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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

For sure one of the best options in London. Just 2 mins away from Trafalgar Square. 15 mins walk to Buckingham Palace and around 20 mins to Westminster Abbey. Complementary food and drinks included. All staff team is great, special mention to Robin at front desk, always helping us with taxis, directions, maps, etc. She send us wine, strawberries and...

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

Dear Ricardo G, 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 that Robin, through her attention to detail, was able to surprise you on such a special occasion. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Steve...

Moving
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just spent six nights at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross from Tuesday, May 17 to Monday, May 23 for our 10th year wedding anniversary. We took a local cab company (Mason & Green) from LHR to the Amba Hotel for 50 pounds ($80). We waited 10-15 minutes for them even though they stated that they would...

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

Dear MickeyMouse55, Thank you for taking the time to leave such detailed feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you recognise the team as the real success of the hotel and I have shared your review with the individuals that you have highlighted. They really do try to create a 'home away...

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Lovely room excellent staff. But no I pad when we arrived - took 2 days and then the connection was poor. Breakfast was average , tables too small & too packed together . Restaurant was chaotic and noisy. The staff carry the hotel they are excellent!

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Qaanaaq, Greenland
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Walking distance from Trafalgar Square, Picadilly Circus, Soho, etc. Tube and tourist busses pick up right outside the hotel. Excellent room, food, free mini bar, facilities, staff and great personalities working in the hotel bar. Tons of restaurants just outside. The perfect choice for anyone wanting to enjoy London in style and convenience.

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

Dear elJefe1, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Ama Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight the fantastic location here and the personalities of the team who strive to create many wonderful memories for our guests. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Glenn...

Reviewed 29 May 2016

This hotel is above Charing cross station....noisy? NO!! It's so quiet!! Being above the station makes this hotel central for trains, taxis and it's a 2 mins walk to Trafalgar Square. Inside is that old world feeling you are looking for especially if your from Australia...... The staff are amazing nothing is too hard or too much trouble. It's one...

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

Dear 22072013, Thank you for describing us as the 'Best Hotel.' I am delighted that you highlight our perfect location for a trip to London. At the Amba Hotel Charing Cross, our greatest asset is the team. They really do go above ad beyond, so I am delighted that they enhanced your London experience and we hope to welcome you...

Suffolk
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Stayed here for one night for a short break. The welcome actually put me on the back foot I was not expecting such genuinely helpful and polite staff. Room was lovely and clean also very quiet for its location. All the main tourist locations are within a short walk. We will definitely use this hotel for future visits to London.

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

Dear Kevin H, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is always fantastic to read how pleasantly suprised our guests feel when they enter the hotel. To see such happy and smiling faces is a delight and the team are always delighted to welcome our guests into their...

Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Great location in an historic london venue. Rooms are very nice, but the staff are the ultimate as they are friendly, helpful and are always striving to go the extra mile. Whilst the room was a bit creaky from the person above walking, bathrooms are well appointed and the beds very comfortable. Breakfast spot on and the complimentary bar staff...

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

Dear CharClifford, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you recognise the staff as the 'ultimate' at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. They really do go above and beyond to create a home away from home feeling for all our guests, so I am always so proud when they deliver! It is fantastic to know...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We stayed at the Amba for nine days and found it perfect for all our needs. We had the advantages of a flat because of the size of the junior suite and the amenities such as coffee and tea makers and a refrigerator stocked with free drinks and snacks and a lounge with complimentary drinks and snacks. At the same...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The hotel sits on top of Charing Cross Rail station but you wouldn't know it as there is no noise whatsoever. It is a short walk from Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden plus you have the London eye just across the river a 15 minute walk away. The room I had was a 'delux' - the extra £10/night was worth it....

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

Dear David P, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you enjoyed all aspects of your experience with us and that you highlight the breakfast and friendliness of the team. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed 27 May 2016

We stayed at Amba Hotel Charing Cross for one night. We had a warm and friendly welcome. The staff was extremely pleasant and helpful, specially Jesús who helped us in everything we needed. The location of the hotel is great, right by Charing Cross station and just minutes walking distance away from Trafalgar Square. The room was perfect, big and...

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

Dear Laura G, Thank you for sharing such kind words of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that the team, most notably Jesus, impressed you with their warm and personalised service. We look forward to welcoming you and the friends and family that you recommend us to. Best wishes, Glenn Hallam General Manager

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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: ₹ 17,400 - ₹ 29,735 (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
#17 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Not the 3rd floot”
 of 5 bubbles kylemL5061GG, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The higher the room the quieter it will be. This hotel is in the middle of London!!”
 of 5 bubbles stephenborrett, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room was toward the front of the hotel and looked out on the city.”
 of 5 bubbles remmer156, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Views of Trafalgar Square are superior but they have quite a long walk witihin the hotel to get to them.”
 of 5 bubbles Patrk7194, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We found it very quiet as we were far from the elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles fromourhouse, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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