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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

While no hotel conneisour I have been lucky enough to stay in some five star properties, and I have to say this is well and truly on a par. The hotel is as grand as it is old, steeped in history yet kitted out with a modern design. Staff were very attentive and friendly. As for its location one can... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I booked the Amba for a weekend break to celebrate my mothers birthday. What a stunning hotel, the location was perfect walking distance to all of London's attractions and near the theatres which was great as we watched a show in the evening. The staff were polite and so welcoming, the room was clean, bright and had a nice view... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

I had bought a 2for1 voucher for the Alice in Wonderland themed Afternoon Tea and it was a delight. We weren't the only ones taking advantage of this offer- all tables were taken- all with two girlfriends or four and one table with a in-law get-to-know-each-other. Walk ins were accepted but the tables were shuffled around since reservations had to... More 

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Bay Area, California
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

I stayed at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross for 7 days in early October. The purpose of my trip was primarily business, but I was overlapping a weekend and wanted a hotel that would be centrally located so I could explore London during my free time. This was also my first visit to London. Check-in: The check-in experience was stellar.... More 

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

A one-night stay with my son, visiting London to see the ballet and the science museum. Arrived to find we had an upgraded room - very nice, thank you - room had a view of the London Eye, lots of space and free mini-bar. Location of hotel is ideal - walk a few minutes and you can be in Covent... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Fabulous honeymoon ending! Complimentary upgrade, champagne, brownie, and outstanding service! Only downfall was the nauseating smell when transferring to the second elevator (near the restaurant). Despite this, would highly recommend!

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

My friend and I booked in at the Amba for a girlie weekend and to go to the theatre. The staff were excellent and we were upgraded to an executive room which was great. The room was lovely being a good size and the bathroom was outstanding with a lovely walk in shower and underfloor heating! We ate in the... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent hotel. We were upgraded to a suite as our visit was for my 40th birthday. This included a free mini bar and access to the Amber Lounge where all snacks and drinks are complimentary until 7pm. The whole of the hotel is immaculately clean and really well presented, staff are polite and helpful, all in all an excellent hotel,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is the by far the best hotel I have ever stayed at throughout my traveling in Europe. I have stayed in some of the top known hotel but Amba is the best. The staff were highly professional, welcoming and also very caring. I was warmly greeted by genuinely friendly staff throughout my stay. My room was very spacious, with... More 

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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Well what can I say. The service was superb, the room was spacious and spotless! Free drinks in the mini and food in the lounge. The breakfast was lovely. The beds were the most comfortable I have slept in in a hotel. Fantastic location for shopping and theatres. I will be returning as soon as I can :-) It isn't... More 

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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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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: ₹ 14,982 - ₹ 30,740 (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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“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
“Room 1504 was lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Glosgal60, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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