Pattaya Tower Park: Hotel, Restaurants, Attractions
The most famous place in Pattaya is the Pattaya Park Hotel and Entertainment Complex. It was built in 1985. Since the 1990s, people from the former USSR (mostly Russians) so “occupied” it, that it seemed to be no longer Thailand, but Sochi. All signs in Russian, and even on the market price tags are clear «pieces» and «kg».
Today, the Russian world is gradually being replaced by the Chinese. In this regard, if you have a desire to look at the cult place of Russian tourists in Pattaya in the form in which it existed for twenty years, then you need to visit this complex. The building and the territory that is adjacent to it constitute one entertainment and tourist complex.
- Twenty-five-storey building;
- Fourteen-storey second building;
- Several houses on the type of bungalow with one and two bedrooms.
At a time, the hotel can accommodate more than seven hundred people. It is worth noting that the hotel is too old, in it even the suites are ordinary. Somewhere you can hear the creaking, somewhere there is a shabby.
Most rooms still have CRT TVs. At the same time in all rooms there is a toilet, a balcony and air conditioning. On the ground floor there is a dining room, from where you can order food directly to your room.
The complex has three restaurants located in the tower, which grows from the hotel building. Each of them has a panoramic view of the sea and the whole city from a height of about 170 meters. Sites slowly turn around its own axis. The second plus restaurants — a small number of visitors.
As in the hotel, there is also dilapidation. In addition, the outside of the glass has probably not been washed since it was opened. The cost of food is quite high: the buffet is fifteen dollars (from one). There is a bonus — an opportunity to ride the trigger ride for free.
Observation deck and trigger attraction
On the 55th floor there is an observation deck, which is constantly visited by sightseeing tours. Entrance fee is two hundred baht (five dollars). On the site in the form of a bonus, they allow you to try a non-alcoholic drink for free.
To descend from the site, you can use the cable car. It is worth noting that a comprehensive tour provides, among other things, and this is entertainment, its cost is four hundred baht. But even here there is disrepair: the technique, judging by its appearance, has not been changed since the discovery. In addition, there is a creak.
Entertainment is included in a comprehensive excursion to the observation deck and costs 400 baht. The only problem is the same disrepair: judging by the appearance, the equipment has not changed since the moment of its discovery, everything is creaking and, look that, it will fall apart. However, people skate and there were no accidents.
Amusement park and water park
The rides, though located on the territory of the hotel, perform the function of city-wide entertainment, the same that domestic parks carry. The cost of entry is one hundred baht. In the parks you can ride the rides and water slides, as well as swim in the pool.
In the amusement park there are roundabouts, steep hills, a monorail locomotive and so on. In the water park there are several pools, sun beds, slides and umbrellas. Parks are well suited for families. Often they are too crowded, which is associated with the large size of the hotel and the fact that local people come.
Advantages and disadvantages
Pattaya Park will do or will not suit you, it depends on your idea of a good rest. If you like to relax in high-rise resorts among people who speak your language, then Pattaya Park is perfect for you. In addition, in favor of this place says the cost of the room — six hundred dollars (for two), civilized housing with a lower price is very difficult to find.
This is the best option for those who will not permanently stay at the hotel, intends to travel and have a lot of rest in the city. Also Pattaya Park is suitable for a family holiday, because there will always be children’s entertainment nearby.
As for those who do not miss their compatriots, are not constrained in their means and want to get a more refined service, the hotel in Pattaya Park will not work for them.
If you do not miss compatriots and the atmosphere of sovok hotels, are ready to pay more and want to get more refined service, then the hotel in the Pattaya tower is not for you.
The park is located next to the hill of the big Buddha. Address: 345 Jomtien Beach. Tel. (66-038) 251201-8. You can get from any area of Pattaya on the tuk tuk. The price is negotiable — 100-150 baht ($ 3-4) for the whole car.
The amusement park and water park are open to the public from 10.00 to 17.00. Restaurants in the tower are open from 11.00 to 22.00. The observation deck is open from 9.00 to 19.00.