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Nottingham
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I arrived early for Check-in, Efficient, Easy and an apology - as no early room available. My case was stored for me, and on my return had been taken to my room. Location - Excellent - at the Trafalgar Square end of the Strand. Hop On/Off Buses for Sight Seeing tours stop outside. Short walk to the Embankment/Thames, a Tube...

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

Dear Billiedoux, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight our fantastic location & that you were impressed with your lovely room. It is wonderful to read your kind comments about the team and your stay. We hope to see you again...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect hotel, fantastic location, excellent professional, friendly staff. Rooms brilliant, second time we have stayed in an Amba hotel in London, we will definitely stay again. Brilliant location for West End, Leicester Sq, Regent street, Oxford Street all within walking distance.

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

Dear Mark 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 were impressed by our beautiful property. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Eaglescliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just wanted to say a big thank you to all the staff at your hotel, from walking in the door to happy faces and very helpful people, we had another lovely weekend in London. We have been staying at this hotel for 17 years and it has always been a lovely experience(love all the red candles on the stairs). We...

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

Wow!! Thank you gordonf521 for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled you had such a fantastic experience staying with us, celebrating this great occasion. It is a great pleasure to read your words on all the aspects of your stay. Thank you! The team and I look forward to welcoming...

UK
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff were very helpful and created a nice atmosphere. Room was brilliant and location superb. Breakfast was nice, quick and tasty. I think the menu design is more M&S cafe than a good hotel like this. Just seemed out of place compared to the quality elsewhere.

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

Dear 5_Star_City_Breaker, Thank you for taking the time to share your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled to read that you loved your room & that the staff was able to create a nice atmosphere. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I visited this hotel after reading extensive reviews many that mentioned the service being at the highest standard. I feel I did not receive this service. I arrived at the hotel and was checked into my room, once entering the room I noticed it was incredibly warm and opened a window whilst attempting to turn on the air con. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel! Everything is perfect! The stuff is so friendly and helpfull! We were the third time in this nice city but this was the best place for my family ! If we are going to London again, we are shure that we go to this hotel! Thank you so much!!😊

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

Dear sabineh163, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your kind words mentioning the high levels of service that you received from the team are very much appreciated. It is a delight to hear that...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we felt very welcome in Amba. The staff is very kind and professional. We had a great time and we hope to come back very soon. The breakfast and dinner were very good. The location is excellent to discover London .

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

Dear Mattanja K, Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback following your weekend stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a pleasure to hear that you found the team welcoming and attentive and that your breakfast and dinner experiences were a highlight for you. We hope that we will be welcoming you for another stay with us...

Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband arranged a stay at the hotel as a surprise for my birthday, in the very hotel where I spent my first job as a chef. The reception team were amazing with a warm welcome. The staff were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Our room was perfect and the breakfast was superb. We will defiantly be...

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

Dear cookie722017, It was a pleasure to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross for your birthday celebrations and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Your kind comments mentioning the impressive service that you received from the team is very much appreciated and we are thrilled to hear that your breakfast experience and fantastic location...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always opt for this hotel for a weekend in London. Rooms are spacious, comfy bed. The only slight let down this time was that the shower decided to start running on it's own at 1am! Complimentary soft drinks and snacks in the mini bar was a nice touch. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Buffet breakfast is good, hot...

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

Dear SDGough, Thank you for taking the time to share a review following your weekend trip away with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted to read about your experience and I am thrilled that you mention the friendliness of the team, the quality of the food at breakfast and our fantastic central location. Thank you for you...

Chicago, IL
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you walked in the staff was so warm and welcoming. We only stayed for 1 night wish we had longer but a wonderful hotel. The rooms were very nicely appointed and the bathrooms were very nice. Hotel facilities were very nice as well. The hotel is in the perfect location to all London sites! Would definitely stay...

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Dear hms16, 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 the warm, friendly service that you received from the team and our wonderful central location that is in close proximity to all the main sites and attractions of London. We are thrilled that...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $328 - $540 (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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“First stay had a room overlooking an alleyway with a rather boisterous nightlife. This time I was given a very quiet room on a high floor.”
 of 5 bubbles GreenMountains18, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms don't have a bath, only a shower, so specify when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles V9425LZandrewr, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 520 -- excellent!!!”
 of 5 bubbles andrewsweir2017, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have lots of luggage ask to stay in the main building. Top floor may be better as London is a party night, every night. Noisy !”
 of 5 bubbles Europa101, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 638 is great”
 of 5 bubbles louisemZ8356JF, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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