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Flying Pig Downtown Reviews

Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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88%

Rating
6108 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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97%

Great location. Very chill relaxing vibe. Smoke room was very cool. Happy Room was nice and wifi was good and strong

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Hi there, Thank you so much for giving us these high ratings. It is really nice to read you loved the smoking room and the Happy Room :D We hope to see you back some day! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

100%

Everything awesome I definitely recommend the flying pig hostel to meet nice people and have fun

  • 23rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hello! Thank you so much for this nice review! We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

89%

great location, great staff, great atmosphere

  • 22nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Comfortable hostel. Standard facilities

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Hello! Thank you for leaving us a review! We really appreciate this. It is nice to read you had a comfortable stay. So learn more about your stay we will send you a personal email and see if you have any tips for us. We hope to hear from you soon! Happy travels. Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

100%

Amazing. I travelled solo but it didn't feel like it as it's such a social place. I met so many awesome people and loved every second there :)

  • 18th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi there, Thank you so much for the great ratings and review. This makes us very happy ;) It is really nice to read you met a lot of amazing people and you felt welcome as a solo traveler. We really aim to make every ones stay as great as possible so it is nice to read you loved it here. We hope to see you back some day! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

94%

The pig is legendary - every traveller I met that had been to 'dam said I had to stay there. it's right in the middle of almost everything, has an amazing fun atmosphere (there was a great toga party) and comfy beds + good bathrooms. Pool table right in front, cheap drinks, and a smoking room in back. met a ton of fun people, met a special girl (the beds are kind of noisy, be considerate) and had the best time. Definitely recommended.

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Hi there, Thank you for the really great review. It is really nice to read you enjoyed your stay at our hostel and even met a special girl ;) We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

100%

I have travelled the world and this has to be one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. The location is fantastic, I used to live in Amsterdam so know where it is, but its 2 mins from central station. Security couldn't be better. The bar is good fun, good prices, great staff and they serve cheap pizza. Showers are very clean, powerful and hot. Theirs a seperate smoking room for smokes, you cant hear the bar from your dorm room. Highly recommended, enjoy amsterdam !

  • 13th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Wauw! Thank you so much for the amazing review! It makes us really happy you enjoyed your stay with us and consider us as one of the best hostels! This really makes us blush. We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

89%

Great hostel. I stayed at a 16 people bedroom but at no time I had the feeling like there were so many people. The only thing that was wrong, is that the staff put us in a double bed, so two persons sleeping together in a 1.5 person bed. And I bookend a double bunk bed.. Other then that, the bed was comfortable, bathrooms are new and clean, the staff is great, the bar and chill area is great! And the location is just perfect, if ever in A'Dam again I would come back. Also just one power plug!

  • 12th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It is really nice to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We indeed have double bunk beds, this means that 2 people share the same 2 person bed. This is a nice way to safe a little bit of money as it is cheaper than 2 single beds. We are sorry this was not clear when you booked this bed. We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! save travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

89%

Great staff nice hostel, I was probably just a little unfortunate with my timing. Mostly larger groups on bachelor parties or no common language other then the staff.

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Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review. We are happy to read you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for mentioning about the groups. We try to keep the amount of groups limited but Amsterdam is visited by a lot of bachelors ;) We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown

86%

I just loved this place! The staffs are really good, the breakfast is rich of options, is close to the train station and red light distric. Smoking area was my favorite spot at the hostel


94%

Had an amazing stay at the flying pig ! If anyone I know will be travelling to Amsterdam and is looking for good location, a great atmosphere, and just an all around great stay I will reccommend it. My friend and I were there a couple weeks ago and couldnt have been happier !

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Hi there, Thank you so much for your amazing review! It is great to read you will be recommending us to all your friends. We hope to see you and your friends soon again at the Pig. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

100%

great place


91%

Great hostel. Prices are a little steep for the number of beds per room, but that's normal in Amsterdam. Location couldn't be better, just steps away from the Centraal train station. Staff were friendly. Atmosphere was busy and loud in the main lobby bar, even on a Sunday night. Drink prices are okay, nothing spectacular. Pool table was in session the whole evening. Seemed like lots of groups and not much interaction between them. Good breakfast of fruit, a selection of breads/cereals and COFFEE

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Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Great to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back at The Pig someday! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

97%

a little hard to sleep during the day, but it's OK...


100%

It's the best hostel that I've stayed in so far. Great hostel bar, great staff. If you are going to Amsterdam, this is the place that you want to stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Wauw! Thank you so much for the really great review. It is so nice to hear that we are the nicest hostel you stayed so far. This makes us really happy! We will pass your message on to all our staff members and we do hope to see you back at the Pig some day :D Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

80%

Cheap, perfect position, clean, very friendly and young atmosphere. My room was close to the reception, and sometimes there were loud noises at night. My bunk bed wasn't very firm and trembled every time the other person moved... he moved and it was like a earthquake for me, and vice versa. It is ok if you want to save money. But maybe I was just not very lucky with the bed.

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Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We can learn a lot of them so we really appreciate to hear about your experience while staying with us. We checked the bed you slept in and our maintenance team is looking into it straight away. Thanks for mentioning this. We hope to see you back at the Pig one day! Happy travels. Cheers, The Flying Pig.

91%

Quality time staying here. The location is ideal, literally less than 5 mins from the station (be aware the ticket from schipol to central station is actually €5.10) The happy hours are really good and run up to 9pm. €4 for two 25cl beers. The shower was very good, best one I've had all year. I travelled solo and had no problem meeting other travellers. Enjoy

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Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. It is so nice to hear you met other travellers while staying at the Pig :D We always advise our piggies to take a train from the airport to the hostel. This indeed a lot cheaper compared to a taking a cap. The hostel is allocated right next to the train station :D We hope to see you back at the Pig soon again. Cheers, The Flying Pigges

100%

The hostel was amazing, the staff were helpful and fun. The smoke room was amazing, with a cheap bar. The rooms were clean and the showers always had hot water. It also had the best included breakfast out of any hostel I have ever stayed at!! Loved every minute of it, thanks flying pig downtown!!

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Hi there, Thank you so much for your nice review. It means a lot to us that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you especially loved our breakfast! We will pass your message on the our staff members and we hope to see you back at the Pig soon again. Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

97%

Very cool hostel and the best located flying pig for people getting the train! Staff were sound and it was a nice stay. Stayed with my boyfriend and we both enjoyed it. Comfy and warm and the best smoking room around! :D


91%

Very loud hostel. But they do give you free earplugs. If you want to party is a great place, if you want to sleep you might consider some other place.


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