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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Prairieville, Louisiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel and its staff are at the top of our list when in London. Why? The Executive King room is large, well-appointed, extremely clean and comes with wonderful amenities: access to the executive lounge (breakfast until 11 a.m., and then small items plus beer, wine, soda, etc. until 7 p.m.); a free mini-refrig in the room with items stocked...

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Toronto
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I couldn't recommend this hotel more for a couple visiting London. The hotel is in an amazing location just a few minutes walk from Trafalgar Square, directly above Charing Cross station and only 2 minutes from Embankment Station. Hotel staff was very friendly, and our request for a room on a higher floor was accommodated and we were even upgraded...

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Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This review is very late - apologies due to health issues on our return I'm only now doing this review. Have to take the time simply because it was such a memorable experience for us. Our stay was for 6 nights 23-28 August 2016. We had pre-booked a deluxe room and arrived looking somewhat harassed after a mix up with...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really conveniently for the trains both overground and underground and of course buses and taxis. Easy to find if you are not familiar with the city as well. Decent place for a business meeting but gets busy after around 7pm Staff still v good

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

Dear ErictheRed56, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted you had everything you need for your business meeting and you found our location very convenient. I do hope to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross again. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the hotel last May as well, and had to come back a year later as it is just the perfect location and such great service! This time we had the Executive Room with lounge access - that was a great bonus, as we could have a great breakfast selection there until 11 am, as well as drinks...

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

Dear ala101, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a great pleasure to read that you decided to return to our Hotel and had a great time again. I am delighted that you took full advantage of the Amba Lounge which is ideal to kick back...

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The Amba Hotel Charing Cross was the perfect place to stay in London. The location is ideal, it's in the heart of the city near Trafalgar Square and the National Galleries and about a mile from both St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. I have stayed in other locations in London but this is my favorite. It's possible to walk...

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

Dear Mary S, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am thrilled that you highlight our fantastic location which is unbeatable for visiting the West End theatres and some of the most iconic London sites. I am delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We hope to...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel in the centre of London nearby PIccadilly Circus ... very very nice staff .. I was there for my birthday. They didn't know it before I arrive. They offered my husband a suite at a very good price, I had a cake in the room and vouchers for a glass of champagne at the terrace bar ... Lots...

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

Dear annettep702, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for choosing to stay with us for your birthday. I am very happy that our team made you feel extra bit special for your occasion. We hope...

morgan
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location and the staff is professional, friendly and dedicated to customer satisfaction. Rooms were good. Small compared to American standards but very functional. We would definitely stay there again

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

Dear H R, Thank you for writing a 5 star review of your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that you found our staff to be very guest oriented & that our rooms where very functional for you. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Hamilton, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend booked this hotel for our trip and I could not have been happier. Excellent location right by the Trafalgar Square and National Gallery. Also just a few minutes walk from Chinatown and the theater district. And the best part is that you are also right by the Embankment tube station (subway or tube is the way to move...

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

Dear RenatinhaR, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am absolutely thrilled that you loved our amazing central location and thought that the hotel has a nice atmosphere. It is a pleasure to read that you found that staff friendly and accommodating. We look forward to the next time that...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our holiday in Amba Hotel. Rooms are lovely, clean and comfotlable.Beautiful city view. Staff very nice, polite and helpful. Very good location. Close to walk around and see Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Eye.

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

Dear k_stecz14, Thank you for your 5 star review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you found our rooms lovely and comfortable & that our fantastic location was a highlight for you! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future! Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

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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 

Additional Information about Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Address: The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly Charing Cross Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $317 - $675 (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
#19 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Rooms at the back of the hotel look out over the train station. For a nicer view ask for a room facing The Strand.”
Jer_travels_oo, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the hotel can be a little noisy, but less so at night.”
SONAS55, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“go for an executive room and ask for one on a higher floor”
kevine428, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for a luxury room if you can”
suneng3, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 6th floor and had great view of the city!”
619wendif, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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