Located in the former Labor Party headquarters, Safestay London Elephant & Castle is a 5-minute walk from Elephant & Castle train station and shopping center. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire area. A laundry room is also available to guests.

Bedrooms have lockers to safely store luggage and most rooms feature private bathroom facilities. Private rooms come with a 40-inch LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

A continental breakfast is served with fresh baked pastries in the Bar 60 restaurant and lounge. Guests will also find a hostel menu including burgers, pizzas and barista coffee.

Guests can also relax in the garden bar with beer on tap and a selection of ciders/cocktails to choose from. A pool table is also available to guests.

London’s most popular attractions, including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Oxford Street and Leicester Square can all be reached within a 15-minute tube journey via Elephant & Castle station. Tate Modern, the National Theater, The Imperial War Museum, London Aquarium, London Dungeon, Shakespeare's Globe Theater, the Kia Oval and the famous Ministry of Sound are all within 1.5 miles of the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Safestay London Elephant & Castle has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 22, 2013

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • London South Bank University
    0.6 miles
  • Imperial War Museums
    0.6 miles
  • Vinopolis
    0.6 miles
  • The Oval
    0.9 miles
  • The Oval Cricket Ground
    0.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Long Wave Bar & Cafe
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Nando's
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Borough Market
    1.1 miles
  • London Eye
    1.3 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    1.3 miles
  • Big Ben
    1.3 miles
  • Tower of London
    1.5 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    1.8 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    2 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    2.1 miles
  • O2 Arena
    4.4 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    9 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Elephant & Castle Tube Station
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Kennington Tube Station
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Borough Tube Station
    0.7 miles
  • Subway Lambeth North Tube Station
    0.8 miles
  • Subway Oval Tube Station
    0.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    6.4 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    15.3 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    23.2 miles
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Amenities of Safestay London Elephant & Castle
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
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House rules Safestay London Elephant & Castle takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Safestay London Elephant & Castle accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

This Hostel operates a 30-day maximum stay policy within a 90-day period.

Passport or driver’s license is required for check-in. Student cards are not accepted.

The guest making the booking must be over 18. Under 18s can stay in a private room with a parent or guardian, but cannot be accommodated in shared dormitories.

Bookings of 10 or more people are subject to different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Beds in the same dormitory room cannot be guaranteed.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Safestay London Elephant & Castle of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Safestay London Elephant & Castle

  • Guests staying at Safestay London Elephant & Castle can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Safestay London Elephant & Castle offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bar crawls
    • Happy hour

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Safestay London Elephant & Castle by:

    • Subway/Metro 1h

  • Check-in at Safestay London Elephant & Castle is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Safestay London Elephant & Castle is 1.7 miles from the center of London.

  • The prices at Safestay London Elephant & Castle may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.