The Empire Hotel & Country Clu - Bandar Seri Begawan

Muara-Tutong Highway, Jerudong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, BG 3122  show map
 5 stars
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The Empire Hotel & Country Clu - Bandar Seri Begawan

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Swim-up bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was huge and luxurious - Breakfast buffet is ordinary - Bed was very comfortable
  • Balcony was very large - Nice gym with a view of the ocean - Staff were fantastic
  • Internet access is $30 per 24 hours, - Their food was excellent - Sand-bottom pool was nice
  • Breakfast buffet was delicious - Quite far from the downtown
  • Huge marbeled bathroom - King size bed was so comfortable

Overview

The grand 5-star The Empire Hotel & Country Clu offers elegant guestrooms. The hotel was opened in 2000, renovated in 2010 and is housed in a 7-storey building.

Its location next to a boat dock allows to see a museum and a mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan. Restaurants and cafés are stroll from the hotel.

The hotel allows quick access to forests and a rainforest.

The property enjoys spectacular location within a 10-minute drive to Bandar Seri Begwan International airport.

Rooms

The Empire Hotel & Country Clu features rooms with a bright interior and a superb view of the sea. Many guestrooms offer views of the South China Sea. They provide bathrooms with a shower, terry bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the pavilion each morning. At the signature restaurant guests can enjoy authentic cuisine. Guests can relax in the sports bar serving exclusive drinks.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs BND 30.80 per person per night. 

Services

Bicycles and limousines are available for rent at The Empire Hotel & Country Clu.

Relax

A variety of treatments includes steam baths and massage. The hotel offers water skiing, snorkeling and squash and many other on-site activities.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   518.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • No alcohol served on-site
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Banana boat
  • Water skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Paid kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of BND 66 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

Muara-Tutong Highway, Jerudong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, BG 3122

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City Center
  • Bandar Seri Begawan
    13.1 km
Airports
  • Bandar Seri Begwan International Airport (BWN)
    8.8 km
  • Limbang (LMN)
    24.9 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    518

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Rooms and availability

Club Deluxe Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 60 m²
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Superior Double Room
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    Superior King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 60 m²
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 60 m²
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        Deluxe King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 60 m²
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          Executive King Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 145 m²
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            Executive Two-Bedroom Villa
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 198 m²
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              Executive Suite
              Bed type: King-size bed
              Size: 145 m²
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              Ambassador King Suite
              Bed type: King-size bed
              Size: 288 m²
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                Ambassador Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed
                Size: 288 m²
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                Ocean Double Room
                Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds
                Size: 60 m²
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                  Ocean King Room
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                  Size: 60 m²
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel The Empire Hotel & Country Clu - Bandar Seri Begawan Bandar Seri Begawan location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    Muara-Tutong Highway, Jerudong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, BG 3122

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Bandar Seri Begawan
                      13.1 km
                    Airports
                    • Bandar Seri Begwan International Airport (BWN)
                      8.8 km
                    • Limbang (LMN)
                      24.9 km
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2010
                    • Number of floors:
                      7
                    • Number of rooms:
                      518

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Spa Hotels in Brunei Darussalam

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                    What's nearby

                    Places of interest

                    • The Empire Golf Course - 300 m
                    • University of Brunei Darussalam - 4.4 km

                    Local attractions

                    • Tasek Lama Recreational Park - 12.5 km
                    • Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque - 13.2 km
                    • Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque - 15.5 km
                      Centre of Bandar, Bandar Seri Begawan
                    • Royal Regalia Museum - 12.8 km
                    • Brunei Museum - 13.4 km
                      Jalan Kota Batu, Bandar Seri Begawan
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2010
                    • Number of floors:
                      7
                    • Number of rooms:
                      518

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Spa Hotels in Brunei Darussalam

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                    The Empire Hotel & Country Clu Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Empire Hotel & Country Clu

                    Average guest rating

                    8.2out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 62 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Rooms
                    9.0
                    Value
                    9.5
                    Dining
                    8.0
                    Service
                    9.5

                    Guest reviews

                    • Couple
                      8.8

                      Friendly staff, luxurious rooms, the resort's ample space, the pool and the gold(-plated) and marble ambiance. There are many facilities (gym, spa etc) located in a second building that we eventually did not come around to use.

