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Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

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Overview of Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt. Thomas' Hospital3 min drive
  • Popular LocationLondon Bridge9 min drive
  • Popular LocationThe Shard13 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)53 min drive

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About this area

London

Located in London's Southwark neighbourhood, Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel is in the city centre 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 Tussauds Wax Museum are not to be missed. Guests love the hostel's convenience for public transportation: Elephant & Castle Station is 8 minutes on foot and Kennington Underground Station is 11 minutes.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St. Thomas' Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Westminster Bridge - 4 min drive
  • London Eye - 9 min drive
  • London Bridge - 9 min drive
  • The Shard - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • London Elephant and Castle Station - 5 min walk
  • Elephant & Castle Station - 8 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 53 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 a snack bar/deli and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All 90 rooms offer free WiFi.
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel offers 90 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Safety measures

Gives staff 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

  • 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
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift

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

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture

Accessibility

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

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Toilet paper

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk, smart lock

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

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 continental breakfast: GBP 4.5 for adults and GBP 4.5 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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 on-site 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
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3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 116 out of 404 reviews
5 - Excellent 29%
Rating 4 - Good. 207 out of 404 reviews
4 - Good 51%
Rating 3 - Okay. 45 out of 404 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 16 out of 404 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 20 out of 404 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: 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

Liked: 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

Disliked: 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

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020