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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4-star4 stars
The Strand, London, England, WC2N 5HX, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with restaurant, near National Gallery
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Good internet service
Tasty breakfast

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

from A$464
  • Standard Double Room
  • Executive Double Room
  • Executive Twin Room
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Studio Suite
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Twin Room

What’s around Amba Hotel Charing Cross


  • In London City Centre
  • National Gallery - 3 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 3 min walk
  • Royal Opera House - 10 min walk
  • London Eye - 11 min walk
  • Buckingham Palace - 16 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 26 min walk
  • London Transport Museum - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 42 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 81 min drive
  • London City Airport (LCY) - 20 min drive
  • London Charing Cross Station - 2 min walk
  • London Waterloo Station - 15 min walk
  • London Waterloo East Station - 18 min walk
  • Charing Cross Underground Station - 2 min walk
  • Embankment Station - 6 min walk
  • Leicester Square Underground Station - 6 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 239 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2:00 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast on weekdays (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6878
  • Conference space size (meters) - 639
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 1865
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Memory foam mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 45-inch Smart TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Terrace Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

The Terrace Bar - This bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Amba Hotel Charing Cross’s small print

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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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, sofa beds, and high chair. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 14 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Amba Hotel Charing Cross

  • Does Amba Hotel Charing Cross offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Amba Hotel Charing Cross does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Amba Hotel Charing Cross currently open?
    This property is closed from 26 March 2020 to 3 July 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Amba Hotel Charing Cross?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Amba Hotel Charing Cross.
  • Are pets allowed at Amba Hotel Charing Cross?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Amba Hotel Charing Cross?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 2:00 AM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Amba Hotel Charing Cross?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves Modern European cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Itsu (1-min walk), The Breadline (2-min walk), and Pizza Express (2-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Amba Hotel Charing Cross?
    Recommended spots to visit include National Gallery (3-min walk) and Trafalgar Square (3-min walk), along with London Transport Museum (9-min walk) and Royal Opera House (10-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 1,065 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Everything really great. Good staff, clean rooms, excellent location. The breakfast is woeful. Compared to similar priced hotels, it is simply not up to standard.
Nathan, au4 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay at the centre of London.
Location excellent for West End theatres, restaurants and transport. Staff were professional, knowledgeable but most importantly very friendly from reception, all the concierge and wait staff. Room good size for London, bed extremely comfortable and the windows could be opened for fresh air. The room was quiet too and we were able to check in earlier which was a plus after the long flight from Australia.Definitely would stay here again.
Sandra, au4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
One Week in London
Perfect choice for one week in London. Excellent breakfast included. Very helpful friendly staff. Close to tube and buses at Trafalgar Square. Very disappointed with TV offerings as there was no news channel.
Margot, au1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel.
A great place to stay to see the iconic features of Westminster and London. The offer of a room upgrade was a positive outcome for us. This was our second stay in London. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Handy to transport.
John, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Superb location
Great room - quiet and a reasonable size for a London hotel. Fantastic location. Would definitely stay here again and recommend friends to do the same.
Carol, au4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
An Aussie Couple visiting London.
Very convenient hotel to major tourist spots ,eateries and transport.Room was very comfortable .well appointed and clean Staff were very friendly Enjoyed a sparkling wine on arrival ,whilst "checkin" was completed.Good choices at Breakfast Highly recommend to any travellers.
John, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
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!
Susanne, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
We stayed because we were working through the night in the area, made the rest time more comfortable
Lorraine, gb2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location
Great location in the hart of London staff helpful and friendly comfortable beds sleep really well Would stay hear again.
Mary, gb2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
We had a great stay, from checking in and being upgraded for a view of the Strand, to checking out. All the staff were very attentive and friendly, especially in the executive lounge. Highly recommend hotel for a stay in central London.
gb1 night trip

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