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    Amba Hotel Charing Cross

    The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England
    011 44 871 376 9012
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    Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

    Our friends booked a meal here and I had low expectations having noted low food standards in many hotels recently. However: The decor is welcoming, elaborate, striking. The view across to Trafalagar Square down the Embankment and over The Strand was fun. And, most importantly,...More

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    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 8 October 2016

    Dear Swerve-Ifans, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent restaurant experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that your expectations have been exceeded and delighted to hear that you enjoyed the quality of the food and the attentive service...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    Stayed for only one night, but I would definitely return again. Lovely hotel, friendly staff and lovely room with a very comfortable bed. Also the free bar is a nice touch to the room. The drinks bar was nice and relaxing with lots of delicious...More

    3  Thank Louly-Lou
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 7 October 2016

    Dear Louly-Lou, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience I am delighted that you found the team friendly and enjoyed our Terrace Bar for relaxing evening drinks. We hope to see you again very...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    We were amazed how nice this property was. We were winding down a long trip and stopped in London for a very short visit before leaving Europe. The hotel was listed as a four star, but when we arrived, we were curious as to why....More

    1  Thank Judith P
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 7 October 2016

    Dear Judith P, Wow!! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention the modern forward thinking of our brand. We have listened to our guests and designed the hotel to fit...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2016

    We stayed at Amba Hotel Charing Cross in early October. It was my first time to London, and my Husband's second. We found the location just perfect, and could easily walk to all the sites in Central London (Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Parliament, Buckingham Palace),...More

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    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 6 October 2016

    Dear ecarlso3, Thank you for taking the time to share your 5 star review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you highlight our fantastic location and that you fully enjoyed the wide range of amenities provided...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2016

    The hotel is in a great location, so do not let the area around the hotel bother you. It is right over a train station, so there were a lot of transients hanging out. We had a few hiccups. 1. Housekeeping does not understand the...More

    3  Thank kvcatlanta
    Response from Charing X, General Manager at Amba Hotel Charing CrossResponded 5 October 2016

    Dear kvcatlanta, I would like to thank you for staying with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross for your recent trip to London. I appreciate you taking your time to share your experience with us as your feedback is certainly highly valued. We have contacted...More

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    Margaret H
    21 November 2017|
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    Response from Mariesch-1 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I think that will be fine, since you pay for the room! However, make sure you book a double bed/king bed! If you have breakfast included they could ask for an extra charge! Have an amazing stay!
    12 November 2017|
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    Response from Mariesch-1 | Reviewed this property |
    Hii, yes they have a luggage room to put your suitcases, bags etc. I brought my luggage there as well! Great service!
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    Response from JAR46 | Reviewed this property |
    Depending on your room grade you will either have an alcoholic mini bar or non alcoholic. So you will have either, small bottle of red and white wine, couple of bottles of beer, 1 coke, 1 diet coke, packet of crisps, bar of... More
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    "Executive room was Lovely, we asked for a quiet room ans it sure was 👍🏻"
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