Safestay Elephant and Castle, London for Youth and Schools

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Stylish centrally located hostel sleeping 250 for school and youth group residential trips to London

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Safestay Elephant and Castle, London, sleeps 2-250 in 74 bedrooms.

With excellent transport links on your doorstep, Safestay at Elephant & Castle is minutes away from a host of shopping options, museums and cafes, not to mention London's key landmarks and top tourist attractions including South Bank, The Houses of Parliament, River Thames, Imperial War Museum, Borough Market, London Aquarium and the London Eye.

Safestay appeals especially to school, student, youth and other specialised groups requiring budget accommodation of the very highest standard in London.

Housed in a beautiful 18th century Georgian building, Safestay’s chic design features standout artwork from emerging British artists, stylish furniture and comfortable bunk beds with individual reading lights and curtains for extra privacy. The bright communal areas provide a safe and friendly social environment. There is security and the reception is manned 24 hours a day.

Dorms sleep between 4 and 8, and private rooms sleeping up to 3 are also available. Most have en suite facilities.

There is also a great heated garden to relax in and guests can take advantage of free Wi-Fi and complimentary continental breakfast, with the breakfast room seating up to 80.

So if you are looking for budget accommodation in London, are travelling with your school, or in any youth group, just ask our team - we will happily help you plan your visit and give you top tips on how to make the most of your stay in London.


Not for guest use.
Bar and lounge available, serving light snacks and drinks, beers and spirits. Breakfast room seats up to 100
Large seating area overlooking beautiful lit garden.
Large LCD televisions situated in lounge area.
Free Wi-Fi available in lower ground communal area. Internet Cafe in reception. Payphone available.
Pool and table football available in the main communal lounge.
Central heating.
Privates sleeping 3 (single over a double). Multi bedded dorms - largest is an 8 bedded.
Linen included, all beds are made up. Towels £5.00 deposit £2.00 charge in bunk rooms. Towels are provided free of charge in private rooms.
En suite rooms and some standard, with showers.
5 private rooms (single over doubles) with disabled bathrooms. 2 lifts. No stair lift into the building but we do have a ramp.
Families with children aged 16yrs and under are welcome, however they must book and pay for all beds to make the room private. Cots are available.
Lit up garden with seating.
There is no swimming pool.
No parking on site.
Only in garden.
Pets can be accommodated in private rooms.


From the Elephant & Castle underground station, take the Northern Line exit or Shopping Centre exit. Turn left out of the station. Then turn left.
In central London.
Shops in Walworth Road.
Lots of very good cafes and restaurants down the street.

Booking Information

Prices range from £21 per person per night in Multi Bedded Dorms (4-8 beds), up to £99.00 per room per night in a 3 Bedded Private Room.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

144-152 Walworth Road
SE17 1JL
United Kingdom
Elephant & Castle, Borough and London Bridge (1 mile away).
Outside the property.
London City (7 miles) & Gatwick (23 miles).

Rental Rates

Prices start from £21 pppn in 4-8 Bed Dorms, up to £99 per night for leaders private rooms (3 bed). Groups over 10 people entitled to 10% discount. Groups of 50 or more entitled to 15% discount.

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Safestay Elephant and Castle, London

Jose Huet

Joined us: 2013
+44 (0)20 7703 8000
+44 (0)7818 515 014
144-152 Walworth Road
SE17 1JL
United Kingdom