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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

According to STC

Additional Terms and Conditions

*To preserve and maintain our laid-back atmosphere we do not allow: Persons under 18 year of age or above 40 , pets, any bookings of stag nights, hen nights or sport tours, soccerfans for (inter)national matches and large groups of males ( 6 persons or more ). Read the above carefully because in the event of a false booking, there will be no check in nor will there be a refund.

*We accept bank transfers and creditcards payments as a payment for groupbookings, we need the first half within 7 days, due payment needs to be in our account 2 weeks before arrival.

*A deposit needs to be paid at arrival of the group, the amount depends on the size of the group.

*We try to accomodate groups in 4-, 6- or 8-bedded dorms with bathroom. We will inform you if not possible.

*A form of Photo Identification is required upon check in. Accepted forms are a valid passport or national ID card. Driving licences are NOT accepted.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

-no groups for one night
-NO GROUPS FOR FRIDAY&SATURDAY
-no stag and hen nights, sports groups
-only mixed groups
-We work according to the standard Terms and
Conditions for Hotel and Catering Industry (STCH)

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Flying Pig Downtown

  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Hostelworld guests at Flying Pig Downtown frequently comment on the hostel's high standard of cleanliness as well as their staff, who one of our visitors described as 'adorable, very friendly, talkative, helpful and always in a good mood'. We like this hostel's location in a central area of Amsterdam, about ten minutes from the Centraal Station 'which was easy to get to from the airport', making it the 'perfect way to experience everything Amsterdam has to offer'. Reviewers tell us this is a good place to meet fellow travellers as there are usually 'people hanging out at the bar, playing pool or socialising'.

Property Description

Do you want to hang out in one of the most famous hostel bars, including an indoor smoking area with pillow stage?
The Flying Pig Downtown is the place to be, located right next to Amsterdam Central Station.

We have dorms where every bed has a reading light, as well as private rooms with a little fridge and TV. Rates include free linen. There are single and queen-size bunk beds as well as a shower and toilet in most of the rooms. There are also free individual lockers in the rooms; bring your own padlock or buy one at reception for just €3,50.

The Flying Pig Downtown provides free use of the guest kitchen, luggage storage, free Wi-Fi, a book exchange and a lively hostel bar with DJ nights and the cheapest beer in town. There is also a buffet style continental breakfast available everyday for only €4.

Meeting people is very easy at this hostel while chilling on lounge pillows in the smoking area, drinking and playing pool in the bar, dancing to the music of local DJs and cooking meals in the guest kitchen.

We’re open 24hrs with keycard access to the hostel and there’s no curfew or lock-out. You can use the safe behind reception to store small valuables. Our reception offers tours and tickets to Amsterdam's attractions as well as Piggy merchandise.

We offer a free walking tour that picks guests up from the hostel everyday, a daily updated Amsterdam agenda, and a free detailed map of Amsterdam and discounts on several things to do in the city.

Leaving the Central Station, it is just a five-minute walk to the hostel and during this walk you'll already see the many restaurants, pubs, red lights of the famous Red Light District and shops. That's the party area where you'll most likely be spending your nights.

The hostel entrance is in Amsterdam's busiest shopping street and it is a perfect place to kick-start your night of club-, pub- and coffeeshop-hopping. Besides everything the hostel offers you, our international Piggy staff can provide you with all the information you need to get the most out of the Amsterdam experience.

Close to our hostel you will find the Red Light District with its famous windows. It’s very safe to walk around here and a good place to hang out when the night falls. There’s also Anne Frank House which brings you back to the time of the Second World War. In this house Anne Frank and her family hid away for years, before being deported to the concentration camp. The Royal Palace is very admirable too with its spectacular 16th-century halls and rooms, and Dam Square with its musical groups, performers and other entertainers.

Please note that we do not accommodate guests under the age of 18 and a form of Photo Identification is required upon check in.
Accepted forms are a valid passport or national ID card - driving licences are NOT accepted. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 May 2019
    Really had fun here, the staff are friendly and the facilities are great. Loved the atmosphere of the place. The beers from the bar played a big part there. Fun times. There’s quite a few options for securing items. So it always felt like I didn’t need to worry about losing my documents. The location was really good really handy for Amsterdam Central station. I was walking everywhere, next time I’ll get a bike, as it’s really a city that revolves around canals and bikeways.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 May 2019
    The hostel staff are some of the kindest, best people you will ever meet. They will go out of their way to make sure you are happy here. The location is perfect and the price is incredibly fair. One of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed at and would definitely stay again!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 May 2019
    Amazing stay. Super clean, great staff, awesome location, good value bar. Couldn't ask for more!! Would recommend to anyone travelling alone or in a group.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 May 2019
    Great hostel. Excellent location, clean, onsite bar - what more could you ask for?
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 May 2019
    Great hostel downtown close to everything. Nice little bar for guest only. High foot traffic with 20 + beds a room.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 May 2019
    Flying Pig was a great hostel, the atmosphere was fun and lively. The location was a short walk to Amsterdam Centraal, red light district and Jordaan. The 14 bed dorm had two bathrooms and hot showers! The beds were fine and the room had plenty of space. Overall an awesome stay and would very much recommend.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 May 2019
    I loved my stay here. I loved the social atmosphere, location, and my room was great. Drank a lot of the water that was provided at the bar! Felt safe as a solo female
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    16 May 2019
    I had a great experience staying at this hostel and would hands down stay there again next time I go to Amsterdam.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    11 May 2019
    Overall we had a great experience! The location can not be beat. The atmosphere is really casual and laid back. The only thing I didn’t love was the loud bar downstairs operating super late. The beds were super comfy!
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 2.0

    Rating

    20 May 2019
    This place have been very uncertain, the conditions are degradable, the fact that there’re unusual smells of rotten food, mildew and Marihuana as you coming thru the front doors is horrible, it was never mentioned in the description that marijuana smoking was allowed inside of this premises, the unpleasant smell of the marihuana alone inside of this place was enough for me and to top it off the staff was Rude , unpleasant and unprofessional unfortunately for me I had no other choice than to stay
    USA, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
Entertainment
  • Pool Table

Awards

  • 2016

    1st, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2015

    2nd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2014

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Amsterdam

  • 2014

    2nd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Netherlands

  • 2010

    1st, Country Winners Netherlands

  • 2009

    1st, Country Winners Netherlands

  • 2009

    3rd, Hostel Chain

  • 2008

    1st, Country Winners Netherlands

  • 2006

    3rd, Hostel Chain

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Flying Pig Downtown says

Hostelworld guests at Flying Pig Downtown frequently comment on the hostel's high standard of cleanliness as well as their staff, who one of our visitors described as 'adorable, very friendly, talkative, helpful and always in a good mood'. We like this hostel's location in a central area of Amsterdam, about ten minutes from the Centraal Station 'which was easy to get to from the airport', making it the 'perfect way to experience everything Amsterdam has to offer'. Reviewers tell us this is a good place to meet fellow travellers as there are usually 'people hanging out at the bar, playing pool or socialising'.

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