If you’re looking to stay in real London, away from the maddening tourist crowds, with cost-effective options, but within easy reach of Waterloo and London Bridge, then Elephant and Castle is the right choice. Elephant and Castle serviced apartments offer high standards of London living, particularly ideal for those staying in London for work. A relaxed, diverse and welcoming community, Elephant and Castle puts you close to London’s most popular locations. Excellently connected, fantastically served and brilliantly transformed, Elephant and Castle is a great place to stay.
Elephant and Castle apartments typically appeal to business travellers looking to stay in London for short and extended stays. However, this is also an excellent and upcoming area for leisure travellers too, especially if you are looking for an iconic central London stay with more affordable choices. Elephant and Castle sits in the borough of Southwark, well known for its upcoming and vibrant energy, making it an exciting area to discover. Professionals are increasingly choosing to make Elephant and Castle home. As such, there’s a high demand for Elephant and Castle serviced apartments. Holding a fascinating history as a meeting point – of roads and people – Elephant and Castle remains firmly on the London map today thanks to its revitalisation and transformation over the last decade. Elephant and Castle serviced apartments are all in Zone 1, putting them close to everything in Central London. For a pocket of London with an exciting vibe and exceptional amenities, choose Elephant and Castle.
Explore the best sights and activities in Elephant and Castle.
Nearby, on Lambeth Road, the Imperial War Museum is both iconic and fascinating. One of London’s free museums, it showcases military history in immersive and memorable ways. It’s a must for history-lovers and also offers family-friendly amenities and exhibitions.
The Cinema Museum offers an incredible insight into the history of cinema. One of London’s smaller and quirkier museums, it’s well worth a visit for perusing kitsch memorabilia, indulging in many Charlie Chaplin moments, and learning more about this part of our cultural history.
A local theatre with a big reputation is the Young Vic. It’s a great place to come and see upcoming talent and new performances.
A short stroll towards the Thames from Elephant and Castle, you will find London’s famous Borough Market. Browse the delectable range of foodie stalls for ready-to-eat fare or groceries to cook up a feast back at your serviced apartment.
Perfect for a weekend amble or for children to burn off steam, Burgess Park is Southwark’s largest park and showcases how well London does green spaces. There’s a BBQ area (if you fancy cooking your Borough Market purchases alfresco), as well as a fishing lake, bike park and there are often events in the park. Come here for Park Run on Saturday mornings.
One of three Artworks sites in London, at this Elephant and Castle location they’ve created a fantastic social hub and creative space made from shipping containers. It’s the place to be at the forefront of urban art (and get some great craft beer). There’s a brilliant events programme, with everything from live music to lectures.
With its diverse heritage and rejuvenation, Elephant and Castle is an excellent place to experience London’s best tastes.
Foodies in Elephant and Castle are always drawn to Mercato Metropolitano. It’s a lively food market setting the trend for its sustainable approach. There is a wide choice of street food, with something for you, whatever your mood. There’s an onsite brewery here too.
A popular eatery that is themed like a 1920s Paris bar and restaurant. It’s a soulful jazz bar that serves excellent French cuisine that draws a crowd.
Looking for cocktails before heading back to your Elephant and Castle apartment? Head to The Refinery and you won’t be disappointed. Their cocktails are innovative and if you’re peckish, they have an excellent menu too.
Elephant and Castle was first made famous for its easy-to-reach location and that’s not changed today. Well-served by London’s buses, there’s also the famous Elephant and Castle main rail station with links to the north and south, as well as the fast and round the clock Thameslink service (with direct links to St Pancras International in less than 15 minutes). There’s also the Elephant and Castle Tube station which sits on the Bakerloo and Northern lines.
Serving both business and leisure travellers, check out our selection of Elephant and Castle serviced apartments offering great places to stay in central London.
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