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Safestay London Elephant & Castle

144-152 Walworth Road, London, England, Distance from city centre: 1.7km

Rating: 84% from 78 reviews

  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 83%Value for money
  • 82%Facilities

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  • Although its is pretty far from the city centre, this is a very nice place to stay. Nice comfortable beds, good facilities in the dorm, friendly staff. It was too bad the wifi was not working in the whole hostel. It was a good stay!
  • 86%
  • 24 Jul 2015 Esther Netherlands
  • This hostel was great! I loved that even though I was in a room for 8 I had this privacy, thanks to the curtains. I saw that people complained about location but the underground station was literally a 5 minute walk and there was a Nandos near the station aswell. The only downside was the wifi not in the rooms. Although my sister and I enjoyed hanging out in the bar. Very open and it was nice to not be in the room. However when the bar would get packed the internet was extremely slow.
  • 97%
  • 19 Jul 2015 Rebecca USA
  • I only stayed a few hours in this hostel, but I have nothing to complain about it. I had a good night sleep and left my luggage there while I was still in the city.
  • 89%
  • 19 Jul 2015 Ricky Brazil
  • The hostel is very clean and comfortable. The staff are also very kind. Although there is smell in some toilets becuase they don't have any windows, it is very valuable to stay with the cost. I recommend this hostel.
  • 97%
  • 18 Jul 2015 Anonymous China
  • No individual powerpoints near the beds was inconvenient, but the hostel was very clean and professionally run.
  • 86%
  • 05 Jul 2015 Anonymous Australia
  • Typical hostel set up. Beds have curtains for privacy. Woman working breakfast was very rude but the bartender made up for it, he was very hospitable! No wifi in the rooms or lobby, only downstairs in their lounge which is only accessible in the morning if you pay for breakfast.
  • 83%
  • 03 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Excellent Hostel, was there for four nights and enjoyed it. Everything is clean, the rooms are nice and big. There is plenty of room to sit quietly and chill out or to have a few drinks. Staff are friendly and will definitely be heading back there.
  • 94%
  • 02 Jul 2015 Liam Australia
  • industrial hostel -- packed, quite strict (check-in/out absolute), but good value on balance -- gripes -- bathroom floors flood instantly, suffocating in summer no a/c, toilet paper refills dodgy, and bright lights in dining area designed to damage eyes (drive you out of the place) surrounding area is dead boring except for Crampton Road cafes and 56A infoshop, newly squatted pub, and Aylesburgy Estate conflict -- all temporal left activist action, i.e. right now locals say "Suth-ick" (Southwark
  • 80%
  • 25 Jun 2015 Alan USA
  • Safestay was an awesome hostel. Very clean & nice dorm beds and lots of lounge spaces. It would be nice if the wifi was available in the rooms not just the lounge area. Breakfast is not actually included even though it's still advertised. Would highly recommend staying here!!
  • 89%
  • 15 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • It's a nice place: very clean and with a nice bar. I had a room with shower and bathroom. The guys from reception are awesome, I have only two complains: you don't have WI-fi in rooms and is working fine only on bar zone In rooms you have boxes for your stuff but now locks, I had to buy on from reception for 3,5 pounds.
  • 83%
  • 17 May 2015 dragos Romania
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