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Flying Pig Downtown Reviews

Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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87%

Rating
5902 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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77%

Very little room downstairs. Real struggle to find a place to sit down for breakfast.

  • 3rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Directions to find the hostel were kind of hard at 6 in the morning, but once found was right int he centre of downtown near shops, coffee shops, bars, restaurants etc. Free brekky is always good, but not much seating in the dining room/kitchen so often had to wait til people were done to get a seat. Kitchen had everything you need (and more) to cook up a storm which definitely helps when you're on a budget. Staff were super helpful in tips on places to go/things to do etc. Would def come back!


83%

Very well located. Staff was friendly but gave us bad directions.. Good atmosphere, good wifi, great breakfast and good facilities. The toilettes were smelly though, but good overall. Would recommend it.


77%

Brilliant location 4 min walk from centraal station and in the middle of the city, everything is walking distance. Staff are very friendly, if something goes wrong they will more than fix it. Great facilities free WIFI and breakfast- nice chill out area. Only complaint would be that there should be more of a gender balance in the room.

  • 1st Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

What you would expect from a large hostel in the centre of Amsterdam. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm. It didn't smell particularly nice and was very messy due to the people already staying there. There was always someone asleep which meant I never got time to sort my stuff out and my bed was next to a window which I couldn't close so got covered in mosquito bites. Not fun. If visiting Amsterdam for partying it's perfect. If there for any other reason, I wouldn't recommend it.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We can always learn a lot from them. We are sorry to hear the room was a bit messy due to other travelers already being checked-in. Thanks for letting us know about the window. We will have our maintenance guys checking the window straight away. Thank you again for your time and safe travels. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

89%

- Breakfast was very good considering it was included in the price

  • 28th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great staff, very comfortable location


100%

After being told by so many people to stay at this legendary hostel, my expectations were pretty high; this hostel went above and beyond those predispositions. You will not be disappointed!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Wauw! What an amazing review! Thank you so much for letting us know. It is really nice to read we were able to live up to your expectations :D We will share your message with everyone and we hope to see you back at the Pig Some day! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

91%

Good lounge bar and chill area. No computer facility to print things. Excellent location in Dam Square close to everything. Great pool and bar area and chill area smoking room. Would be better if bedroom bathrooms had soap dispensers.


89%

The rooms are packed with beds and aren't the most clean, but you really can't beat the location and atmosphere. If you're looking to indulge in Amsterdam's finest products, then this is the place for you.


97%

Great Place to stay!!!! Location is perfect and the amenities are Just what you need.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the nice review! It is always great to read our guests enjoyed their stay :D We will pass your message on to our staff member :D We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

83%

Good location and good place for party!


94%

Great party hostel, lots of people here to smoke, drink, and make friends. Excellent location right in the middle of the Centrum, a short walk away from nightlife at Leidseplein and Rembrandtplein, but with plenty of bars nearby in the Red Light District. WiFi everywhere in the building. There's a smoking room and a bar/common room. Great free breakfast. One issue is that the two suites in the basement don't have toilets right next to them - you have to climb up to the ground floor.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the nice review! It is always great to read our guests enjoyed their stay :D We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

71%

Great location, friendly staff, very squished rooms. Okay value for money.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We can always learn a lot from them. It is great to hear you enjoyed our location and that the staff was nice. We will contact you personally to find out more about your experience. We hope to hear from you soon. Cheers, The Flying Piggies.

91%

The folks at Flying Pig were great. Super friendly, great atmosphere, and easy access to Central Station and most of downtown. I'd definitely stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the incredibly nice review. It is really great to hear you would definitely stay with us again. We hope to see you soon! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

91%

Highly recommend!! Staff is very friendly and helpful, smoking room is great.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Wauw! Thank you so much for the nice review! We will pass your nice words on to our staff members :d We hope to see you back some day! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

89%

Great location. Rooms are not overally big. Not much of a party hostel. Staff are very nice.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We can always learn a lot from them. We will send you a personal message to find our more about your stay and to see if you have any tips for us to keep improving. Thanks again and we hope to see you back one day. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

80%

Not too clean in the room at our arrival..our bed was still dirty. Perfect location, good vibe

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time time to leave us a review. We can always learn a lot from everyone's experiences. We are sorry to read the room wasn't clean when you arrived. Our check-in time is 15:00 but we always let people go to the room early so they can put their luggage in the room. We are sorry the reception didn't inform you that the room wasn't cleaned yet. We will contact you personally to find out what exactly happened. Kind regards, The Flying pi

91%

Good big hostel! It is a party place but you can also chill and sleep at night. It has a perfect location near the main square and it seems super safe around there. Good bar and smoke room.

  • 16th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


63%

wouldn't recommend

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are sorry to hear you wouldn't recommend staying with us. We will send you a personal email to see what happened. Hopefully we will learn more about your stay soon. Thank you for your time and safe travels. Cheers, The Flying Pig

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