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Lille, France
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We went to this Hotel for 3 days, and it was perfect. People are very kind, the hotel is very clean, well placed in London, the food is very good. I won't write a lot, but all I need to say is that if we ever go back to London again, there are good chances we go back to this...

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

Dear JRaza, Further to your feedback posted on Trip Advisor, I would like to thank you for awarding us top marks for your recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Please let us know when you are visiting again and we’ll ensure you have another seamless experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards,...

Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We had a double executive room booked, but Ricky upgraded us to an executive king which was fabulous. Staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The huge bed was really comfortable and the underfloor heating in the bathroom was lovely when stepping out of the shower. The location is perfect as well, being central to many...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I stayed at the Amba Hotel at the Charing Cross tube station. The hotel is very conveniently located in the middle of London a few blocks from famous tourist areas like the British Museum, Parliament, Westminster etc. Not to mention convenient access to transit. The hotel is notable for a very friendly staff. It is clean and well maintained, although...

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

Dear patrickmM6404HU, Further to your feedback posted on Trip Advisor following a recent stay, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It would be our pleasure to welcome you once again when your travels bring you back to London in the near future. Kind...

London, UK
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We arrived around 7pm on a friday evening at Charing cross and were in the hotel lobby within 1 minute of getting off the train. We were greeted by lovely staff at reception who offered us a welcome drink while we checked in. We were shown to our room which was on the 5th floor of the Buckingham part of...

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

Dear mumsangels, Further to your great comments about your recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross with your family, I would like to thank you for sharing them on Trip Advisor. We certainly appreciate that you highlighted on your review how the team played a major role in making first visit to London memorable. I hope that our Hotel becomes...

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Brought my best friend here for a birthday afternoon tea and it was absolutely incredible! The seating area has a lovely view of Strand and a decorative decor. The actual afternoon tea was impressive, the cakes and sandwiches were brought to us in tiers, so beautifully presented. The variations in fillings were very reasonable and the cream cheese/salmon sandwich was...

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

Dear ItsJustMariah, I am so pleased to hear your extensive compliments and that you enjoyed your stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It gives us much joy to know that we will be able to welcome you back. I would also like to thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community and on behalf of Amba Hotel...

Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Anais Ioanna and Metaxia made our visit truly exceptional. They were pleasant and so helpful. Made my evening! Highly recommended. The ambience was very pleasant and although quiet it was pleasant evening made special by wonderful staff.

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

Dear Sinclairslaw, I am delighted to read your fantastic review following your very first visit to Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Thank you for taking the time to write your great feedback and for sharing it on Trip Advisor. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable evening and the team was able to secure your 5-star approval. Rest assured that...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Being right next door to a station and located on The Strand, makes this hotel perfect for exploring the centre of London. I was there for business, walking distance to work, but the opportunity to explore London couldn't be missed. From Trafalgar Square, Leceister Square to Covent Garden and Soho, there was a lot to see and do. The staff...

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

Dear Lodwyk D, Thank you for reviewing Amba Hotel Charing Cross on Trip Advisor. We encourage our team to go the extra mile to ensure that our guests feel like at home, and I was delighted to see that they made made your stay so memorable. We look forward to welcoming you back to soon. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The Amba hotel is in a great location, right next to the tube station. We arrived early in the morning (10am). I expected to just ask the hotel to hold our bags until check-in time, but they got us in a room right away. All the staff were friendly and helpful. We had drinks in the bar. They were delicious...

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Dear meghan27, I am delighted to read your fantastic review posted on Trip Advisor following a recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. The team also appreciates that you will choose our Hotel on your next visit to London. Kind Regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed 10 March 2016

The hotel is a luxurious one; situated in a the core of the London city, 2mins walk from Trafalgar Square and 5mins from Covent Garden. Accessibility is great as well as it is surrounded by two Tube station and Cahring Cross Rail Station. The room is very cosy, equipped with anything you might need and the staff is also very...

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Dear Andy M, Further to your feedback posted on Trip Advisor following a recent stay, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It would be our pleasure to welcome you once again when your travels bring you back to London in the near future....

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Amba Hotel Charing Cross has surprised me in the good way. Really fresh interior both in the guest rooms and in the lobby and the restaurant. Hotel has a great service, minibar is included and they provide an I-pad to use in your room. Hotel also provides free high speed internet. The staff was very friendly, tried both the restaurant...

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Dear Akos, Thank you for taking the time to express your appreciation about your recent stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am very pleased that you posted your review on Trip Advisor to give other travellers a glimpse of what it is like to stay at our centrally located hotel. The team is equally delighted with your generous comments...

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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: ₹ 17,044 - ₹ 25,524 (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
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
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“take the upgrade if offered!”
 of 5 bubbles not1tomoan, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room higher up in the hotel, as it can get noisy on the lower levels.”
 of 5 bubbles johnroseworldwide, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Quiet at the back of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ann10, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“nothing to add,perfect”
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“We chose standard which was small but well appointed. We only stayed one night so space was not an issue. If you stay longer get a larger room. Had we known the quality and convenience we would haveplanned differently and stayed longer.”
 of 5 bubbles 10craigu, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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