Top 5 Romantic Hotels in Pattaya
Pattaya has changed a lot in the last decade as is now a place that genuinely welcomes couples, and not just ones where one partner is Thai. Who would have guessed that 10 years ago you would be taking your wife or girlfriend to Pattaya? It really would have been seen as taking ‘coal to Newcastle’ but now many hotels make a real effort to appeal to couples who are in love. Pattaya has far more to offer than just Walking Street and agogo bars, it has some superb restaurants and activities that really cater for couples.
Of course, different people have different ideas about what is romantic, just the same as people will prefer different ends of the city. Luckily, you can find these romantic hotels stretching from Jomtien to Naklua with many situated in Central Pattaya. Whatever you are looking for in terms of a romantic hotel you can be sure that you will find one that meets or exceeds your expectations. Below are just five that we have selected as being ideal romantic hotels in Pattaya.
1. Veranda Resort Pattaya MGallery by Sofitel Pattaya
The Veranda Hotel scores a very impressive 4.5 out of 10 and is located towards to northern end of Jomtien, just a few minutes’ walk from Dongtan Beach. The hotel is located close to some superb restaurants as well as Pratamnak Hill where you will find Cozy Beach, reputed to be the best beach in Pattaya. Inside the hotel, you will find complimentary newspapers plus a dry cleaning and laundry service so your romantic break isn’t spoilt by doing the washing!
The hotel is quite big (300sqm) without being too expansive and losing the romantic, boutique feel. If you happen to be travelling there on business and taking a loved one, the hotel has its own conferencing facilities and meeting rooms. It is possible to arrange a shuttle to and from the airport for a small surcharge and free valet parking is available onsite.
2. Holiday Inn Pattaya
Another hotel scoring magnificently with a 4.5 out of 10 is the Holiday Inn Pattaya located at the northern end of Pattaya Beach Road. The hotel is quite large having 367 rooms, all of which have a guaranteed sea view. The hotel has some great facilities including a quality spa and no less than five eating places, the Havana Bar and Terrazzo are probably the best known of these. The hotel also has an onsite bakery so you can be confident that all the bread is served fresh. Opening back in 2009, the hotel has continued to go from strength to strength and is the ideal choice for couples.
3. Hilton Pattaya
The Hilton is perfectly located at the Central Festival shopping centre and offers stunning views across Pattaya Bay. The hotel scores 4.3 out of 5 and this is perhaps doing it an injustice. The hotel has some fantastic restaurants where you can taking in the fabulous evening sunset whilst sipping on a cocktail or enjoy some of the excellent food. The Hilton has everything that you would expect from a modern 5-star hotel with the unobstructed views making it the perfect romantic destination. Conference and meeting room sare available and a shuttle service to and from the airport is available for a charge. Naturally, dry cleaning and laundry services are available and there is even an express check-out service.
4. Cape Dara Resort Pattaya
Cape Dara is uniquely located on a headland that juts out into the sea between Pattaya Beach and Wongamat Beach. Due to its position, it is another great hotel for taking in the evening sunsets with a loved one. Scoring the same as the Hilton, Cape Dara was completed in 2012 and its unique design means that all rooms have sea views and a private balcony. The hotel also has a private beach that is very well maintained by the hotel’s staff, two swimming pools and a 24-hour restaurant that is often appreciated by the night owls.
The restaurants offer some seriously splendid food and the contemporary Chinese restaurant is a fine dining restaurant with breath taking views so an ideal location to take a loved one for a meal. There is also a first class spa and massage where you can unwind as a couple safe in the hands of some fully qualified masseuses.
5. Amari Ocean Pattaya
The Amari Ocean Pattaya can feel a little aggrieved to only score 4.2 out of 5 as it is a very impressive, modern 5-star hotel located at the northern end of Pattaya Beach Road very close to the Holiday Inn. One of the highlights of the hotel is the perfectly manicured gardens where you and your loved one can wander around taking a little time to relax and just spend time with each other. The Amari has 2 swimming pools and a wide range of leisure activities if you are feeling a little more energetic. The hotel is again quite large having 297 rooms and is very well placed for reaching other areas of the city and beyond.