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Flying Pig Downtown Reviews

Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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88%

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6434 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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94%

One of my all time favourite hostels

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there Aw, thanks so much! We are very touched by your lovely review. We love to hear that we are one of your all time favourite hostels :) We hope to see you again soon on your travels! The Piggies

80%

Great location, excellent room. Only thing that let it down was the smoking room was getting renovated at the time, and also breakfast was only served from 8-10 which meant that we missed out due to early departure.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey there :) Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know a bit about your stay with us :) We are happy that you enjoyed your room and the hostels central location. Indeed we are currently renovating the smoking room, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. Soon we will have a brand new smoking room which will be just as cosy as before :) Safe Travels The Piggies

94%

Fantastic hostel. One of the best I have stayed in. Great deals in their bar, great shower facilities, and great location. Highly recommend.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey there :) Awe thanks so much for saying such great things about us! We are very happy to hear that we are one of the best hostels you have stayed in :) Great that you took advantage of our cheap drink deals and shower facilities. Thanks for saying that you would highly recommended us :) We really appreciate your compliment! Safe Travels, The Piggies :)

97%

If not the best, it must be one of the best hostel in Amsterdam. Definitely. The staff are friendly & helpful. Excellent location near the centraal & shop lot. The bar was great. I'll be back again.

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Hi there :D WOW! Thanks so much for the awesome review! We are extremely glad to hear that you think we are the best hostel in Amsterdam :) Thank you so much for mentioning our helpful and friendly staff! They love to work for and represent the Pig so will be very happy to hear this ;) Take care and we hope to see you again soon! The Piggies

91%

Great hostel in the heart of Amsterdam, The rooms are large and the bunks are solid. You'll meet some great people at the bar or in the smoking room and honestly - the location is a 10/10. Walking distance to everything and literally ten minutes from the main train station.

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Hi there Thanks for taking the time to tell us a bit about your stay with us :) We were happy to read that you very much enjoyed how central our location is and that you were able to walk everywhere you needed ;) Great that you met some great people in the bar and smoking room! We hope you will visit us again some day! Happy Travels, The Piggies

83%

very good in general, great atmosphere and people in the hostel...it's a shame that some of the facilities are not that comfortable (kitchen and "happy" room) due to the size, but a great place all around

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Hello :) Thank you very much for taking some time to tell us a bit about your stay with us. We were happy to read that you enjoyed the atmosphere and people in the hostel. Thank you for your comments about the common areas. We have an old Amsterdam building so indeed some of our areas are slightly odd shapes! We are glad you didn't let this affect your stay :) We hope to see you again some day! Take care and safe travels The Piggies

77%

Was a nice stay and all staff were friendly

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Hello :) Thanks for taking the time to tell us a bit about your stay. We were pleased to read that you had a nice stay and that you found the staff friendly :) They love their jobs so will be happy to hear this! Take care and we hope to see you again someday :) The PIggies

89%

Very good hostel, would stay there again.

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Hi there Thank you so much for your lovely review! We were happy to hear that you would stay with us again :) We hope to see you next time you are in Amsterdam Happy Travels The Piggies

100%

You will meet lovely people, both travellers and staff. The smoking room is an excellent environment for a chilled out evening.

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Hi there Wow thanks so much for leaving such a great review! We were happy to hear that you met some lovely people here including the travellers and staff. Its great to hear that you had time to chill out in the smoking room. We very much hope that next time you are in Amsterdam you will choose to stay with us again :D Thanks and happy travels! The Piggies

89%

excellent social atmosphere. Very active even til late. great facilities and very close to everything.

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Hi there, thank you for taking the time to write a little about your stay :) We were pleased to read that found our atmosphere social and that we had great facilities! We hope that you will choose to stay with us again someday! Happy Travelling! The Piggies

86%

Great hostel, helpful staff and fantastic location. Slightly pricey for very basic room, but overall happy with my stay!

