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Flying Pig Downtown

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2.0 of 5
Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Delhi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The accommodation is clean and good. Location is awesome. Walking distance from station and other tourist spots Early checkin is not possible so do not bank on it. However, you can go keep stuff and freshen up. Recommended if you are going with friends.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved staying at the Flying Pig Downtown! Great location - short walks from Centraal Station and Dam Square, great food all around the place. Fun, upbeat hostel - great music always playing, staff always has a smile on their faces. Comfortable rooms, showers better than the ones at my University, great breakfast. Nice bar & comfortable smoking room. Be... More 

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Wauw! Thank you so much for the amazing review. It really makes us happy to read you loved every minute of your stay. We are glad we were able to accommodate you when you flight was cancelled. We always try our hardest to make everyone's stay as pleasant as possible so we are glad to hear everything worked out fine.... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we booked this hostel I was super skeptical right until we arrived about the idea of staying in a hostel as a couple. We booked the Pig's 'private room' with en suite and although it then worked out very expensive (they still charge per person rather than just for the room.. seems strange), it was so worth it. The... More 

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such an extended review. We really appreciate this! It is very nice to read you enjoyed your ensuite private room. We always try our best to make everyone's stay as nice as possible :D So it is great to read the staff was great as well! Thank you for... More 

England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in September 2014 for 4 days and had a blast. Stayed again over the Easter weekend, and it was even better. Amazing atmosphere, and amazing people. Staff are excellent and always willing to help if you need anything. Great vibes, great location and the beds are sooooo comfy considering its a hostel!

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hello returning guest ;) Thank you so much for your nice words! It is great to read we've been able to live up to the expectations and were able to make your second stay even better. This makes us really happy. We do hope to see you back for a third stay! Cheers, The Flying Piggies More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great central location, free breakfast and fast wifi. Smoking room is epic. Free "piggy" map they give out is the best one to navigate Amsterdam. Red light district is 5 mins walk away and seen a fair few rainbow flags in the area. Great for a short stay.

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there! Wauw! Thank you so much for the nice review. We really appreciate it that you took the time to let us know about your stay. It is nice to read you loved our 'piggie' map. We try to keep it up to date with new tips and tricks all the time. So if you have any tips or... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel pretty much typifies Amsterdam - very chilled atmosphere. Fantastic location, right in the heart of the city. The rooms were clean, and very cheap drinks at the bar which is always a plus! Only issue was it was very noisy at night, they had a hell of a bass going on - but apart from that a really... More 

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate this! Thank you for mentioning the base. This is something we will look into straight away. We find it really important that everyone has a good night sleep. We hope to see you back at the Pig some day :D Cheers, The... More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm studying abroad in England this semester, and with a 3-week-long spring break, I've been accustomed to staying in hostels. This one was my favorite. The staff were super helpful and friendly. The rooms and bathrooms were always clean. If they weren't, someone was there within minutes to take care of it. My flight was cancelled, but the hostel made... More 

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your stay and for letting us know about your experience. We really appreciate this. It is so great to read you enjoyed our very central location but it is even better to read that we were able to accommodate you when you missed your flight. We love to make people happy ;) We hope... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is hard to beat. The location is sublime: just a few minutes walk from Centraal Station and Dam Square, and therefore just easy to get everywhere from here whether it be walking or a short tram ride. The staff were very friendly and helpful, bed was comfy and everything was clean. Breakfast was fantastic and it has a... More 

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hi there! Wow thank you so much for your lovely review! It means a lot to us that you would take the time to write such lovely things about us :) Its great to hear that you enjoyed our bar, breakfast and smoking room. Our staff work very hard to keep the hostel clean so its lovely that you thought... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with two of my friends. Definitely enjoyed my stay. They have a nice bar downstairs with loads of drink special The only issue we had was it was very noisy during the night. Other than that money well spent!

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Matt Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we can learn a lot from your experience with us. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our cosy bar and all day drink specials. :) I am however sorry to hear that it was rather noisy at night. Thank you for letting us know, we will... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was told to stay here by so many friends and upon arrival I could see why. The place is smack bang in the middle of Amsterdam and has the most incredible atmosphere that you could ask for in a hostel. Great bar and outside area equip with a solid pool table and drink specials to quench your thirst. Staff are... More 

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FlyingPigDT, Manager at Flying Pig Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Feyne! Thank you so much for taking the time to write down your thoughts :) We love to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and hanging out in the bar playing pool! Its great that you found the staff like minded and helpful :) I will be sure to pass your nice comments on to them We hope... More 

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