Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam
Travel Blogs from Bandar Seri Begawan
When we were in Brunei I took a lot of pictures, but my favourite one was when I was sitting by the pool and I took a picture of the pool. The pool was absolutely gorgeous! I loved it, it was nice and refreshing on a very humid day, if people are going to Brunei, I suggest staying for 2 nights just so you can have 1 day by the pool and the other …
Thought I'd better make a start while its fresh in my mind. Perhaps the perfect place to begin is with the airline.; Royal Brunei which I must admit to initially not knowing much about; surely delivered above and beyond.
All processes were smooth, check in staff realised we had seats apart and even corrected it for us. Seats were extremely …
The Sultan's Prince Jefri liked to spend his money and that of the government. We visited the largest and most expensive private guest house for royal visitors (now open as The Empire Hotel to recoup money). It is laden with marble and gold yet feels a bit like a ghost town come some kind of testing ground. We then visited the most expensive theme …
After arriving in Brunei and wandering around the capital, we did not appreciate how dry it is out here! Very hot climate, spicy food and no alcohol. After our Retox in KL, it was clearly time to Detox.
Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) has grand Mosques and a capital that appears to be stuck in the 80's. Shopping is a favourite past-time here, great if you like the styles of the 80's :-)
After a wander around the capital you understand how the rich and poor live together i.e. many gold laden Palaces and Mosques plus wobbly stilted water villages. The largest water villages in Asia, Kampong Ayer, stretch 8km along the Brunei River housing approx. 12,000 people!
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
I loved the food, but it was a bit crowded at dinner for me so I got hot very quick, but the food was delicious and I hope I can visit again because everyone was so kind there.
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