$251 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 26, 2015 Check-out: Jul 28, 2015

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4 stars
View map of Charing Cross, The Strand,, London, WC2N 5HX

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
111 reviews
Weekend treat

We booked to see a show and decided to make a weekend of it by staying overnight as a treat. We... See full review

  • Kevin C.
  • Apr 6, 2015
family trip

We stayed over for our daughters birthday.Members of staff were very helpful from the moment we... See full review

  • robert h.
  • Apr 6, 2015
Amba Hotel Charing Cross is a modern boutique offering convenient distance to The Strand and Trafalgar Square. This deluxe hotel offers elegant accommodations outfitted with contemporary comforts to provide a more relaxed stay. Amba Hotel Charing Cross features classic British and International cuisine served in elegant surroundings at The Brasserie restaurant. Patrons can also enjoy a sip of cocktails or a bottle of champagne at Eleanor's Cocktail Bar on site. The hotel hosts corporate and social events at any of the nine beautifully structured meeting rooms, including a ballroom that can accommodate up to 200 guests. Gym, business center, limousine airport transfer and hotel-wide Wi-Fi access are also on offer for added convenience.
Rooms
Amba Hotel Charing Cross features stylish and well-proportioned accommodation units with spell binding panoramas of The Strand and Trafalgar Square. Each room is equipped with sitting area and modern essentials including iPod docking station, plasma-screen TV, coffee- and tea-making facilities, mini bar hair dryer, safe deposit box and work desk. The hotel also offers a selection of suites with greater space, heated bathroom flooring and rain showers.
Highlights
  • Boutique hotel overlooking The Strand and Trafalgar Square
  • In-house restaurant serving classic British and International cuisine
  • Elegant rooms and excellent meeting facilities
Nearby attractions
  • Trafalgar Square (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Nelson's Column (0.1mi/0.2 km)
  • National Portrait Gallery (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • National Gallery (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Covent Garden Market (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Admiralty Arch (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Transport Museum (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Royal Opera House (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Courtauld Gallery (0.4mi/0.6 km)
  • Buckingham Palace (0.9 mi/1.4 km)

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross Rooms

Standard Twin
Amba Hotel rooms blend comfort, technology and service meaning you can enjoy more than you ever expected. Comfortable beds come as standard, but its the extra little touches that count including, unlimited, fast-free wi-fi, complimentary mini-bar, Nespresso coffee machine, Smart TV and an in-room tablet to help you make the most of your stay.
Standard Double
Amba Hotel rooms blend comfort, technology and service meaning you can enjoy more than you ever expected. Comfortable beds come as standard, but its the extra little touches that count including, unlimited, fast-free wi-fi, complimentary mini-bar, Nespresso coffee machine, Smart TV and an in-room tablet to help you make the most of your stay.
Deluxe Double
Amba Hotel rooms blend comfort, technology and service meaning you can enjoy more than you ever expected. Comfortable beds come as standard, but its the extra little touches that count including, unlimited, fast-free wi-fi, complimentary mini-bar, Nespresso coffee machine, Smart TV and an in-room tablet to help you make the most of your stay.
Deluxe Twin
Amba Hotel rooms blend comfort, technology and service meaning you can enjoy more than you ever expected. Comfortable beds come as standard, but its the extra little touches that count including, unlimited, fast-free wi-fi, complimentary mini-bar, Nespresso coffee machine, Smart TV and an in-room tablet to help you make the most of your stay.
Execuitve Double
Executive rooms offer the extra space needed to refresh and recharge after a long day sight-seeing or that all important business meeting. Including all the standard amenities and facilities as our Deluxe rooms, Executive rooms include a seating area and access to our Amba Lounge, offering complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, evening drinks and canaps.
Executive Twin
Executive rooms offer the extra space needed to refresh and recharge after a long day sight-seeing or that all important business meeting. Including all the standard amenities and facilities as our Deluxe rooms, Executive rooms include a seating area and access to our Amba Lounge, offering complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, evening drinks and canaps.
Executive King
Executive rooms offer the extra space needed to refresh and recharge after a long day sight-seeing or that all important business meeting. Including all the standard amenities and facilities as our Deluxe rooms, Executive rooms include a seating area and access to our Amba Lounge, offering complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, evening drinks and canaps.
Junior Suite
Our Studio Suites are the ultimate in getting more from your stay. With a spacious lounge area, enjoy the extra home comforts so you can recharge after a long day exploring the city, or relax and prepare for the day ahead. Ideal for famalies our Studio Suites also include access to our Amba Lounge, offering complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks throughout the day, evening drinks and canaps.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Service dogs allowed
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest

