Escape From Budapest To Centara Azure In Pattaya For An Aquatic Themed Holiday

  • 25 Mar 2019 7:27 AM
Escape From Budapest To Centara Azure In Pattaya For An Aquatic Themed Holiday
Tried & Tested Verdict: Highly Recommended. Well located in heart of Central Pattaya - within easy reach of great nightlife, top shopping options, and the beach - this property has a 'great personality', with it's stunning aquatic theme and mega pool, combined with friendly room rates and super staff.

Pictured above: the huge hotel aquarium gives guests beautiful 360 degree views.

The hotel is set around a 73-metre long free-form swimming pool, a truly relaxing oasis with waterfalls, a waterslide, sun loungers, and a swim-up pool bar. There is also a fitness centre overlooking the pool.

The interior design of the hotel is light and contemporary, fusing wood surfaces, curved lines and soothing colours with the natural attractions of views over the city or the pool. 

Located conveniently within easy walking distance of Avenue Shopping Centre, as well as Royal Garden Plaza and Central Festival Pattaya Beach Mall and many entertainment outlets.

The hotel itself is comprised of 96 rooms, all with an airy and contemporary design, with the curved lines complemented by warm soothing colours.

With the option of a king-sized bed, twin beds or two double beds which can accommodate up to two adults and two children, the rooms are suitable for single travellers and small groups of friends or families.

All rooms feature a functional living space of up to 27 square metres overlooking the swimming pool area or city views. The host of in-room amenities include a Smart TV, workstation, touch screen controlled air-conditioning, a minibar, free tea and coffee making facilities, and a modern in-room safe as you would expect.

Of course every guest also gets complimentary wireless internet access, and can enjoy the 24-hour in-room dining service with numerous delicacies in the comfort of your own room.

On the topic of food, the Saturday seafood BBQ buffet at the versatile Atlantis restaurant deserves a special mention, and is well worth tasting for THB 499++.

The à la carte menu there offeres well priced Asian, international and vegetarian cuisines. All these can be enjoyed by the impressive large aquarium indoors, or outdoors by the terrace while overlooking the pool.

You can sip your favourite drinks and refreshing cocktails while lounging by the poolside at Splash Pool Bar, or stop by the coffee and bakery shop called The Rock for a freshly-brewed coffee, a small meal or pastries at any time of the day.

The staff here are all genuinely friendly with a 'Can Do' attitude, led by experienced Thai leader Khajohn Wimolcharoensuk, who like his team communicates very well in English.

To read an interview with Khajohn click here for his personal insights, such as: 
What surprised you most about Pattaya when you first came to live here? "The atmosphere, as there are so many entertainment areas in Pattaya."  What do you suggest visitors in Pattaya should absolutely see and do? "Centara properties, walking street, and of course the beach."

Pattaya offers a multitude of other attractions, here are three more aquatic options:

1. Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark (pictured above)
2. Ramayana Waterpark' - Thailand's biggest waterpark
3. Underwater World Pattaya

Getting There & Around

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport is a 90-minute drive, and U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport is only 30km away.

The hotel tour desk is on hand to arrange excursions around Pattaya. The city has everything from great theme parks for kids to parasailing and reef diving, so everyone can enjoy an adventure.

Phratamnak Beach is only 2km away from the hotel, and the pier where boats depart to nearby Koh Larn island - known for its beautiful sandy beaches and clear blue water - is 10 minutes away.

Visit Centara Azure Hotel Pattaya online here
Address: 198/31 Moo 9, Nongprue, Pattaya 20150
Phone : +66 (0) 33 083333
E-mail :

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