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Flying Pig Uptown Reviews

Vossiusstraat 46, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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86%

Rating
3144 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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71%

A busy place. Suits tourists more than travellers.


86%

Great hostel, great vibes, loved the music jam in the bar at silly o clock...


100%

I loved my stay at the Pig. Aside from the fact that Amsterdam was an easy place to begin my journey because everyone spoke English, the staff and other guests of the Pig were awesome. I felt very safe and secure, and did not worry about my belongings. The close proximity to the Leidseplein and Vondelpark was wonderful, and made it very easy to explore the city walking. Best value for the money, and I feel I underpaid. 5 stars, and i would definitely stay here again. Pig forever!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your awesome review, we look forward to seeing you again soon! - The Flying Pig Uptown

49%

The staff wasn't nice with us at all All the hostel smelled like marihuana

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, we are sorry to hear that you feel the staff were not nice to you. Providing friendly customer service is extremely important to us as we encourage our staff to help create the positive, fun atmosphere reflected in our ratings. Also, our hostel is strictly non-smoking outside of our smoking room, a rule that is always enforced. Inside our well ventilated smoking room though guests can enjoy marijuana or cigarettes. We hope you stay with us again! - The Flying Pig Uptown

100%

Wonderful employees and guest! GREATEST PLACE IN AMSTERDAM!

  • 21st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey, thanks for the awesome review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, come back soon :) - The Flying Pig Uptown

89%

Great atmosphere at the bar from the hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, thanks for your review. Come back and visit our bar again soon! - The Flying Pig Uptown

86%

Double bed was small and fairly uncomfortable but overall dorm room was clean and sufficient with ensuite bathroom. Loved the location right by the park, and having breakfast provided was a plus.


80%

The breakfast offered is not worth its name. Fresh bread rolls and some cheese would not be too much to ask.

  • 19th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Great stoner atmosphere (the included smoke room is awesome, you don't even have to find a coffeeshop for the same vibe), kitchen is a bit cramped but breakfast is good. The stairs are a pain but lots of hostels are floors up themselves, so it's not much of a difference. Would definitely recommend, staff are friendly and helpful.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, thanks for your review. It's good to hear that you enjoyed our smoking room, hopefully we'll see you again soon! - The Flying Pig Uptown

83%

Easy to meet people in the bar/common area. Having paper towels in the washroom would be nice. The only real negative are the steep stairs.


80%

This an extreme party hostel. The lounge room is a bar that constantly has loud music playing. If you like that atmosphere then you will love this hostel. If you want a more chilled atmosphere where you can laze on couches and talk to people, then find another place. It's a fine hostel, wifi works in the lounge and there is a kitchen, but the kitchen is very cramped.


83%

Good hostel if you want to party constantly! The hostel is geared towards the group party which was good as a solo traveller, would defo recommend


89%

Liked nearly everything about the hostel, except it was a shame the free wifi didn't work very well at all...

  • 16th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

My first hostel experience and it was excellent! Great vibe, friendly staff and really clean. Everyone staying was also lovely. Located just beside the awesome vondelpark.

  • 15th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for the awesome review! We are happy your first hostel experience was such a good one! Enjoy travelling and we hope you will pay us a visit some day! - The Flying Pig Uptown

91%

My favorite hostel in Amsterdam!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you so much for that! We hope we will see you again! - The Flying Pig Uptown

89%

It's my second time in flying pig uptown hostel.. Very beautiful hostel. Top.

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

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a lot for returning and for leaving a review! We hope you will come and see us again (and again!) - The Flying Pig Uptown

63%

Too many beds crammed into a small room. Toilet and shower were also quite small.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, thanks for your review. Regarding our toilet sizes, unfortunately our traditional architecture inhibits our space slightly. Because of this we chose to provide a larger number of showers and toilets rather than opting for fewer that were more spacious so's to make them more readily available for guests. We hope this doesn't discourage you from visiting us again! - The Flying Pig Uptown

54%

O hostel é até bem localizado, mas os vários lances de escada e um verdadeiro labirinto para chegar no quarto tornam a experiência menos interessante. Além disso a limpeza dos quartos não aconteceu enquanto eu estive lá, apesar da rotatividade de hóspedes. Ah, eu reservei uma cama de casal e esta não tinha locker para a mochila, apenas um pequeno armário, daqueles de academia. Sebquisesse lugar para guardar a mochila, eu teria que pagar um locker três andares abaixo do meu quarto.


80%

Stairs are a nightmare, access card stopped working three different times. In One shower the shower head kept sliding down. Add some more options to breakfast menu - cold meat, cheese


80%

Overall great experience, great atmosphere . Helpful friendly staff. My only complaint is it's impossible to shower without getting your clothes / towel soaked. This would be the perfect hostel for backpackers looking for a party. Enjoy Amsterdam :)

  • 12th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for your review! We are happy to read you appreciated the atmosphere! Some of our showers are more spacious than others. If you decide to stay with us again and you need a bit more shower space, please ask our staff which showers have a bit more space. Thanks again for your feedback! - The Flying Pig Uptown

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