Region: Greater London

Disabled Facilities: No

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: 144-152 Walworth Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 1JL

Contact: 0208 815 1606

Website: http://www.safestay.co.uk

Description

Safestay at Elephant & Castle is ideal if you are looking for budget accommodation in London.  We are close to all the big London tourist attractions, so if you're in town, just ask our staff and they will happily help you plan your visit and give you top tips on what is happening in London during your stay. 

So if you're after budget accommodation in London, bringing a group of school children to study the sights or simply want something different from the usual options in London why not try this fantastic hostel out for size.

 

Do you have a video link on YouTube or anywhere else regarding your accommodation?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyvL6Vg5G6s or http://www.safestay.co.uk


Are you on twitter or facebook? If so what are the links for our users to follow?


https://www.facebook.com/Safestay


https://twitter.com/SafestayHostel


What size groups do they cater for?

Our hostel has 413 beds, 74 rooms.  Groups are from 10 people or more.

 

Please provide location information?

Safestay at Elephant & Castle is an ideal choice if you’re looking for a hostel in London, budget accommodation or just a fantastic short break in London that won't break the bank. We’re also really close to the main London tourist attractions, like London Bridge and Borough Market.

From the Elephant & Castle underground station, take the Northern Line exit or Shopping Centre exit.  Turn left out of the station. Then turn left again at the roundabout onto Walworth Road. Go under the bridge for another 400 metres and you’ll see us on the right, opposite the Cuming Museum.


why you are great for educational visits?

Safestay at Elephant & Castle is in Southwark, two minutes walk from Elephant & Castle underground station, just south of London’s River Thames and in one of the oldest parts of the city. Charles Dickens, Charlie Chaplin and even William Shakespeare all lived nearby once upon a time. Now close to The Shard, one of Western Europe’s tallest building.


Can you provide information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

Private room with TV’s to the 4 Bedded, 6 Bedded and 8 Bedded Dorms.  Most of the rooms have en-suite facilities.  All rooms are bunk-bedded.


Are visitors allowed to take photos, video or audio, if appropriate?

Photos Only.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

We can provide current risk assessments upon request.
    

What is the cost of the accommodation?

 

BED RATES

Winter 2013-2014 (1st November 2013 to 28th February 2014)


                                         Weekdays            Weekend (Fri & Sat)
8 Bedded Ensuite                    £23.00                  £27.00
6 Bedded Ensuite                    £24.00                  £28.00
6 Bedded Standard                 £21.00                  £25.00
4 Bedded Ensuite                    £25.00                  £29.00
4 Bedded Standard                 £22.00                  £26.00
Single/Double Ensuite**          £78.00                  £87.00


**Price per Room per night


Summer 2014 (1st March 2014 to 31st October 2014)
 
                                         Weekdays            Weekend (Fri & Sat)
8 Bedded Ensuite                     £26.00                 £30.00
6 Bedded Ensuite                     £27.00                 £31.00
6 Bedded Standard                  £24.00                 £28.00
4 Bedded Ensuite                     £28.00                 £32.00
4 Bedded Standard                  £25.00                 £29.00
Single/Double Ensuite**           £90.00                 £99.00


**Price per Room per night

• A group is at least 10 people or more travelling together.

• Groups up to 50 people will be offered a 10% discount on our rack rates. For
groups of over 50 people you have the added benefit of a 15% discount. For
more info contact us by phone on +(44) 207 703 8000 or by email at
groups@safestay.co.uk

 

BED RATES


Winter 2014-2015 (1st November 2014 to 28th February 2015)


                                         Weekdays            Weekend  (Fri & Sat)

8 Bedded Ensuite                     £23.00                £27.00

6 Bedded Ensuite                     £24.00                £28.00

6 Bedded Standard                  £21.00                £25.00

4 Bedded Ensuite                    £25.00                £29.00

4 Bedded Standard                 £22.00                 £26.00

Single/Double Ensuite**          £78.00                 £87.00

**Price per Room per night


Summer 2015 (1st March 2015 to 31st October 2015)

                                         Weekdays           Weekend (Fri & Sat)

8 Bedded Ensuite                     £28.00               £32.00

6 Bedded Ensuite                     £29.00               £33.00

6 Bedded Standard                  £26.00               £30.00

4 Bedded Ensuite                     £30.00                £34.00

4 Bedded Standard                  £27.00                £31.00

Single/Double Ensuite**           £96.00                £105.00


**Price per Room per night

• Easter, New Years and other peak dates will have increased rates.

• A group is at least 10 people or more travelling together.

