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    "The hostel I stayed in London was beyond perfect. Super nice and kind people, the room was very clean and the bed was very confortable. To repeat!"

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    London Elephant & Castle Hostel

    mtch John Smith House, Walworth Rd, Walworth, London SE17 1JL SHOW MAP

    About Safestay London

    General Facilities

    tick  Free Wi-Fi ∙ Family Rooms ∙ Facilities for disabled guests ∙ Lockers ∙ Lift ∙ 24 Hour Reception ∙ ATM on site ∙ Laundry Facilities* ∙ Luggage Storage*

    Food & Drink

    tick   Snack Bar ∙ Bar & Restaurant ∙ Vending Machines ∙

    Activites

    tick  Rock Nights Every Friday ∙ Shared TV Area ∙ Happy Hour ∙ Billiards* ∙ Games Room ∙

    Located in the vibrant south of London, Safestay Elephant & Castle is a great hub for access to some of London’s most iconic landmarks. What was the Labour party’s old headquarters is now a stylish hostel! Nearby to the hostel guests find sumptuous food markets, walk along to Tower Bridge and catch great views of the city from the London Eye, before walking across to the Big Ben.

    Safestay Elephant & Castle is the perfect spot to help navigate around some of London’s best landmarks. When our guests return home there's a super bar downstairs, a place to relax and meet other travellers over a drink or a pizza. For music lovers we host events from Rock Nights to meetups. We can also help you arrange tours and pre-book attractions during your stay. So what are you waiting for? Big Ben is counting down to your arrival.

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    Rooms & Facilities

    • Licensed Bar
    • secure card
      Key Card Access
    • Laundry Facility
    • Luggage Storage
    • Social
      Social Zones

    Shared Rooms

    Sleeps between 4 - 12

    Our shared dormitories are ideal for those travelling individually, or happy to meet new wonderful…

    Private Rooms

    Sleeps up to 3

    Our private rooms are perfect for those who want extra privacy during their stay with…

    Food & Drink

    BREAKFAST
    We offer continental breakfast which includes a range of bread, croissants (chocolate & plain), as well as a range of tea's, coffee and juices. You will be fuelled up ready for your day of travelling! We have a range of hot and cold foods as well as a super fully licenced bar.

    Time: Breakfast is from 7:00 am to 10:00 am
    Price: £6.00

    BAR 60
    Bar 60 is our restaurant/bar in Safestay Elephant & Castle. With great food and great drinks, it's a great place to enjoy a nice afternoon. On Friday's we host a rock night where the city's best muscians come to show of their skills!

    Bar60 Serving Hours: 3pm - 11pm

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    Find out what our guests think about Safestay London Elephant & Castle.

    We always want to give our guests to have the best experience when they visit us!

    Shared Rooms

    Our shared dormitories are ideal for those travelling individually, or happy to meet new wonderful travellers or those who need bigger group space for an event such as stag & hen parties or school trips.

    Our shared spaces include personal reading lights on each bunk, bunk privacy curtains, personal storage and bed linen is provided.

    • Personal Storage
    • Personal Reading Lights
    • Personal Power Sockets
    • Secure Key Card Access

    Private Rooms

    Our private rooms are perfect for those who want extra privacy during their stay with us at Safestay Elephant & Castle. Each private room includes an en-suite and offers free little extras such as tea & coffee, toiletries and free towels to ensure your stay is extra comfortable!

    • TV Included
    • Free Tea/Coffee
    • Towels Provided
    • Toiletries Provided
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    "The hostel I stayed in London was beyond perfect. Super nice and kind people, the room was very clean and the bed was very confortable. To repeat!"

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    Events at the Hostel

    Meet Up

    Meet Up

    Staying in a hostel should be about meeting amazing people who have a travel story or two to tell. Drop your bags and head over to the bar to meet our team and guests. Get Guest Discount off food & drink and enjoy delicious grub every day of the week!

    WHEN: Everyday!
    WHERE: Bar 60 at Safestay

    £2 Pizza Night

    Free Pizza Night

    Dirt cheap food? Why not. Come down to the bar for £2 Pizza, meet other guests and grab yourself a drink. Chat with our team and receive tips on where to visit next, or plan your next adventure with a fellow traveler from the hostel.

