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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

We stayed hear after it was recommended . It is a really good place to stay it's central to all eminties. The staff are very helpful and friendly and nothing was too much for them. We were celebrating my husbands birthday and we got a room upgrade and proseco which was a lovely touch. Breakfast was plentiful and fresh ....

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southern new jersey
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Loved this hotel! Great location, beautiful room and very friendly and attentive staff! The executive lounge for breakfast and late day snack was great and concierge was very helpful. Very close to Trafalgar Square and metro stop is right here. Thames is very close as is theatre district and many restaurants. Other London attractions are within walking distance. We asked...

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Me and my partner have just come back from London. The first night we stopped in Moorgate and the second night we stopped at this beautiful hotel. My partner had proposed to me the night before and those at the Amba were absolutely incredible. We got a complimentary upgrade and champagne to celebrate our engagement. The staff were so friendly...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got a good rate of £160 a night but upgraded at an extra £40 for an executive room who's home allowed access to the lounge a lovely private spot for complimentary drinks and breakfast. Worth every penny. Fantastic room great location and wonderfully helpful staff. Well worth staying

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a two night stay at this wonderful hotel. It was booked for my friends 40th birthday and we couldn't fault a thing. All the staff were very friendly and always spoke to you, it was immaculately clean. We had a cake and complimentary vouchers for free champagne in the bar which was a lovely surprise and added...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for a romantic weekend with husband. Had a glass of prosecco on arrival and upgraded to a lovely room. The room as spacious and very well equipped - however the iPad didn't seem to work. The complimentary mini bar and coffee machine were a nice touch. The bathroom was spotlessly clean and we had a lovely view over the...

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Accra, Ghana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have stayed in Amba Hotel a few times and find it a good choice. The location is great at Charing Cross and the rooms are quite nice. Is quite a pleasant surprise to see that the rooms are larger than the ones expected in most places around particularly in Central London when we consider the tariff. The breakfast service is...

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

Dear AmitMAgrawal, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and for taking the time to share your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that you found your room to be spacious and that you mention the quality of the breakfast and the friendliness of the team. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My travel to London generally consists of business travel staying closer to the City of London. Last March my husband joined me on the trip as it was also our 7th wedding anniversary, so we stayed next to Trafalgar Square at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am so glad that we did. The location was excellent. Great proximity to...

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

Dear SR060306, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention Idoia. She creates a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that they have delivered! I do hope to welcome you back to Amba Hotel Charing Cross soon again. Best...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights last week and the hotel was amazing. All staff that we encountered were very friendly and excellent at customer service, they are very well trained especially the front desk and concierge. Special mention goes to Miguel, Sofia, Hailey, Paolo and Clive. These people are amazing at their job and really go above and beyond...

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

Dear Jessica B, 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 mention so many of our superstars! We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just returned from a 2 night weekend stay in Amba Hotel Charing Cross. The location is amazing - within walking distance to may of London's top attractions. We made a few restaurant reservations through the hotel and Clive from concierge was a great help, he made us feel so welcome. The rooms are spacious and modern, with all...

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Dear ciarabxox, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention both Clive & Miguel. They are always on hand to ensure all our guests feel at home and I am thrilled that they have, once again, delivered! I do hope to welcome you back to Amba...

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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: $362 - $540 (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
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
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