Ray I have stayed with the family at the White House Jomtien.
It was in the price range about a year ago, but they have refurbished it since. It is a very easy walk to the beach, if you can call jomtien a beach. Not my idea of a seaside holiday, but I guess thats not what your there for. http://www.whitehousepattaya.com/
Getting drunk in Pattaya and not being able to ride the 45 kms back home, I usually stayed in the: www.thaigarden.com
Cheap, 4 star, clean, convenient, enormous swimming pool, safe carpark, Wifi, Dutch Manager. It's on Pattaya North Road, has a pub upfront "Moonriver Pub".
As now it's high season prices will be high but should come down soon.