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Friendly and international staff, great location. Would stay again.
Would not stay here again. Bathrooms in MOST rooms doesn't mean every room, we had to walk to another floor for ours. Also, not sure how they get away with calling what we slept in a queen bed, it was a double at best. The location is awesome but the security is so strict it's annoying. The hostel really isn't nice enough to need a buzzer and a gate. The door in our room slammed every time it closed, don't think they've updated facilities with even minor improvements in years. Avoid room 02!!
Fun hostel right near the red light district. The bar and breakfast are great and make it easy to make friends. The staff is very helpful and nice. Personally I would have preferred to stay in a bit of a quieter area, the street right outside our window was always busy and loud and with no air conditioning we had to leave them open at night. But it is a quick walk from the train station and in close walking distance to all the sights!
Great sociable hostel right in the centre, perfect location wise. Staff are very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. 9/10 would hostel again.
this is a party hostel, keep that in mind... its a really good value for the price you pay and you won't get bored in there (you probably wont be able to sleep either, but whatever)
My one night stay at the Flying pig downtown hostel was a great one!! I stayed in a 2 person dorm by myself (because that was all they had available) it was a great decision. The room was very comfortable along with the bed, towels where provided as well. My only remark about the room was, the shower wouldn´t turn completely off. So during the night I had my own water feature. The breakfast in the morning was one of the best I´ve had provided from a hostel while travelling. Flying pig dwntwn1
Location was great! Easy to meet people for solo traveler. Smoking room was also a great place to meet other travelers trying to take advantage of all Amsterdam has to offer. Staff was more than adequate but not exceptional. Location where is great right in the red light district. For a city who's hostel scene is not quite on par with the rest of Europe I would definitely stay here again in the future.
Very nice atmosphere and lovely social spaces. Also, breakfast was free and delicious! However, we stayed in a 14-bed mixed dorm and found it a lot less sociable than 6/8-bed dorms we had stayed in before. After checking out we wanted to leave our huge bags at the hostel and had to use the lockers. We paid to use them and then had to pay AGAIN (which we were not told in advance) to actually retrieve our bags on our return... Considering how much the hostel cost we weren't too impressed.
Exactly what you want in a hostel. Big dorms, cool people and awesome staff. Although I stayed in a large dorm, you are given a locker, so everything feels secure. There's a bar and smokers area to meet people and the staff will happily help you with everything. Great breakfast included as well!!
I was only there for one night, but it seemed like an awesome place. Great vibe in the bar downstairs that was private to the hostel, which I liked. Keycards required to get in to the front and to the room with lockers under the beds so good security. Free breakfast was tasty and ample for a hostel breakfast. Met good people in the short time I was there. 6-person mixed dorm was clean and quiet and I had no trouble sleeping, even with a little noise from outside.
One of my all time favourite hostels
Great location, excellent room. Only thing that let it down was the smoking room was getting renovated at the time, and also breakfast was only served from 8-10 which meant that we missed out due to early departure.
Fantastic hostel. One of the best I have stayed in. Great deals in their bar, great shower facilities, and great location. Highly recommend.
If not the best, it must be one of the best hostel in Amsterdam. Definitely. The staff are friendly & helpful. Excellent location near the centraal & shop lot. The bar was great. I'll be back again.
Great hostel in the heart of Amsterdam, The rooms are large and the bunks are solid. You'll meet some great people at the bar or in the smoking room and honestly - the location is a 10/10. Walking distance to everything and literally ten minutes from the main train station.
very good in general, great atmosphere and people in the hostel...it's a shame that some of the facilities are not that comfortable (kitchen and "happy" room) due to the size, but a great place all around
Was a nice stay and all staff were friendly
Very good hostel, would stay there again.
it is definitely designed for stoners, which is fine but it can get quiet.