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Perth, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a World traveller and a psychologist of some 40 years I like to think I know a bit about hotels, service and people. Although I live in Australia now I visit london frequently... but this is my first time at the Amba..... I hope it won't be my last...... it is a fabulous hotel, the staff are incredible and...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is really good. I already stayed in other times and always there is a feel to stay at home. Location and staff are also super. Breakfast was good with a lot of choises. This is a good point to visit London and take relax after a working day!

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would absolutely stay again. There is simply nothing negative to say. Well maintained, super clean and shiny, friendly and minutes walk from Trafalgar square and tube or train. Pharmacy and. Marks. And Spencer food store next door. 3 minute walk ftom Embankment station and lovely park.

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

Dear Ian and Diana D, Thank you very much for your wonderful review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a pleasure to read that you would stay with us again. I am absolutely thrilled that you say that there was nothing negative! I am delighted that the friendly staff, central location and cleanliness are such highlights for you....

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel, great fondant, really helpful staff who went above and beyond. Really clean, timely responses, nice view and very accommodating staff, highly recommended to anyone looking for a place in the city. Stephen was fantastic!!!!

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

Dear Ahmed D, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our friendly team was a highlight for you. We hope that you will choose to stay with us next time you are visiting...

Fredericksburg, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel; spacious, immaculately cleaned rooms. Gorgeous grand sweeping staircase – very elegant. Perfectly located for quick access to the Underground (on top of the Charing Cross Station with the taxi rank just outside the front door of the hotel), Trafalgar Square and the museums and within walking distance to the Banqueting Hall, Buckingham, Westminster, Victoria Embankment, ……….. Also, close...

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

Dear LynfromVA, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. It is a pleasure to hear that you were able to take advantage of our fantastic location that is close to most of London's main attractions and I am delighted that you highlight the warm welcoming service that you received...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Warmly greeted on checkin by Irish gentleman whose name we unfortunately didn't catch. Gave us a room upgrade and a very quiet room at the side of the hotel. He took the trouble to show us how to enter the hotel after hours. Other staff in the lobby also greeted us as if returning guests. Room very comfortable especially the...

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

Dear A M, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am proud of Ricky that he was able to go above and beyond and make your stay more memorable. I am absolutely thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and I am delighted that you mention...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely place to go and chill with friend or family.... The staff are attentive and polite. Especially the lady who works there 6 days a week except on a Sunday... she is amazing and will always make sure that you are ok. Food is good too, especially the curry chicken... Well certainly recommend going there

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

Dear Denise H, Thank you for sharing your review of your recent stay at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight our fantastic location and that you had an excellent experience. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future for our nice curry chicken. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from 2 separate stays at this hotel in April 2017. We'd only planned to stay once, but had such a lovely time we rebooked for a return visit before heading back to the States post-Europe vacation. The entire staff is incredibly hospitable. Filipa in Reception deserves special mention as someone who went far above and beyond the call...

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

Dear LCK212, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and for sharing your wonderful review. Filipa and the Front of House team are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and it is a pleasure to hear that they always go the extra mile to create a 'home away from home' experience for you. I...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the Amba Hotel, Charing Cross as a surprise for my boyfriends birthday and we both had the most wonderful stay. Such a beautiful hotel with spacious, clean, luxurious rooms. Bed was very comfy, shower great, stocked up mini fridge and a fabulous view of London from our room window. There was a special birthday plate in...

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

Dear Huevo-Mull, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and for sharing such a wonderful review of your experience. It is a pleasure to hear about the impressive levels of service that you received and I am extremely proud of Hayley, Jesus and the team for making your trip to London even more...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I usually stay at The Corinthia hotel when I go to London because it has a beautiful spa. This weekend I just needed a few days off and decided to go to London. I booked the Amba hotel based on its amazing location. I was completely blown away the minute I stepped in. My husband and I arrived before check...

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

Wow!! Thank you JPA1982 for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled and super proud that you mention so many of our super stars. They really do try and create a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that they have, once again, delivered! 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: $383 - $655 (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
#17 Luxury Hotel in London
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“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
“Ask for quiet room on high floor at the side of the hotel.”
AM165, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I only went to the restaurant on the first floor, didn't stay overnight”
DeniseH53, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we had room 336 which has a very nice bathroom and beautiful view of the city.”
JPA1982, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a Deluxe King room (636), with great views across to Trafalgar Square”
Daniel-Olga-Madrid, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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