Lhasa Dongcuo International Youth Hostel is the first Tibetan hostel that joined YHA. It was opened in2005 in the old town behind Jokhang Temple. There are 48 rooms ranging from single, twin-sharing, triple-sharing to dormitory rooms.
Lhasa Dongcuo International Youth Hostel is a decent hostel in 2-star category. There is a cyber bar, teahouse, beer bar, bicycle club, climbing club and self-serving kitchen etc. At the yard of the hostel, there is an old well with about 500 years history and dying relics. All rooms of Lhasa Dongcuo International Youth Hostel are well maintained and the hostel staff are friendly and helpful. The hotel was refurbished in 2008.