Pattaya, just over an hour south of Bangkok, is Thailand’s most visited beach resort town. One reason so many tourists and Thailand residents stay in Pattaya is the many choices of cheap budget hotels all over the city. With prices as cheap as 450 baht ($14.50) a night, for a comfortable, clean room with all the mod cons, Pattaya’s cheap accommodation is legendary. If you’re looking for a cheap budget hotel in Pattaya, start with these three. They’re excellent.
Sawasdee Pattaya – A large cheap budget hotel situated in the center of town, close to shopping, markets and hundreds of restaurants and cafes. It’s also just a five minute walk to Pattaya Beach from the hotel.
At Sawasdee Pattaya, for as low as 730 baht ($23.50) a night, you get a spacious room with en suite bath, complimentary toiletries, air conditioning, mini bar, flat screen TV with cable, and a hot water kettle so you can make in-room hot beverages.
The hotel has a lovely restaurant serving both Thai and international cuisine, and there’s a small internet area.
You’ll find Sawasdee Pattaya at 367 M.10 Soi 13, Pattaya 2 Rd., Pattaya City, 20260.
Ambassador City Hotel, Jomtien – Another great (and cheap) budget hotel is the Ambassador City Hotel in the Jomtien Beach. area of the city.
While the Ambassador City Hotel is a little old-fashioned in decor, the rooms are clean, comfortable and come with lots of amenities. You’ll have an en suite bath, air conditioning, mini bar, satellite TV with cable, pay-per-view movies, and a safe. There’s also a choice of either rooms or a full suite with separate living area.
The hotel has a restaurant, an extremely large lobby where you can relax, read magazines, or enjoy a cup of coffee at the coffee shop.
Room rates begin at just 690 baht ($22.25) for a standard size room.
The Ambassador City Hotel is at Na Jomtien Beach, Pattaya.
The Siam Guest House – One of the cutest guest houses/cheap budget hotels in Pattaya, The Siam Guest House is just a short walk to Pattaya Beach and close to town, but set back enough you’ll get a great night’s sleep here.
Guest rooms feature hardwood floors, en suite bath with shower, a mini bar, small refrigerator, TV with cable and free Wi-Fi internet.
The guest house has friendly staff, a laundry service, free parking if you drive to Pattaya, and can store your luggage after you check out. With room rates as low as 650 baht ($20.95) for a standard room and only 850 baht ($27.40) for a large double room, this is one of the best cheap guest houses in Pattaya.
The Siam Guest House 528/26 Moo10,Soi12, Pattaya 2nd Road Pattaya City.