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Flying Pig Downtown

2.0 of 5 Nieuwendijk 100 | Old Centre: New Side, 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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Manchester
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2010

the one word i can use to describe the Flying pig Downtown would be ; fabulous. After reading some mixed reviews before leaving, we were expecting to find a dirty, grimey hostel, that was or possibly wasn't near the famous red light district and we definitely were not expecting to receive the 'included' breakfast. We coukdn't have been more pleasantly... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2010

The staff were nice, there were nice travelers also staying there. The Basement Pub is a great place to go, and hang out: a nice chilled out atmosphere, very laid back, and social. Close to Leiseplein, a quick walk to Vondelpark, and the Van Gogh Museum. Recommended if you are looking for a hostel, on a shoe string budget.

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Sydney
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2010

definitely not the best score in many areas but the flying pig made it up with an incredible atmosphere, i had already been recommended to go there and i would stay there again, the ambience in the bar in the evening, the people and the location, just a great experience

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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2010

Everything you hope Amsterdam would be, it is.... Hookers, dope, drinking, and museums. Not to mention Heineken is made there.

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Portugal
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2009

I've stayed at this hostel just for one night, in a shared room. Had no problems with that, and we all (guests) respected each other. Staff on the reception could be nicer. For those that don´t like crowdy or noisy places, don't go there. If you're not one of this people, you will enjoy it. The Location is perfect, we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2009

This place was pretty damn sweet; located literally right in the heart of all that's happening in Amsterdam, it's a block removed from the Red Light District, is smack in the middle of the shopping district and is only about a five minute bike ride, or fifteen minute walk from Rembrantsplein and Leidersplein: the two most happening squares in Amsterdam... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2009

Stayed in the pig on the 17-19 Oct. 6 guys on a stag. was very surprised by the high standard. our room was clean. The staff were great, very friendly and really helpful. constantly seen staff cleanning there way throughout the hostle. The bar has a real good feel about it, very laid back. very local to city hot spots.... More

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Miami
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2009

Stayed there for 3 nights and wouldn't dare to take a shower while I stayed there. Ok sure...the property may be old, probably had some historic floods affect it, but it is dusty and some humidity stink in it that made it intolerable. To add it up, the property has carpet that holds stink from prior clientel that have thrown... More

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Vancouver, BC
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

I was only in Amsterdam for 3 nights and I've been there before. Since I was traveling by myself I wanted to be somewhere fun and close to the tourist centre. It was definitely a smoker hostel but at night it felt very safe and the workers and other people staying there were very friendly. It was really close to... More

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Rome
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2009

If you're young and doing Europe on a budget then this is the place for you. We found the staff to be hospitable but the place dark and dingy for our liking mind you I'm in my 30's and have got use to the quality of hotels in NZ.

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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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