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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Everything was wonderful. The complementary snacks and drinks each day were appreciated. The bed and pillows were very comfortable and the bathroom was luxurious. The location is right near two underground stations. The only thing missing was a chest of drawers. We would definitely stay here again.

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

Dear sarahT8982ZF, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and highlight the well appointed rooms and fantastic location. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Our experience in Amba hotel was fantastic, the hotel has a perfect location (next to trafalgar square), the rooms were clean and very new, the breakfast was delicious with many options to choose. However I would like to highlight the staff of the hotel, especially the Spanish one Carlota, Jesus, Laura and Idoya were really friendly and helpful with us....

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Dear marta b, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention Carlota, Jesus, Laura and Idoia. They really to try and create a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that they have delivered! I do hope to welcome you...

Luxembourg
Reviewed 26 June 2016

One can only rave about this hotel. The location is convenient, the rooms are well appointed and the breakfast is lovely. Was upgraded to a suite this time due to my 'selected room' not being ready and this was a nice surprise. Additionally, I asked for help printing a boarding pass and was advised to have it emailed to reception...

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

Dear LuxTraveller215, It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our welcoming and attentive team and that you enjoyed the breakfast and location of the hotel. Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We very much look forward to welcoming you back on that next stay!...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 June 2016

For the price we paid, which was reasonable by London standards, we could not have gotten a better hotel, in a better location, with as much space as we had. The rooms are huge, and the bathroom space is incredible, especially for London! The staff is friendly and helpful, and the common areas just feel nice. At breakfast, we sat...

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Dear JSplain, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you found the rooms well appointed and were impressed by our unbeatable location! We very much look forward to welcoming you back again on your next visit. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great location (walked to Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, theater district, Thames, London Eye, Big Ben, etc). Room was exceptional. We traveled with our daughter & booked the Family Room which had a king bed, twin bed, couch (not a pull out), flat screen tv, complimentary mini bar (drinks & snacks), and use of an ipad in the room. Had access...

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Dear Nancy H, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that you made the most of our fantastic location and enjoyed the food and service in our Terrace Restaurant. I do hope to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross soon again. Best regards, Steve...

Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We just spent one night in this hotel to take in a show. The room was very clean and had everything you would expect. Great shower and facilities. Bed was firm but really comfortable . The main thing about this hotel for me was the staff, they were very friendly and welcoming, helpful in many ways and made me feel...

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

Dear J7315ZKchris, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you found the rooms well appointed and that the team made you feel right at home. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This is our sixth visit to this hotel and we always choose to come here as it is always consistently good. As soon as you walk through the door, from the hustle and bustle of London,it feels calm and welcoming. All the staff are very friendly and helpful. It was my husbands birthday, so we came to London to see...

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

Wow!! Thank you 439luckygirl, for sharing such a wonderful review of your sixth Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! We feel privileged that you chose to spend such a special occasion with us and I am extremely proud of the team for making the whole experience for your husband even more memorable! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Hotel service and facilities excellent. Staff friendly and happy to meet anyrequest, large or small.An ideal location for walking,taxi or Underground.Provides quick access to Trafalgar Square and other top sites.

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

Dear tedleo, 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 our fantastic location and the friendliness of the team. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I had emailed the hotel in advance and mentioned we were celebrating moms bday. Upon check in the upgraded our room and walked is to our room with cookies and tea. What a nice touch! The room was lovely and the rain shower heavenly. They also sent a bottle of champagne, a bday dessert and I think box of chocolates....

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Dear M M, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We feel privileged that you chose to spend such a special occasion with us and I am extremely proud of the team for making the whole experience for your Mother even more memorable! We hope to have the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I loved this hotel. The room was nice and clean. The bed comfortable and the bathroom sparkling clean. The staff was all friendly and accommodating and the best thing about this hotel is its location. It is close to both tourist sights, a main road for cabs and the tube if you're so inclined. I absolutely would stay there again!

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Dear shellyse, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and we very much look forward to your return. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

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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 

Additional Information about Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Address: The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly Charing Cross Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: RM1,199 - RM2,079 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#17 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Higher floors for a better view.”
500josp, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the front have the best views but are on The Strand so could be noisy. No train noise even though next to Charing Cross Station.”
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  • Wardrobe with safe, towelling robes, slippers and tea and coffee facilities
simmi42, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We thought the room was fab and if asked we would score it ten out of ten ”
geraldinec809, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose exec room. Worth it here.”
prettykey, 23 Apr 2017 | 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, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
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