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Safestay London Elephant & Castle

144-152 Walworth Road Elephant & Castle, London SE17 1JL England
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144-152 Walworth Road Elephant & Castle, London SE17 1JL England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place that is truly worth the price. Nice, clean rooms and comfortable beds. Only 3-5 minutes walk to the tube station and a bus station right outside! The staff was very hostile! However, the area is discussable depending on what kind of trip you're...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank moareviews
Response from SafestayEC, Manager at Safestay London Elephant & CastleResponded 4 days ago

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Loved your review and look forward to seeing you again soon Jose Safestay Elephant & Castle

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really great hostel for a few nights stay. I've stayed in multiple hostels throughout London and I would definitely stay here again. The dorms and common spaces were exceptionally clean and I really appreciated the comfortable beds, good wi-fi, under bed cages...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank TaraP9
Response from SafestayEC, Manager at Safestay London Elephant & CastleResponded 4 days ago

Hello Tara Thank you for sharing your review of Safestay. I was disappointed to learn that some aspects of your visit did not live up to expectations, and especially customer service. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time I stayed here, modern and clean hostel centrally locates and a short walk or ride to important areas in London. I especially want to thank Matthew (Matt aka blonde Harry Potter) for his assistance. I wanted to change room and he was very...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank FrankC1981
Response from SafestayEC, General Manager at Safestay London Elephant & CastleResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Frank Thank you for posting this review online. After our chat and your lovely comments about Matthew, this is a great! I have already sent him your response and we all hope to see you again soon in Safestay Elephant & Castle. Thank you...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights. The staff was amazing. Patrick, Maria and Armando made the difference among the rest who were also lovely and assistive! I owe a huge THANK YOU to Sam for his patience the day I arrived. Unfortunately we didn't have...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from SafestayEC, Manager at Safestay London Elephant & CastleResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Stellios, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travellers. I’m sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care! Regards, Helia

Reviewed October 25, 2018

We are disappointed about the service provided from the staff. Extremely rude and unfriendly, mostly at the reception. The Hostel is nice, but we faced a totally lack of kindness. They made us feeling guilty about asking questions, this is unbelievable and unacceptable. I will...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Emilia C
Response from SafestayEC, Manager at Safestay London Elephant & CastleResponded October 27, 2018

Dear Emilia Thank you for your email and providing us with feedback from your stay. First and foremost, I am very sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your experience here at Safestay Elephant & Castle. We take all complaints very seriously, and I...More

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Description
Safestay London Elephant & Castle is located in the former 18th century labour headquarters, just a few minutes' walk from Elephant & Castle tube station and close to the River Thames and Southbank. You'll love More the affordable accommodation and stylish social spaces, 24 hour reception and free Wi-Fi throughout. With twin and triple en-suite rooms as well as en-suite and standard dormitories for 4, 6 and 8 people there's a bed for every budget. All bed linen is included and private rooms boast flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, and towels too. In dormitories Safestay's own brand of bunk beds are fitted with a personal night-light and surrounded by privacy curtains, allowing for a comfortable night's sleep. There's a locker for each bed too, making it easy to store your luggage and valuables. The beautiful social spaces include a large licensed lounge bar where continental breakfast is served and a variety of snacks and drinks are on offer throughout the day, there's also a games area with pool table, computer room with comfortable seating and a courtyard garden. The hostel has a laundry, ATM, bike racks and a luggage store for guests to use at their pleasure. The first Safestay hostel, the building has been extensively renovated and thanks to the striking interior design you'll love relaxing here after a day's sightseeing. Great for groups and individuals Safestay Elephant & Castle is the ideal base for exploring London's famous attractions. Stay at Safestay London Elephant & Castle and you'll find Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Oxford Street and Leicester Square all less than 15-minutes away by tube. Tate Modern, the National Theatre, The Imperial War Museum, London Aquarium, London Dungeon, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Kia Oval and the famous Ministry of Sound are all within 1.5 miles of the property. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
74
Price range
$20 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Safestay London Elephant & Castle England
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > London Bridge
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
74
Price range
$20 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Safestay London Elephant & Castle England
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > London Bridge
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Marc__Norway
October 2, 2015|
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Response from Adrian F | Reviewed this property |
Bus is cheapest but prone to delays. We would get the Gatwick Express Connection to the underground which ends at Victoria then use the tube to Elephant & Castle, then it's a 10 minute walk from the station to the hostel... More
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"Need to book the whole dormitory if traveling with children for safeguarding reasons"
Familymatters2018
Aug 1, 2018
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"Lots of construction work still going on, but rooms to rear are good"
noseyj
Jul 24, 2018
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"Please see my comment above."
504tashab
Jul 17, 2018
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"ask for left side rooms (lefthand side when you enter in the hostel)"
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Jul 5, 2018
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