Hard Rock Pattaya is located on Beach Road between the infamous Soi Six and Pattaya Klang (Middle Road or Central Road) Depending upon people traffic, you can walk to the heart of Pattaya from Hard Rock within around 7 to 10 minutes. The hotel rooms are theme decorated each having a unique feel. There are 320 rooms and luxury suites in the Hard Rock Hotel. Most of the rooms have their own private balcony with a view over the ocean and Pattaya Bay. Go here for more information and reservations.
The Hard Rock is not far from Pattaya Central Festival center where you will find an abundance of international restaurants to dine at on the sixth floor. Most guests who have stayed at the Rock Hard have reported their stay to be pleasurable. It is especially suitable for families with lots of activities going on for children.
In the rooms you will find music on demand on the LCD television. Of course you will be able to listen to a mega selection of rock music. If you take your laptop you can connect to the internet without leaving your room. C.A.T. (Communications Authority Thailand) is the service provider and recognized as the most efficient provider in the Land Of Smiles.
The swimming pool is one of the best pools in Pattaya. As one guest reported: "Almost feels like a spring break environment around the pool at night, and you notice a lot of families there during the day".
For those who don't like to walk too far, then to get down to Walking Street you might like to take one of the local transport taxis called a Baht Bus or Song Taow. It will cost just 10 Baht to travel from right outside the Hard Rock to Walking Street. You will not have to wait long to catch one of these. They pass by every three to five minutes. Follow this link for important information about the Pattaya Baht Bus and local transport.
There is a huge range of accomodation available in the area. Go to this hotel website where you can compare several price offers for the same hotel.
Thailand's Rock legend, Lam Morrison, performs nightly at the Blues Factory off Walking Street, South Pattaya. Here are some Lam Morrison videos for you to take a peek at.