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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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 2 weeks prior to 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.

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 ( 9 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 accommodate groups in 4-, 6- or 8-bedded dorms with bathroom. We will inform you if not possible.

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.

  • Wonderful 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

Flying Pig Uptown is located near Leidseplein, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, and is also next to the large Vondelpark, a popular relaxation spot. We like that this hostel has a bar and smoking area downstairs and is 'very close to bars and the tram stop', according to our guests. Several visitors have also told us they appreciate the homey atmosphere, which feels 'more like hanging out in a friend's house than a hostel'.

Property Description

As the original Flying Pig hostel, we can't wait to welcome you again!

We're located perfectly central in-between the museum and fashion district, the Vondelpark and Leidseplein, where the best concert-halls, clubs, bars and coffee shops are and most locals go out. You'll get that real Amsterdam feel and are still close enough to the red light district, which is only a 20-minute walk.

The Pig has been world-famous for its laid back atmosphere, with a hostel bar that everyone keeps talking about and friendly, helpful staff. We have a guest kitchen and an indoor smoking area where you'll meet plenty of fellow travelers. This lively bar has themed nights, the cheapest beer in town and daily drinks specials!

Almost every bed in our dorms has a reading light, (including both our single and queen-size bunk beds) and free individual lockers in the rooms (bring your own padlock or buy one at reception for €3.50.

The Flying Pig Uptown provides free linen, free use of our reception safe for small valuables, free Wi-Fi, a book exchange and munchy food for sale! There is also a continental style breakfast available every morning for €3.

This spring and summer you can enjoy Amsterdam's famous green grass in the beautiful Vondelpark, right outside the Flying Pig Uptown. Enjoy some drinks, smokes, or have picnic here even. You can also check out the free musical and cultural performances on the park stage or play games with your (new) friends out on the open grassy areas.

If you're in for some culture, the Van Gogh museum and the Rijksmuseum (with the 'Nachtwacht') are just around the corner, same as the beautiful Concert Building and the 'I Amsterdam' sign. Do you want to explore the Red Light District, some historic sites or Chinatown? Just take a stroll - everything is within walking distance. Public transport is close by, too.

But there's always more: go shopping at one of the local markets (such as the Albert Cuijp in the Pijp area) or the 'Nine Little Streets', drink a beer at the Amsterdam Heineken Museum or have a wild night out in the so-called pop temple the Paradiso, within crawling-home distance.

We're open 24 hours with night security and no curfews or lockout. Access is by keycard.

Please note that the Flying Pig has an age restriction; we welcome guests from above 18 to the eternal young at heart! We do not accommodate anyone under the age of 18 years. 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.

We also want to inform you that we have a hostel cat, Lola, who is allowed in the bar area of the hostel but who we do not allow in the rooms. We don't have a lift in our building and quite some stairs so if you things this would be a problem for you, please contact us before you book!

Please read our Things To Note below. We only accept groups of up to 10 people through Hostelworld.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.2

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    03 Dec 2018
    Overall I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff were super friendly and made my stay very fun. The only down side about this hostel is the amount of stairs you have to walk up and down. I found it very hard walking up a thin staircase with my suitcase. It would’ve been nice if the staff helped assist people with their luggage to their room. Other than that I was very happy with my stay here. There is a bar down stairs with a smoke room, which is very good for wanting to meet people.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    07 Dec 2018
    Hostel is conveniently located very close to museumsplien, liedseplein, and vondelpark while only being about a 30 minute walk from downtown. The only negative thing I can say is that this hostel is known online as a party hostel but there really aren’t many communal events to encourage socializing. There is a bar and a smoke room though, which were nice. Facilities were clean and it was easy to get a good nights sleep. Overall great experience!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    08 Dec 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay here! My only qualms are the lack of a non-bar common area, the neverending stairs, and how small the bathroom was. That being said, these are minor complaints that are far overshadowed by the positives. As a solo traveler on his first trip, I thought it would be quite daunting to meet new people but that wasn’t the case. The warm atmosphere and outgoing staff really helped me make the most of my stay.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    06 Dec 2018
    Es un hostal con muchas habitaciones por lo que siempre hay muchos viajeros. Hay duchas y baños en cada piso (los limpian constantemente) pero no son suficientes para la cantidad de personas que hay. Ideal para pasar solo un par de días. Hay varias rutas de transporte cerca aunque también se puede llegar caminando al centro en 30 minutos.
    Mexico, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Hair Dryers
  • Key Card Access
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Vending Machines

Awards

  • 2016

    1st, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2015

    2nd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2014

    2nd, Best Large Hostel Chain

  • 2009

    3rd, Hostel Chain

  • 2006

    3rd, Hostel Chain

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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Flying Pig Uptown says

I think that one of the best things about this hostel is our smoking area, because let's be honest....a lot of people come to Amsterdam to smoke! But if you don't like to smoke you can also have a great time at our hostel. We have a bar and we're really close to the famous Vondelpark, Leidseplein (the entertainment area), Museumplein (Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum) - so if you want to go out and shop, eat, drink, visit museums or find a coffee shop, everything is just around the corner. Personally I recommend that visitors go for a stroll around the 'Nine Little Streets', called '9 Straatjes' in Dutch; they're great for shopping, food and drinks and nice views over the canals.
For fun we have daily free walking tours and pub crawls as well as great drink specials all day, every day. Our main age group is young travellers who like to meet new people and party, chill or do both!

Things to Note

The Flying Pig has an age restriction; we welcome guests from above 18 to the eternal young at heart!

Children under the age of 18 cannot be accommodated.

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.
It is not allowed to bring your own sleeping bag or pillow. Our beds are ready-made for you.

We have a 72hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of one night's stay. The 15% deposit is non-refundable in case of cancellations.

We do our best to accommodate you (together with your friends) in the dorm of your choice. However, due to the nature of our business, room arrangements and price may be slightly different.

We have a hostel cat, Lola, who is allowed in the bar area of the hostel but who we do not allow in the rooms. We don't have a lift in our building unfortunately, only stairs - If you think this will be a problem for you, please contact us before you book!


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