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telford
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This was my second vist to this hotel and it will be my choice next time too. Nothing is too much trouble and attention to detail second to none. The staff go out of their way to help and provide advice and guidance on the smallest issues.

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

Dear TelfordHelen, Thank you for sharing your kind words of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you highlight the the high level of service from the team as well as their attention to detail. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General...

Reviewed 24 April 2016

Booked to stay at Amba - my first stay at this operator. Very impressed from the get go with the reception staff being kind and considerate, selecting a quiet room and ensuring all went smoothly with the booking. Breakfast had a vast range of options. Great location.

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Dear GeorgeNorman, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you found the rooms well appointed and that you highlight our fantastic location! We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Best wishes, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Debenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This was the second visit to this hotel, this year, having previously found out about it on Theatre Ticket site. It is ideally situated immediately outside Charing Cross underground station, so very easy to get to. First impressions do count. The reception area is clean and smart and then it gets better! The staff are so welcoming and helpful. On...

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Dear Charles_Rickards, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you received a great first impression of the hotel and that set the tone for the duration of your stay with us. I have shared your review with both Robin and Marloes...

Paris, France
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Very good service quality. Nice breakfast. Kind attention to special occasions ( wedding anniversary). Right place to visit easily taxis station closer to the hotel. Large room. Good bedding. Large shower room

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Dear Flo d, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that your found the rooms well appointed and that you chose to spend such a special occasion with us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Travelled from Australia and chose this hotel based on reviews for a special five night reunion with my mum. The trauma of a long and troublesome flight was soon erased by a warm welcome and offer of refreshment. I wanted this hotel to be a special treat and it certainly lived up to this. So many extra touches from room...

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Dear Clare C, Wow! What a fantastic review of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a great delight to read that you received a warm welcome and your first impressions set the tone for the duration of your stay with us. The team really do try to create a home away from home for all...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Ecxeptional location and staff. Wi-fi was not for tablets and mini I-pads as there were too many signals and they couldn't keep a signal. Hotel supplied an iPad but it had difficulty charging. The heated bathroom floors and towels were a nice touch and the electrical outlets accommodated U.S. plug in configurations. Refreshments in the lobby and a lounge for...

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Dear Robert M, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you highlight the 'exceptional' team and location and that you took full advantage of our Amba Lounge. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Couldn't find any negative comments regarding this hotel, stayed here once before about three years ago. Lovely room, everything you could want included, toiletries, robes, mini bar (no alcohol) water,soft drinks, chocolate, milk etc. Fabulous coffee machine, very comfy beds and crisp white bedding. Nothing too much trouble for any of the staff on reception. And a first class breakfast....

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Dear birthdaygirl186220, Thank you for sharing your review of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and found everything to be positive. It's great to know that you found the rooms well appointed and the location ideal for many of London's main sights and attractions!...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We did not stay at the hotel but attended the dinner theatre. A good 3 course meal with the flare of the 70's hit show complete with Basil,Sybil and Manuel a 2 hour packed full of fun and mayhem . It is a small venue of about 50-75 people but well worth every penny fun being had by all.

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

Dear 447LindaW447, The Faulty Towers Dining Experience really is a fantastic show and I am delighted that you found it enjoyable! We do hope that you were impressed with our location and facilities and it will be a pleasure to have you stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. Best regards, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed 22 April 2016

The location of this hotel is absolutely perfect. It's within walking distance to almost everything. Convent Garden is just a few minutes, Trafalgar square is down the street, and getting on the underground is literally downstairs. The lounge is great for breakfast, and the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiful, updated and clean.

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Dear Rebekkah B, Thank you for your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is fantastic to hear you describe our location as 'perfect' and the team as incredibly friendly and helpful. We hope to see you again very soon! Kind regards, Glenn Hallam GeneraL Manager

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This hotel is in a most convenient location being adjacent to Charing Cross station. It has every possible facility one could wish for, the rooms are comfortable and spacious and the staff are superb and obviously well trained. Nothing is too much trouble and help is always at hand if needed. This was our third visit to the hotel the...

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Dear 894louisev, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am absolutely thrilled that we were able to make such a special occasion even more special. I have shared your feedback with Luuk from our concierge team who was the creative genius for the Harry Potter decorations. It...

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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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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 

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Address: The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly Charing Cross Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: RM1,123 - RM1,870 (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
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#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
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