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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The hotel is right opposite the Charing Cross tube station. It's a great location as you have Trafalgar Square, Regent Street, The London Eye, Downing St, Theatreland and Buckingham Palace all within walking distance. The hotel is of a high standard. Our bedroom was a good size and spotlessly clean. There is a fridge with fresh milk and complimentary snacks...

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

Dear Karen P, Thank you for such a wonderful 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is with great pleasure that I read your kind words commending the service level of the team as well as the perfect location of the hotel. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back...

somerset
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The Amba hotel is a victorian hotel with a wealth of character. It has a great location right next to Trafalgar Square It was also easy to get to from Paddington railway station because of the Tube. As soon as we walked in to the reception we were welcomed by one of several staff . The room was a standard...

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

Dear ron046, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you received such a warm welcome from the team and that you highlight both the fantastic location as well as the comfort of the hotel. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards,...

London
Reviewed March 24, 2016

We meet once a month for a small business meeting and the staff are always very attentive. I would like to thank Fely for looking after us and our guests every 1st Tuesday of the month - from The West End VA Meet Up Group

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

Dear jules29659, Thank you for sharing your review of the high level of service you received during your recent business meeting at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We look forward to welcoming you back on the first Tuesday of every month! Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Miss
Reviewed March 23, 2016

It was my first time in London at the Amba hotel and I loved it! I booked the executive double king suite. It was a huge room with plenty of space for four people. I did have to request a top sheet for the bed. In America it is standard...apparently in Europe it is not. It was not a problem...

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

Dear tsm24, Thank you for leaving such detailed feedback 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 our Amba Lounge. I have shared your comments with the team who would like to extend their gratitude for your kind words. We...

Paris, France
Reviewed March 23, 2016

We travel a lot and this hotel along with the service is outstanding!! Luke and Vinnie along with the rest of the staff deserve a raise, they were extremely helpful. Breakfast is great Just a perfect stay

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

Dear Jsormilic, On behalf of Luuk, Vinnie and the rest of the team, we would like to thank you for such a wonderful review. The team really do strive to create a home away from home for all our guests and I am delighted that you had a perfect stay. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Side notes for our London trip - our hotel: Amba hotel Charring Cross. Absolutely great: perfect location for either business or pleasure trip, very decent rate, special thanks to Victoria Savina, service is amazing. The other day wifi was down for a couple hours, so the next day we came back to our room and found a bottle of nice...

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

Dear Vitaliy I, 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 the fantastic service of the team and their attention to detail. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 22, 2016

I was totally spoilt by thoughtful service , friendliness and special details of birthday cake, bubbly and a birthday card in our room after coming back from a show, so thoughtful and kind. Thank you Robin, we cannot thank you enough, we will recommend you to everybody.

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

Dear Txx C, What a fantastic review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. On behalf of Robin and myself we would like to thank you for your kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed such a special occasion with us! We hope to see you for many more special occasions. Best wishes, Glenn...

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 22, 2016

This hotel has clearly undergone a recent extensive refurbishment. Most of the fittings in the rooms are electronic, including the use if iPads. I found them easy to use and I liked them. The quality of the bedlinen (important to me) and the bathroom fittings were all first class. The only problem I found was that my room overlooked the...

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

Dear lauran1902, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you highlight the beautiful building we have here and the fantastic location of the hotel. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The hotel is easily accessed from Embankment Station, the staff are very friendly. The room and the bottomless bar service is excellent. Wi-fi is very good, I downloaded some movies. I would rate the breakfast 3/5, and Amba room 3/5 - just too tight for space. But location is amazing, close of Covent Gardens, Theatre District and Westminster. I would...

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

Dear Francis B, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight the perfect location of the hotel and the speed of our free wifi. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Millom, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Amazing hotel, beautiful rooms and staff. Nothing is ever to much trouble and there is always a friendly smile to greet you whenever you leave or enter the hotel. The rooms are lovely, comfortable and contain everything you need for your trip away. Would highly recommend this hotel and we look forward to returning for New Year's Eve 😊

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Dear michellecarlton, Thank you so much for your kind words of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you experienced the friendly, genuine and amazing service of the team and we all look forward to welcoming you back for New Year's Eve! Best wishes, Glenn Hallam General Manager

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: $266 - $454 (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
#16 Luxury Hotel in London
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“The higher the room the quieter it will be. This hotel is in the middle of London!!”
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