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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 #27 of 174 Specialty lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights this August. Loved it completely. Great location in the city for the train station and all other attractions. Good prices at the bar and a comfortable bed. Staff were awesome and other guests were all friendly too. If they offered me a job I would take it in a heartbeat!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm almost certain the majority of people giving this hostel positive reviews are high as a kite. 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 looked terrible. Half the people in our room were coughing up... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

3 friends and I stayed here for 4 nights and really enjoyed it. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful and the atmosphere in the bar and smoking area is chilled and lively in the evenings. Breakfast was included in the price and although it was basic, it was good after a late night. The location was probably the best... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pros: near the train station, nice staff, cats!, kitchen and chill out areas, centrally located, bar. Cons: crowded, bathrooms were dirty, stoner vibe (might be a pro depending on what floats your bloat), dorm room had 20 beds, don't expect a good night sleep. This hostel is more for the party crowd.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was nicely located, right beside the dam square. They had a designated smoking room, decent bar prices, and offered an awful free breakfast in the morning. The rooms were extremely dirty and 90% of the hostel guests looked ill. It looked like the 3rd floor of the ICU of your local hospital. You could tell the front desk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights with a friend in the dorms. Check-in was handled by super friendly staff members who were really lovely throughout the stay. Towels are available with a 2 euro deposit which was a good deal compared to other places I've stayed. Huge lockers provided in the rooms. Free earplugs available from reception. Lots of space to... More

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Rivoli, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great hostel in the very center (dam square) of Amsterdam! The staff is very helpful and the bar is great! I've stayed 3 nights in a 32 people room, that is divested in 2 different parts with their own sink, so there's plenty of space for less money!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed here with about 6 friends and it was such a great experience. i would highly recommend a group of young travelers staying there - probably not the place for older people. there was no one above 30 staying at this hostel.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Flying Pig Downtown for two nights and it's a fun place to stay for young backpackers. While it was slightly difficult to find the Downtown hostel from Amsterdam Centraal station at first, it is in a good location. Not only close to the station, but also to a bike rental shop (Yellow Bike), restaurants, souvenirs, and... More

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Williston, North Dakota
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never thought I would ever stay in a hostel but my friend insisted that we did. I did some research and this hostel looked legit. IT WAS!! I stayed at this hostel about a year ago and I still keep in contact with most the people I shared a room with from all over the world. If you are... 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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