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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 29, 2015

My husband had booked the hotel for my 50 th birthday.he booked a double deluxe room . When we checked in the man on reception said we were in a standard room, I gave him our confirmation to clarify this . We were told that the room wasn't available as yet so we decided to do some sight seeing. When...

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Jakarta Indonesia
Reviewed September 29, 2015

I chose this hotel because it was one among the very few more reasonably priced among the very pricy-priced hotels. And oh boy was I surprised how it ended up to be such a wonderful choice. This hotel is exactly above Charing Cross train station, on the much happening Strand street, almost literally across the street from Adelphi Theatre (Kinky...

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Reviewed September 28, 2015

Lovely hotel in the centre of London. Our room was large and decor was tasteful, very comfortable bed. Free mini bar was a nice touch. Breakfast was good, staff very friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend and hopefully we will return.

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Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had the most amazing weekend in this ideally located hotel. From the our check in with Felipe we were made to feel welcome, thank you so much for the little extras provided for our anniversary! It was a fantastic touch, and totally unexpected. The hotel was super clean, the staff were all so friendly and a real credit to...

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is a excellent hotel, service was very good, the staff were a absolute delight in every department, the room was clean, bed was very good, bathroom superb complete with robes plenty of shampoo and shower gel creams etc, tea and coffee machine in room along with free mini bar containing soft drinks, water, biscuits chocolate, breakfast was buffet style...

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halkidiki
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed two nights for my retirement celebrations and had the best time ever! From the moment we checked in with Lindy, who upgraded us on learning of our reason for our weekend in London, to Niels offering us a drink after collecting our left luggage prior to our return home, we were given a real treat!! Our room on the...

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Reviewed September 27, 2015

I booked room 1302 on the first floor as a treat for my husbands 60th birthday. I know London well so I was very aware of its fantastic location. The first great thing was that I could choose which room I wanted & so I chose an executive room, I loved the extras, the AMBA lounge, the free minibar and...

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Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Love this hotel, everything about it is perfect, from the check in to the uber comfy bed. Location wise you couldn't get any better whatsoever, being a step away from Trafalgar Square and quite literally NO distance from the tube. The rooms are amazing, the staff are incredibly helpful and the building is lovely. It's our third visit and I...

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birmingham
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

What can I say? Absolutely wonderful stay. Fab location. Excellent value for money. The hotel staff are a credit to the company. The hotel has luxurious features and is grand. We stayed on 6th floor with executive access. The rooms were immaculate and loved the complimentary refreshments. We used the amba lounge which had friendly staff always available to assist....

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Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Booked this hotel because of the great reviews, location and price and it exceeded my expectations in every way. I travel a lot and am picky but this place was such a great stay at a great price for London. It is within a couple of blocks of Trafalgar Square and easy walk to a ton of things. Charing Cross...

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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 - $468 (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
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#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#17 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Choose exec room. Worth it here.”
prettykey, today | 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, 2 days ago | Read review
“Ask for quiet room on high floor at the side of the hotel.”
AM165, 3 days ago | Read review
“I only went to the restaurant on the first floor, didn't stay overnight”
DeniseH53, 4 days ago | Read review
“we had room 336 which has a very nice bathroom and beautiful view of the city.”
JPA1982, 5 days ago | Read review
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