We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

P.LOFT Youth Hostel

No.29 Paoju tou tiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007, China
Name/address in local language
Hotel amenities
Book on TripAdvisor
in partnership with
Trusted partner. We work with Agoda to make your booking as easy as possible.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
P.LOFT Youth Hostel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 11: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 6 nights and all that was done was a change of the bins and toilet paper. The whole place seemed run down but the atmosphere of a ex jail was pretty awesome!! The location was ok but once we got out to seeing more we found that there are better located youth hostel around Beijing. Overall pretty good... More 

Helpful?
Thank Todd C
Sydney
Level Contributor
52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

It really depends on what type of traveller you are as to whether or not this is the right hostel for you. At the time I stayed here it was one of my first hostels in China and I thought it was ok. But having stayed in many more now I have to say that this one doesn't really meet... More 

Helpful?
Thank Liza N
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

If you like dorms that lack natural lighting, concrete slabs for beds, mould in your bathroom/toilet and doors that rot away while you look at them than this is your place to stay. Otherwise I would pick something else. I thought YHA hostels would guarantee a certain standard but nothing is less true. I travelled alone and usually meet someone... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jetske K

Travelers are raving about these Beijing hotels

Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Not what we was expecting from the photos. Our room had broken aircondition, no door to the bathroom, and no matress whatsoever in the bed... We stayed here 3 nights and ended up going to a real hotel instead, that was only 50RMB more. If you're a backpacker only staying a few nights, sure, this might be for you. If... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank virkot
London
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The facilities are absolutely dire. The promotional literature for this hostel states that it was formerly a prison and a factory and basically nothing has been upgraded since then. The facilities were unclean (even by Chinese standards). The rooms and dark a prison like with wires and pipes exposed. The bunk bed I was staying on was so poorly constructed... More 

Helpful?
Thank Katie O
Beijing, China
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

The staff would gain from being a little friendlier, the building would gain from being a lot dryer, the toilets would gain from being cleaner. All in all it is a very expensive place for the service you get. Only dorms are ok ...

Helpful?
Thank seb d
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

This was our first hostel in Beijing and it wasn't a great choice. Its near to the underground but its awkward to find down a few alleyways. Look out for signs on the wall. The hostel itself is very basic and the beds are very hard. We had a private room in what looked like an old slaughter house out... More 

Helpful?
Thank gregmorey
Basel, Switzerland
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Dont go there! We arrived at 2o clock at night (it is really hard to find.) And left early morning! Its not worth to pay for this hostel. We were there in Autum and the rooms are very cold and you could not turn the heater on. The room is moisty and has strange smell. The bar has a creative... More 

Helpful?
Thank Um-die-Welt-Bummler
Braunschweig, Germany
Level Contributor
19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

The rooms are really bad, but mostly clean and without cockroaches but the really need to be renewed. But the staff is very nice and the best is the food. If you don´t care so much about nice rooms it´s really nice there.

Helpful?
Thank Vivien U
hangzhou, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

I stayed in this hostel with my parents, so I saw both a private room and a dorm room. The private room was ugly, has a tiny window, a leaky sink, a bathroom with a curtain for a door, no TV, no cups, no towels, had an uncomfortable bed, and had bad insulation. My parents were awoken by the neighbors... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank chinateagirl
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

55 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (54)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (52)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Beijing hotels
Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
Peking Yard Hostel
Peking Yard Hostel
#100 of 5,937 in Beijing
4.0 of 5 stars 173 reviews
Tian'anmen / Wangfujing
Peking International Youth Hostel
Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
Ming Courtyard  Hotel
Ming Courtyard Hotel
#10 of 898 in Beijing
4.0 of 5 stars 98 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Chongwenmen
Leo Hostel
Leo Hostel
#9 of 898 in Beijing
3.5 of 5 stars 287 reviews
Chongwenmen
Three Legged Frog Hostel
Three Legged Frog Hostel
#97 of 898 in Beijing
3.0 of 5 stars 33 reviews
Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
Yonghe International Youth Hostel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Additional Information about P.LOFT Youth Hostel

Address: No.29 Paoju tou tiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007, China
Location: China > Beijing > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
Price Range: $18 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — P.LOFT Youth Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 60
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Priceline, Odigeo, Travelocity and Agoda so you can book your P.LOFT Youth Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay