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Fayetteville, Georgia
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We stayed 3 nights at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross to celebrate my wife's birthday and were very happy with our stay. The hotel is centrally located within walking distance to many of London's top tourist attractions and just steps to the Charing Cross tube station. We were warmly greeted by the hotel's front desk each time we entered or...

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

Dear Michael H, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We feel privileged that you chose to spend such a special occasion with us and I am extremely proud of Zoe and the team for making the whole experience for your wife even more memorable! We hope to...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stayed 1 night in an executive room. With all things you might need. Very big and comfortable bed, big TV, fast wi-fi, nespresso, room service. The hotel is 1 minute walking to Trafalgar Square. But i think the best was the treatment of the workers. Professional, careful, polite...Specially Jesús and Carlota. The restaurant is very well too. Next time...

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Dear pedritochuti, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am absolutely thrilled that you specifically mention Jesus and Carlota. They really to try and create a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that they have delivered! I do hope to welcome...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Excellent stay! The Hotel is located in the central area (Charing Cross, 200 meters from Trafalgar Square) extraordinary to fully enjoy the beautiful city at any time. Each transport is available (Taxi, Subway, Railway, boats on the Thames) at the exit or with a short walk. Strategic to freely arrange a visit to any city place or attraction. The context...

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Dear mauriziobW1864IX, 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 wonderful hospitality demonstrated by the team. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General...

Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Stayed for two nights. Room perfect - standard double - was worried it might be a little small after reading some reviews but was more than adequate. Great shower. As it was an anniversary treat, wine, chocoltes and cake left in room plus handwritten card. So nice. Complimentary mini such a plus. It's the little things that help to make...

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Dear Marie H, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that through the Team's attention to detail, they were able to ensure your anniversary celebrations was even more memorable. Congratulations from us all! We all very much look forward to your next visit to Amba Hotel Charing Cross....

south shields
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We booked three delux room's for our Ruby wedding for ourselfs and family for three nights and it was spot on. Obviously worked hard at developing a culture of excellent customer service. Staff were very friendly and very helpfull. Excellent location. Specifics-room clean and comfortable, breakfast plentyfull and well cooked although I think the VIP lounge should be open to...

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Dear anne c, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We feel privileged that you chose to spend such a special occasion with us. I am delighted that your family enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Congratulations from all the Team on your Ruby Wedding anniversary! We certainly...

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Been here a few times in the last year. I think each time I go i like it more. Stay there for one night for business. Very convenient for me (at Charing Cross station), very friendly, helpful staff, well presented room (not very large but large enough for London, comfortable bed (most important). Small added touches include Ipad beside the...

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Dear GIDAYE, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you found the rooms well appointed and that the team are always on hand to assist. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General...

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This was our first stay at an Amba hotel, but will not be our last. The hotel was much larger than we had thought, but having said that, the attention to detail and the friendliness of the staff was second to none. Our room was well presented and comfortable. The hotel is also ideally located for Covent Garden and theatreland...

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Dear petergQ4516LT, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that you highlight the Team's attention to detail and the fantastic location that we have on offer. It is an excellent spot for theatre, restaurants, shopping and sightseeing! We look forward to your return to London. Best...

Ingolstadt, Germany
Reviewed 5 June 2016

+Hotel in the middle of the town +calm room (our room was on the 6.th Floor); Charing Cross station close to the hotel -> but no noise +gentle and helpfull staff +Good coffee ;-) +Breakfast buffet was good +Croisant: excellent

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Dear 382holgerk, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and that you took full advantage of our fantastic location. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 5 June 2016

I've stayed here on business numerous times, and the level of service has always been high. In all the times I've stayed I don't think they ever disappointed me. The location is great, rooms are luxurious and food excellent, but mostly it's the staff that make it so special.

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Dear Joan P, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is always great to hear from our regular guests and I am delighted that the level of service from the team is always consistently high. We very much look forward to your next stay with us. Kind...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The Hotel is the old hotel above Charing cross station and it's really easy to get around and walk to most places from this location. The hotel has had a make over in the public areas and I am guessing totally in the bedrooms. My room was clean and new but small and had too much furniture in it. To...

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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 

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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: ₹ 17,705 - ₹ 30,860 (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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“Higher floors for a better view.”
500josp, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the front have the best views but are on The Strand so could be noisy. No train noise even though next to Charing Cross Station.”
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  • Wardrobe with safe, towelling robes, slippers and tea and coffee facilities
simmi42, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We thought the room was fab and if asked we would score it ten out of ten ”
geraldinec809, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose exec room. Worth it here.”
prettykey, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a lovely spotless and quiet room on 4th floor overlooking roof of Charing Cross station. Suspect front rooms may have good views but may be noisier”
R9099BRiand, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
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