We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
01/10/2017 02/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    Amba Hotel Charing Cross

    The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$199US$268
    View Deal
    Traveller (978)
    Room & Suite (581)
    Dining (73)
    Citadines Trafalgar Square London
    2,251 reviews
    #279 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    St Martins Lane London Hotel
    2,764 reviews
    #74 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    The Piccadilly London West End
    618 reviews
    #24 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Club Quarters Hotel, Trafalgar Square
    2,215 reviews
    #187 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “free minibar” (205 reviews)
    “mini bar” (272 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    Special Offer: Early Bird Offer!
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Citadines Trafalgar Square London
    2,251 reviews
    #279 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    St Martins Lane London Hotel
    2,764 reviews
    #74 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    The Piccadilly London West End
    618 reviews
    #24 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Club Quarters Hotel, Trafalgar Square
    2,215 reviews
    #187 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Rooms
    1 Oct2 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 11 partner sites to see rooms from US$199.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all London hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "2988904eb18c4bfc90d7a09fa6bf76ee", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":193104,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[34355623],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":199,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"2988904eb18c4bfc90d7a09fa6bf76ee","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":268,"lowestMetaPrice":199,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":268,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":268,"lowestMetaPrice":199,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":268,"hotelName":"Amba Hotel Charing Cross","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjI5ODg5MDRlYjE4YzRiZmM5MGQ3YTA5ZmE2YmY3NmVlIiwiQUlLIjoiZGNkZDBkNGFlNWEwNDFiMzk5MTk3YzUxYmFmMTA2ZDYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$199", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79785648":"AgodaIB","32597287":"Expedia","119753866":"TravelClickIB50","53910652":"TravelocityEWS","34355623":"Hotwire","32437954":"BookingCom","109216254":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (3,868)
    There are newer reviews for Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    21 - 25 of 3,375 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed three nights and had a delightful time. Location is next to the rail station and a short walk to the underground. Covent Garden is a short distance as well as Trafalgar Square. The room was comfortable and the staff superb. Highly recommended.More

    1  Thank WWorker
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 1 week ago

    Dear WWorker, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am absolutely thrilled that you loved our amazing central location. I am very happy that you loved going to Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square. We hope...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I spent weeks trying to pick a hotel for our stay in London. It was my 4th time to the city but have always stayed in Kensington and was looking for something more central. The location was perfect. It was so nice to be able...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    2  Thank 12sdm
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 12sdm, Thank you for writing a review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that your loved our fantastic central location & that you where able to walk to all the attractions. I am delighted that you found your room very comfortable...More

    A TripAdvisor Member
    1
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    From the moment we arrived we were treated like long lost friends, the staff were so friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. took the time to ask how our stay was, remembering tiny details and at breakfast the staff remembered that one of...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your amazing and detailed review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am absolutely thrilled that your loved our friendly and helpful staff. It is an absolute delight to read your kind words about our superstars Josien and Nelly!...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The location is excellent. Rooms are clean though a little on small side. The staff is the plus to staying here. They are incredibly courteous and helpful. Haley is without a doubt the best concierge I have ever dealt with. She is efficient and went...More

    Thank mcchrystal
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 1 week ago

    Dear mcchrystal, Thank you very much for your review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you love our excellent location, clean rooms, and helpful staff. It is a great pleasure that you mention our superstar Hayley! They really do try to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A great Victorian building on top of Charing Cross train St, with a awesome update inside. Heidy and Ana are the best, feel like home! All modern services taking care of (even a warm mirror to avoud steam from the shower), fresh flowers, candles evey...More

    2  Thank mirandasee2017
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 1 week ago

    Dear mirandasee2017, Thank you for leaving a 5 star review of the Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am absolutely thrilled that you loved our fresh flowers, candles and our superb staff! It is a great pleasure to read your kind words about our staff and...More

    Citadines Trafalgar Square London
    2,251 reviews
    #279 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    St Martins Lane London Hotel
    2,764 reviews
    #74 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    The Piccadilly London West End
    618 reviews
    #24 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    Club Quarters Hotel, Trafalgar Square
    2,215 reviews
    #187 of 1,072 hotels in London
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$233 - US$482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in London
    • #10 Family Hotel in London
    • #12 Business Hotel in London
    • #23 Luxury Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 239
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Cancelon, Hotwire, getaroom.com, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your Amba Hotel Charing Cross reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • London >
    • Trafalgar Square / Embankment
    • Also Known As
    • Charing Cross Hotel London ,
    • Charing Cross London ,
    • Thistle Charing Cross Hotel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (978)
    Room & Suite (581)
    Dining (73)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (751)
    Bathroom (62)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
    Nearby
    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
    ...More
    Club Quarters Hotel, Trafalgar Square
    2,215 reviews
    .16 km away
     
    St Martins Lane London Hotel
    2,764 reviews
    .27 km away
     
    Citadines Trafalgar Square London
    2,251 reviews
    .14 km away
     
    The Piccadilly London West End
    618 reviews
    .64 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Villiers
    12 reviews
    .08 km away
    Herman ze German
    457 reviews
    .05 km away
    Villiers
    338 reviews
    .08 km away
    The Terrace
    298 reviews
    .04 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Charing Cross Theatre
    182 reviews
    .07 km away
    Benjamin Franklin House
    228 reviews
    .08 km away
    Players' Theatre
    7 reviews
    .06 km away
    Admiral Jellicoe Memorial Fountain
    5 reviews
    .16 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Becky_Hull
    25 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Clareabel | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure about times but we definitely went in there before theatre and had alcoholic drinks.
    1
    Vote
    twain42
    23 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from ErictheRed56 | Reviewed this property |
    You'd need the train from Liverpool Street Station. Takes a little under an hour Probably need a cab from hotel to station
    1
    Vote
    ShonaPM
    14 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 7 answers
    Response from bpatterson14 | Reviewed this property |
    Embankment
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Room was spacious. I Pad was in our room for our convenience. Mini bar was complimentary. Housekeeping was..."
    Read review
    "We were on the 6th floor & it was very quiet, we never heard anything inside or out. The kingside bed..."
    Read review
    "Include the breakfast with your stay, the buffet is excellent!"
    Read review
    "The sink didn't drain properly and for an upgraded room, it should have a proper bath to allow for..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing