The Hotel is nice with good location in Gadong and right next to the shopping district of Brunei. Very near to good restaurant like Thiam Hock Chinese restaurant and Grazie Mauri.
It is next to some provision shop that sell good Prawn Cracker, a Brunei speciality.
My experience in the Hotel is mixed. I have a room at the 7th Floor Premier floor initially and next to my room is a bunch of kids who make so much noise I have to go over next door to request them to keep the noise level down. And who knows, at the Premier floor look, I met their parent and they came and confront me like a gangster and say I am rude!!! Wow..it is rude to tell people to keep noise down in a hotel in Brunei! That is really truly Amazing Brunei. And THEY TELL ME TO CHANGE ROOM since they are noisy. Wow only in Brunei you have to change room because the other party is noisy. What a bunch of arrogant people.
The Hotel guys moved me a quiet room on the 8th floor but I found a dead lizard on the bathroom floor. The Internet is also very slow and not worth the $40 per day. There is NO gym in the hotel. I have to walk next door to Centrepoint Hotel as it is a shared facility.
End of the day, the only thing I like the hotel is the location and their staff. Staff is friendly and nice. But with good hotel like Empire, I don't think I be staying there back again.
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