Inside the most opulent suite I’ve ever seen!

On my recent trip to the Southeast Asian Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam, I had the opportunity to stay at the country’s premier resort, the Empire Hotel & Country Club. The hotel is huge and comprises several wings, various restaurants, a stunning lagoon-pool and beautiful views of the South China Sea. During my stay, I was taken on a tour of the hotel and one room grabbed my attention: the Emperor Suite; simply the most opulent, over-the-top suite I’ve ever laid my eyes on! Have a look:

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The gorgeous entrance to the Empire Hotel.

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The Lobby-Lounge area. Its dimensions are mind-blowing!

Inside the Emperor Suite

The Emperor Suite is a whopping 665 square meters (more than 7,000 square feet) and features a master bedroom, reception, dining, working/meeting and living areas. There’s a private swimming pool and sauna, and a movie theatre – you can watch a movie while sitting in the jacuzzi! The first guest to stay here: President Bill Clinton!

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The entrance hallway of the Emperor Suite.

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One of the living areas in the suite.

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Oh, and there’s a grand piano of course!

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Another opulent living room.

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The master bedroom – here’s where President Bill Clinton and many other heads of state have slept.

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The amazing indoor pool.

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You can sit in the hot-tub and watch a movie!

 Fancy a stay in this suite? :-)

Note: my trip to Brunei was made possible by Royal Brunei Airlines. Royal Brunei operates regular services from most Southeast Asian cities as well as from Shanghai, London and Melbourne to Brunei.

 

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17 Responses to “Inside the most opulent suite I’ve ever seen!”

  1. vira 12/03/2014 2:45 am
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    fancy…! I’d like to swim in an indoor swimming pool like that :D

  2. Keith Jenkins 12/02/2014 7:59 pm
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    Hahaha, good point! ;-)

  3. Sand In My Suitcase 09/02/2014 9:26 am
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    How can you see the movie through your swim goggles?

  4. Keith Jenkins 29/01/2014 3:28 pm
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    Hi Rosemarie,
    You’re welcome! Yep, that bed is pretty fairy-tale like. Haha!

    Cheers,
    Keith

  5. Sofie 29/01/2014 2:58 pm
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    This is crazy.
    Amazing, but a bit too decadent I think.

  6. Rosemarie 29/01/2014 1:09 pm
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    Wow! The bed looks like it’s out of a fairy tale!
    P.S. Thank you for support with the Bloscars!!

  7. Lorenzo 29/01/2014 3:33 am
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    Wow!

  8. Keith Jenkins 28/01/2014 4:53 pm
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    Yep, decadent is a good word! :-)

    Cheers,
    Keith

  9. Frank 28/01/2014 1:48 pm
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    Any of these photos could be located next to the word “decadent” in the dictionary … man, the people staying in this suite must feel really special staying in a place like that!

  10. Keith Jenkins 28/01/2014 1:16 pm
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    Hi Margie, yes, it was a truly amazing! :-)

    Cheers,
    Keith

  11. Shikha (whywasteannualleave) 28/01/2014 1:12 pm
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    This opulence is impressive though not at all surprising to me after I saw the Sultan’s golden chariots in the museum in Brunei last year! Can’t believe you got to stay here!! Wow!

  12. Margie Miklas 28/01/2014 2:05 am
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    Truly amazing! What a fantastic opportunity for you, Keith!!

  13. Keith Jenkins 25/01/2014 10:17 pm
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    Hahaha!

  14. Sophie 25/01/2014 8:39 pm
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    Very cool. Can’t think why I haven’t stopped by Brunei yet. The hotel reminds me quite a bit of Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi; similar style and decor and mind-blowing dimensions.

  15. Rob Hermans 25/01/2014 5:38 pm
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    what movie is on? Jaws….?

  16. Maria 24/01/2014 6:12 pm
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    *speechless*

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