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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the minute we walked through the door until our departure 10 days later we were well cared for. One thing that stands out is that the management knows how to run an hotel and care for its guests. Any problems or glitches we encountered were quickly addressed. Staff was outgoing and courteous. Rooms are solid and generally quiet.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel few times, I always book this hotel when the family comes to London! The location is just fantastic and the service is a real 5 stars from reception to concierge. Paolo in reception is a real asset for the hotel! He looks after guests and makes you feel at home! My family left super happy, would...

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

Dear silviabS3581ZU, Thank you for your loyalty and for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention Paolo. He creates a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that he has, once again, delivered! I do hope to welcome you back to Amba...

Mirfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The weekend got off to a great start when we were upgraded to a suite!! Friendly and helpful staff and a great room. Adelphi theatre, Covent Garden and restaurants all within walking distance. Could not have been better.

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

Dear AndrewBnt, 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, the well appointed room and of course our amazing team! We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing bad to say, a beautiful place a great service I recommend this hotel very much. I've enjoyed the breakfast a lot, all you need is there and the employees are always ready to help you. I keep on smiling when I think of this place and I'll surely book it again. One word to resume : perfect!

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

Dear Andremus M, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is amazing to know that when you think of your experience with us it makes you smile! We hope to create many more fond memories for you in the future. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very warm and cosy atmosphere with a charming English touch, absolutely quiet though located directly above Charing Cross Station, perfect for discoveries of London by foot. Very convinient beds, great Food, highly attentive and friendly service. Our Standard Double Room was nicely furnished though pretty small, we only missed a coat rack. Over all a wonderful hotel and a place...

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

Dear helgew663, 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 the friendliness and attentiveness of the team. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for afternoon tea at The Terrace. Such a beautiful venue, with fantastic views of the Eleanor Cross, St Martin's in the Fields and the National Gallery. The staff were really friendly and welcoming and the sandwiches and pastries were delicious, and a great choice of teas.

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

Dear Tom B, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent experience with us in our Terrace restaurant for Afternoon Tea. I am thrilled that you were so impressed with the view, the food and the team! We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for three nights . Business /pleasure. Great location . Reception staff were friendly and efficient . Room was fine and the complimentary minibar most welcome. Food was just ok ..no haute cuisine here. The bar was small , prone to overcrowding but a pleasant vista nonetheless.

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

Dear paul k, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you highlight our fantastic location and the friendliness of the team! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Cape town
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Amba Charring Cross is so convenient for The Strand where my offices are, as well as Covent Garden and the river, museums, Trafalgar Square, etc. It's in a beautiful period building and the front of house staff are very friendly and efficient. However, terrible news on the cleaning staff: They are rude, and bang on your door and enter abruptly....

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Moments away from Trafalgar Square, National gallery Charing Cross and embankment tube station, Covent Garden, shops, st Martin in the fields. The staff is very helpful, polite and friendly. Deluxe double room is quite expensive and small, but very clean, comfortable, supplied with coffee machine, basic snacks and liquid in the mini bar and good wifi.

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

Dear popik2012, 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 found the rooms well appointed. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location is excellent, especially if you are in town to go to the Theatre, the National Gallery. Trafalgar Square, the Thames River. Everything is within an easy walk or further afield a train or bus ride away. Checkin was great, staff very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. Room is beautifully apponted. The inclusive mini bar is a bonus....

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Dear StarliteAustralia, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am really proud of the team for their capability of turning a negative into a positive experience. We really do empower our team to ensure that the guest has the best experience possible when staying with us. I am delighted that...

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Staying in Trafalgar Square / Embankment

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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 

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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: ₹ 15,134 - ₹ 30,696 (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
#15 Luxury Hotel in London
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“The lower floors might have some noise from the road and the bars.”
 of 5 bubbles popik2012, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Family suite gives you two double beds and loads of space. ”
 of 5 bubbles Teddy1802, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quite a walk to some of the rooms. Very elegant traditional reception areas and lounges”
 of 5 bubbles lindacrighton, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles JMA07, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher the better. On route to Embankment & Charing Cross stations, it can be noisy. I was on the 2nd floor, higher floors are not an issue.”
  • Big bathroom with lots of towels & accessories
  • Lots to eat and drink
  • 3 person sofa and chair is geat
  • Generous size rooms with desk & ipad
 of 5 bubbles ColinandJulia, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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