    WHEN: Tuesday - Thursday - 19:00-21:00
    WHERE: Bar 60 at Safestay

    Free Walking Tour

    Free Walking Tour

    Experiencing the local area is a must when you visit any new city. So many amazing little unknown spots, bars, places to eat, or even knowing where to grab a bottle of water. We've put together a free walking tour, organised by our local expert General Manager! It's free because we want our guests to feel right at home.

    WHEN: Tuesday - Thursday - Saturday 11:00-12:00
    WHERE: Reception Safestay

    Contact

    United Kingdom

    London

    Elephant & Castle

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    T: +44 (0)20 7703 8000

    E: reception-ec@safestay.com

    144-152 Walworth Road,
    Elephant & Castle,
    London SE17 1JL

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    How to get here

    We've gathered a list of how to get to our Safestay London Elephant & Castle hostel by train and bus from all the major Airports and stations in London!

    Your Question

    > From Gatwick Airport

    Train & Tube
    From Gatwick Airport take the Thameslink train to London Bridge Station. At London Bridge take the Northern line to Elephant & Castle station.

    Bus
    From Gatwick Airport take the 026 bus to South Lambeth Road Stockwell Station (Stop A). Once there, grab bus no. 155 to Elephant & Castle London Rd station.
    From there it is a 2 minute walk to the Hostel

    > From Heathrow Airport

    Tube
    From Heathrow Airport walk towards Hatton Cross Station. At Hatton Cross Station you can take the Picadilly line, on the London Underground, to Picadilly Circus Station. Once there, take Bakerloo line to Elephant & Castle station. From there it is a 2-minute walk to our hostel!

    > From Luton Airport

    Train & Tube
    From Luton Airport take the shuttle to the station. Once there grab a Thameslink train to St Pancras International. From there grab another Thameslink train to Elephant & Castle station. From there it is a 2-minute walk to our hostel!

    Bus
    From Luton Airport take the shuttle to Luton Airport station. Once there take the A1 Bus to Marble Arch (Stop S). At Marble Arch hop onto a London Bus (Number 148) to Elephant & Castle.
    From there it is a 2-minute walk to the Hostel

    > From Stansted Airport

    Train & Tube
    From Stansted Airport take the Greateranglia train to London Liverpool Street station. From there, walk to morgate staion and grab the Northern Line to Elephant & Castle station. From there it is a 1-minute walk to our hostel!

    Bus
    From Stansted Airport take Bus no. A8 to Primrose Street (Stop J). From there hop onto a London Bus (Number 344) to E & C Newington Causeway.
    From there it is a 2 minute walk to the Hostel

    > From London City Airport

    Tube
    From Stansted Airport take the DLR to Bank station. From there grab the Northern Line to Elelphant & Castle station. From there it is a 2-minute walk to our hostel!

    Bus
    From Stansted Airport grab a London Bus (Number 474) to Canning Town. Then grab number 115 to Aldgate. Lastly, hop onto Bus number 343 to E & C Newington Causeway.
    From there it is a 2 minute walk to the Hostel

    Your Question

    > Kings Cross / St Pancras International Station

    Tube
    1. Take the Northern Line to Elehpant & Castle Station.
    From there it is around 2 minutes walk too the hostel.

    > Victoria Station

    Tube
    1. Take the Victoria Line straight to Oxford Circus
    From there change to the Northern Line to Elehpant & Castle Station.
    From there it is around 2 minutes walk too the hostel.

    > Waterloo Station

    Tube
    Take the Bakerloo Line to Elehpant & Castle Station.
    From there it is around 2 minutes walk too the hostel.

    > Paddington Station

    Tube
    Take the Bakerloo Line to Elehpant & Castle Station.
    From there it is around 2 minutes walk too the hostel.

    > Liverpool Street Station

    Tube
    Walk to Moorgate station and from there take the Norhtern Line to Elehpant & Castle Station.
    From there it is around 2 minutes walk too the hostel.
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    EXCITING LONG-STAY RATES FROM £249 / €249!

    COLIVING

    This really is the perfect location to have a base in a major city and remote work. With ample space and great WIFI in our rooms as well in the lounges, bars and restaurant areas, you will really feel comfortable and at home. All bookings are completely flexible, you only pay for each month at a time. All bills are included in the price and we have options from £249 / €249 for shared CoLiving, £399 / €399 in private rooms. There’s no better way to stay in the most expensive city in this country, than with our packages!

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    "The hostel I stayed in London was beyond perfect. Super nice and kind people, the room was very clean and the bed was very confortable. To repeat!"

    Image of guest Rita Neves

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