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Flying Pig Downtown Reviews

Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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87%

Rating
5841 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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80%

The bathroom door in the room I stayed at could not be closed. So the bathroom light would turn on and off through out the whole night as I move since the light is a sensor light. My pillow is right next to the open door. The sleeping condition was not good at all. Other than that, the staff was very nice and very informative about the tourist attraction and things need to take note to have a smooth sight seeing timetable. The location is great.

  • 29th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for your review, we can always learn a lot from it. We are very sorry to hear you didn't have a nice sleep. Our maintenance guys will look into the light sensor straight away. We will contact you personally to get more information about your stay, so we can improve the room a bit more. Thank you again for your time and safe travels. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

77%

the only thinhg have to say with the computers sometimes werent working and took forever for me because kept having to change comps besides that amazing time there

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind words :) Thanks for mentioning the computers weren't working like they should. We will look into this straight away! Cheers, The Flying Pig

97%

Love the flying pig and everything about it. The bar is very cool!


94%

If you're going to Amsterdam, stay here! Great hostel to stay in with perfect location. Bar and smoke room both had great vibes and easy to meet people. Free earplugs was a plus. Would have been nice to have a toilet on our floor and have more female toilets available. Staff were so friendly and helpful when we had questions. Would definitely stay here again!


94%

Great hostel right in the centre of Amsterdam! I picked this hostel as a lone traveller to Amsterdam as I'd heard it had a good atmosphere and boy was that right. I met a lot of people and had a brilliant time. 5 minute walk from the station, 2 minutes from the red light district. Perfect location if a little noisy (you can get rooms a little further back from the front of the hostel and noise). The staff are very friendly and helpful and they have there own smoking room. See you again soon!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, It is great to hear you loved your stay with us. Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review. Great to read we were able to life up to our reputation and your expectations :D This makes us very happy. See you soon and happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

94%

Really nice atmosphere in the place. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Can't say anything bad about this place.

  • 25th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Loved my stay here at the flying pig. Its really easy to get to from the train station and is right in the main city where everything goes on. Best hostel ive stayed in while travelling throughout Europe


100%

Best hostel I have ever stayed at, hands down! Rooms and facilities were awesome, staff couldn't have been more friendly and the bar is the best hostel bar I've ever been to. It went off! I will be telling everyone I hear, that are going to Amsterdam, that they cannot stay at any other hostel than The Flying Pig Downtown!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Wow.. Thanks so much for your great review! This means a lot to us :) We hope to see you soon again! Cheers, The Flying Pig

97%

Exactly what everyone says, best hostel in Amsterdam. Set my bar for hostels extremely high. Great staff, always being cleaned, best possible location.


80%

Clean, organized hostel, friendly staff. A little too big for its own good. Staff is helpful and nice but this is not a full blown party hostel. Also, if you are not much into the "smoking" side of the Amsterdam package, you might be wondering what happened to all the interaction that tended to happen everywhere else. In all honesty, this is likely to be just an incompatibility of my own personality and Amsterdam's tourism proposition, so it's not really a con.


91%

Not to much to say! I love this hostel; I came here everytime....I love, good and complete breakfast, the beds are so clean, the people there is quiette so you can feel confortable

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. It is great to hear you come back to The Flying Pig every time. We hope to see you soon again! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

60%

some people might consider a great location as it is on city center, but i though the street was just to busy and noisy even during late night and morning. The rooms are nice, but the hostel just seemed too crowded of people Recently emerging from adolescence which caused embarassing moments even in our room with people having "visitors" during night, so that has to be taken in consideration when choosing flying pig.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks a lot for leaving a review. We can learn a lot from it! We are sorry to hear that people in your room brought visitors. We have a very strict policy for letting people into the hostel, only people who stay at our hostel are allowed in. Unfortunately we are unable to check the rooms to see if everyone is in their assigned room. We are very sorry to hear not everyone behaved themselves. We will contact you to find out more about your stay. Cheers, The Flying Pig

94%

best hostel in amsterdam

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the nice comment! It is great to hear you consider us as the best hostel in Amsterdam :D This makes us really proud! We hope to see you back some day! Cheers, The Flying Pig

94%

Absolutely loved this hostel! My whole room were solo travellers and we basically all hung out togeter for 3 days was great!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. It is so nice to read you made friends during your stay with us. Happy travels and we hope to see you back some day. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

60%

Staff are very friendly, but it's full of hippies and kind of insecure (Got a phone stolen while sleeping in my room). Not worth what I payed for, could have gone to a 1 * hotel for the same price. It does not have a party ambiance as I expected.

  • 22nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks a lot for leaving a review. We can learn a lot from it! We are sorry to hear about your phone :( We will contact you personally to find out more about it. Security is really important to us. There are lockers under each bed, there is a free safe at the reception, there are electronic lockers and the hostel is only accessible for guests who are staying with us. We are sorry this was not enough :( Thanks again for your time! Cheers, The Flying Pig

100%

Great atmosphere the staff really interacted well with the guests and were very helpful :)


97%

The Flying Pig Downtown was awesome as always! This is the best hostel in Amsterdam. The location couldn't be better, and it has a bar right by reception.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks for your nice words! We are very happy to read you had such a great time with us. We hope to see you soon again! Cheers, The Flying Pig

89%

Great hostel, in a perfect location...less than 5 minute walk from the train station, and in the centre of where you want to be! Bar and smoking room were chilled with a great atmosphere! breakfast was good. The staff are very helpful and friendly! We are a couple and stayed in a 16 bed dorm which was fine..not too much noise and two bathrooms within the room..the beds were super comfy! two lockers under the bottom bunk meant that belongings felt safe. I would definitely recommend this hostel.


100%

Wonderful place. Only stayed one night, in one of the double private en suites with my ladyfriend, which was very clean and well put together, all modern sinks and showers in the bathroom. Staff were ever so courteous and friendly and did everything they could to make our stay a memorable one. Would recommend without hesitation.

  • 16th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

Great place to sleep if you do any of it in Amsterdam!


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