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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 301*
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Aberdeenshire
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Just around corner from Trafalgar square, close to all theatres, A great base to tour London as hotel is right next to charing cross station and tube. National museum at Trafalgar square a must do Will return next visit to london

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

Dear MichelleR26, 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 and the friendly service you received from the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again on your next visit to London. Kind regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

California
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Easy to get to from Heathrow. Take the London Express to Paddinton. Transfer to Charing Cross walk out of the main station on the Strand, turn to the right and you are there. Wonderful location. Beautiful hotel and excellent service. We loved it. A must when you stay in London.

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

Dear deborahxo, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your experience with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am thrilled that you mention our amazing location and it is a delight to read that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to stay with us very soon. Best regards, Steve...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I popped into the Amba checking the correct location for the Fawlty Towers dinner that was being held there the next night. The desk staff were incredibly helpful and pleasant, offering me when I was leaving a bottle of water. We were leaving the morning after the FT dinner, going early to the airport. On checking with our bed and...

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

Wow!! Thank you suzabella60 for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am absolutely thrilled that you mention the warm welcome you received from the team and that you were made to feel special during your stay. We would all like to thank you for your lovely comments and we look forward to welcoming...

Lincolnshire, England
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The good service began even before we left home - I was struggling to book a room but the website wasn't playing ball. I almost gave up and looked for something else, but thought I would just phone the hotel. 'Kelly' answered and tried to work through the booking with me - it didn't work for her either, so after...

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

Dear Frostycat, Wow!! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience! I am so pleased that Kelly was such a great help during the booking process and that really set the tone for your stay with us. It feels me with great pride knowing that every member of staff were friendly and on...

Graaff-reinet
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This stay was really excellent. Beautiful hotel and clean and well stocked with everything you need. Very centrally located but just noisy. Noise stops around 12 though. Good breakfast and minibar included. Quality bedding and comfortable beds.

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

Dear Juliette M, Thank you for taking the time to share a review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted to hear that you had a comfortable stay and that you found your room to be well appointed. I hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back to stay with us...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is the 2nd time my sister and I have stayed here and we would definitely do so again. The staff are welcoming, friendly, knowledgeable and keen to help. I checked in online in advance and our room key was waiting for us when we arrived. The location is excellent, close to many attractions and the theatre district. Highly recommended!

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

Dear Michaela P, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and for sharing a review of your most recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted to read your kind comments about the team and pleased that you were able to take advantage of our central location. We all look forward to welcoming you...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Location = Awesome So close to transport, restaurants, the theatre, shopping. Great location, great staff and a clean hotel. I was so pleased with this property and so happy that we booked to stay here. We spent 4 nights, arrived 21 June 2016. On arrival, Marloes on the reception desk was very hospitable. I was impressed with her service. Our...

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

Thank you SJB_4152 for sharing such a wonderful review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. We feel privileged that you chose to spend your Honeymoon with us and I am delighted that Marloes and the team helped to make the experience memorable for you both. Your lovely comments about your room allocation and our convenient central...

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and throughly enjoyed our stay. We checked in early and our rooms were not only ready but they had upgraded my sister to a Jr Suite right next door to mine. We loved the free goodies in the mini bar and the iPad in the room. We also used the hotels lounge for breakfast...

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

Dear BarbaraI, Thank you for sharing your wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am delighted to hear that the team were able to accommodate you with an early check in and that you found our central location convenient for sightseeing and trips to the theatre! The team and I would like to thank you for...

Nofrolk, VA
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We have traveled quite a bit to numerous countries and the staff at the Amba is top tier. Everyone was so friendly and helpful it really made our stay. We had a slight negative experience with a housekeeping lady who came in our room without knocking. We received a handwritten note of apology as well as a bottle of wine...

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

Dear NorfolkDianne, 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 thrilled that you mention our central location and delighted to hear that you received wonderful service from our friendly team. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to stay with...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We travel a lot, and we have high standards. The Amba at Charing Cross easily beat those standards. The room was lovely, and the location couldn't have been better. But it was the service that was the standout. The young and friendly staff was always helpful. And we don't just mean to us - we regularly overhead conversations of other...

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

Dear ChrisCathy456, Thank you for sharing your '6 star' review of your recent stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross! It is a pleasure to read your kind words on our friendly and attentive team and that you enjoyed our amazing location. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again on your next visit to London....

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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 

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: $323 - $664 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in London
#10 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#19 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Rooms at the front of the hotel can be a little noisy, but less so at night.”
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“Pay extra for a luxury room if you can”
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“We were on the 6th floor and had great view of the city!”
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