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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked this hotel as part of a package and I'm so pleased I did. Fantastic location, beautiful decor, lovely rooms and the most friendly, accommodating staff. Special thanks to Jennifer (Reception) and a young gentleman (whose name is couldn't pronounce! Sorry!) who was from the Netherlands. Will use this hotel as a Base for future trips. Thoroughly recommended.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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Only one word to say......Amazing! This hotel is in a perfect location and the customer service is exemplary. The room was very comfortable and clean and despite being on the footstep of Charing Cross station, you wouldn’t have known it. The Staff, and we should thank Duane in particular for being such a star at reception and Stephen for the...

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Bournemouth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect location, very clean and lovely staff. We wanted to go to the London Is Open event at Trafalgar square and Amba was perfect for the purpose. Very close to tube station too. Lots of shops were in close proximity too.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at the Amba Caring Cross London to celebrate my wife's birthday. We have stayed many times and the hotel never fails to deliver. We stayed in a king executive room on the 5th floor. The room was large with a sitting area and huge bathroom that houses a shower you could party...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my fifth visit to Amba Charing Cross, although my first was before it became an Amba Hotel. I thought it wonderful then but it just seems to manage to improve each time, the little touches mean a lot and make such an impression. Customer service is exceptional. It has not always been faultless but the quality shows when...

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Dorset, England
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked ages before as this was a birthday weekend and we had theatre tickets. I also emailed the hotel via the Booking.com website, telling them this was a special weekend for us and asking for a quiet room with a view. When we arrived reception took ages to "find us a room" and asked for the confirmation details. They...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Amba far exceeded our expectations. I had heard some great feedback about it, and some more lukewarm feedback. I rang the hotel before our stay to ask if I could have a room with some kind of view; I dislike rooms without windows, or internal windows over e.g. light-wells. When we got to Reception it was...

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

Dear YallournGirl, It is an absolute pleasure to read about your Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience and I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you found your room comfortable and that you enjoyed our breakfast offerings. I would also like to thank...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the Amba for a birthday weekend for the wife, based on good reviews on both TA and Hotels.com. We were well looked after and got to our room, which I thought was a tad small for a deluxe - but put it down to the location (literally a stones throw from Trafalgar Square) After the first night (and a...

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

Dear Paul O, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. I feel privileged to hear that you chose to spend your birthday celebrations with us. It is with great pleasure that I read your amazing words highlighting the fantastic level of service provided by the team &...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again we had a fantastic stay at the Amba. Miguel and his front of house team were pleased to welcome our return making us feel special as they always do. We arrived a little early but they put us on their priority list and we were in the room swiftly. The room was of an exceptional standard and the...

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

Dear Lesley S, Thank you for sharing your kind words and wonderful review on your recent Amba Hotel Charing Cross experience. I am thrilled that you mention the Miguel and the team & that they where able to make you feel special once more! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards, Steve Cane General Manager steve.cane@amba-hotel.com

Easton, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a retiring visitor to the Amba Catling Cross. Yes it has a fantastic location, yes great food at reasonable prices, a soft bed- more comfy than my own and views of Eleanor's Cross or the Londoneye But the real reason I choose the Amba is the people. When the front staff wish you good day- you feel welcome...

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

Dear Truffie, 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 great location but I am absolutely thrilled to hear that Thijs and the team gave you such a wonderful experience! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to stay...

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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: £204 - £341 (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
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Ask for front rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Hilaire, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They offer great upgrades for a small prices to those who stay a week”
 of 5 bubbles Truffie, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I only stayed for a drink”
 of 5 bubbles SingleMan50ish, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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