Centara Hotels & Resorts recently broke ground in North Pattaya for its second COSI hotel set to open in 2019.
This follows the launch of COSI Samui Chaweng Beach last December.
COSI is a new brand designed for "the modern, connected lifestyle of a growing travel market segment", according to a company release. It offers simple and affordable accommodations, with innovations like smartphone integration, self-service check-in, and a unique 24-hour lifestyle café concept that offers more freedom and flexibility.
COSI Pattaya Naklua Beach will offer 282 hi-tech rooms, all equipped with Smart TVs. Free Wi-Fi and convenient USB ports are in every room and throughout the hotel.
The property also features a swimming pool, laundromat, and the all-hours "Hub", a social hangout and digital playspace, with integrated WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) Café. Guests can enjoy free food and drink there using the daily credits they get with their stay.
The location is a short walk to the beach and 5-minutes' drive to Central Festival Pattaya. The hotel will open in 2019.
As part of its five-year expansion plan, Centera expects to add close to 40 more COSI hotels to its portfolio, all situated in resort and city locations throughout Thailand and Asia.