Stewart Ltd have been commissioned by Mr. Charles
Skinner of Hotel Engineering Support Services (Asia)
Ltd to undertake a survey of the structure of "The
Merlin Pattaya" hotel, located at 429 Moo 9,
Pattaya Beach Resort, Cholburi 20260, Thailand.
The main hotel
building structure comprises a single storey basement,
which houses general back of house facilities and
plantrooms, a ground floor housing main public areas,
kitchens, and the hotel executive offices, and 9 guestroom
floors containing a total of 360 standard 3.9 metre
wide room modules. The guestroom floors are Y-shaped
in plan. The longest wing points west towards the
sea and is a nominal 8 modules long, the remaining
wings each being a nominal 7 modules long.
features include a 500 seat seminar/function room
building, a swimming pool with poolside bar, storage
rooms and plant room, a small fitness room and a stage
for poolside functions, and a restaurant area fronting
on the beach road which is not presently in use.
was first opened 23 years ago. It was originally developed
and operated for the first five years by the Holiday
Inn Group under the name of The Sands Hotel, Pattaya