We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
1/10/2017 2/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Amba Hotel Charing Cross

    The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/10/2017 2/10/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$ 239US$ 292
    View Deal
    Traveller (978)
    Room & Suite (581)
    Dining (73)
    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
    16,816 reviews
    #186 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Park Plaza County Hall London
    7,498 reviews
    #239 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    The Nadler Soho
    2,262 reviews
    #35 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall
    2,586 reviews
    #155 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “free minibar” (205 reviews)
    “mini bar” (272 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    Special Offer: Early Bird Offer!
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
    16,816 reviews
    #186 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Park Plaza County Hall London
    7,498 reviews
    #239 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    The Nadler Soho
    2,262 reviews
    #35 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall
    2,586 reviews
    #155 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Rooms
    1 Oct2 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 11 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 239.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all London hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6cd0a83b1b814a85bbb6f88515836651", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":193104,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79785648],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":239,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"6cd0a83b1b814a85bbb6f88515836651","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":292,"lowestMetaPrice":239,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":292,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":292,"lowestMetaPrice":239,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":292,"hotelName":"Amba Hotel Charing Cross","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjZjZDBhODNiMWI4MTRhODViYmI2Zjg4NTE1ODM2NjUxIiwiQUlLIjoiYzQ0NDc1YTU3OTM5NGJiY2I2YTc5ZDAzNzdkMmI5NzkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 239", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79785648":"AgodaIB","32597287":"Expedia","119753866":"TravelClickIB50","53910652":"TravelocityEWS","34355623":"Hotwire","32437954":"BookingCom","109216254":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (3,866)
    There are newer reviews for Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1,141 - 1,145 of 3,373 reviews

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    Recently stayed for 7 nights while visiting London. Hotel location is fabulous for all sightseeing. Reception staff are incredibly welcoming & helpful. Rooms very clean & quiet. We had an executive room which included breakfast in The Amba Lounge, which while not extensive was more...More

    1  Thank SouthernTraveller62
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 4 August 2016

    Dear SouthernTraveller62, 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 enjoyed our unbeatable location. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    Hotels in London are expensive, so we decided to go for a cheaper one, which ended up being a really TINY room that we could barely move around in. Ironically, the bathroom was more roomy than the bedroom! We suspect that the other rooms on...More

    Thank Rstraubh
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 4 August 2016

    Dear Rstrubh, 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. It really is the perfect location when wanting to visit the best London has to...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016

    Everything about the Amba was just what we wanted for a hotel in London. The location is perfect for attending so many attractions and close to the wide range of transportation that London has to offer. The people were always smiling and gave a warm...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    3  Thank rjjerrells
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 3 August 2016

    Dear rjjerrells, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback of your recent stay here at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you were impressed with our fantastic location here in the heart of London and that you enjoyed your experience...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    What can I say about this hotel?? Upon our arrival, the staff at the Amba could not have done anything more to make us feel more welcome. Our 3 young children arrived hot and thirsty and somewhat fractious....immediately they (and us too) were given complimentary...More

    2  Thank Happycustomer7469
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 3 August 2016

    Dear Happycustomer7469, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a pleasure to read your kind comments on our attentive and welcoming team and I am delighted that you found...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2016

    We stayed at hotel for 6 nights. The room was very nice, quiet and the staff was very accommodating. The hotel is in walking distance to many attractions. The refrigerator was stocked each day with goodies.More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    1  Thank Debbie A
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 2 August 2016

    Dear Debbie A, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you found the rooms well appointed and that you took full advantage of the complimentary mini-bar! We hope to...More

    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
    16,816 reviews
    #186 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Park Plaza County Hall London
    7,498 reviews
    #239 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    The Nadler Soho
    2,262 reviews
    #35 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall
    2,586 reviews
    #155 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 233 - US$ 482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in London
    • #10 Family Hotel in London
    • #12 Business Hotel in London
    • #23 Luxury Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 239
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, Agoda, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your Amba Hotel Charing Cross reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • London >
    • Trafalgar Square / Embankment
    • Also Known As
    • Charing Cross Hotel London ,
    • Charing Cross London ,
    • Thistle Charing Cross Hotel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (978)
    Room & Suite (581)
    Dining (73)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (751)
    Bathroom (62)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
    Nearby
    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
    ...More
    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
    16,816 reviews
    1.00 km away
     
    Park Plaza County Hall London
    7,498 reviews
    .99 km away
     
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall
    2,586 reviews
    .80 km away
     
    The Nadler Soho
    2,262 reviews
    .96 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Villiers
    12 reviews
    .08 km away
    Herman ze German
    457 reviews
    .05 km away
    Villiers
    338 reviews
    .08 km away
    The Terrace
    298 reviews
    .04 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Charing Cross Theatre
    182 reviews
    .07 km away
    Benjamin Franklin House
    228 reviews
    .08 km away
    Players' Theatre
    7 reviews
    .06 km away
    Admiral Jellicoe Memorial Fountain
    5 reviews
    .16 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Becky_Hull
    25 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Clareabel | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure about times but we definitely went in there before theatre and had alcoholic drinks.
    1
    Vote
    twain42
    23 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from ErictheRed56 | Reviewed this property |
    You'd need the train from Liverpool Street Station. Takes a little under an hour Probably need a cab from hotel to station
    1
    Vote
    ShonaPM
    14 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from bpatterson14 | Reviewed this property |
    Embankment
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Include the breakfast with your stay, the buffet is excellent!"
    Read review
    "The sink didn't drain properly and for an upgraded room, it should have a proper bath to allow for..."
    Read review
    "Rooms on the 6th floor (front facing) are brightly lit and have a great view."
    Read review
    "We received a complimentary upgrade to a corner. Really nice, no charges for mini-bar which included snacks..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing