take cutlery. We've stayed in different hotels from 2-stars to 5-stars, we were always left in peace to enjoy our food. I can understand if I'm eating in a cafe but we are talking about a 7-star hotel where we are paying not for the room but for service and experience. One of the very few saving graces fron our stay was Dennis, the staff down by the pool who took care of us (on our 2nd day) and asked how our stay was. Upon check out, the reception asked if there was any problem with our stay. These are the points we have also highlighted, although we noticed that she did not take down any notes. We don't know if this issue will be highlighted or taken to relevant people.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Vishwa Mukhtyar wrote a review Feb 2021
Bengaluru, India75 contributions8 helpful votes
A great one-time stay - a splendid resort with a ton of grandeur. Vegetarian food was a bit tough to come by. Stunning sunset views, great pool, courteous (albeit sometimes slow) staff. Good choice for business visit but I'd likely not stay here on a personal visit.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Dorcas P wrote a review Jul 2020
Singapore, Singapore57 contributions7 helpful votes
The hotel staff were fluent in English and provided great service. They were helpful in planning a day trip for us to see the Proboscis monkeys, which can only be found in Borneo. Hotel was facing the South China Sea and the view was lovely. The hotel was huge and so was our room! On days when we were lazy to walk from our room to the hotel lobby, the hotel staff actually picked us up to get to the main lobby. When staying in Brunei, do hire a personal driver as they don’t really have a good transport system. Our personal driver provided by the hotel was friendly and patient. One thing to take note of is that the Malls in Brunei are quite boring. Don’t expect to see any luxury brands. Malls were mainly occupied by supermarkets and small shops that sells fake branded goods. Food in Brunei was pretty ok but hella cheap. We did not spend more than $6 a person for each meal. 👍🏻 Overall, Brunei is a pretty relaxing place.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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2818TheTraveler wrote a review Mar 2020
Singapore, Singapore136 contributions75 helpful votes
After 4 years, returned to this hotel that maintain it's super ornate, facilities, features fixtures and stunning decor and view of South China Sea. Nothing has change but look run down to some building and facade. Services from the front line staff, food and beverage staff remains impeccable and ever willing to assists. Had high-Tea at the lounge and staff are very attentive and informative too. Well done to ALL !
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: Book for room on higher corner deluxe room, higher floor, overlooking South China Sea view.....
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The Empire Hotel & Country Club
Brunei DarussalamBrunei-Muara DistrictKampong Jerudong
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Empire Brunei
Which popular attractions are close to The Empire Brunei?
Nearby attractions include Rimba Garden Central (RGC) (7.5 km), Jerudong Park Playground (4.3 km), and Pantai Berakas (7.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Empire Brunei?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at The Empire Brunei?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Empire Brunei?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at The Empire Brunei?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Empire Brunei?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spaghettini, i-Lotus, and The Thirsty Habit.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Empire Brunei?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does The Empire Brunei have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Empire Brunei offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Empire Brunei?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Empire Brunei offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Empire Brunei?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.