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Flying Pig Beach Hostel Reviews

Parallel Boulevard 208, 2202H2, Noordwijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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84%

Rating
792 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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91%

A really fun place to stay and meet some cool people. Of course it's out of Amsterdam but it's great they have the shuttle there several times a day.

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

We stayed at all three Flying Pigs, and the Beach Hostel was easily the best of the three. The atmosphere was so relaxed and friendly, with a fantastic sofa area in the front which was great for hanging out with and meeting people and a comfy smoking room by the back which tended to be full later into the night than the bar and so great for nightbirds. The beach itself was lovely, and the staff just as fun to chill with as the guests. The events were also great, like Battle Shots.

  • 20th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


60%

non mi va di pagare euro 15,00 per la cauzione della chiave della stanza


60%

Die Lage des Hostels ist sehr gut. Allerdings rechtfertigte die Ausstattung und Sauberkeit leider nicht die Kosten.

  • 18th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • All Female Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


74%

This place is NOT in Amsterdam, if you're looking for a hostel in amsterdam then go somewhere else. It is however at a pretty cool bit of coast and has a good friendly vibe and FREE BREAKFAST. I'd have liked to have stayed longer. Lots of opportunities to discuss Alex Garland!


89%

Amazing, such a fun atmosphere, staff were great.


77%

Great hostel but my one gripe would be they need more morning shuttle runs into Amsterdam. Only two and I missed my train because there wasn't another one until 12 and 18h.


94%

Great hostel with a great vibe. Getting out of Amsterdam to stay somewhere much more chilled was the best idea. Here you'll get party nights and lazy days, good company, cheap drinks, yummy breakfast and (mostly) friendly, helpful staff. Only drawbacks were the slightly cramped rooms (it's not a big hostel) and the bathroom floors that always seemed to be an inch deep in water. Other than that, I would thoroughly recommend heading out to Noordwijk and passing a few nights at the flying pig.


69%

Cool place - but nowhere near Amsterdam. For what you're paying here, it's almost cheaper to stay in a slightly-pricier place IN Amsterdam. The hour-long shuttle to and from Amsterdam is 4e each way -- that's IF you've even reserved a spot. If you haven't reserved a spot, it's about 13e via bus then train into the center. It can be a drag on time and your wallet if that's what you're trying to see. If you're trying to get a local feel of the beach, then it's great! Lovely place and cool bar.


89%

great vibes, great staff, great people. had a wonderful time


66%

It was raining the whole time i was there. But it is a 40 min shuttle ride to the town centre. It cost 4 euro but they get in quite late to amsterdam which is annoying you dont get in till 10.30 earliest. If thats fine for you, then its a good place. But you also can stay out later than 10pm. There is a train and bus for about 10 euro. But the place had a great feel and vibe. And the beach was really good. Staff were really good


51%

The whole place smells like urine, a lot of trippy guys walking around looking for a party that's not there. Overall just don't go. The shuttle service is garbage, it only takes 8 people while over 20 GUYS stay there every night. So the last shuttle leaves Amsterdam at 10:15, it's garbage. Stay in Amsterdam, not 20 miles out. To get there we paid a 100 euro cab because we didn't have a reservation for the shuttle (the phone number they gave for it didn't work) the website lied and said 40€. BAD

  • 7th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

The Flying Pig Beach Hostel is exactly what I was looking for, and beach-side too! The staff were amazing- very friendly, and they all seemed to enjoy being there. This hostel is great for meeting people: the staff do a great job of keeping the party atmosphere going, even if it's just them. :) Everyone was chilling HARD (lots of smoking), so if you're looking for fast-paced excitement this isn't the place for you(apart from drinking games etc) Great stay, thanks guys! :)

  • 6th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at! The staff were so friendly and welcoming, it was like they're your best friends. Perfect location if you don't want to be right in the middle of the noise and chaos that is Amsterdam. Right on the beach, but still easy to get into the city. I will definitely be staying here again!

  • 5th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


63%

The beach hostel has a fun vibe. Commuting into Amsterdam on the shuttle was easy, but the last one runs at 10:00, so the Amsterdam nightlife is not really an option. I had a good time here regardless!


83%

The beach hostel is gret if you don't mid being out of the city. They have a shuttle service which is very convent but costs 4 euros. The beach town is a small cute place... Staff is amazing though. If you want the real hostel feel they have it. The only downside is the bathrooms got Pretty dirty throughout the day. They could have used to be clean more. But other than that not a bad hostel by any means!


100%

This hostel is great fun!! Its clean in a great location


60%

The double room really need the carpet gone it smells when it's hot out and the room is very stuff

  • 1st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


60%

Considerando que a intenção seja visitar Amsterdã, dois pontos devem ser considerados: o preço do albergue é muito competitivo e mais baixo dos que concorrentes do mesmo nível; não fica exatamente em Amsterdã, mas numa praia á 1h de carro da capital. O albergue oferece uma vã com quatro horários para ir e para voltar da cidade, 4 euros cada trajeto, que é realmente a opção mais barata. Mas, há de se somar os 8 euros a diária do albergue. Não é lá muito confortável, é mais para festa.


69%

nice staff and interesting people but this hostel is a bit far from amsterdam


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