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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I rarely make reviews on tripadvisor, but I thought it was important that I express what an obsolute gem this is, from walking in the door to leaving, nothing is too much trouble. The staff are fantastic and make an effort to introduce themselves, get to know you and they really remember your name, which really does provide the personnal...

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

Dear Jill R, Many thanks for reviewing Amba Hotel Charing Cross on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and that you found out team to be fantastic. I am thrilled that we made you feel at home during your time with us and look forward to your next visit. Best wishes, Glenn Hallam General...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 28, 2016

My daughter and I stayed here for 12 nights in late December 2015/early January 2016. In short this place is amazing. We had an Executive King room which was spotless, comfortable and very large (room for a king bed, an open sofa bed, a desk and still room to move) – with flat screen TV, free wifi, an in-room iPad...

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

Dear BarkingBoyInOz, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for such a detailed and lovely review of your stay at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a delight to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your experience at the hotel and on behalf of Laura and the rest of the team I would like to thank...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Amba Hotel, Charing Cross where u also attended a conference. As the hotel is within the footprint of Charing Cross station, this meant it was very easy to access, but in no way detracts from the overall comfort and first class service of the hotel. My room, although not large,...

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

Thank you Sue L for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you found the service excellent, the rooms well appointed and the staff warm and attentive. I hope to welcome you, your colleagues and friends in the very near future. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Great hotel for a traveler! Great location, friendly staff willing to give suggestions, great size rooms, comfortable rooms (updated and modern), and dozens of plugs (both European and American, which is huge because plugs can often be the worst part of traveling abroad)!

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

Dear pincksuitcase, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here having booked through Daily Telegraph for a theatre break. A wonderful stay , all staff friendly and courteous. All facilities top notch, fabulous location, room comfortable, great breakfast, hope to return. Ooooo xxxxx yyyyyyy zzzzzzx

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

Dear Caroline D, Thank you for taking the time to leave us with such great feedback. I hope you enjoyed the theatre show as much as your experience at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Best wishes, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed January 27, 2016

The Amba was wonderful! The staff was extremely helpful and kind. The minibar was free! Incredible! The breakfast was included and delicious. The location made seeing the sights so easy! Loved it! Would definitely go back!

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

Dear JohnHelenD, Thank you for sharing your review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you highlight the team's friendliness and took full advantage of the hotel's fantastic location. We hope you will come and visit us again very soon. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited this charming hotel for Afternoon Tea one day this month. Tea is served in the Terrace area which is a section with a stunning view looking onto the National Gallery and the Strand. We sat watching the world go by. Upon arrival we had a choice of which Afternoon Tea, standard or with Champagne. When the tea stand arrived...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

This hotel deserves the renovation it's had, to level the excellent service. The building is beautiful, and has been very tastefully renovated inside. Our deluxe room was very spacious and well equipped, with lovely views of the river and city. But it really is the staff that make this hotel. From the moment we arrived until departure we were made...

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

Dear Dave999930, It is with great pleasure that I read your review of your stay with us at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. The team and I are thrilled to learn that it is the level of service that played the vital role in making your visit with us so special. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind...

Reviewed January 26, 2016

Just ticks alls the boxes,terrific facilities,location,staff what more can you want. What I found refreshing was the hotel is not going full out to rip you off,the drinks and food were terrific value. We were offered upgrade but declined as we preferred to check in earlier to a standard room as opposed to wait for the better room.to be honest...

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

Dear Wik C, Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind feedback of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted you enjoyed every aspect of your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Staff were really helping while we arrived early in the morning. The room was big and comfy. The location's great that we can walk around the city, and didn't need to worry to get back late at night. A lot of choices at the breakfast buffet, i would say it's one of my best experiences staying in London! Will be...

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Dear Michelle T, I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and that you took full advantage of our perfect location. We look forward to creating more fantastic memories for you on your next visit with us. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

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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: $235 - $511 (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
#19 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Ask for a room facing the Strand.”
Travelman050, yesterday | Read review
“South side rooms are quieter”
KevinSadler2364, 2 days ago | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel look out over the train station. For a nicer view ask for a room facing The Strand.”
Jer_travels_oo, 5 days ago | Read review
“Rooms at the front of the hotel can be a little noisy, but less so at night.”
SONAS55, 1 week ago | Read review
“go for an executive room and ask for one on a higher floor”
kevine428, 1 week ago | Read review
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