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Flying Pig Downtown Reviews

Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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88%

Rating
6112 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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86%

The hostel is pretty cool, the breakfast is awesome, and the location is ok, so i'd definitely go back here.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the nice review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you soon at the Pig. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

89%

This was our second time staying here and we didn't regret coming back! If you're looking to party with young fun people in Amsterdam, look no further!


91%

I couldn't imagine a cooler place to stay. They have an on-site bar (with pool table) and smoking room. The showers in the basement were brilliant. The location is unbeatable - close to the centraal station, close to shopping, close to the red light district, good food nearby (I recommend Nam Kee in China town, mmm). This was a really cool place that attracts really cool people, and there are tons of opportunities to socialise.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a nice and extended review. Really great to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

83%

The location of the hostel was perfect, you're close to everything! I found some staff to be a bit rude but most were lovely.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a message next to your review. It is great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very sorry to hear some of the staff members were rude to you. To found out more, we will contact you personally and see what exactly happened. We hope to hear back from you soon. Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

94%

Was a fantastic stay. Very friendly and great bar downstairs. Pool table and a great smoking room. Only problem are the wrongs are small but again great value for money.


80%

Stayed here before, it's a really in and out place but it's set up really well and it's exactly what you need in this city. Not the cleanest place but the staff are good at their job and the place was a good atmosphere. Thanks!! Always recommend

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and it is really nice to read that you returned to the pig again :D But of course even better to read that you would recommend us to other people as well. We hope to see you back at the Pig for a third stay. Safe travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

100%

What a Hostel , no words , just süper , atmosphere is great , rooms ,showers and toilets are clean , staff is friendly., I am running a hostel in Istanbul but Flying Pig is the best as I experienced, Mr paprika will be back , Thanks to all of you :)

  • 18th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Wauw thank you so much for the amazing review. It is really nice to hear from another hostel owner that you enjoyed your stay with us. We definitely hope to see you back at the Pig soon. Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

80%

Location and atmosphere are definitely remarkable. Breakfast was also nice, with more variety than your average hostel. The rooms look clean but I feel like the dark carpet conceals the dirt a little. The bunk beds are slightly noisy and that can be annoying for light sleepers. There's an elevator in the building but to get there you have to go through a small staircase with your bags. Also, the hostel street is pedestrian so the only way to get there is by foot. Therefore, pack lightly.


97%

Couldn't have had a better hostel. Staff and travelers at this hostel are great!

  • 17th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the amazing review. Really nice to read you enjoyed your stay with us :D We hope to see you back at the Pig soon again. Cheers, The Flying Piggies

100%

A really awesome hostel. Even though I was there on my own, I very easily made friends in the smoking area, and spent an entire afternoon chatting to an awesome Australian girl, so this place is fully recommended for anyone looking to have a great stay. Facilities were clean and well maintained, the breakfast was great, and the location was perfect. 10/10 fully recommended. I'll be back soon for what will be my 7th (or so) stay at the Flying Pig Downtown.


91%

Great place! I was travelling alone and just sat at the bar or smoking room and chatted with the other guest. People were really cool. Staff was super friendly and helpful. They played good music in the common areas. Good location close to everything. I will 100% stay here again. Thanks again for the great times.

  • 7th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

Bar and smoking areas are awesome; comfy hipster feel during the day, and fun party atmosphere in the evenings. I stayed in a double bed downstairs with a lady friend, but there was plenty of space. Room was pleasantly quiet. The hostel is a bit pricey, but definitely worth it for the atmosphere and location. Only complaint is that some the bathrooms were pretty dirty and very small.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. it is great to read that you enjoyed the smoking room and our queen-size beds. We are very sorry to hear the bathroom wasn't really clean. We will pick this up with our cleaning team and find our what happened. We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Happy travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

91%

Very central location, you'll be close to everything. The staff was super nice and helpful. Good breakfast with reasonably wide selection. My room had a bathroom in it which was pretty smelly. We had to keep the bathroom door closed do the whole time so the smell from the pipes won't get outside to the bedroom. Noisy lockers. Other than these, a great place to stay.


94%

I had such an awesome stay at The flying pig I originally booked only one night but the next day I knew I had to extend my stay. The atmosphere is so much fun, the bar and smoke room are always packed with great people and the staff was very helpful. The rooms are very clean and the facilities were either in the rooms or close to them which is always convenient. The staff let you in on every secret of Amsterdam, best bars, cheapest coffee shops etc. Breakfast was good. I highly recommend!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us this really nice review. It is so nice to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you back at the Pig soon! Safe travels! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

91%

Great location, friendly and helpful staff.


86%

Great place to meet increible people.


91%

Excellent hostel, but you need more pendant lights above the pool table.


94%

Really close to the train station and right in the action, under 5 minutes to the Red Light District and coffee shops right outside the door. as a girl on my own I felt safe walking around at night. a really chill place to hang out and meet people. security was excellent and breakfast included is always great! will definitely be coming back!


91%

perfect! the bar inside and only for customers of the hostel too!!!


91%

this is a great hostel in a perfect location! the smoking room and bar make it a cool place to be in its own right! highly recommend

  • 28th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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