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Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

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

$23+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
based on 2,990 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 6.2
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Close to public transport

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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 2,990 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "Near to public transport, according to 98%."
      7.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 78%."
      8.4 "84% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.1 "Easily accessible by car, said 81%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.8 "98% thought, the hotel was modern."
      9.5 "95% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.6 "86% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.5 "Generally very clean."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
      9.4 "94% thought it was clean."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "Housekeeping was great, according to 76%."
      8.8 "Hotel security was great, thought 88%."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      8.1 "81% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.6 "86% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% said the facilities were very new."
      9.6 "96% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      8.2 "82% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.9 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 69%."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the shower was ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.4 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 54%."
    • 5.0 "Food is average."
      5.0 "50% thought the dining experience was appropriate."
      5.7 "The price was ok for 57%."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 269 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 6.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.8 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 68%."
    • 4.5 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 448 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.8 "98% thought, the hotel was modern."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
      9.6 "96% thought it was clean."
      8.2 "82% said rooms were clean."
    • 8.0 "Amenities are good."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "For only 51%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.1 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
      3.1 "69% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 2,272 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 77%."
      8.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 80%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "Housekeeping was great, according to 75%."
    • 8.2 "Amenities are good."
      8.2 "82% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.6 "86% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% said the facilities were very new."
      9.7 "97% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 8.0 "Generally very clean."
      7.6 "76% said rooms were clean."
      9.3 "93% thought it was clean."
    • 7.8 "High value."
      9.3 "93% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 65%."
      5.8 "Only 58% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.4 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 54%."
    • 5.2 "Food is average."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
    "Close to public transport"
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