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Staff was very helpful & everyone at the hostel was super friendly Great location! I would definitely stay there again
nice place, friendly people. if you're going to Amsterdam only partying, this is the place to be!!
awesome place to stay in amsterdam!
Great hostel but way too expensive. Tried to book the double bunk bed so it was cheaper but still had to pay the normal price per person so essentially it would have cost the same for 2 single beds. This was not made clear when booking.
It was a great stay for me & always had a crave to stay in such hostels & relish my college life once again . Thanks to the people with who i met this time were totally friendly & knowing each other about culture was the best part . Great going guys 1 thing is for sure if i am alone again in Europe then FLYING PIG is the place where i am meant to be .
This was my first time staying in a hostel and I definitely want to go back!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Rad location, sweet tunes and amazing people!!! Flying pigs for life ;-)
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Amazing location! Super central, within walking distance of main tourist attractions AND Centraal Station. Staff are really friendly and willing to help. Great social hostel, they have a bar area and a smoking room and just a generally awesome vibe. Fab hostel! STAY HERE!
This place has a lot of hype online, but I honestly don't get why. The beds are hard as rocks and the rooms are too hot. The bar downstairs has good specials I guess, but nothing about this place is worth the money they charge. There are loads more hostels in Amsterdam with good social atmospheres that cost half as much.
Can't beat the location! This place is loud, and people party until 6am, so don't expect tons of sleep. Comfy beds, nice showers. Great free breakfast! Pub has wicked atmosphere, cheap drinks, and free shots all the time. Less than 10 minute walk to train station. Close to Red Light District and Dam Square. Stayed in the 30-person dorm which doesn't have its own bathroom but it's around the corner.
Great hostel, although the bathrooms and shower facilities are a bit on the small side, it helped having a mirror and sink in the room. I would suggest having shelves next to the bed especially for the top bunks.
This hostel has a real money-making vibe about it. Not to mention the exorbitant nightly rates, the fact that they charge for luggage storage upon check out by the hour sums up the atmosphere around the hostel. The bar is overpriced and 17 euros for a pub crawl is ridiculous. The hostel is too big to enable people to meet others and I wouldn't recommend this place for solo travellers as you'll find it difficult to meet likeminded travellers.
This was a great location and a fun vibe. It was clean and provided a solid breakfast!
This was the second stay here. Last year was so much better. Staff have lost their enthusiasm big time. The Australian guy behind the bar was so arrogant. Last time I came I would have offered money for the music playlist it was so good. This year it was so cringey we had to leave the bar twice purely because of the horrible music choice. The renovations to the smoking room were the biggest didappntment. It was so so much better before. Why get rid of the stage and all the books? New room sucks.
Very welcoming atmosphere, excellent showers, helpful staff, surprisingly good breakfast. I loved the location as it is just within the city. You can get everywhere by foot or bike.
It was really nice hostel, when we arrived a random was sleeping in our bed to that was kind of wired but the hostel staff tried to sort it out as quick as possible. But that's Amsterdam for you! Amazing location, smoking room in the back which everyone socialised. Overall an epic hostel recommend.
Great staff, great location, great everything.
I was traveling solo and this was my first time staying at a hostel, so I had no idea what to expect. Fortunately, I had a great time. The atmosphere was great and very social. It was very easy to meet other travelers. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location was close enough to all of the sights that I wanted to visit in Amsterdam. It may not be ideal for travelers just looking for quiet.
Perhaps other people talked up the flying pig too much. I expected a very different experience. First off this place is expensive. Breakfast is ok and the rooms are fine. It seemed to me like the only people hanging around were staff. They were all very nice but were naturally more interested in speaking with each other since they are already friends. Admittedly, I was stoned the whole time and that made me a bit antisocial. I did enjoy the smoking room though.