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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just spent a week at this hotel and was sad to eave! The location was great, but we fell in love with the details! The candles on the stairs at night;the true, generous English breakfast, bottles of water in lobby for guests, and even chocolate Easter eggs in the lobby for kids! We felt like we were in a...

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

Dear Dee452, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review following your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It really is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations. I am thrilled that you mention the friendliness of the team most notably Noah and Phillip our superstars from...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel as we were going to attend the Fawlty Towers Dining Experience which was conveniently located in this hotel. Upon a very friendly, professional and warm welcome by Stephen at the front desk we were informed that we were upgraded to a suite. The room was very spacious, clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. We had free wifi...

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

Dear Hindy1, We are delighted that you chose to stay with us and and thank you for taking the time to share a review. Your kind comments highlighting the impressive levels of service delivered by Stephen and the team are greatly appreciated. I am thrilled to hear that you found your room comfortable and well appointed and that the team...

West Sussex
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a riot from start to finish. the actors were fantastic you could really believe they were the original cast members. We loved it. Its not for children but only because they would not understand it. the food was ok acceptable. But we are still laughing about the whole show and would recommend it to anyone who loved the...

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

Dear Robbi_Gill, Thank you for visiting us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross for The Faulty Towers dining experience and for sharing a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the show and we have passed on your kind comments about the actors to the Faulty Towers team. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Kind...

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here's what I liked about the Amba Hotel Charing Cross: 1. Hotel reception area and staff - very professional, welcoming, knowledgeable and attentive. 2. Room and bathroom - clean, modern and sizable. The bed and bath linens were plush and lofty. The beds were nice and firm. We had restful sleep throw out our stay in London. The mini-bar was...

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Sutton Coldfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our welcome and room were excellent. It is a well appointed hotel and we would certainly stay again. Close to Covent Garden etc and there are many restaurants in the area. Breakfast was very good and our stay was a very pleasant experience. Thank you

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Danbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at this property when it was a Thistle, boy was I impressed when I arrived at the Amba. The interior makeover and service were high-level and we had a great rate that included breakfast, wifi, and access to the Amba Lounge (my boys loved to pop in for cookies). We booked a "family room" that included a bed...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location fair price for London, friendly staff. Bathroom a bit cramped. Rooms well equipted, clean, quiet, quite pleasant. The location is very convenient to many key sites in this large city. Would stay here again without qualification

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

Dear harry r, Thank you for taking the time to share a review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience and I am delighted that you found your room well appointed and our central location convenient for sightseeing whilst in London. I hope that we will be...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a work training event. The staff was helpful and friendly, especially Stephen, Duane, and Niels. The food was good. My room was nicely appointed and came with a free minibar. I would definitely stay here again.

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

Dear Greg K, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am absolutely thrilled and super proud that you mention so many of our super stars. They really do try and create a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that they were once again very...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love staying in boutique and interesting hotels, and normally avoid more generic hotels, but after a shocking airbnb experience in Greenwich, I googled closest hotel to Charing Cross and up popped the Amba. I arrived, frazzled, to be greeted with a huge smile and the offer of a bottle of water. Marta on reception was so helpful checking me...

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

Dear Hilary c, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am delighted to hear about the warm welcome that you received on your arrival and your lovely comments highlighting the quality of our levels or service. I am thrilled that you loved our well equipped and clean rooms & that you...

Hayward, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Amba Charing Cross from April 4th to the 12th. The hotel is only a block from Trafalgar Square, sits on top of the Charing Cross train station and the underground station. Piccadilly Circus, Chinatown, Covent Garden, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye are only minutes away, and Regent Street shopping is not that much further. We...

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

Dear Matthew J, Thank you for sharing your detailed review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight our amazingly central location & that you appreciated our warm and accommodating staff. It is always a pleasure to read that you loved our minibar and your room & that housekkeping kept the room meticulously clean for you....

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 17,588 - ₹ 30,115 (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
#17 Luxury Hotel in London
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“Ask for quiet room on high floor at the side of the hotel.”
AM165, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I only went to the restaurant on the first floor, didn't stay overnight”
DeniseH53, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we had room 336 which has a very nice bathroom and beautiful view of the city.”
JPA1982, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a Deluxe King room (636), with great views across to Trafalgar Square”
Daniel-Olga-Madrid, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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