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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Found this hotel on Booking.com by accident. Was absolutely delighted with it from start to finish. The rooms were modern, tasteful, comfortable and had been designed with thought. Plug pockets in all the right places and plenty of mirrors. Free mini bar, great wifi, well appointed. Fantastic staff, brilliant location, will always stay here in future.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location. Staff very helpful and friendly. Lovely rooms, clean and comfortable. have stayed here in the past. It it has gone up a notch or two in service and character. A great place to stay and will use again. Highly recommended

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A weekend in London, the show "Book of Mormon" brilliant. Where better to stay to enjoy this and all that london has to offer, The Amba Hotel, charing cross. The hotel is supberb. Food tremendous. Service exceptional. Friendly welcome. This hotel and what it offers has made our weekend very very special. Thank you Amba

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first visit to this lovely hotel for a lunch function, couldn't have been looked after better, the food and wine were lovely, but best of all every staff member I interacted with, executed their duties so well, and had the very highest of customer care skills I've encountered in a long time. I will be sure to come back... More 

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Lichfield England
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95 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stay in a lot of hotels , this place is awesome. It's doesn't have a car park but there are a couple of NCP within 7 minutes walk , easy to drop bags in front of hotel. Rooms are great , nice coffee machine in room. Good breakfast. Good location, next to Trafalgar Square, near Covent Garden . Loved... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel. The position at Charringcross is as central as you could hope for, just offTrafalgar Square, the galleries and shops of the west end and Covent Garden are a short walk away. A lovely warm welcome with the offer of a bottle of water or sparkling wine, a nice touch. Our room was great with a huge shower... More 

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

Dear Linda C, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our welcoming and attentive team and that you enjoyed the amenities in the room. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel location is so convenient! It is on the same road as Buckingham Palace and few steps away from Covent Gardens and Tralfagar Square. Near the hotel u find everything: boots, clothing, food, restaurants, tube station, train statios, buses and taxis!!! The hotel itself is luxurious and the terrace overlooks the Strand street! The staff are welcoming and they... More 

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

Dear Ghina A, 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 level of service provided by the team. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com More 

birmingham
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the hotel to a very genuine and warm reception. At our request we were offered an upgrade to a lovely room on the 5th floor which was quiet so ensured a good nights sleep. The room was spotlessly clean and the bed so comfortable, top marks to the housekeeping staff! Breakfast on our first morning was excellent... More 

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

Dear kazzy1, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our welcoming and caring team and that you enjoyed were impressed by the cleanliness of the room. I do hope to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross soon... More 

Middlebury, Vermont
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124 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent one night at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross, and were very happy with it. We have stayed in many places in London, and this is one of the two properties that has been really exceptional. The welcome at the front desk was warm and friendly. Biryana really listened to what we wanted--a room with a view. She found... More 

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

Dear JMA07, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention Bilyana. She really creates a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that she has delivered! I do hope to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross soon again.... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just off the underground train at charing cross(my first time on an underground tube) the hotel is a walking distance away. On getting at the hotel I am received by the receptionist who are so kind and offer to carry my bag to my room after a glass of refreshing champagne. The room was beyond my expectations, clean and so... More 

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

Dear PMuigai, 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 team, most notably Deividas and Anais, they really are cocktail masters. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve... More 

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Staying in Trafalgar Square / Embankment

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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: $313 - $642 (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
#15 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Family suite gives you two double beds and loads of space. ”
 of 5 bubbles Teddy1802, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quite a walk to some of the rooms. Very elegant traditional reception areas and lounges”
 of 5 bubbles lindacrighton, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles JMA07, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher the better. On route to Embankment & Charing Cross stations, it can be noisy. I was on the 2nd floor, higher floors are not an issue.”
  • Big bathroom with lots of towels & accessories
  • Lots to eat and drink
  • 3 person sofa and chair is geat
  • Generous size rooms with desk & ipad
 of 5 bubbles ColinandJulia, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 1504 was lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Glosgal60, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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