Flying Pig Downtown Reviews
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By far one of the best hostels i have ever stayed in. Awesome vibes, the staff members are really cool and super helpful. Rooms were big and clean. Nice place to come back to after a long day of traveling/ sightseeing/ getting stoned.
This was my fourth time in the Flying pig hostel and it will not be the last. Again everything went smoothly with the booking, staff were 100%, the atmosphere perfect and above all location couldn't be better. I would live here if I could ;) Thanks again for making our stay perfect.
A great stay! Good location, yummy breakfast and excellent services as they even provides free ear plugs!!
The location is great. I enjoyed staying in the smoking room where you can meet many people. The thing that I didn't like the safe boxes under the beds where they are not safe and mine wasn't easy to pull out. Also the hostel is overpriced during the weekend. when I checked out the staff asked me if I can donate the deposite of the key to charity or I will want it back which I didn't like how it sounded. they could easily put a charity box next to the counter. Everything else was good.
The breakfast and the showers were very good, and excellent location! There were no bathrooms close to the room, slightly inconvenient for middle of the night. The lockers under the bed could be fixed or replaced - the wires were poking out and they did not roll well. Overall would recommend during the week though I think the prices jump quite a bit the weekends...
Great place! Everyone was so friendly (staff and guests alike) and it was a great atmosphere. It was always fun hanging out by the bar and talking to other guests. Rooms were clean and had locker storage under the bed, which was perfect. Great location and knowledgeable staff!
It was a great! The Flying Pig is the best hostel in Amsterdam!
Great hostel for meeting people especially at the bar and smoking area. Very clean and well kept rooms and common areas and the free breakfast is a bonus! Staff are few and far in between especially at the front counter, there is only one person ever working there so waiting in line for a while is quite common.
I really loved this place, The staff was really nice and really seemed to love working there. Breakfast was good, differentk bread for toast (and available all day) and this was the first hostel I have ever seen with soy milk!!! The smoking room is really laid back with tons of pillows, great for smoking or just chilling with your laptop. Theres a tour everyday which i found out on my last day that comes to get you at the hostel. Pool Table, foosball, great TV and huge kitchen, clean.
Great location! The bar downstairs is always fun!
Loud, busy, not particularly clean. Great location especially if you are looking to party and be in the centre of downtown! The included breakfast is excellent.
Amazing atmosphere great staff so helpful and friendly, perfect location ! Me and my friend shared double bed which we loved ! Unfortunately the people Above us (guys) didn't like this and one decided to sleep on the floor facing me ! Would stare all night and wake up super early at 8:00am and watch me sleep which I found so uncomfortable. Obviously not the fault of the hostel. Breakfast room is small so couldn't sit down as no seats, breakfast is ok. Overall still an amazing place!!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The Flying Pig staff and location are amazing. They're also sticklers for security, which is always nice. The rooms were kind of dark and the under bed cages were very squeaky, but the bar is a nice place to sit and hang out. There's also a lounge, but it doubles as a smoke room, so beware of that if you have any troubles with smoke.
I love this hostel, I've stayed before and I'll never stay anywhere else in Amsterdam, it's a great place for literally any type of traveller.
Great location, staff, showers and bar. The smoking room is good, but lots of the people just chill in there all day. If you want to smoke weed then it's perfect.
Good place. Only issue is light shining into room from outside all night.
Overall an okay hostel but could do a lot better. Atmosphere and cleanliness was good but unfortunately facilities were quite poor. Due to no air conditioning, the room windows were kept open but smoke from the bar got into the room and it smelled my entire stay. Also there was no warm water to shower and I didn't shower for three days. Otherwide the bed was comfy, location great, and staff pretty good, but overpriced considering the facilities condition.
Hilarious spot - mets loads of cool people and amazing location in the centre of everything. Everyone was super friendly and we had a blast. If you're looking for a chill place to meet people and smoke, this is it! Next time I'd maybe book a smaller room as the 14 person dorm was understandably loud with lots of people coming and going all hours of the day and night. Showers were absolutely freezing downstairs - but apparently upstairs bathroom gets all the hot water, so keep that in mind.
Great hostel, awesome atmosphere around the bar. Big lockers with tons of room for stuff. The only thing I would change is how loud the door was in my group room, it squeaked so loud and slammed every time someone went in or out which woke everyone up.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Location was good- within walking distance to the Red Light District and other places. We had a double bunk bed which was fine for us as a couple but I expect that could get a little awkward. The downstairs bar did get quite lively and packed with people partying. There was a smoking room (when in Amsterdam;)) The rooms were a little dated and the showers were very cold. Overall not bad.