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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Vermont
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Uh oh! No water! Things happen in a hotel. And when I awoke on one of my 4 days at the Amba Charing Cross. no water. Not fun. I reported it, received a sincere apology, and went to breakfast. Upon my return 30 minutes later all was well. Spent the day touring, and when I entered my room late that...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thank you Fely for another great tea I loved being spoilt. It's a great place to relax and meet up with friends. There is plenty of choice on the menu and there is a cocktail menu as well... a perfect place to wind down.

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

Dear 761jen, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent experience with us in our Terrace Restaurant. I am thrilled that you felt relaxed and were able to wind down with a few cocktails. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Lancashire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a birthday present my partner had booked tickets for the English National Opera (ENO) at the London Coliseum on 15th Feb and chose the Amba Hotel due to positioning and the reviews. On arrival I was greeted by Angel with a welcoming smile who put me at ease and offered immediate help (I was carrying all the bags, evening...

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

Dear Rebecca B, Wow!! Thank you Rebecca B for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention Angel. He always looks to create a 'home away from home' for all of our guests, and I am delighted that he has delivered! I do hope to welcome you back to...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Amba Hotel at Charing Cross for the first time and we will definitely stay again. Parking was a short 5min walk, Trafalgar Square Q Park. But with Charing Cross station next to the hotel, it is very easy to reach the hotel. The hotel has a modern feel with espresso machine, large TV, safe, fridge and...

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

Dear CairnsOReilly, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that you were impressed by our unbeatable location in the heart of London's West End and that you found the room well appointed. We look forward to your return to London. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager...

Maghera, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I travelled to London to see The Phantom of the Opera our third visit to London in as many years to attend a West end show. This year as part of our package trip we were offered to stay in the Alma Hotel, we chose it primarily for its close location to the theatre. We arrived early...very...

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

Dear Tommy113, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you and your daughter had a fantastic theatre break with us and that you found the rooms well appointed. We certainly hope to welcome you back again for your next visit to the West End....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a fantastic well run hotel. We stayed for 3 nights. Check in was quick and the guy on reception told us all about the hotel. The bed was one of the best we have ever slept in! the room was very clean and welcoming. We had a few drinks in the bar, again very good service. Breakfast was very...

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

Dear liddon2010, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted that enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and were impressed with teh breakfast offerings in our Terrace Restaurant. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Contrary to many London hotels, this was spotlessly clean, the food was surprisingly good, and the staff were extremely helpful and very friendly; we're definitely going back. Soft drinks and snacks in mini bar are all free, as is the Nespresso machine We searched all the price comparison sites, but got a MUCH better deal by buying direct from the...

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

Dear Andrew R, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention the team. They really do try and create 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...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have used this hotel now a number of times. It is excellently situated near Trafalgar Square. The staff are excellent and the rooms pleasant and clean, although quite small. One of the best options I have stayed in central London.

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

Dear vikki88196, Thank you for your loyalty and sharing your feedback of your experiences with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I'm thrilled that you found the rooms well appointed and highlight the excellent level of service provided from the team. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 4 nights for business and leisure. The room was excellent and the service was superb. The staff at the hotel was very helpful and friendly. The location of the hotel is great and in short distance from both Underground stations Embankment and Charing Cross. It takes you only 10 min to walk to Leicester Square and Piccadilly...

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

Dear GuFaVi, 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 friendliness of the team! We look forward to your return to London. Best regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only had a one night stay at this hotel but we really enjoyed it. The hotel is good value for the service and facilities you are receiving. The decor was really lovely as well. The staff could not be more helpful-from offering a drink on arrival, to wheeling my little bag around and helping me figure out the coffee...

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

Dear Yummers2888, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that the team were on hand to make you stay as comfortable and pleasurable as possible. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve...

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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: €236 - €386 (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
Amba Hotel Charing Cross London
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#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
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“First stay had a room overlooking an alleyway with a rather boisterous nightlife. This time I was given a very quiet room on a high floor.”
 of 5 bubbles GreenMountains18, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms don't have a bath, only a shower, so specify when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles V9425LZandrewr, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 520 -- excellent!!!”
 of 5 bubbles andrewsweir2017, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have lots of luggage ask to stay in the main building. Top floor may be better as London is a party night, every night. Noisy !”
 of 5 bubbles Europa101, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 638 is great”
 of 5 bubbles louisemZ8356JF, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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