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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
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    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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Bay Area, CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

This was the second hostel I have stayed at while in Amsterdam. This one was great! Great location and great location. You get off at Central Station, right in the heart of Amsterdam, and walk about 50-100 yards to the hostel. We got there pretty early in the morning and just hung out in one of the common areas and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Had heard great things about the place, so paid over a 100 Euros a night for the private room....what a mistake! The place is dirty, crowded and full of smokers....recommended for college crowds, not for people who are used for slightly more comfortable places than bunk beds and shared bathrooms sort of places..felt like an unclean college dorm.

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Galway, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Stayed here for three nights with 7 friends in the 32 double bed dorm. A party hostel wouldn't be our kind of scene, we're a bit more chilled out than that, but we figured that because it was off-season we'd be fine and could have a chilled out experience while remaining in a central location. Thankfully we were right. The... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

I have stayed at the flying pig twice before and loved every second of it, so when going back to Amsterdam didn't hesitate at booking here again. However the atmosphere just isn't the same, people not chatting as much the staff not as friendly and definitely not as much of party atmosphere. The rooms I have previously stayed in have... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

This place is like 5 minutes from train station and in the middle of EVERYTHING! This is not a hotel at all, but more like a party hostel. They have a "smoke" room next to the bar, so dont be surprised to see people stoned all around you. Very friendly place though, but it would be a shock to any... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

This hostel is a really great hostel to meet people, it's definitely a party hostel and not somewhere you should stay if you're not into smoking - because there's a smoking room by the entrance. The staff is helpful and efficient at giving suggestions, the hostel has free breakfast which is nice and a full kitchen you can use. Hostel... More 

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el paso
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

The price is expensive for what you get, and I did a big mistake in going with my wife (28 year old couple)....for the same price get a decent room that you can enyoy with your couple. This hostel is great for backpacker but be careful because there are lots of junkies getting STONED everyday!! Go with a group of... More 

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Santa Maria, Brazil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Excelent vibe and good music all the time! The rooms are clean and organized. Good breakfast and nice parties at night!

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Omaha, NE
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011 via mobile

Two single beds I combined to make a queen. Nice and quiet compared to previous stays as I was in 301 which is by the lesser used back stairs and away from the noise of the lobby and bar. Tiny bathroom that you almost have to sit at an angle on the toilet since the sink juts out in front... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

although the hostel is found in probably the very center of a'dam. the rooms were not possible to make any smaller for 4 people. i stayed there for 4 nights and i actually suffered from the extremly poor quality of the room. shower and toilet arent seperated and stink. there is a good vibe downstairs at the bar with many... 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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