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Munich, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our second stay at the Amber. Perfect location for visiting London, many attractions nearby. Tube and busstops only some steps away. Nice, modern and comfortable room with many amenities like wifi, ipad, free minibar etc.. Absolutely clean and well-equipped bathroom. Great English breakfast buffet. Very warm and friendly staff, helpful at all times (special thanks to Chiara and Cus!). A...

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Wollaston, United Kingdom
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This is fast becoming my favourite hotel in London, it is so close to where you'd want to be for a great weekend away. Staff are so friendly, a smile and kind word always gets a response. Rooms are well appointed and although the rooms at the front can be a little noisy they are very nice. Complimentary water, biscuits...

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England
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Great location Lovely friendly staff, comfortable room with free soft drinks/water in fridge in room coffee/tea Free wifi..use of iPads Breakfast is decent price it not a lot of choice.. can't have everything

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from one of our many stays at the Amba hotel Charing Cross. The front of house staff are as friendly as ever, the room superb and the little touches mean so much. Thanks for making this stay as comfortable as all our others. Thanks Especially to Miguel. See you all soon.

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

Dear ian t, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and for sharing your wonderful review. Miguel and the Front of House team are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and it is a pleasure to hear that they always go the extra mile to create a 'home away from home' experience for...

Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stay at this hotel every tome5we stay in London. It's expensive but well worth the extra money. They often upgrade us to executive which usually means a plush room, free mini bar and use of the executive lounge. Love this hotel. Trish Earl and Tony Spackman

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

Dear trishaearl, We truly appreciate you choosing to stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross each time that you plan a visit to London and for sharing a 5 star review. I am delighted that you enjoy your experiences with us and that you are made to feel welcomed and looked after by the team. We look forward to...

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited for a trip to the Alephi theatre which was literally a 2 minute walk up the road even in high heels so location was perfect. Also right outside the charring cross station. The room was clean and well presented and is clearly fairly newly done. The bed was very comfortable and room a good size. The bathroom was...

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

Dear Yellowbluemerry, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your 5 star review. Our location is indeed one of our great assets and it is nice to hear that you could take advantage of it and I am thrilled that your well appointed room and the friendliness of the team were also...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent another week at the Amba. Staff is top notch, location can't be beat, front reception folks are always friendly and greet you each time you pass by. I don't remember the name of the young man at the reception who got us a cab early morning 4:45 am for the ride to St Pancras for the Eurostar. There were...

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

Dear TouristFromLA, Thank you for sharing your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience following your most recent stay with us. I am absolutely delighted to hear about the impressive levels of service that you received from the team. They really do try to exceed our guests expectations and I am thrilled that one of our fantastic team members delivered by going...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we came to london to celebrate my daugther birthday, and the Amba hotel cherring cross was the best desicion we made! everything was just perfect! the room, the location,the free minibar, the great "birthday cake" we recived. and more then all JULIA and FILIPA smile and help. when we left ' after wonderfull 5 days in london' my daugther told...

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

Dear einat1416, Thank you for sharing a 5 star review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We feel privileged that you chose to spend your daughters birthday with us and I am extremely proud of Julia and Filipa for making the whole experience even more special. It is wonderful that we were able to creating lasting...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have spent 5 nights in Jan 2017 and staff were extremely friendly and awesome. Breakfast is good. Location is convenient as it is within walking distance to theatre, Covent Gardens etc and will definitely recommend friends to stay.

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

Dear Catherine H, Thank you for taking the time to share your 5 star review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and that our attentive team, breakfast offerings and central location all contributed to a memorable stay. The team and I look forward to welcoming...

chathan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night as a birthday treat. The Amba Hotel is right next door to Charing Cross station and with in easy walking distance to all west end theatres and attractions. We were going to see Kinky Boots which made it even more convenient, as both theatre and hotel are in the Strand. When we got to the...

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

Dear kevin b, I am thrilled that you chose to spend your birthday celebrations with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and that the team made you feel welcomed and were able to accommodate you with an early check in. Your comments that highlight your dinner and breakfast experience in The Terrace Restaurant are greatly appreciated and it is a...

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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: $355 - $607 (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
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#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#16 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Use the book your own room facility if it's offered to you. You can use the 360 view.”
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“Room was amazing and for a London hotel very spacious. Bed was really comfortable too. ”
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“The higher the room the quieter it will be. This hotel is in the middle of London!!”
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