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Lhasa Phuntsok Khasang International Youth Hostel

No.36-48 Duosengge North Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China (Downtown)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012
Jimmy V Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I like the rooftop of this hostel, where you can view the potala palace by night, drinking cold beer and chatting with friends. The staff is helpful and friendly, we got lots of good advise from the staff. Tibet is not fully open for foreigners, so we had to do some organised trip from this hostel. They offered some good... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

We were housed here as part of our package tour. First off, we loved the graffiti on the walls, and the staff is really great too. If you are free (and not freezing to death), the rooftop is a great place to chill and just sip a cold beer while looking at a most awesome view of the Potala Palace.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

This place is not great. It probably was a good a few years ago but now it is a bit run-down. The reception area is nice but don't be fooled. The bedrooms are freezing. The beds are so uncomfortable. Rock hard mattresses meant we had the worst night sleep ever. We were a group of 11 travelling around Tibet and... More

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HUe Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. My wife commented they are like angels. She had a giddy spell after climbing one flight of stair when she arrived at the hostel after the 44 hours train journey from Chengdu. The staff immediately help her to carry the bags to the room, provided her with glucose, and advised her not to... More

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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

We stayed in a room for 3 last year while our being in Lhasa. This is quite noisy place firstly for chinese independent tourists, but also some agency can arrange your stay here for a budget tour. The cleanless is worse than in hostels in Europe you could stay before, but average athmosphere is approx. the same. Staff is friendly... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

Stayed twice in this property as part of an organized tour. This property has two buildings: the new and the old one. The first night we where put in the old one in a double bed room facing the inner patio of the building. The ensuite bathroom was filthy and terribly smelly, we didn't even try the shower since the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2009

Poor /no cleaning, no heat, no hot water, toilet that leaked all over the floor, one step below camping moved to another hotel after one night,

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2008

Don't take the dormitory, dormitories are too cold and the showers are pretty bad, take a private room decorate in Japanese style very comfortable and not expensive. With a panoramic restaurant fantastically decorated in Tibetan style and amazing view to Potala Palace they serve you delicious Tibetan food, there are 6 Pc's with fast internet and Tibetan chill out music... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2007

There was a comment written on the stairwell along the lines of how terribly they treat foreigners (non-chinese) that totally sums up this hostel. We booked over the internet through a booking site after getting no response through email, getting hung up on twice when ringing, and being unable to use the UTELS website since it was only running in... More

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Additional Information about Lhasa Phuntsok Khasang International Youth Hostel

Also Known As:
Lhasa Phuntsok Khasang International Youth Hostel Tibet
Address: No.36-48 Duosengge North Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000, China
Location: China > Tibet > Lhasa > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 36 Specialty lodging in Lhasa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lhasa International Youth Hostel is located at the center of Lhasa, Tibet. It is just a few steps away from the Potala Palace, Jokhang and Ramoche Monastery. Nearby our hostel are some of the major department stores and supermarkets. We have a total of a140 rooms and 400 more beds ranging from standard double rooms to dormitories. All rooms have attached shower rooms and 24-hour hot shower.Free services include laundry, baggage storage ,travel information and pick up from train station. We also provide internet and email sevice, printing and international call for an affordable price. We can also help you to book tickets for transportation out of Lhasa.The breakfast is included in the room rate. (Except the multiple rooms).You can also get free wireless access in the Secret Garden Restaurant. ... more   less 
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