Safestay London Elephant & Castle

Safestay London Elephant & Castle

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

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Safestay London Elephant & Castle
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About Safestay London Elephant & Castle

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Safestay London Elephant & Castle Hotel is located in the south area of the city, providing convenient access to the most popular landmarks and destinations. This former headquarters of the Labour Party has been turned into a modern hostel accommodation, just minutes from local food markets, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, and Big Ben. Guests can also visit the Shard, Tate Modern, the Westminster Bridge, Westminster Abbey, and the Houses of Parliament during their stay. The hostel staff can also provide assistance with tour arrangements, attraction tickets and reservations, and even provide sightseeing recommendations during your stay.

The Safestay London Elephant & Castle Hotel has a 24-hour front desk for guest convenience and free WiFi is available throughout the building. There are accessible facilities for disabled guests and lockers for guest belongings. The hostel provides breakfast for a fee, and there is a bar and lounge area in the lobby where a variety of events are hosted. The bar serves snacks and food throughout the day. Daily housekeeping is also provided.

This property offers private rooms that sleep up to three guests, and include their own private bathroom, as well as complimentary coffee and tea, a TV, and complimentary towels and toiletries. Shared rooms are also available, which sleep four to 12 people and include bedside power outlets, bunk privacy curtains, and a shared bathroom. There are a total of 72 rooms at this non-smoking hostel, which does not allow pets. There is no parking on the property, but public parking may be available nearby.

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Amenities at Safestay London Elephant & Castle

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM on-site
  • 24hr front desk
  • Increased accessibility

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Packed lunches
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Game room
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table


  • Seating area
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities


  • Reading light


  • Fax/photocopying

Reviews of Safestay London Elephant & Castle

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8.2 Great
Pros:The staff was helpful. Facilities were fresh looking and nice albeit the showers were a bit tight. This is hostel living with 8 in a room on bunks.
Cons:Rooms were very warm despite opening the windows and it being cool in the evenings.


144-152 Walworth Road, London, SE17 1JL

What's nearby

  • Tate Modern1.2 mi
  • Westminster Bridge1.2 mi
  • London Eye1.3 mi
  • Palace of Westminster1.3 mi
  • Southbank Centre1.3 mi
  • Big Ben1.4 mi
  • Tower Bridge1.4 mi
  • Westminster Abbey1.4 mi
  • Tower of London1.5 mi
  • Churchill War Rooms1.6 mi
  • Somerset House1.6 mi
  • National Gallery1.8 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Safestay London Elephant & Castle

  • Safestay London Elephant & Castle is located at 144-152 Walworth Road in Southwark, 1.3 miles from the center of London. Tate Modern is the closest landmark to Safestay London Elephant & Castle.

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

  • Yes, Safestay London Elephant & Castle offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Safestay London Elephant & Castle is 6.4 miles from London City.

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Distance to city center

1.3 mi

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