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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 28, 2015

This hotel is the bees knees absolutely everything they have got right, from entering the foyer and being greeted by the very polite, smart and friendly staff. The hotel was very clean everywhere you went within it. Our room was all and more than expected, the bed so comfortable tea coffee free mini bar, large screen tv all included. The...

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

Dear Del B, Thank you ever so much for sharing such a lovely feedback on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and that you found the team and facilities to be excellent throughout your stay. On behalf of Carolina and the rest of the team, I would like to thank you for taking...

Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 27, 2015

I can not say enough how much i love staying at the Amba Hotel and try to come down as often as I can. from the staff at the reception and the arrival drink to checking out this hotel has got the service, quality, friendliness. basically they have managed to get it all right. i love the refurbishment that the...

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

Dear Hugo M, It is a delight to learn that you had a lovely time with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and I thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled that you have found your home away from home and the team and I look forward to your next stay with us. Best regards, Glenn...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 27, 2015

We booked this hotel for last weekend for a trip with our teenage children to London from Bristol. On arrival at Paddington Station the hotel is only a single line tube trip or 10 mins in a taxi which was perfect. On arrival at the hotel we were offered a complimentary drink and quickly booked in to two super rooms...

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

Dear debralouise2015, Thank you for reviewing Amba Hotel Charing Cross on Trip Advisor. It is wonderful to hear that you and the rest of the family enjoyed staying with us and that the team was able to resolve all your queries and provided you with an exceptional service. Please do contact us next time you stay in London. It will...

Moorestown
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

This hotel has thought of, and delivered most everything! Friendly staff- check Central location- absolutely, walkable to restaurants, the Thames, parks, many significant sights. Room convenience - great amenities, including coffees, teas, and free snacks WIFI - check, free Robes - yes Room service - delicious Clean - of course I really can't think of anything missing except more tume...

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

Dear Laura C, I am delighted to hear that your experience at Amba Hotel Charing Cross was better than expected and I thank you for sharing such a wonderful feedback with the rest of the Trip Advisor community. It is a delight to hear that we ticked all the boxes for a perfect stay and we all look forward to...

Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Really fab hotel. Amazing customer service from every staff member we saw, totally fantastic (tube free weekend) location, plush, very comfortable, generous, caring, hi-tech... could go on and on. Just book the Amba - you really won't be disappointed. We're very happy that we won't have to search for hotels next time we stay in London, as we know exactly...

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

Dear gcw77, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I truly appreciate your lovely comments about how well the team looked after you and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for recommending other travellers to stay with us. We wish we will be able to see you again soon and...

Brooksville, Florida
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Friendly and professional staff, perfect location, excellent food and service. Front desk, concierge, dining room and housekeeping staff are just wonderful. We have had no complaints. Looking forward to go back soon.

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

Dear 77auri1, It is wonderful to read such a lovely review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Thank you for commending our team's friendliness as well as our central location. I am thrilled that you enjoyed staying with us and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is great, we got a free upgrade t a suite as it was our anniversary we also got a complimentary bottle of fizz in our room and the hand written card was so lovely ! I've stayed in a few london based hotels this was the best bar far! Decor food service staff all exceptional ! We will...

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Dear Joanne H, I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful anniversary stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is lovely to hear that you liked the surprise that the team arranged for you in order to celebrate such a special occasion. Please do let us know next time you stay in the capital. It will...

norfolk
Reviewed October 26, 2015

My wife & myself went to the faulty tower's experience at the hotel.we laughed from start to Finnish. Well done to all players.the hotel staff were all very helpful. The room was big roomy. Food b fast was very good.

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Ventura, California
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I stayed at this hotel in early September for 4 nights. The location was fantastic, we walked to many places and it was also conveniently located a block from the Hop On Hop Off buses. The beds were comfortable, pillow were feather, and the queen size was enough room for two of us t fit. The breakfast was horrible, very...

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 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...

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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 )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $265 - $455 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“High floor, (5th or 6th. Rooms that do not face the Strand are quieter. But no nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles luv2travel19941953, 2 days ago | Read review
“Use the book your own room facility if it's offered to you. You can use the 360 view.”
 of 5 bubbles TracyMikeD, 6 days ago | Read review
“Room was amazing and for a London hotel very spacious. Bed was really comfortable too. ”
 of 5 bubbles RichardwHWLI, 6 days ago | Read review
“Not the 3rd floot”
 of 5 bubbles kylemL5061GG, 1 week ago | Read review
“The higher the room the quieter it will be. This hotel is in the middle of London!!”
 of 5 bubbles stephenborrett, 1 week ago | Read review
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