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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$273*
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Friendly staff with excellent service. Rooms are very clean and very well equipped. The hotel is very near to London Eye and Big Ben. It's also very close to the underground station. Breakfast was very delicious.

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

Dear adelfayek, 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 & the high level of service offered by the Team. We hope to see you again very soon! Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Attended the Amba hotel for a business meeting. Facilities were excellent for the meeting. The breakfast was tasty and the fried eggs still had a runny yolk...don't often find that at buffet breakfast. Had evening meal the second night which was tasty but was really made by the friendly waitress. I would happily return to this homelette.

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

Dear DrIJackson, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight our scrumptious breakfast and the service of our Terrace Restaurant team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Amba hotel for 3 nights in May 2016. All in all, a great and friendly experience! Service was top notch, and the free minibar and ipad a nice plus. Room was clean and comfortable. The location was awesome, we didn't even need to use the tube because we could walk everywhere we wanted to visit on...

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

Dear ala101, 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 took full advantage of our fantastic location. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A lovely hotel, comfortable, clean and looked after. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was a good size, and quiet. The hotel was an excellent base for a trip, we will definitely book there again.

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

Dear prob739, 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 the team to be helpful and friendly. We look forward to your return to London. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

England
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing service and really attentive staff you will get nothing but 1st class people here. Timothy (Australian) at the bar was amazing great attitude, fun and so on point! This hotel is an incredible experience. The hotel is grand, very old school with lovely Deco. A weekend treat

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Dear LukeMcGibney, 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 service of the team, most notably Timothy, to be amazing! We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Adelaide South Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This morning we checked out of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross after 4 wonderful days. We chose the hotel for its location. Close to the West End but it exceeded all expectations. It was walking distance to not only the theatres but to so much more with the tube and the railway station right next door. The staff were fabulous....

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

Wow!! Thank you Bronne D for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention so many of our team of superstars. They really to try and create a 'home away from home' for all our guests, and I am delighted that they have delivered! We hope to see you...

West Midlands
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The location of the Amba Hotel is perfect for central London. The staff team are the outstanding aspect of the hotel. Without exception they try to ensure your stay is satisfactory but see my comments about breakfast time below. Our room was small given it was not a basic standard room, but it was well equipped, had a super television...

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Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Fabulous location (right at Charing Cross, very close to the Thames/Embankment water taxi stop, and very short work to the National Gallery, Covent Garden, etc), great room, great staff. Loved the restaurant for breakfast, and the bar (although on the last night a business conference kind of overwhelmed the bar staff). Wonderful helpful staff too. The layout of this antique...

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

Dear Clea_S14, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you had a fantastic experience in our Terrace Bar and Restaurant. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

East kilbride,Scotland
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Stayed for 3 night for Chelsea Flower Show. Had previously stayed a few years ago when hotel was under different management. Bathroom felt as if it had just been decorated and tiled it was so clean. Really good rainfall shower plus additional shower head and a bathtub. Proper hairdryer. Had free snacks in minibar which was also a very nice...

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

Dear docfamily164, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I hope you had a fantastic time and the Chelsea Flower Show and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The Amba Hotel in Charing Cross is a great choice for anybody visiting London. The location is amazing, the staff are incredible and the hotel is beautiful. Extra touches like IPads in the rooms where you can order room service, contact the concierge or order items from housekeeping make the stay extra special. Angel at the concierge desk was fabulous....

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Dear SKT9410, 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 that our super star Angel took great care of you and made you feel at home. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you...

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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: $331 - $687 (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
#19 Luxury Hotel in London
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