From conception to completion, The Empire Hotel and Country Club was an ambitious project, employing over 300 highly skilled designers, technicians and craftsmen throughout its six-year construction. Since it opened on 16 October 2000, The Empire has become synonymous with Brunei: reflecting the country's majestic and cultural heritage. Accommodation: Ocean & Superior - Elegant furnishings. Beds fit for a king or queen, with comfort truly unmatched. Spacious marble clad bathrooms with walk-in showers and bathtubs to enjoy spectacular views. Superior Rooms are found in the Lagoon and Waterfall Wings, meanwhile Ocean Rooms are located at Seaview building. Deluxe Room - Italian tailored bed linens using the finest cotton together with the most luxurious down feather pillows and duvets provide a perfect night's sleep every night at the Empire. Complete with exquisite furnishing and hand-tufted wool carpeting, every Deluxe room is designed to ensure absolute comfort. Ambassador & Empress Suite - With access to all E-Club facilities, these suites boast private jacuzzi and bespoke Asprey bath amenities. Adding to the sense of luxury living are the Italian silk covered walls. Dining: Atrium Cafe - Located at level 3 in the Main Atrium building with spectacular views of the ocean, amidst grandiose marble columns. Serving buffet breakfast and lunch only, with selections of international and local fare. Pantai - An exclusive dining experience, offers some of the best and most authentic Japanese food outside Japan. The excellence of dishes cooked by our chefs will make this journey unforgettable. Located beyond Pantai restaurant. Country Club: The Club offers a variety of options from short term to lifetime memberships. While the highlight of the Club must surely be the Jack Nicklaus designed championship course, members can also look forward to enjoying artificial clay surface tennis courts, international standard squash and badminton courts, bowling lanes with the latest AMF technology, indoor swimming and a state of-the-art gym.