Empire offers luxury and class
Brunei's only beachside hotel, The Empire Hotel & Country Club is one of the most magnificent resorts in South East Asia.It features 360 rooms plus 63 suites and palatial villas set in an 180 hectare (445 acre) estate, alongside a Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course with views over the South China Sea. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World guests can look forward to an unforgettable experience be it in service or facilities at the hotel. Every room provides guests with a panoramic view of the sea, lagoon or golf course from their private balcony. Marble-tiled en-suite baths, glass-enclosed showers and king-sized beds complete the picture of luxury. For something more exclusive, uniquely designed villas and the Emperor and Empress Suite will definitely impress. Culinary perfection reigns at each of the five restaurants. The new concept Italian restaurant Spaghettini serves up Italian cuisine while the Pantai Restaurant set by the beach and poolside offers a selection of seafood delights. The Li Gong Chinese Restaurant features Chinese dishes and the Atrium Café is a popular outlet with its well-reputed daily buffet lines. Over at the Country Club, the Spike Lounge is the perfect place to dine or relax after a rigorous exercise session or golf. Guests can also savour culinary creations on their own private balcony through 24-hour room service. Younger guests are not forgotten with a Kid's Club catering to children aged from four to 12 years. An enclosed safe area with a children's pool, water slide and activity room provides endless fun with daily activities such as sandcastles, beachcombing, games, cartoons, arts and crafts and more. For the executive traveller, the hotel also has an exclusive E-Club, an impressive concept that combines a stay on the Executive Club floor with unparalleled commitment to personal services. At the E-Club, guests will experience lavish treatment and be specially attended to by a team of professional butlers. With the variety of function rooms and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, the hotel is an excellent setting to hold any business function, exhibition, social gathering or as an entertainment venue. Professional well-trained staff will provide the highest quality of service making any occasion a memorable one. The Empire Hotel and Country Club has been the chosen venue of local and international events such as the Asian Tourism Forum (ATF) and Asia Pacific Economic Council CEO Summit (APEC), playing host to heads of states and senior executives. The Empire Country Club has a floodlit 18-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf course, which has played host to the likes of President Clinton and royalty. There is also a putting and chipping green. The driving range has 26 covered bays with target greens from 50 to 200 meters being incorporated into the design to ensure practice time is optimised. For movie buffs, The Empire Cinema is located on the grounds with superb facilities to ensure a top movie experience. The latest film releases are screened daily. Each of the three Empire Cinemas is luxuriously furnished with deep leather loungers and state-of-the-art digital sound systems.