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Best hostel we have stayed in by far! location is perfect,.staff are the nicest bunch you'll ever meet and couldn't have been more helpful. the bar is pumping but noise doesn't effect you once you leave the area, and the downstairs chill out is perfect with the couches and fully equiped kitchen. couldn't recommend this place anymore, you must stay here if coming to Amsterdam! this might sound like an add for the hostel but it really is that good
Stay here, get stoned, have fun.
Everything was great except I woke up to find a mouse digging around through all my stuff and eating my stroopwaffels! Front desk staff is lovely, very helpful and patient. Decent sized rooms.
I love the facility itself but I was only able to one night because after being sick before I got to Amsterdam my 4th roommate was sick and they couldn't accommodate me and the rest of my party. The 2nd night we returned and the new 4th roommate was ok and turned creepy. We couldn't stay. We felt awkward and unsafe.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Fantastic place. The staff actually know you by name and it truly makes you feel like you are at home, whether you are just stopping in for a night or several, they make you feel so welcomed. The atmosphere is phenomenal, but with that being said I wouldn't come here if I was wanting a quiet few nights in Amsterdam... But then who actually wants a quiet night in Amsterdam?? Stop looking for places to stay and pick this one. Thank you so much to the amazing staff, I will definitely be back!!
great location and cool staffs. the shared bunk bed in 34 beds dorm was a bit too small for 2 guys sharing the same bed.
Nice hostel but definitely pricey for what was offered, very popular for a pretty standard hostel (though the smoking area and bar were nice, the bedrooms were small and the toilets and shower far). Probably would not stay here again since the atmosphere offered can usually be provided in any hostel you stay at - for a far lower price.
An awesome party hostel in an exceptionally good location right next to Centraal Station. The hostel has a bar and a smoking room -- definitely the best party atmosphere I've experienced.
Excelent staff and location! Very nice bar! There is no laundry facilities but they recommended a good one just two blocks away from the hostel.
Incredibly fun and lively place to stay.
- Novice Nomad
- New Zealand
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
+ Location. Bang in the centre. Perfect. + Staff. Friendly. + Atmosphere. Pool table, bar, smoking area, events. Could do with a quiet chill out area. - Room. In a 10 bed, there was not enough space. Rubbish, clothes etc everywhere. People were noisy until 3am. Underbed draw was broken and bed wasn't against the wall (could have fallen off the other side). Needs renovating too. - Price. £30 for what it was.. Ouch. Tip. Get a room which is less than a 16 bed.
The location is just PERFECT!!! I've got no problems with security! The room was quite cleaned and it was not more because when you share room with other people, it is impossible to keep it completely cleaned! This is the only disadvantage of hostels, in my opinion! If you do need 100% silence to sleep, then I would suggest another place! For me it was really ok but I do not have such problem! The breakfast is a BIT more than the average for a hostel! Best atmosphere EVER for a hostel!
Amazing staff, amazing location, amazing atmosphere!
As a solo traveller I was so happy to be staying at flying pig! The vibe and atmosphere was great and I met some cool people. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the location is perfectly located in central Amsterdam. Had a pleasant stay :)
The bar had a DJ playing popular songs one night and it was a great place to meet people. The hostel is in a great location. Staff was helpful and friendly, and the hostel was kept quite clean. It would be better if there were more showers and toilets on each floor.
One of my favourite hostels EVER. If you're traveling to Amsterdam STAY HERE. Perfect location, really friendly staff (shoutout to my girl ninja) and such a cool atmosphere with the bar and smoking room. I think I spent more time inside the hostel than I did outside in the city. It was so chilled out and fun (great music too). Facilities all fine. I highly recommend this one!
Great hostel, great bar and great smoking room. One knock against them is that you can't invite friends to the bar, so make sure you all plan to meet up somewhere else before going out. Also the rooms are extremely hot in summer, the pillows are a bit lacking and the beds are hard. Overall good aside from the beds.
Flying Pig is a very nice hostel. I was with a booking of 4 people in the 32 per room and we didn't know our beds were double bunk beds to share. They were nice beds with shelves. There's lockers for each bed with others to rent. All luggage size. The hostel has many visible staff working/cleaning/helping=great! If you want a quiet, pristine experience don't stay in this part of town. Just because of where it is, you'll probably get some rowdy roommates and partygoers nightly. Bar in hostel so..
We stayed in the basement of the hostel so it was quite dark and dingy. Our expectations weren't high since it is a hostel but we were expecting the atmosphere to be a lot more fun based on the reviews. The hostel does not organize any social events and just gave us a flyer for a pub crawl which we don't highly recommend (it was ok). I also found the facilities to be quite unclean. Was quite disappointed.
Awesome place, awesome people and staff. Really chilled out, friendly vibe. Only minus was the incredibly hot rooms, with no air con, only one fan and (in my room) no windows. Totally recommended though!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)