Visitors invited to follow in the footsteps of famous world leaders and dignitaries in discovering the 600-year Royal Heritage of the Sultanate from the palatial luxury of its premier hotel
Brunei’s Empire Hotel & Country Club is celebrating its 12th anniversary with an ‘Emperor Voyage’ package showcasing the unsurpassed luxury of one of Asia’s most palatial hotels.
The package which is priced at B$490 (US$398) per night for a Deluxe room, invites guests to follow in the footsteps of world leaders and dignitaries who have stayed at The Empire – with recent high-profile visitors including Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, both of whom stayed in the Empire’s impressive Emperor Suite.
With accommodation in a Deluxe Room, including a complimentary minibar and internet access, the Emperor Voyage package includes a buffet breakfast for two at Atrium café where diners enjoy superb views of the South China Sea as well as a 4-course dinner at The Empire’s signature Mediterranean restaurant Spaghettini.
For an additional charge, guests can also upgrade to alternative rooms or suites, including theExecutive Suite.
On offer until March 31, 2013, the promotion offers a golden opportunity to discover centuries of royal heritage of the famous monarchy on the north coast of Borneo.
Earlier noteworthy figures to stay in the Emperor suite include former president of the United States Bill Clinton, and Hu Jin Tao – President of People’s Republic of China.
An award-winning suite voted the World’s Leading Presidential Suite in the World Travel Awards, the Empire’s Emperor Suite provides its VIP guests with a private elevator, private swimming pool, and self-contained cinema and meeting room for presidential visitors. Ruled by one of the world’s richest men, the Sultan of Brunei, the sultanate is famed for its grandeur of Islamic architecture and rich royal tradition dating back over 600 years to 1405.
Brunei’s breathtaking Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque is just one stunning tribute to the nation’s deep-rooted faith.
Another glittering example of Brunei’s majestic royal heritage is the Sultan’s lavish home Istana Nurul Iman. The largest residential palace in the world is an enigmatic symbol of Brunei’s enduring monarchy and seat of the nation's government.
The capital also houses a number of royal museums highlighting the nation’s century-old history. Best known is the Royal Regalia Museum, displaying the Sultan’s full royal regalia, including the crown and royal chariot, along with a vast collection of opulent treasures.
The Mausoleum of Sultan Bolkiah pays tribute to one of Brunei’s greatest Sultans in a peaceful alcove of greenery exuding the deep respect of the Bruneian people for their rich heritage.
Just a short 3-hour daily flight from Hong Kong, The Empire Hotel & Country Club is also home to one of Asia’s leading golf destinations, last year voted Best Golf Resort in Asia Pacific, and is a gateway to one of the world’s oldest rainforests that visitors can explore by longboat.
On 14-16 December The Empire will host this year’s 6th addition of the Royal Trophy Europe-Asia Challenge which will continue a calendar of prestigious events contested on the Empire Hotel and Country Club’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, including the Asian Tour, Brunei Open and Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters.
Prices are subject to 10% service charge.
The Empire Hotel & Country Club is situated by the South China Sea. Truly one of the finest golf, meeting and spa resorts in the Asia Pacific Region. Member of WORLDHOTELS and has won many prestigious honors.