Overview

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

144-152 Walworth Road, London, SE17 1JL, United Kingdom
+44 207 703 8000

฿ 616+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 3,056 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.8
  • 8.6
  • 6.7

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Nice building
  • Clean hotel facilities

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    About

    Safestay London Elephant & Castle is located in the former 18th century labour headquarters, just a few minutes’ walk from Elephant & Castle tube station and close to the River Thames and Southbank. You’ll love the affordable accommodation and stylish social spaces, 24 hour reception and free Wi-Fi throughout. With twin and triple en-suite rooms as well as en-suite and standard dormitories for 4, 6 and 8 people there’s a bed for every budget.

    All bed linen is included and private rooms boast flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, and towels too. In dormitories Safestay’s own brand of bunk beds are fitted with a personal night-light and surrounded by privacy curtains, allowing for a comfortable night's sleep. There’s a locker for each bed too, making it easy to store your luggage and valuables.

    The beautiful social spaces include a large licensed lounge bar where continental breakfast is served and a variety of snacks and drinks are on offer throughout the day, there’s also a games area with pool table, computer room with comfortable seating and a courtyard garden. The hostel has a laundry, ATM, bike racks and a luggage store for guests to use at their pleasure.

    The first Safestay hostel, the building has been extensively renovated and thanks to the striking interior design you’ll love relaxing here after a day’s sightseeing. Great for groups and individuals Safestay Elephant & Castle is the ideal base for exploring London’s famous attractions.

    Stay at Safestay London Elephant & Castle and you’ll find Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Oxford Street and Leicester Square all less than 15-minutes away by tube. Tate Modern, the National Theatre, The Imperial War Museum, London Aquarium, London Dungeon, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Kia Oval and the famous Ministry of Sound are all within 1.5 miles of the property.

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    Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • ATM on-site
    • Laundry facilities
    • Game room
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Continental breakfast
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Internet
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 3,056 reviews
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
      9.4 "94% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.5 "85% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      9.7 "Near to public transport, according to 97%."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.9 "79% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 82%."
    • 8.6 "Generally very clean."
      8.1 "81% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% thought it was clean."
      7.3 "73% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "Hotel security was great, thought 89%."
      7.9 "79% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.5 "85% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.5 "95% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      10.0 "100% said the facilities were very new."
      9.6 "96% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the shower was ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% thought the furniture was functional."
      6.4 "For only 64%, the tv was ok."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 336 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "Near to public transport, according to 98%."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.3 "Good amenities."
      7.2 "72% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Food is average."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 305 reviews
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.8 "Near to public transport, according to 98%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.2 "High value."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "For only 55%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Food is average."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 2,414 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.8 "Near to public transport, according to 98%."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 82%."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
      8.2 "82% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% thought it was clean."
    • 8.3 "Amenities are good."
      8.1 "81% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.6 "86% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.6 "96% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      10.0 "100% said the facilities were very new."
    • 7.6 "High value."
      7.3 "73% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "For only 55%, the bathroom was ok."
      7.0 "70% said the bathroom was clean."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the shower was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
      3.9 "61% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Nice building"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
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