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Hi there Thank you for taking the time to let us know a bit about your experience with us. We are very pleased to hear you were happy with your stay here.:) Thanks for mentioning that our staff were helpful and that you enjoyed our location. We hope to see you again one day! Happy Travels, The Piggies

100%

We had an amazing stay at Flying Pig Downtown. It's a great place to meet new people and you just feel comfortable right away. The breakfast was great and we were very thankful for that. The private room we had was just awesome and we felt like being at home. Definitely recommend Flying Pig Downtown. The staff was very helpful and welcoming.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Aw thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are very touched that you felt like you were at home whilst staying here, that is exactly the atmosphere we strive to achieve. We are glad you enjoyed our free breakfast and that you found the staff helpful and welcoming :) We very much hope that you will visit us again if ever you are in Amsterdam! Happy Travelling :) The Piggies

94%

Wish I would have been there longer it was right dab in the middle of everything .. It might be a little too much at times since it's crazy downtown but it was great for one night

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Hey there Thanks for letting us know about your stay. We are happy to hear that you wish you could have stayed here longer! We hope you will visit us again some day :) Happy Travelling The Piggies

100%

Great Location and atmosphere!

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Hello :) WOW thanks for leaving such a great review! We are glad that you enjoyed our location and atmosphere. We hope you will come back and visit us again one day! Happy Travelling! The Piggies

89%

Very well located and great staff. The rooms are big and very clean.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your stay :) We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and great staff. We will pass on your comments to them. They love their jobs here so they will love to hear this :) Thanks for mentioning that our rooms are clean, this means a lot to us as we try hard to keep them this way. Thanks, Happy Travels. The Piggies

74%

I really enjoyed the hostel but I had a bad trip on truffles but a staff from Brazil, Claudia, helped to get better!

  • 9th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi :) Thank you very much for telling us a but about your stay. We were pleased to read that you enjoyed the hostel :) We were also very happy to hear that our lovely piggie Claudia helped you out when you were not very well. We will be sure to pass on your kind message to her, she will be very happy to hear this :) Take care and safe travels! The Piggies

100%

This hoste has such a great vibe we were so lucky to have awesome room mates as well the staff we're helpful and relaxed all round definitely recommend

  • 6th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Woweee! We are so touched by your lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the vibe of the hostel and that the staff and your roomies were helpful and relaxed. Great that you will recommend us :D thank you! We very much hope we will see you again someday in the future :) Happy Travels The Piggies

89%

Friendly and helpful staff. Wicked vibe. Cheap drinks.

  • 6th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello :) Thanks for taking the time to write such lovely things about us! We really appreciate you mentioning our friendly and helpful staff. The staff here love their jobs so they will love it when we let them know that you had such nice things to say about them :) We are happy that you spent some time at our bar and enjoyed our cheap drinks! Indeed we try to offer a well priced range for our lovely travellers :) Take care and we hope you will stay with us again one day! The Piggies

40%

Very noisy the first night when there was a party until 4ish am. Very hot in the room and stinky in most of the places. Not worth the money I paid. This might end my further desire for hostels...

  • 5th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello there Thank you for taking the time to let us know a bit more about your stay. Your experiences are extremely important us as we can learn from them in order to improve ourselves in the future. We were very sorry to hear that the your room was very hot and you found the music loud. We will contact you personally to find out a bit more about your stay. Thanks again,Take Care, The Piggies

100%

LOVED this hostel. Will definitely be the hostel we come to on future trips to Amsterdam, Downtown. The location is easy to find from Amsterdam Centraal, and there is a market down the street. They have a kitchen you can cook in, they have huge lockers you can use if you are waiting for your room or later flight/train. It was a very clean hostel as well. They also have a smoke room and a deck, which they move the party inside around 9pm, so that the rooms nearby are not disturbed! Staff = A++++

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello there :) WOW! Thank you so much for your amazing review! We are glad to hear that you made good use of our kitchen as well as our large hallway locker facilities after you checked out. Thank you for mentioning that we are a clean hostel, this means a lot to us as our staff work hard to keep it that way :) We will be sure to pass on to them that you think they are A++++ ;) They will love to hear this. Thanks again, we very much hope to see you again someday! Happy Travelling, The Piggies

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