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Flying Pig Downtown

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

I paid 14,5 € or so for a bed in a big dorm. The staff was friendly, too bad they dont speek dutch. There are free earplugs available for a good nightrest. The hostel is great for meeting new people. Smoking room is always open. The happy room downatairs is big, and nobody was there! Awesome! Nice kitchen aswell!!

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

Hello! Thanks for your nice review! It is really nice to read you enjoyed your stay! Indeed, not all our receptionists talk Dutch. We have people working at the Pig from Spain, England, Canada, France, Australia and even someone from Lithuania :D But of course also some Dutchies from Amsterdam :D We are very happy to read you made some... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hostel a couple of times, but the thing that really provoked me to review it was an experience I had over the weekend, whereby I'd had a rubbish day and, rather embarrassingly, started crying on front of one of the staff. He thought he'd done something to upset me (he hadn't) and was really apologetic.... More 

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

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving this lovely review and for taking the time to reply. It is so great to hear that one of our staff members was able to make your day a little bit better. We will pass your kind words on to him ;) We hope to see you back some day!! Cheers, The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hostel for 6 days, and had an incredible time. The hostel is centred in the middle of Amsterdam with only minutes walk to anywhere. Although there is limited food provided in the hostel the bolanase pizza that is provided at the bar is key for anyone who is feeling peckish during their stay! The drinks prices... More 

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

Hi there, We were very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we'll be sure to pass on your kind words to our staff. Our guys love their jobs and it really makes their day to know that they've made a difference to somebody's visit. We are said to hear you wished you could have stayed,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there while a go and it was good hostel to go backpacking or just with friends, the highlight is the bar area with low tables and sofas where everyone chill and have a smoke(one of the few places you can smoke in the bar area) and a drink. Very cheap price great location can't go wrong with this one!

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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 tell us about your stay. We really appreciate this! It is really great to read you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you back some day! Safe travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown More 

Bermuda
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at few hostels in Amsterdam and this one is the best if you want to meet other travellers and have a good time. The rooms are pretty standard for a hostel, but the best part is the bar and lounge area. It seemed there were always people hanging out, or willing ot venture out in a group. We... More 

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

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us a review :D it is great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and even greater to hear you met so many nice people! We hope to see you back at the Pig some day! Safe travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown More 

Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Flying Pig downtown two different times with a weekend between them, both times I felt very welcomed and I decided to book the second period after the first one was very good, the staff is full with young, well intended people who are very helpful and fun to be around, I was happy the smoke room... More 

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

Hello! Thanks a lot for your kind words :) We are very happy to read you had a great time with us and stayed with us several times. Great to hear you enjoyed the seperate smoking room. Thank you for mentioning the showers, we passed your message on to our maintenance team and they will look into them straight away.... More 

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

The hostel is really easy to find, a 5-10 minute walk from the central train station and is within walking district of everything you'd want to do whilst in The Dam! Red light district is round the corner, many café's are within a 2 minute walk, museums and places of interest are literally dotted all over the city and are... More 

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

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving this great review!! We really appreciate it and we are happy to see you had such a good time with us. Hopefully we will see you again in the future! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here last weekend with a large group of friends, this is by far the best hostel I have stayed in, the location is great right in the centre and 10 minute walk from train station, this is the 3rd year we have stayed here and will not be our last!! The hostel is very clean and the beds are... More 

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

Hi there, We are very happy to read your great review, thank you so much! It is really great to read that you stayed with us 3 times already! We always do our best to make everybody's stay as fun and comfortable as possible, so we are glad you liked it ;) We will make sure your message will be... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This downtown hostel is everything your looking for as a backpacker. Queen size bunk beds in dorm rooms are awesome for couples who want to be together but want the dorm rate and affordability. It's got a bar, a smoke room, very secure and they have free earplugs at the desk because it is a rowdy party hostel. The location... More 

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

Hi there, We are so happy to see you had a great time with us!! Thank you so much for leaving us a review and taking the time to let us know about your experience. We hope to see back soon again :) Safe travels! Cheers, The Flying Pig Downtown More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time staying at The Flying Pig Downtown and it's safe to say we will be returning and never staying anywhere else. We were greeted warmly as always after entering through the secure, keycard controlled entrance. The staff were excellent and remembered is from last year, first class customer service. Great Party-Bar area downstairs with a chill... More 

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

Hi there, Wauw! Thank you so much for the amazing review. You make us blush ;) It is really great to read you really enjoyed your stay with us. We will make sure we will pass your message on to our lovely staff members and we really hope that you will return to the Flying Pig soon again! Again thank... 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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