Thailand is a major tourist destination, with over 7 million visitors each year. Accommodation for the tourist is extensive and varied and will suit every budget. Pattaya, being a hugely popular tourist centre and only 2 hours from Bangkok, is no exception and offers hotel rooms varying from the most luxurious to the standard room. There are many 5 star hotels, which offer guests the ultimate in hotel living. Choose from suite rooms with 1 or 2 bedrooms, living room and dining room, junior suite rooms with open plan bedroom and seating area, deluxe room, superior room or standard room, the choices offer the most superb accommodation. The room boy or room girl are always on hand to see to the guest's every need, to re-stock the fridge or mini bar or to take care of the laundry or dry-cleaning. Room service is a must, as is the satellite television giving 24-hour international movies, sports and standard programming. Amenities within Pattaya's hotels are second to none, with fine dining in multiple cuisine restaurants and coffee shops, bars, pubs, karaoke and games rooms. The well equipped fitness centres house the latest equipment, whilst the guest can really be pampered in the spa, sauna, and beauty salon. There are in-house shopping areas with designer boutique shops selling the latest fashions and jewellery. Have a suit made to measure in 24 hours at the tailor shop. Make your tour bookings or confirm your travel arrangements and get the news with the local or international newspapers at the mini-mart. The extensive gardens hold swimming pools, children's pool and play area, bars and restaurants. Many Pattaya hotels are situated on the beach with magnificent sea views from room balconies. Some can even offer a private beach and all have facilities for water sports, snorkelling, jet-ski, boating, banana boats, para-sailing, water skiing and much more. Pattaya's hotels are the finest to be found and a full listing is enclosed in these pages.