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Flying Pig Uptown Reviews

Vossiusstraat 46, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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88%

Rating
4012 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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97%

Great location in the second busiest part of town. Very helpful staff and clean comfortable beds. Free breakfast which is always good. Very easy to meet people.

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Hey, Ah, thanks a million for your lovely review! We really appreciate you taking the time. It's brilliant you found our hostel a great spot for meeting people and our beds nice and comfy :) If you're ever in Amsterdam again, we hope you'll come and stay with us! Thanks again for your feedback, The Flying Pig Uptown

97%

The hostel is really amazing. The staff is awesome. The Atmosphere is excellent. It's really easy to make new friends. One of the best hostels I've ever stayed.

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Wow! Thanks for your awesome review, we really appreciate your feedback. It's great to read that you had an amazing time here and got to meet lots of people during your time here :) Hopefully we'll see you here at the Uptown in the future. Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown

91%

Really really good hostel. Clean and comfortable with very helpful friendly staff. Location is good. Not in the centre of the city but close to the museums, bars and clubs (and along with all of Amsterdam there are really good tram links to everywhere). The bar is open late. Lots of showers. I stayed in the 12 bed dorm and I can't fault them.

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Hey! Thank you for your time and your feedback! It's a pleasure to read that you had a great time here with us and enjoyed our late night bar ;) We hope you'll come stay with us again in the future. Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown

80%

Decent hostel! Good size rooms and decent number of bathrooms etc. The included breakfast is basic but fairly good! A short walk into town. Overall it is definitely worth it!


100%

I enjoyed my stay!

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Thank you for leaving us a short but very sweet review :) Hopefully you will come and stay with us again, Cheers, The Flying Pig Uptown

86%

Great atmosphere, had a live band playing music one of the night I was staying. Very good free breakfast every morning. Super friendly and chill staff. Decent location next to Vondel park, abit outside of the city center but if you rent a bike it's a 10min ride. Only complain is the narrow stairs, tough to get up with suitcase and painful to go up when you come back from long day of walking.


86%

Location of the hostel is fantastic, a short walk from the all the fun of Amsterdam without being next to it. The park nearby is beautiful. The bar downstairs had a good vibe and the hostel is enormous so there are plenty of people around.

  • 18th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Hello! Thanks a million for your feedback, we an learn a lot from your experience here! It's fantastic to see that you enjoyed your time here with us and that you enjoyed our bars piggy atmoshphere :) Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown!

91%

This place was wonderful! The atmosphere was great & the staff were amazing. Super nice & helpful:) If I ever find myself in Amsterdam again (I Will!!!) this is where I'll be staying.

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Hey! Thank you very much for this lovely review! It's wonderful to read that you enjoyed our piggy atmosphere and our staff! We will make sure to pass on your comments to our team. We can't wait to welcome you back in the future :D Thanks again, The Flying Pig Uptown

91%

Absolutely loved this hostel. Breakfast is awesome. Atmosphere during happy hour is incredible. The reception boys are so friendly and always happy to help. Can't wait to return!

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Hey, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we appreciate it! It's fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and our buzzing atmosphere during Happy Hour :D We hope you will choose to stay with us again in the future!! Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown

83%

this is what I call a proper hostel! service was great, breakfast is good, cleanliness up to the standard. everything great I kid you not! :)

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Wow! Thank you so much for this review! It is brilliant to read you had a great stay with us! We hope to welcome you back again in the future! Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown

100%

Brilliant stay,excellent location! wish that the check out time was a bit later than 10:30! Stayed here for ADE for five days, the key cards were very annoying always deactivating so we couldn't get in our rooms. But that was the only problem, the pizzas there are amazing and the staff were brilliant and very helpful, they always clean which is brill! next time i stay there for ADE I'm going to get a private room as theres always someone wanting to sleep. will stay here again GREAT PLACE.

