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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We went to London to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday, staying at this hotel for the first time. The reception team were brilliant, we arrived early and our room was ready. We found the location to be excellent very central walking distance to Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square and the London eye. Our room was large and comfy and very quiet. The...

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

Dear suepH421KL, It is an absolute delight to hear that your stay for your husbands 50th birthday was a memorable experience and thank you for taking the time to share this feedback on Trip Advisor. Your comments about our central location and friendly team are very much appreciated and we are thrilled to hear that we will be your hotel...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Very conveniently located hotel for theatre land and Regent St / Oxford St shopping. Very friendly and helpful staff. Only disappointment was the rather limited breakfast buffet and pretty busy eating area. Probably need to do something about the rather slow lifts as well.

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

Dear Ontovictory, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our central location was perfect for shopping and visiting the theatre during your stay. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback and we all hope that you will allow us the opportunity of welcoming you back next time that you...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I don't normally take the time to write reviews, but I was very impressed with the service at this hotel. Carlota & Char saw to me on my arrival, they were about the friendliest reception staff I've ever met.

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

Dear Alende44, Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your stay with us. I am thrilled to hear that the friendly service that you received from Carlota and Char made a positive impact to your stay with us. We hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to stay with us at Amba...

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We have stayed here several times both before Amba and afterwards! The staff are excellent and obviously very well trained. The bedrooms are comfortable and clean, likewise the bathrooms. I would like better lighting of the desk area - it was in quite a dark corner of the room we were in!

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

Dear neann2546, Thank you for choosing to stay with us again and for sharing your lovely comments about your experience. Your comments highlighting the friendliness of the team are greatly appreciated and we hope that we will all have the opportunity of welcoming you back to stay with us for many more stays in the future. Kind regards, Glenn Hallam...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The hotel is very close to Trafalgar Square and walking distance to Birmingham Palace, St. James park, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, London's Eye. The hotel is near Covent Garden neighborhood which is full of shops, restaurants and bars. Very clean room and everywhere in the hotel. Rich breakfast buffet. The hotel stuff were always happy and with a big smile...

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

Dear Stoma_924788, Thank you for your review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross I am thrilled that you found our location to be ideal for sightseeing and that you were welcomed with big smiles from the team during your stay. We hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back next time you are...

Reviewed 7 March 2016

It was the first time i visited this hotel with a few of my friends , wanting to go for a nice drink in the amba hotel,as we where in the vacinity before the theatre. The bar was lovely and comfortable with good ambience.. We where served and looked after by ioanna, we gave her 100% on her great service...

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

Dear Helen A, It is pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your pre theatre drinks with your friends and that the friendly service given by Ioanna contributed to a relaxing memorable experience. We hope that we will be welcoming you back for another visit very soon and the Team and I look forward to seeing you then. Kind regards, Glenn...

utrecht
Reviewed 7 March 2016

totally happy great staff. even the trainees are very helpful and qualified. very compliant and friendly would like to stay there asap again. great location good bar great cocktails and stunning staircase

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

Dear Dear hanr213, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you received friendly service from the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to stay with us again very soon. Kind regards Glenn Hallam General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on March the 05th for my husbands birthday we arrived at 3pm and was greeted by a lovely and helpful staff named Sara she was very welcoming. When we got to our room we were really impressed with the bday surprise they had put out for my husband the champagne, the cake, card and...

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

Dear Poon4m, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that Sara and the team were able to make your husband's birthday extra special. We hope to see you again for many more special occasions. Best wishes, Glenn Hallam General Manager

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I booked into the Amba hotel for a night as it was my birthday and I was out in the city. I had previously emailed requesting information about the restaurant hoping to make a reservation during my stay and after receiving no response I questioned the service a little and was not sure what to expect. Upon arrival however I...

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

Dear Lucy W, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that Alexandra and the team were able to surprise you for your birthday with their attention to detail. The team really are focused on creating wonderful memories for all our guests, so I am glad that...

Reviewed 6 March 2016

My daughter and I traveled to London for the first time, and we stayed at this historic Victorian hotel for 3 nights. We were greeted by Laura and Conor, who were super friendly and helpful. Laura was able to accommodate my early check in and a late check out. The location was of a short walk to most attractions, and...

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Dear Elza M, Thank you for sharing your 5 star review of your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I am delighted that you were given a fantastic welcome by both Laura and Conor. The location, as you say, is perfect for several of London's main attractions, so I am glad that you took full advantage of this....

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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: $348 - $595 (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
#16 Luxury Hotel in London
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