Ideal Brunei Darussalam Hotel in Bandar Seri Begawan
Offering a convenient location in the centre of Bandar Seri Begawan, the Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam is perfect for your upcoming business or leisure trip. You will enjoy close proximity to popular Brunei attractions, including the Royal Regalia Museum, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, Kampong Ayer Water Village, Kianggeh Open Market and Tasek Recreation Park. The Radisson is also just a 15-minute drive from Brunei International Airport, making your travel arrangements simple and stress free.
All food and beverage restaurants are closed from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Fridays to observe the Friday prayer time for Muslims.
Enjoy the following attractions near our Brunei Darussalam hotel:
- The Royal Regalia Museum (5-minute walk from hotel)
The museum's huge dome-like appearance is home to a collection of Royal Regalia, including jewel crowns used during His Majesty's coronation, the Royal Chariot, gold and silver ceremonial armory and a replica of the throne, which His Majesty sits on during State occasions. Also exhibited in this museum is a fully documented history of the constitution of Brunei Darussalam. Visitors are required to remove their shoes prior to entering the museum.
- Mon–Thu, Sat–Sun: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Fri: 9–11:30 a.m., 2:30–5 p.m.
- Tasek Recreational Park (10-minute walk from hotel)
One of the oldest recreational parks within the city offers a natural waterfall and lake, an 8-metre climbing wall, children's playground and jogging trail.
- Kianggeh Open Market (5-minute walk from hotel)
Known as "Tamu Kianggeh" to the locals, this colourful, open-air market is offers a variety of the freshest produce and homemade handicrafts. Wander in the early mornings to enjoy a feast for the eyes and find great souvenirs and gifts.
Open daily, 6 a.m.–7 p.m.
- Water Village Kampung Ayer (15-minute walk from hotel)
Take a water taxi from the pier to the network of houses on stilts and discover the simplicity of water village life. The taxi ride passes the Istana Nurul Iman, the largest residential palace in the world.
- The Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque (15-minute walk from hotel)
The legacy of "Architect of Modern Brunei" and the namesake of the 28th Sultan of Brunei, the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque sits majestically in a tranquil man-made lagoon. It is advisable for visitors to wear sensible clothing when visiting the mosque and remove their shoes prior to entering the mosque. Robes or "jubah" are available upon request.
- Sun–Wed: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Fri: 4:30–5:30 p.m.
- Thu: closed to non-Muslims
- De Royalle Café (0.5 km)
Ground Floor, Jalan Sultan Bangunan Haji Ahmad Laksamana, Tel +673 2232519
A homegrown café that is well known for its selection of Western food, local fare, mouth-watering desserts and their wide selection of hip, hot beverages. Open 24 hours
- Phong Mun (0.5 km)
Teck Guan Plaza, No 56-60, 2nd Floor,Jalan Sultan Bandar, Tel +673 2229561
The city’s most famous place for exquisite Chinese cuisine, including Dim Sum buffet spread every Sunday. It is best to book in advance as it is popular with the Sunday morning “yum cha” crowd. Open daily from 6.30 a.m. to 12 midnight
- Tamu Selera (0.5 km)
Along Jalan Sultan
A short 3-minute walk from the hotel, this marketplace of food vendors is tucked under a canopy of trees. There is a nice ambience and a good selection of local fare at very reasonable prices. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 12 midnight
- Fratini’s Portview (0.8 km)
Yayasan Complex, Waterfront Side, Tel +6732231466
Fratini’s amazing breezy setting on the banks of Brunei River with sweeping views of Kampung Ayer Water Village serves Italian cuisine with arresting dishes and fresh oven-baked pizzas. Open daily from 10 a.m.–11 p.m.
- Kaizen (0.8 km)
Yayasan Complex, Waterfront Side, Tel +6732226336
A great dining location with panoramic view of Kampung Ayer Water Village which offers a wide selection of Japanese and contemporary fusion dishes tinged with local flavors. A Teppanyaki bar, a sushi bar, four private rooms and a large dining area are fitted with a combination of Tatami and regular seating.
- Open daily 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
- Friday 10 a.m.–12 noon and 2–3:30 p.m.
- Tarindak D’Seni (7 km)
Brunei Arts and Handicrafts Centre, Jalan Kota Batu, Tel +6732240422
Situated on the first floor of the Art and Handicraft Centre, this is a place where you can have good Malay food, enjoy a view of Kampung Ayer Water Village and watch the boats whizz by. Daily buffet lunch and dinner includes Brunei cuisine such as “ambuyat” – a true Brunei dish made from sago. Open daily from 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Complimentary shuttle service to shopping malls is provided.
- Yayasan Mall (5 minutes away from Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam by car)
- Gadong Mall (15 minutes away from Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam by car)
- Huaho Kiulap Mall (10 minutes away from Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam by car)