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Heya, Wow! Thanks a million for your great review, we really appreciate it. It's great to see you enjoyed your time here and our tasty bar pizzas :D We look forward to seeing you here again next ADE! Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown

83%

Great hostel, highly recommend it.

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Hey There, Thanks for the review and for recommending us :) we appreciate it a lot! Hopefully we will see you here again in the future! Thanks again, The Flying Pig Uptown

77%

Good hostel with everything you need. There weren't enough bathrooms for the large number of people staying there and the kitchen was a bit small. But spacious dorms and good breakfast. It's a nice walk into the centre - would stay again!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback, we can learn a lot from your experience here. It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us and it was everything you needed :) As most the rooms on the floor you stayed on are ensuite, there are less bathrooms and showers on this floor compared to other floors. We have communal bathrooms and showers on every floor but we are glad this did not affect your stay too much. Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig

80%

Everything is fine. But their stair is so small to take my luggage go up stair in difficulty . Bathroom r not enough in busy time. Staff all nice and helpful. Smoking room is so convenient. U don't have to smoke in freezing weather.

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Hey, Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate you taking the time! It's nice to see that overall you enjoyed your time here! Unfortunately, our traditional Dutch architecture means we cannot widen the stairs/install an elevator, but our staff is always more than happy to assist with any bags that need lifting :) we are glad that this did not affect your stay here too much! Thanks again for your time, we wish you all the best The Flying Pig Uptown

94%

I definititely recommend this hostel to all backpackers, very close to Leidseplein which means you can come back easily on foot after your raving :), excellent value for money.

  • 13th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello! Thanks a million for leaving us a review, we appreciate your feedback! It's marvelous that you enjoyed your time here and how close we are to the awesome Leidseplein area :D Hopefully we can welcome you back in the future! Thanks again for your time - The Flying Pig Uptown

83%

I liked that there was a bar where you could meet people! It was a very friendly place, with a good atmosphere. Beds and linen were comfortable. Our room was really cold however, and they couldn't seem to make it any warmer. I felt safe leaving my things in my room. You can lock your stuff under the bed for a better sense of security. There are also lockers available that seemed really safe, for your more valuable items. Showers were also good! Maps and pamphlets provided for touring info!

  • 12th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we appreciate your feedback! :) We are sorry though, that you found it cold in the room. Half the rooms in the hostel have radiators that have a control panel in the room, the other rooms we have a control panel at reception.We also have stand alone heaters reception can give out, we hope you spoke to reception about this so we could help you out? Thanks again for your time,hopefully we can welcome you back again- The Flying Pig

94%

Kick ass hostel. Great rooms, good facilities. Located a bit of a walk to the red light - but it's a good walk. Great hostel though for the Amsterdam experience.

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Hey! Thanks a million for the kick ass review :) It's fantastic to read you enjoyed your time with us here! Hopefully we will see you again in the future. Thanks again for you time, The Flying Pig Uptown

94%

Super well equipped hostel. Fun staff


71%

Had a great stay here apart from one incident with a staff member. When I advised him that my card to my room wasn't working he tested it on his machine & said it was working. I told him that although it was working for him, it definitely wasn't for me. He refused to give me a new one & told me to come down if it didn't work again. After much frustration I gave up, then my partner went & saw another guy at reception & without hesitation he happily replaced it.


83%

The bedsheets at this hostel were so warm and comfortable I'm seriously considering buying a copy cat for myself. Huge plus in chilly Amsterdam! The staff were very helpful, easy going, and approachable. For the price, this hostel is very well worth it even if it's not in downtown. (The tram makes it easy to get around regardless.) I will definitely recommend this hostel to any traveller!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey! Thank you for the review, we appreciate your feedback. It's great that you enjoyed your stay with us and our bedding kept you nice and warm during the chilly Autumn Amsterdam nights :D It's brilliant that you will recommend us in the future, thank you so much for this! We hope to welcome you back again some day! We wish you all the best, The Flying Pig Uptown

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