• Groups up to 50 people will be offered a 10% discount on our rack rates. For
groups of over 50 people you have the added benefit of a 15% discount. For
more info contact us by phone on +(44) 207 703 8000 or by email at
groups@safestay.co.uk

 

Please list facilities available?


•    Breakfast at additional cost.

•    Free wi-fi in the chill out room

•    24-hour reception

•    Bar

•    Iron/ironing board (on request)

•    Hairdryer for rent

•    Internet room

•    Chill out room

•    Pool room

•    Breakfast room

•    Large illuminated garden

•    Towels to rent or buy


Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

The group need to bring their own qualified first aider.

 

Are there disabled facilities?

We do cater for disabled children.  However, only our Single/Double Bunk private rooms are equipped with disabled access and disabled facilities.  Our multi-bunk bedded dormitories would not be suitable for disabled children.  There is also 3 steps leading to the bedrooms/lifts where wheelchair users will need assistance to overcome these steps.  


Do you have any testimonials from previous customers who have visited your Accommodation?

See website for reviews.

 

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

HOUSE INFORMATION & NOTICES FOR GROUPS

1. Upon check-in, you will be required to leave a security deposit of £250.00 for any extra cleaning, damages/vandalism caused to the hotel. This will be returned to you on the day of departure if nothing has been found. You can leave the deposit in cash or credit cards. Cards will be pre authorised on check in for the full £250.00. Full list of damage charges are available at Reception. Any lost keys will be charged at £5.00 each.


2. Towels are not included with your room. There is a £2.00 charge & £5.00 returnable deposit for hiring towels. Safestay Hotel Towels are also for sale from reception. Price £10.00.


3. In order to ensure comfort and courtesy for the other guests, the leaders are responsible for supervising their group AT ALL TIMES. We will remove you and your group if they are not controlled properly and this will be at any time in the day or night.

4. No smoking any where in the Hotel. It is a CRIMINAL OFFENCE to smoke in the hotel and if found you will be charged £250.00 and the Police contacted. You may smoke in the garden area until 10.30pm when the garden is closed. No smoking outside the FRONT of the hotel. Tampering with any of the fire detectors or equipment will also result in a charge of £250.00


5. In case of fire, use stairs to exit. DO NOT use elevators. If you detect fire or smoke, please contact Reception, and the hostel staff will contact the Fire Department. Proceed calmly to the nearest fire exit (see plan displayed on back of room door) and proceed to the evacuation area outside the front of the hostel.


6. This is a residential area, please keep the noise to a minimum on entering or leaving the hotel. The Bar lounge closes at 01:00AM. Please keep the noise to a minimum in you room as other guests are staying as well.

7. No guest under 16yrs old are allowed in the selected bar area after 11pm. They are allowed in the games area and garden only until closing time. For groups under 18 years of age, they must vacate the ground floor area before 11pm.


8. All group members must clean up after themselves otherwise they will be a charge.


9. For large groups of 40+, please can you ensure the group split into smaller size groups when coming for breakfast. Our breakfast room only caters for 40. Breakfast is FREE and it consists of: Tea/Coffee/Juice and cereal. Breakfast time:Everyday from 07:00am – 09:00am;


10. No cooking equipments are allowed in the hotel.


11. Giving your room key card to non-residents is prohibited.


12. No alcohol can be served to any persons less than 18 years of age. Proof maybe required. Only alcohol brought within the hotel may be consumed in GROUND FLOOR AREA. Your own drinks must be consumed in your room or outside the uilding, this includes soft drinks.


13. Last orders at the bar, is strictly at 11:00pm. The downstairs area will be closed from 12:00am/Midnight.


14. The garden closes at 10.30pm, please do not use after this time.


15. Check out time strictly 10:00am. You may be charged for another night if you leave later than 10:00am.


16. If you abuse any of the hotel equipment or vandalise the hotel you will be charged for any damages. This includes any cleaning costs for any damaged carpets or linen.


17. We do not tolerate drugs on the premises. The police will be called if found using drugs. Theft will result in prosecution. No refund will be given and the security deposit will be forfeited.18. Downloads of adults, prohibited material or unauthorised distribution of any copyright material is strictly banned while using our systems.


19. You are not allowed to use the address of the hotel for any purposes.


20. We do not give out any details of guests or staff unless consent is given.


21. We do not tolerate abuse of any of our staff or of other guests, you will be asked to leave and in severe cases that can result in prosecution.


ALL ROOMS ARE CLEANED AND CHECKED FOR DAMAGE BEFORE YOU CHECK IN. PLEASE CHECK YOUR ROOMS FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED.

The Management has the right to eject the whole group if these rules are not adhered to..


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Guesthouses Hostels Hotels


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