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Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel, London

2-star2 stars
144-152 Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle, London, England, SE17 1JL, United Kingdom

Hostel with bar/lounge, near The Shard
  • Free WiFi
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  • At check-in, Carmello was mean. However, during my stay, the other staff were either very…Dec. 25, 2019
  • Nice property. Staff need to be more cheerful. The overall property was nice. I loved it.Oct. 14, 2019

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel, London

from $25 CAD
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (8 Beds)
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (4 Beds)
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (4 Beds)
  • Room, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • Triple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Room, Women only, Private Bathroom (6 Beds)
  • 12 Bed Mixed Dorm
  • Basic Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Basic Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel, London


  • In Southwark
  • The Shard - 25 min walk
  • Tate Modern - 26 min walk
  • Westminster Bridge - 27 min walk
  • London Eye - 29 min walk
  • Big Ben - 30 min walk
  • London Bridge - 30 min walk
  • Tower Bridge - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 50 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 84 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 19 min drive
  • London Elephant and Castle Station - 5 min walk
  • London Waterloo Station - 21 min walk
  • London Waterloo East Station - 23 min walk
  • Elephant & Castle Station - 8 min walk
  • Kennington Underground Station - 11 min walk
  • Borough Underground Station - 18 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 72 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated super fast

  • Great for browsing, email, gaming, and video chat



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Onsite venue - This bar serves light fare only.

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel, London’s small print

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


This property does not accept student cards as valid identification at check-in.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 6 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 276 reviews

Good 6.0
Location is a bit far from city centre but there is a bus stop directly across the street from the hostel which is great. Wifi was really bad in the room and there wasn't an outlet by my bed.
ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful Hostel and extremely helpful staff!
Pat, ca4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great affordable hostel
A large hostel that is very clean and nicely managed. Bathrooms are very new looking. Andres at the front desk is awesome nice. Also great location to explore London by. Rooms are very safe. Another plus: good cheap breakfast.
Ray, caOther trip
Poor 2.0
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.
Emran, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
location is good - some noise
location is good with easy access to the metro and bus stations . It is a very crowded hostel. Rooms are consist of 6 beds that make some noise. Beds are not comfort and cleaning is good somehow
ahmad, ie3 night business trip

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel, London

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