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Flying Pig Downtown

2.0 of 5 Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Telford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I was a bit skeptical about staying in a hostel as this was my first time to Amsterdam and staying in a hostel. But this hostel changed my opinion, staff were very helpful and pleasant, the bar area was great and possibly the cheapest place to drink in the area. Rooms were excellent bed and bathroom is all you need... More

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556 reviews 556 reviews
33 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Superb location and friendly staff! The staff were very helpful and when visiting in 2006 a friend and I missed a plane in the Amsterdam Airport so we went back and they were accommodating in getting us a bed and to stay in that night. The location is superb and located in a strategic place to access most of Amsterdam's... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two nights in this nice hostel. Overall the experience was positive. The hostel was clean, good and diverse spaces, nice breakfast and the staff was pleasant. Nice easy going vibe all around. Great location. One aspect to improve is definitely the room lockers. They're very noisy to get open, mostly when you sharing a room and you're trying... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Super close to the Amsterdam Central. Room was on the second floor, window faced above the smoke room so the room smelled bad. Pillows were lumpy i'm guessing it's just filled instead of a solid pillow. Washrooms were stupid. The toilet and shower are only like 3-4 feet away from each other with a sink separating the two. It's not... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little hostel, awesome place to make new friends. The best thing about this place is the location, its so central to everything that you would want to do and see in Amsterdam. Don't come here and expect to sleep properly, its most definitely a party hostel and noisy until the early hours but I went expecting that so just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night here and one night in another hostal I cannot recall. I am more used to hostels in China, so it is a little shocking for me to pay €20 for a shared room with multiple beds. Regardless, this is truly a hostel full of charm filled with good vibes, especially at night! Great experience!

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place! The place to chill and use as a home base for exploring Amsterdam. Yes, its a hostel, don't expect anything luxurious, but great prices in an expensive city. Awesome vibe here! Cool, younger crowd from around the world. Pool tables in the lobby. Great staff. Great bar (probably the cheapest bar in Amsterdam). Smoke room in back. Stayed... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here once 3 years ago and i have to say I'm a different person visiting the pig this time and then realize it might not be so much of my thing anymore. More of the young travelers who prefer to drink more than smoking on the weekend nights and the smoking room became extremely loud. The location is super... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just recently returned from a short weekend in Amsterdam, in this Hostel. We was here as a group of friends for my friends 21st, so the hostel was ideal. It seems to be full of groups and young people, who are either travelling or there for a good time. There is a bar there which seems to have... More

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Calgary, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be fair, this hostel was in an excellent location. Lots of shopping and food around and walking to uptown area is doable, maybe 30 minutes. The hostel itself is fairly clean. The facilities were basic. The rooms were spacious and having a room with an en-suite bathroom is much better. The reason I call it a frat house is... More

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Address: Nieuwendijk 100, 1012 MR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Dam Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Flying Pig Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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