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Flying Pig Uptown Reviews

Vossiusstraat 46, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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87%

Rating
3668 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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100%

One if the bedt hostels iv stayed at. Has loads of stairs but hello everywhere in amsterdam does. The staff were super helpful and friendly.

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Thank you so much for this! It's great to hear you had such a good time with us :) Makes us very happy! Thanks again and hopefully we will see you again on your next visit to Amsterdam! The Pig Uptown

86%

The location was good and in walking distance to some sights and attractions. The staff were helpful in suggesting cheap places to eat/drink/visit and the atmosphere was great as everyone was friendly and approachable

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This is amazing! Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review of your stay with us. We will pass on your kind words to our staff too, they will love to hear this! Thanks again and we hope to see you on your next visit to Amsterdam :) The Pig Uptown

97%

I had an amazing stay at the uptown flying pig hostel in this past week. We were made to feel instantly welcome with friendly and attentive staff. My time in Amsterdam was made much better overall because this hostel was so good. Words are unable to fully describe how much I would recommend this hostel as a place to stay for anyone visiting Amsterdam! Thankyou flying pig and all employees for allowing me to have such an amazing time within the hostel over those few short days!

  • 5th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Wow, you are giving us the biggest compliment by telling us we made you feel so at home. And you know what, it's because the Pig IS our home and we love everyone who steps into the door to join in! Until next time... The Pig Uptown

97%

Best hostel in Amsterdam. Will only stay at flying pigs in the future

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Wow, that is awesome! Great to hear this :) Thank you so much! We are looking forward to welcome you again next time you are in Amsterdam :D Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

100%

Fab staff, fab atmosphere, fab everything

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And you are fab too!! Thank you so much for this great feedback, we really appreciate it :D Hopefully we will see you again on your next visit to Amsterdam. Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

91%

Amsterdam was our first stay in a hostel on our 40 day long Europe trip and it was a good glimpse of the hostel world! Everyone was super friendly and helpful even booked our bus ride to Paris. The smoking room was a total plus since it was so well Air conditioned. Breakfast was simple but tasty and best of all free! No complaints here maybe, the size of the stairs but hey when in Holland you have to expect it! Will definitely stay there again and totally recommend:)

  • 30th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

This wasn't a bad hostel- just be aware of the atmosphere you're walking into. It's definitely a party hostel and if you're in one of the bigger rooms (we were in a 12 person room) it will be difficult to sleep unless you pass out after a long night. It's very secure- there's big cages under the bed you can fit a large suitcase/backpack in and the staff is very friendly and accommodating. The bar area makes it really easy to meet people and the smoking room is a unique feature. Have fun!

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Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your stay! We are happy to read you had a good time with us. Sorry to hear though, you found it difficult to sleep! We do have free earplugs at reception for a better night sleep if needed :) Thanks again! Hopefully we will see you again next time you are in Amsterdam Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

89%

Staff were really helpful and relaxed. Amazing atmosphere and good food.

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Good to hear you had a great time at the Pig! See you around, The Pig Uptown

74%

Flying pig is right, this place is a pig sty, but very good atmosphere. The rooms are crowded and hot in the summer, but the staff is really nice and helpful. The bathrooms are a mess. Good atmosphere, but not too quality rooms.

  • 25th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi there, Thanks for your comments. Indeed you are right about the atmosphere created by all our guests feeling at home at the Pig. Good to hear you enjoyed the vibe with us too. We do our best to keep the bathrooms clean and tidy but we'll address your comment internally. Our staff are awesome and can do almost everything to help but besides providing fans, beating a rare Dutch heat wave is something nobody can ;-) We hope to see you back some day! Ciao, The Flying Pig Uptown

100%

Great place right by the park

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Hi there, Great to see you had such a good time with us. Thanks a lot! We really appreciate this :) Hopefully we will see you again next time you visit Amsterdam! Safe travels, The Flying Pig Uptown

94%

I had such a great time staying at this hostel. It is a true young backpackers hostel that really knows how to party. The staff were really cool, friendly, and helpful people. I got locked out of my room showering at 1am one night and there was someone at the desk to help me. They give great tips on where to go and the bar is so much fun. I will definitely stay here again if i go back to Amsterdam!


69%

Had an alright stay. I had a mixed dorm but unfortunately got stuck with 5 lads in quite a small space during a very hot few days with a tiny fan that didn't really do much. Was also quite a walk from the Red Light District/central areas and other attractions such as the Anne Frank Museum and getting the tram in was quite pricey. Staff was friendly though and free breakfast was good!


77%

I really like this hostel. Showers and toilets are quite small and there could be more available. Great atmosphere, not too far from main city and beds are clean and comfy


94%

Great Location. Hostel is on the cleaner side. I would stay here again.

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Thanks for your nice comments! Enjoy your travels and we hope to see you back some day. Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

97%

Great vibes all round

  • 22nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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HI there, Thanks for leaving a review of your stay! We are very happy to see you enjoyed yourself staying with us :) If you ever come back to Amsterdam, we hope to see you again! Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

77%

For the most expensive hostel I've ever stayed in, it was nothing special.


86%

I guess the only thing that sucked was having to climb to the 5th floor every time because that's where my room was.... however this was my second stay there.... Just like the first one, I had a good time. Room was nice, comfortable bed. Stuff is helpful. If I ever go back to AMSTERDAM I will stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks for taking the time out of your precious travel schedule to leave us your review. We are delighted to see that even our tall typical Amsterdam building with lots of stairs couldn't keep you away from staying at the Pig again. Apparently the comfort and fun rule :-) See you around again next time! Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

89%

Very friendly staff who were willing to help with whatever. Rooms were clean and tidy and beds very comfy. Overall a good atmosphere in the hostel as well.

  • 18th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Hi there, Thanks a lot for your great feedback :) It's so nice to read you enjoyed yourself staying with us! Hopefully we wil see you again one day. Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

89%

Good facilities (shower and bathroom, though incredibly tiny especially for a tall person like myself). Lots of people from the UK, US, and Aussies here but otherwise a cool mix. Bar and smoke room downstairs were very accessible. Long walk from the train station however (approx 30 mins from Centraal). Otherwise a good hostel, friendly and helpful staff and lots of connections to things going on in the area.

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Hi there, Thanks a lot for leaving a review of your stay! We are very happy to see you had such a good time with us ;) If you ever come back to Amsterdam, we hope to see you again! Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

97%

Close to museums and a nice part of time. Friendly staff and smoking room and bar on first floor

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Hi there, We really appreciate it you took the time to write this review of your stay with us. Thank you so much for your kind words! Hopefully we will see you back one day :) Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

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