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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Houston, Texas
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My travel to London generally consists of business travel staying closer to the City of London. Last March my husband joined me on the trip as it was also our 7th wedding anniversary, so we stayed next to Trafalgar Square at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am so glad that we did. The location was excellent. Great proximity to...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights last week and the hotel was amazing. All staff that we encountered were very friendly and excellent at customer service, they are very well trained especially the front desk and concierge. Special mention goes to Miguel, Sofia, Hailey, Paolo and Clive. These people are amazing at their job and really go above and beyond...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear Jessica B, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our welcoming and attentive team and that you mention so many of our superstars! We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 2 night weekend stay in Amba Hotel Charing Cross. The location is amazing - within walking distance to may of London's top attractions. We made a few restaurant reservations through the hotel and Clive from concierge was a great help, he made us feel so welcome. The rooms are spacious and modern, with all...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear ciarabxox, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention both Clive & Miguel. They are always on hand to ensure all our guests feel at home and I am thrilled that they have, once again, delivered! I do hope to welcome you back to Amba...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned to the Amba because we love several things about it: 1)the location - we can walk to so many places easily inc Covent Garden, most of the West End Theatres, dozens of restaurants, the Embankment and much much more. 2) the ambience- we like its style and the quiet rooms. 3) the staff - we have always found...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear BrobbinFamily, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight our fantastic location and of course the amazing team we have here! They really create a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that they have delivered!...

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night wish it was longer, what a fantastic hotel the staff were great, the room was spot on. Fantastic location, lovely breakfast. Could not fault it at all highly recommend it and we'll definitely be going back

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear Mkm250680, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our fantastic team and that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us! We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Wales UK
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at the Amba Charing Cross for my 50th birthday weekend. From the moment we checked in and were upgraded to an executive room we were given outstanding customer service. When we got back to our room on our first night there was a card, chocolate cake and two vouchers for two glasses of champagne in the bar. All the...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear AllyUK_11, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We feel privileged that you chose to spend such a special occasion with us and I am extremely proud of the team for making the whole experience for you even more memorable! We hope to have the pleasure of...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to London many times, but this was my first time in the Amba Hotel and it's also my first time writing a review but the hotel deserves it. Amba is now my favorite hotel in London not only because of the location and the quality-price ratio but above all is the exquisite service. We loved all the details,...

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Dear jacinto_sardinero, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our welcoming and 'exquisite' team and that you enjoyed all aspects of your time with us! I do hope to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross soon again....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very attentive and welcoming reception staff. Beautiful Victorian elegant interior has been restored and decorated sumptuously. Grand central staircase is lovely. Our room was on second floor with no view - but that mattered not. Small but you could get down each side of the king-size bed easily enough. Bathroom was spacious, bright and had a very powerful double sized...

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the 17th December 2016 for our Christmas Party, which was booked up the road, all though that ended up being a sham the hotel made it a better ending. Upon arriving we upgraded all 3 rooms booked for a little discount, which gave us free access to there bar , with free wine & beer the...

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Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing Cross, responded to this review

Dear not1tomoan, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you enjoyed the service in our Terrace Bar and found the upgraded rooms well appointed! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Amba Hotel is located in the heart of London, meaning that most of your must-see locations are just a brief walk or tube ride away--very convenient. Besides having a great location, the hotel itself is absolutely lovely; the rooms are amazing, and you feel as if you are living in the lap of luxury. A really nice plus was...

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Dear Samckie, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that you found our central location perfect for sightseeing in the city and that you felt comfortable in your room. Your comments highlighting the attentive service delivered by the team is also a pleasure to hear and...

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, come and discover what a hotel stay should really be like at the New Amba Hotel Charing Cross, an oasis of calm housed within a beautiful, Grade II listed building. Every aspect of the hotel has been designed by our guests, including unlimited, fast, free Wi-Fi in all areas of the hotel, complimentary mini-bars and Nespresso™ machines in all rooms - all at no extra charge. Get more from your stay at the 4-star central London Amba Hotel Charing Cross ... more   less 

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Address: The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly Charing Cross Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $332 - $494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amba Hotel Charing Cross 4*
Number of rooms: 239
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Also Known As:
Charing Cross Hotel London
Charing Cross London
Thistle Charing Cross Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
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“take the upgrade if offered!”
 of 5 bubbles not1tomoan, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room higher up in the hotel, as it can get noisy on the lower levels.”
 of 5 bubbles johnroseworldwide, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Quiet at the back of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ann10, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“nothing to add,perfect”
 of 5 bubbles G2162AFpaulp, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We chose standard which was small but well appointed. We only stayed one night so space was not an issue. If you stay longer get a larger room. Had we known the quality and convenience we would haveplanned differently and stayed longer.”
 of 5 bubbles 10craigu, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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