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Down duvet, memory foam beds, free minibar, in-room safe
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Down duvet, memory foam beds, free minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
1,071 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

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Explore the area

Popular LocationNational Gallery3 min walk
Popular LocationTrafalgar Square3 min walk
Popular LocationLeicester Square7 min walk
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)42 min drive

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  • Standard Double Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Executive Double Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Double Room
  • Executive Twin Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsExecutive Twin Room
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Studio Suite

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsExecutive Studio Suite
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Twin Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room

About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, Amba Hotel Charing Cross is in the entertainment district and near the beach. National Gallery and London Transport Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Trafalgar Square and Royal Opera House. Don't miss out on a visit to London Eye. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as boat tours. Our guests love the hotel's central location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient for public transport: Charing Cross Underground Station is just steps away and Embankment Station is 6 minutes by foot.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • National Gallery - 3 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 3 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 7 min walk
  • London Transport Museum - 9 min walk
  • Royal Opera House - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • London Charing Cross Station - 2 min walk
  • Charing Cross Underground Station - 2 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Terrace Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • The Terrace Bar — 1 min walk
  • Itsu - 1 min walk
  • The Breadline - 2 min walk
  • Pizza Express - 2 min walk
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About this property

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Victorian London hotel in London City Centre, walk to National Gallery
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business centre, a conference centre and 24-hour room service. All 239 rooms offer thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and espresso makers, as well as comforts such as memory foam beds and down comforters. Complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour room service are standard, as are Smart TVs with satellite channels.
Amba Hotel Charing Cross offers 239 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free minibar items and laptop-compatible safes. Memory foam beds feature down comforters. 45-inch Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-out

Safety measures

Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
Hand sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee weekdays 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 14 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Dry-cleaning service

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 9 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (6878 square feet of space)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens
  • Memory foam mattress

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 45-inch smart TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • LED light bulbs
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Recycling
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 2:00 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, sofa beds and high chair. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Amba Hotel Charing Cross London
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
Amba Charing Cross London
Amba Charing Cross
Charing Cross Hotel London
Charing Cross London
Thistle Charing Cross Hotel
Amba Hotel Charing Cross London, England

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Amba Hotel Charing Cross and receive a full refund?
Yes, Amba Hotel Charing Cross offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Amba Hotel Charing Cross cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 2:00 AM.
What time is check-out at Amba Hotel Charing Cross?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is this hotel located?
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of National Gallery and Trafalgar Square. London Transport Museum and Royal Opera House are also within 10 minutes. Charing Cross Underground Station is only a 2-minute walk and London Charing Cross Station is 2 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
727
4 - Good
281
3 - Okay
34
2 - Mediocre
21
1 - Poor
8
4.6
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I will come back!

Everything was great - service, room, front desk staff and we were content! Just wish they provided more of the "freebie" stuff in the fridge as there were 3 of us with only one small bottle of prosecco and white wine!!! But that's ok - we survived!

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

I booked this hotel for the location and this was fantastic. Short walks to theaters and main attractions. The staff were SO friendly, if there are 6 staff in reception, ALL 6 will say hello with a smile :) The room was clean. I was disappointed with the size of our room to be honest. The standard room photo on the website is bigger than the room we actually had. Not much bathroom space either. One at a time scenario. It was fine for us but thought it might have been bigger. Coffee machine is nice touch, however before booking we read of a fully stocked mini bar in the rooms but ours only had 1 coke, 1 diet coke, 1 still water and 1 sparkling water. No Snacks although on calling housekeeping to ask they said we didn't qualify for snacks? But did then bring us some crisps and biscuits when we asked for some fresh milk which was nice. BUT I feel it should state if you qualify or not before booking. Also I booked this hotel as it is a VIP access hotel. I am a GOLD member. The website states "This VIP Access hotel offers an exclusive amenity just for +gold members" but I received nothing which is disappointing. We paid extra for buffet breakfast the 2nd day. It was just 'OK' to be honest. Fatty cold bacon, Tasteless eggs and dry hash browns were a let down and the fruit had a lot of flies on and around. The rest was OK. It is what it is, a convenient way to fill up for the day ahead. Overall the hotel is very nice, Location and Staff amazing. Just let down on some amenities

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

We stayed because we were working through the night in the area, made the rest time more comfortable

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020