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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stay in quite a lot of hotels all over the world and I really have nothing negative at all to say about Amba Charing Cross except that I wish I'd booked my whole stay here instead of half of it which was in another hotel. I came to London from Sydney to run the marathon and stayed for 5...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in town for the London Marathon. The hotel is gloriously well-positioned, a short walk from the finish on the Mall, and from Charing Cross station for the journey to the Blue start. We were applauded by the staff as we returned, the most dramatic of all the special efforts they made to show their appreciation for their athletic...

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Bathmen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of course it starts with the perfect location, but only a personal touch can make your stay memorable. Like the welcome by Cas in reception, the smile of Maureen at the restaurant desk and the cheerful breakfast chats of Isabel!

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

Dear Jos P, Thank you for sharing a 5 star review following your most recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am so pleased to hear that our superstars Cas, Maureen and Isabel made sure that you were made to feel welcomed and looked after during your stay. The team aim to providing all our guests with...

Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was excellent. The stuff was very kind and friendly. The Room was clean. The area was fantastic. The breakfast was very good. We enjoyed our stay in the hotel very much. And we'll come back for sure.

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

Dear pessah35, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and that the friendliness of the team and quality of your breakfast experience were highlights for you. We look forward to welcoming you back back...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel in the center of great activities in London! Excellent for transportation; walking, taxi rank just out side the front door, and literally on top of the Charing Cross Underground station. Stephen (front desk host) checked me in and out; he was very helpful and professional. All the staff was very friendly. The rooms were very clean AND include...

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

Dear lpadge_799803, Thank you for sharing a 5 star review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a pleasure to read your fantastic comments highlighting our convenient and well connected central location and I am delighted to hear about the wonderful service that you received from Stephen and the team. We hope to have the...

Manchester
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at the hotel around noon on Good Friday and received a lovely warm welcome from all the staff on reception and were offered a drink and mini easter eggs from the baskets on the desk. We were early for check in and the room wasn't ready but we were told we were welcome to leave our bags and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fabulous hotel! The staff were really friendly, the room was extremely comfortable (we had a view of the London eye) and the breakfast was second to none! The best hotel I have ever stayed in! I will be back.

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

Dear kazza492, It is a pleasure to read your 5 star review of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Thank you for highlighting the friendliness of the team and the comfort of your room and I am thrilled to hear that you were impressed by your breakfast experience. I am delighted that you will choose to stay...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A phenomenal hotel. The location couldn't be more central but what stood out more was the special touches. We were blown away from the moment we stepped in the door. The genuinely friendly and efficient manner of the team members was noticed instantly. The hotels decor was real modern luxury. The room was very well appointed and the cot we...

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

Dear S1m0nW76, It is wonderful to read your kind words about your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience and thank you for taking the time to share a review. I am delighted to hear about the warm welcome on arrival and the attentive service that you received throughout your stay was a highlight for you. The team really do endeavour to...

Tulla
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at Amba hotel was fantastic. The reception team were amazing going above and beyond the call of duty.Everyone was very friendly cheerful and helpful. The room was plush clean and very very comfortable.We were extremely surprised that we had the use of a tablet in the room. We would so reccomend this hotel to anyone.

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

Dear Geraldine C, Thank you for taking the time to share a review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a pleasure to hear about the wonderful service that you received from the team, I am thrilled that they went the extra mile to make you feel welcome by providing a friendly and attentive demeanour...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at this lovely hotel. We were greeted by very friendly staff on reception, who when they heard it was my birthday, upgraded us (on a complimentary basis) to a suite. Thank you so much to Filipa and the team for making our stay so special,

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

Dear 997jess, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross to celebrate your birthday and for sharing a review of your experience. I am delighted to hear that Filipa and the team made you feel so welcome and that they went above and beyond to make your birthday and extra special one. We hope 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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  • Fitness Center 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)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $274 - $474 (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
Amba Hotel Charing Cross London, England
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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Higher floors for a better view.”
500josp, 2 days ago | 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.”
  • Walk in shower Room 627
  • Room 627
  • Bathroom Room 627
  • Wardrobe with safe, towelling robes, slippers and tea and coffee facilities
simmi42, 2 days ago | Read review
“We thought the room was fab and if asked we would score it ten out of ten ”
geraldinec809, 3 days ago | Read review
“Choose exec room. Worth it here.”
prettykey, 3 days ago | 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, 5 days ago | Read review
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