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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLondon Eye9 min drive
    Popular LocationLondon Bridge12 min drive
    Popular LocationThe Shard13 min drive
    AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)56 min drive

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  • Basic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsBasic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (6 Beds)

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 6 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • Room, Women only, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 6 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Women only, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 4 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)
  • Basic Quadruple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsBasic Quadruple Room
  • Private Dorm Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsPrivate Dorm Ensuite
  • 12 Bed Mixed Dorm

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 11 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 12 Twin Bunk Beds
    More details12 Bed Mixed Dorm
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 6 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (4 Beds)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 4 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (4 Beds)
  • Triple Room, Private Bathroom

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)

    3.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 8 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)
  • Basic Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsBasic Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

About this area

London

Located in London's Southwark neighborhood, Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel is in the city center and near a metro station. Borough Market and Covent Garden Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore St. James Park and Russell Square. London Eye and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum are not to be missed. Guests love the hostel's convenience to public transportation: Elephant & Castle Station is 8 minutes by foot and Kennington Underground Station is 11 minutes.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • London Eye - 9 min drive
  • Big Ben - 10 min drive
  • London Bridge - 12 min drive
  • The Shard - 13 min drive
  • Tower Bridge - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • London Elephant and Castle Station - 5 min walk
  • Elephant & Castle Station - 8 min walk
  • AirportHeathrow Airport (LHR) - 56 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Electric Elephant Cafe & Gallery — 3 min walk
  • Mama Thai — 3 min walk
  • Elephantastic Pizza — 4 min walk
  • The Athenian — 4 min walk
  • La Chatica — 4 min walk

About this property

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

London hostel in Southwark, near St. Thomas' Hospital
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hostel has laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance. Rooms offer free WiFi and safes.
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel offers 90 accommodations with safes. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 4.5 for adults and GBP 4.5 for children
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Toilet paper

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  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from November 5 2020 to December 2 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk, smart lock

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 4.5 for adults and GBP 4.5 for children (approximately)

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, debit card, or cash deposit 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 onsite parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property does not accept student cards as valid identification at check-in.

Property is also known as

Safestay London Elephant Castle Hostel
Safestay Elephant Castle Hostel
Safestay London Elephant Castle
Safestay Elephant Castle
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel London

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel?
As of Nov 23, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel on Dec 5, 2020 start from $19, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel?
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel located?
Located in Southwark, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of St. Thomas' Hospital, Borough Market, and The Shard. Tate Modern and Westminster Bridge are also within 2 mi (3 km). London Elephant and Castle Station is only a 5-minute walk and Elephant & Castle Station is 8 minutes.
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5 - Excellent
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4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I recommend Safestay
It's a very clean, modern and efficiently run hostel. The staff were courteous and helpful despite the the difficult circumstances.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fine Policy on eating Food and drinking within Dormitories is a wonderful idea ! Poor Wi-Fi reception in the basement dining lounge. Tired of seeing the same skateboard video on the TV Screen.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
My review was based solely on this stay. If I have a better experience next time I will leave a positive feedback then. If I want to return again I will return.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020