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Flying Pig Downtown

2.0 of 5 Nieuwendijk 100 | Old Centre: New Side, 1012 MR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
#29 of 177 Hotels in Amsterdam
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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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A good little find. This place is central (close to the train station and shopping area), clean and with really helpful and friendly staff. I wish all shared dorms had lockable under-bed baskets and a reading light above each bunk. The breakfast was awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally booked the flying pig for 2 nights, the room was overlooking the street, spacious and comfortable. We loved it and decided to stay a third night, the hostel was fully booked but we really appreciated the nice australian man with long hair who was able to download a room for us. Kudos mate. Our second room wasn't as... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first stop on a solo trip that set the bar pretty high for other hostels in Europe. Met some awesome people travelling solo as well, this is definitely a spot to meet people. It's a big hostel with a lot of people travelling through it. People on weekend escapes and people who are on long backpacking adventures.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what can I say about the flying pig... I have read good and bad reviews about this place, and all I can say is, what do the haters expect? Moaning about the smell of weed and people not looking well, your in amsterdam, this place is not for your average person, it's for people who want to get high,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: - Great location; in the heart of downtown, close to everything The bad: - NOT CLEAN - the rooms were okay, but the washrooms were absolutely disgusting (one of the worst I've seen in Europe) - very young crowd that were loud all the time - there is a bar in the main floor that was blaring music... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here alone in September 2014 in a 6 bed dorm. I was worried after reading reviews of how dirty it was but it was fine. 6 bed dorm was small but clean. Sheets, doona and pillow provided. Good common area at the bar with a pool table, good breakfast, smoking room, and outdoor terrace. Great location - close to... More

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Ottawa, Canada
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I, a young man of Caribbean descent walked into this place, and smelled the overwhelming scent of herb, I knew I was in for an adventure. And to tell you the truth, I was really wrong. I went into my 14 person room with my friends (I'm pretty damn social) we saw that there were 11 individuals who looked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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*
Number of rooms: 25
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