Beijing P.Loft Hostel places you right in the heart of downtown Beijing in the historical hutong (alley houses) neighbourhood behind the Lama Temple. The P.Loft site was formally an artillery factory, then a prison, built in the 18th century by the Qing Dynasty.
The hostel provides comfortable beds, delicious food in an on-site restaurant and a great atmosphere. Guests are provided with all sorts of entertainment options including two bars, one of which is underground and shows films twice a week, a TV, a library, and sports areas for basketball, football and ping-pong. There is also a laundry service, Internet access, a mini-supermarket and bicycle rental.
Daily tours are arranged at the hostel including walking on the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai; a Summer Place tour which includes the Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian¡¯an men Square along with the Summer Palace; Beijing Opera at Liyuan Theatre; acrobatics and kung-fu shows.