                      Many seemingly unused areas within the main building and the long corridors there and in the two wings, invokes a feeling Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. The place is not scary, but simply empty: faded glory. The Empire would be on a par with the opulent establishments in Las Vegas and Dubai, but the fixtures and finishes are dated and/ or worn, so it must rank a notch below these. In sum, highly recommended for a romantic weekend break, but if you want everything to be impeccable, then go to the Las Vegas, UAE or nearby SG.

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      The location of the hotel and number of facility

                      The resturatent food is so limited

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      I love the surroundings and the space. It is a great getaway.

                    • Couple
                      7.8

                      The rooms were very lavish and extravagant, staff were friendly, mocktails were tasty! It was almost like being in a 'hotel theme park' for a couple of nights - gawking at the gold plated lobby and enormous pool.

                      Having to pay extra for use of hotels facilities eg. 35 Brunei dollars to pay a game of squash for 1hr seemed a bit excessive seeing as we had already paid so much for the room. Also because the hotel was so big it was quite a walk to get anywhere!

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      We love the classy setting, very grand and majestic hotel. Excellent in every aspect especially the staff.

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      The Empire hotel is Brunei's peak of luxury. Large, expansive and regal

                      Not quite on par with the best of the Asian chains in terms of modernity and hospitality

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Arrived at 6 am and they provided our room and it was an upgrade. This made for a wonderful start to a relaxing holiday.The building is worth a visit in its own right- a former royal palace.

                      Difficult to fault.

                    • Group of friends
                      8.8

                      everything is very good, only diff to find fr bandar. signboard very few

                      more road indicate board

                    • Couple
                      7.8

                      Great building.. Very rich in marble and gold

                      The service is not at the sane level of the hotel, the service not include r very expensive

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      The bedroom was luxurious and spacious. The bathroom was beautiful and was stocked with an excellent range of toiletries. The infinity swimming pool ( one of many) was vast and a joy to swim in. The poolside cafe was also fun.

                      It was quite busy when we arrived as a large confernce party had just arrived. So the welcome outside the hotel was not as it should have been at a hotel of this class.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      The cleanliness and comfortable atmosphere of the hotel

                      Food of some hotel restaurant are not upto standard No free Wi-fi provided in rooms

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      I love all the facilities available and it has reasonable and fair price. You will not regret it. I even extended our stay for another 2 nights!

                      The reception staffs could have been more polite in communicating with clients.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      We loved the spacious rooms. the view and the friendly staff

                      It was annoying every time we finished a meal in a restaurant to have a form shoved at us to fill in on what we thought of the restaurant. Would have liked a fresh squeezed fruit juice bar at breakfast.. Went to the seafood buffet, A big bus load came in and ate most of the food and from then on there was not much choice of food left.

                    • Couple
                      9.6

                      the Service, the room, the breakfast buffet which is enourmous and really good quality, the beach, the pool, the country club and all the sports, the cinema... the chinese restaurant on the premises is also very good (a magnificent signature tofu dish) and the deserts also memorable. all for a very affordable price. overall the hotel is quite something - we stay in many good hotels, but this one left an impression

                      for this level of standards well, there are high expectations: - the lagoon was empty (this is the massive salt water pool seen in all the hotel photos) - no fresh juices in the breakfast buffet - no newspaper at the door every morning

                    • Single
                      5.4

                      It was comfortable and ok. other than the lobby, nothing much to scream about.

                      The smell in the hotel rooms were slightly pungent, but you get used to it after a while.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel The Empire Hotel & Country Clu - Bandar Seri Begawan Bandar Seri Begawan location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Muara-Tutong Highway, Jerudong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, BG 3122

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Bandar Seri Begawan
                      13.1 km
                    Airports
                    • Bandar Seri Begwan International Airport (BWN)
                      8.8 km
                    • Limbang (LMN)
                      24.9 km
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2010
                    • Number of floors:
                      7
                    • Number of rooms:
                      518

                    Hotel Awards

                    BruneianHOTEL AWARDSBest SpaBandar Seri BegawanThe Empire Hotel & Country Clu

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Brunei Darussalam

                    Use Badge