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Flying Pig Downtown Reviews

Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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88%

Rating
6015 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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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

83%

Great hostel, super social! Bummed we could only stay one night but it was definitely worth it, espeically during ADE


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

86%

This hostel had great wifi, clean beds and well designed showers. The common areas are the real highlight though. This place has a massive smoking room (whatever you want to smoke is okay) with big pillows and a great atmosphere. There is also a non smoking area with a pool table and bar. Staff were chill. My friends and I stayed elsewhere in Amsterdam and this was definitely the best place. I would stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review! It is great to read you and your friend enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see both of you soon again! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

94%

Very cool hostel right in the centre of town. The staff were all lovely, especially Sophie who checked us in. Good bar and nice smoking area. Cheers guys

  • 15th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Wow! Thank you so much for the nice review! It is always great to read that people enjoyed their stay with is. We will pass your message on to Sophie :D We hope to see you back some day! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

89%

Great hostel. Really friendly and helpful staff, clean, good kitchen. I would definitely stay again. Really close to everything.


69%

The best feature of the hostel is the location,quite close to the important places of Amsterdam. Nevertheless, it is not definitely the place to stay if u are looking forward to meeting people interested in walking through amsterdam and visiting museums, as most people tend to stay either in the smoking room or coffee shops. Additionally, I found the staff a bit rude, as the reception was always crowded. They never looked eager to propose things to do. In sum, too expensive for what it offers...

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 it. We are sorry to hear about the staff. We find it very important that all our staff members are nice and helpful. We will contact you personally to find out more. We hope to hear from you soon. Again thank you for your time and safe travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig

89%

Great place to be, Amazing location, friendly staff and a good vibe :) enjoyed my stay ;) would recommend staying , Flying pig down

  • 13th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for the nice review :D We will pass your message on to our staff members! Have an amazing trip and we hope to see you back some day. Cheers, The Flying Pig

97%

Great hostel. Prime location. Staff was friendly and the rooms were clean. The bar and lounge were and big plus. I was pleasantly surprised how quiet my was, given that its a very popular hostel in the heart of the red light district. I would definitely stay here again!


91%

Great stay, only complaint was that the under bed lockers needed very large locks and were broken in places. Atmosphere was fantastic.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for the amazing ratings. Really nice to read you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for mentioning the lockers. We will have our maintenance guys checking the lockers in your room straight away. Have an amazing trip and we hope to see you back soon! Cheers, The Flying Piggies

83%

As a solo traveler, this wasn't my favorite hostel for meeting other people. Breakfast in the morning was great and you can't beat the location, but I found it hard to connect with other travelers (who mostly seemed to be groups). Otherwise, a great hostel!


89%

Very good hostel for all kind of travelers. The staff was very kind at all times. Totally recommend it!

  • 6th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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

97%

amazing location and a complete party place. Awesome atmosphere and good bar. Staff members are friendly and ready to help. Had a good stay.


97%

Everything was very nice. Maybe just the hostel is so big that it doesn´t make you feel at home like other hostels. But the upside of that is that you get the chance to meet many people and if you´re an outgoing person you´ll have hell of a time.


91%

The flying pig is a great place to stay if you're looking for the Amsterdam experience. Perfect location close to coffee shops and the red light district. Staff is friendly and make good suggestions. Kitchen facilities made it easy to travel cheap. Beds were small you can't sit up in them. You would never know there were 32 beds in the room, rooms are quiet and people are respectful at night and during mid day naps. Staff did there best to keep up with cleaning after hundreds of partying people.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind words! We are really happy to read you had such a great time with us. We hope to see you soon again :) Cheers, The Flying Pig

69%

There seemed to be only 1 staff at the reception while queues for check in and inquiries were constantly long. The location is the only good thing about the hostel. Overall the cleanliness of the hostel is just average.


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