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Flying Pig Downtown

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Nieuwendijk 100 | Old Centre: New Side, 1012 MR Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Ranked #28 of 174 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the hostel was really clean and the staff were really friendly. The bar area and the smoking room are a great place to meet new friendly people. Would recommend this for people between 18-30 years old if you're looking to have a good time in an amazing location. I'd also recommend going to Wok to Walk just down the road.... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great hostel right in a perfect location. The staff were all really friendly and I generally thought the facilities were great for the price we paid. Nice showers, comfy beds, comfy recreation room, free breakfast (limited choice but the essentials were there e.g. cereals, toast, fruit, coffee). No curfew and a sense of freedom here you don't always get... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like socialising and meeting new people then this hostel is a great one - it was relatively clean and friendly and close by to most attractions. Plenty of Aussie's around, and some great bands playing in the bar. The downside - there was a dead mouse on the carpet in the dining room.

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Ottawa, Canada
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172 reviews 172 reviews
32 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm almost certain the majority of people giving this hostel positive reviews are high. This place was was absolutely filthy. TBaby loved the logo so we came here... We stayed in a 14-bed room and it was gross. The majority of the guests were filthy and did not look well. Half the people in our room were coughing up a... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Positives - clean linen, showers and bathrooms clean too, friendly helpful staff, free breakfast, smoking room separate, good bar, a great place to meet people, rooms are pretty well insulated from sound, free lockers, free printing. Negatives - one of the staff complaining about other staff members loudly with a colleague over breakfast duty. We don't want to hear it!... More

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

Hi there, Thanks a lot for your feedback! We really appreciate it you took the time to fill this out, because we can learn a lot from it. It is great to read you enjoyed your stay with us :D We will definitely talk to our staff, thanks for mentioning this. Have a great trip and we hope to see... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have no idea how they came to think we owed them this crazy amount but wouldn't release passports until it was paid. Rooms are ok, showers pretty average, room full of snorers. Would have been a half-decent hostel if we weren't overcharged.

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

Hi there, Thanks a lot for your feedback! We really appreciate it that you took the time to fill this out, because we can learn a lot from it. I am sorry to read that you've been overcharged. We will contact you personally to find out more about your reservation so we can see what happened and sort this out... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed at how organised and clean this hostel was. The staff were super friendly, I was impressed with the way the hostel ran, there were only young people working there, no older managers, but everyone was dedicated and professional. I rented a bed in a room with 6 people (including me), the beds were clean, we had our... More

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

Wauw! Thank you for the amazing review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Come visit us soon again :D Cheers, The Flying Piggies. More

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed a week in this hostel (July 2013) with 4 of my friends - we shared a large clean room with a bathroom to ourselves. The rooms were cleaned daily and it was BY FAR the nicest hostel I'd stayed in across Europe. It was safe, with keycard access into the hostel and each room, with lockers under each... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a group of 6 friends at the first stop of our euro tour. Great hostel right in the middle of all the action. Front desk was helpful in setting up nightlife and tour options for us. The hostel was full with a great crowd. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location: Right in the middle of everything. A coffee shop right across the hostel. Check-in: Very quick and it was nice to see a smile at check in after a long flight. Service: The staff here were extremely friendly and helpful. I asked the guy at the front desk for an adaptor and he went through the lost and found... More

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Address: Nieuwendijk 100 | Old Centre: New Side, 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*
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