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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Tulla
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our stay at Amba hotel was fantastic. The reception team were amazing going above and beyond the call of duty.Everyone was very friendly cheerful and helpful. The room was plush clean and very very comfortable.We were extremely surprised that we had the use of a tablet in the room. We would so reccomend this hotel to anyone.

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London, United Kingdom
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My husband and I had a wonderful stay at this lovely hotel. We were greeted by very friendly staff on reception, who when they heard it was my birthday, upgraded us (on a complimentary basis) to a suite. Thank you so much to Filipa and the team for making our stay so special,

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Simply excellent London location, excellent service, excellent food and wonderful ambience. Reception personnel were very very helpful in assisting us with information and directions. The Amba hotel is much like the TARDIS looks small on the outside but is large on the inside.

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Arlington, Virginia
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I was skeptical about staying here because it's listed as a four star, and I tend to be picky. But this is no 4-star experience. We had an absolutely perfect stay from start to finish. The staff make the experience. I have almost never encountered front desk staff so attentive, welcoming and kind. Stephen, in particular, was a gem. Stay...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came to The Terrace restaurant in the Amba hotel just for afternoon tea, and it was far more than I expected. The tea room itself is lovely, with beautiful high windows and an airy atmosphere, and easily charming service sets. The hosts/severs are friendly and helpful - after letting them know we would be requesting a vegetarian tea, they...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

Additional Information about Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Address: The Strand, London WC2N 5HX, England (Formerly Charing Cross Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
Price Range: $364 - $622 (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 thought the room was fab and if asked we would score it ten out of ten ”
geraldinec809, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose exec room. Worth it here.”
prettykey, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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