Nearby points of interest

  • Charing Cross station: 0 mi
  • British Music Experience: 0.1 mi
  • British Optical Association Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Benjamin Franklin House: 0.1 mi
  • Adelphi Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • National Portrait Gallery: 0.1 mi
  • Canada House Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Nelson's Column: 0.2 mi
  • National Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Trafalgar Square: 0.2 mi
  • Port of London: 0.2 mi
  • London School of Economics: 0.2 mi
  • Admiralty Arch: 0.2 mi
  • Courtauld Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • London Transport Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Charing Cross station: 0 mi
  • British Music Experience: 0.1 mi
  • British Optical Association Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Benjamin Franklin House: 0.1 mi
  • Adelphi Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • National Portrait Gallery: 0.1 mi
  • Canada House Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Nelson's Column: 0.2 mi
  • National Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Trafalgar Square: 0.2 mi
  • Port of London: 0.2 mi
  • London School of Economics: 0.2 mi
  • Admiralty Arch: 0.2 mi
  • Courtauld Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • London Transport Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret: 0.3 mi
  • Leicester Square: 0.3 mi
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts: 0.3 mi
  • Transport Museum: 0.3 mi
  • the Strand: 0.3 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.3 mi
  • London Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Lyceum Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • West End: 0.4 mi
  • Somerset House: 0.4 mi
  • Thomas Neal Centre : 0.4 mi
  • Royal Festival Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Shaftesbury Avenue: 0.4 mi
  • Aldwych Theatre: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Opera House: 0.4 mi
  • Hayward Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • London Eye: 0.4 mi
  • Piccadilly Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • London Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum: 0.5 mi
  • St James's Park: 0.5 mi
  • London Aquarium: 0.5 mi
  • Soho: 0.6 mi
  • Big Ben: 0.6 mi
  • River Thames: 0.6 mi
  • St. James's Park: 0.6 mi
  • South Bank: 0.6 mi
  • Waterloo station: 0.6 mi
  • Palace of Westminster: 0.6 mi
  • National Army Museum: 0.6 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Our meetings and events facilities at Amba Hotel Charing Cross are entirely self-contained, giving you the privacy you need to focus on business, or enjoy your big day in uninterrupted splendour. And with mainline and Tube stations literally next door to the hotel, it's the perfect place to bring people together in London. Our largest space is the magnificent Ballroom which can accommodate up to 150 guests. Its marble pillars, elegant sculpted ceiling and glittering chandeliers are exactly as they would have been in the hotel's Victorian heyday. We have a choice of eight further meeting rooms, suitable for private lunch or dinner parties, receptions, awards ceremonies and other functions. Located on the first floor, they all offer generous amounts of natural light.

Dining

The Terrace Restaurant and Bar
Have something delicious, refreshing, quick, whatever you want, even on the go. We dont bind our guests with rules around dining, after all, you should be able to eat and drink as you do at home " whenever you want to. The Terrace offers an all-day dining venue and bar where you can enjoy everything from classic afternoon tea to a specially shaken cocktail courtesy of our in-house mixologist. What ties every dining and drinking experience together is the fantastic views of the Strand below something which has made our location a favourite with many for more than 150 years.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
111 out of 111
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.6
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.2

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Janna D.
Business
Santa Rosa
Apr 10, 2015

Location couldn't be better

We have been several times to this hotel. Beautiful Building in a perfect central location. The rooms are tastefully decorated, but on our last visit, our bathroom had a very deep bath tub which was fine for taking showers, but the tub was very difficult to get out of after taking a bath. The staff was great! They were friendly without getting in the way. We had a lovely stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mary A.
Business
colorado
Apr 6, 2015

Amba Hotel Stay

The hotel was centrally located to attractions. The staff was welcoming and curtosy. Breakfast was included and was very good. Rooms were clean and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kevin C.
Business
N/A
Apr 6, 2015

Weekend treat

We booked to see a show and decided to make a weekend of it by staying overnight as a treat. We looked at several similarly priced hotels online but after our stay at the Amber we are really pleased we opted for the Amber. From the moment we walked in the staff were really attentive, friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable and clean. We booked breakfast which was great and added access to the Amber lounge for a very small fee. This was really good value for money as it included snacks and drinks, alcoholic and non alcoholic. All in all a lovely stay! We will definitely go back and would recommend the Amber.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
robert h.
Business
N/A
Apr 6, 2015

family trip

We stayed over for our daughters birthday.Members of staff were very helpful from the moment we arrived.to our leaving.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
robert h.
Business
N/A
Mar 26, 2015

birthday bash

We stayed 1 night because we went to a birthday party at the Savoy with our daughter.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
robert h.
Business
N/A
Mar 26, 2015

birthday bash

We stayed 1 night because we went to a birthday party at the Savoy with our daughter.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jd
Business
APO
Mar 9, 2015

Perfect Central Location

I could not be more pleased with my stay at the Amba Hotel. It is a stone's throw from Trafalgar Square, and especially for someone new to London, made for an exciting stay that was alot of fun. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming in particular they provide solid recommendations for dining and activities as well as practical and useful information for getting around town. The room we enjoyed represented good value for the money, in both its physical amenities as well as the hotel location. The hotel presents a modern, clean appearance while maintaining its historical feel. I will stay here again and am looking forward to our next visit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jason L.
Business
Santa Clara
Jan 25, 2015

Great location and great staff

Definitely a fantastic property. My stay was great and the lounge was a great place to unwind.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Heather Biker Chick
Business
Glenlivet, Scotland
Dec 17, 2014

Excellent Stay

We could not fault the service or the quality of the Amba Hotel. It was luxurious and had lots of character. Nothing was too much trouble. All the staff were very attentive and made our stay feel special. We found the Amba Hotel very conveniently situated for quick access to any of London's attractions. We would definitely recommend the Hotel and will be returning ourselves next time we are in London.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Visiting London in December is lovely as you can see all the Christmas Lights and Decorations.

Review of Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
The Blue Rooster
Business
Westbury, NY
Dec 7, 2014

In the heart of London

Great location and friendly staff. Club room great for snacks.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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