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Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently stayed here for 2 nights and we didn't think it was great. The dorms were mixed sex which wasn't an issue in itself but it would have been nice to be told about this on checkin and there were no curtains around the bed meaning no privacy and nowhere to get changed. There was only one toilet and two... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Read a lot of really good reviews of this hostel and while there was nothing wrong with it and couldn't fault the staff it was of a lesser quality than a lot of other hostels in Europe. Beds and rooms were a little old, en-suites cramped and hallways and common areas had a bit of a bad smell. It didn't... More 

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Thank Peter D
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your feedback, we are always looking at how we can improve our guest experience, so your feedback is invaluable to us. While we are glad that there was nothing specific wrong and our staff made a good impression, we are disappointed to read that your stay did not meet your expectations. We are sorry that... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The smoke room was a perfect place to meet new people over the common hobby. The rooms were a bit too hot, but that has to be my only complaint. Great location: close to the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum if that's what you're into! Tram stops that connect you to the Central Station and downtown are not far at all.

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Thank Evelyn H
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Hey There! Thank you for your feedback! We appreciate you taking the time :) We are glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us here and that you found it a great place to meet fellow backpackers! We are sorry your room was warmer than you would of liked, we hope you let our reception team know so... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read great reviews about this Hostel however it did not live up to that for me. It had everything you need and you couldn't fault it there but as we were backpacking around Europe, in comparison with other hostels it wasn't the same. There wasn't much of an atmosphere and obviously with it being in Amsterdam it stunk... More 

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Thank ClionaM92
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback about your stay, your experiences here mean a lot to us! We are sorry to see that your stay with us did not meet your expectations :( We are sorry that the couple of nights you stayed with us, you did not enjoy the atmosphere here. We... More 

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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights with my partner in a private room with shared bathroom. Towels and duvets and pillows provided. It had a basin, mirror and tv. Loved the little extras like shampoo and bottles of water. Bed was very comfy with a big window, good aircon. Room was a bit cosy for 2 people with bags. Pros: -Friendly staff... More 

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Thank Amy_Roach
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Hey There, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback about your stay with us, we appreciate you taking the time. It is good to read that you found our staff friendly, our Wifi good and that you enjoyed our private room facilities and extras :) We are sorry to see that you felt that our hostel... More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Flying Pig for 7 nights and I literally cannot complain about anything. The staff was incredibly friendly and funny, the rooms, restrooms, and showers were always very clean, the bar was open all day and offered a decent selection of alcohol at decent prices. Breakfast was simple yet satisfying. The best part was the close proximity... More 

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Thank Erik S
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Thank you so so much for this review, we really appreciate you taking the time :D We are so happy you found us to be a friendly, clean, fun hostel to stay in Amsterdam! We really appreciate your recommendation to others and hope we can welcome you back again! Thanks again for your time, The Flying Pig Uptown More 

Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great central location with high accessibility. My friend and I stayed for a couple of nights and the stay could not have been better. The staff are very attentive, rapid and friendly, having always served with a smile. The hostel is very 'backpack-ery', and has a great chill vibe. You will meet many likewise travellers to share and trade... More 

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Thank Pishalicious
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you so much for this awesome review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write this! It's brilliant to read what a great stay you had with us, we will make sure to pass on your review to our team, they will be delighted by your kind words :D We look forward to welcoming you back again... More 

Darwin, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Stayed for 4 nights and what a great little hostel! Great clean friendly hostel! Cheap drinks cosy little atmosphere and helpful and happy staff! The pub crawl we done through the hostel was an absolute blast! Love the look of the rooms the colour really makes a difference and even though the toilets and shower were right outside our door... More 

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Thank Mana C
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay, we really appreciate it! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us here and that you found the hostel to be clean, friendly and fun place to stay :) Its great you will come to stay with us again, we can't wait to welcome you back!!... More 

Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay here, good clean beds in the four room dorms, a simple but pleasant continental breakfast complete with peanut butter, and best of all a great atmosphere. One of the few hostels that welcome you to smoke anything legal in their smoking rooms ;)

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Thank Megan H
Flying_Pig_Uptown, Front Office Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us some feedback about your stay! We're delighted to read what a great stay you had with us and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us as well as our free breakfast :) Hopefully we can welcome you back in the future! Thanks again for your time, The... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Staff failed to let me know at checkin i was switching beds so i was shaken awake at 230am to pack up all my stuff and switch rooms. Apparently here you are supposed to somehow know what bed you have been assigned telepathically. I was going to stay a week but i am leaving after two nights. I wasnt even... More 

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Thank Katty B
Flying_Pig_Uptown, General Manager at Flying Pig Uptown, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for leaving a review on our Tripadvisor page. As we have been in personal contact with you via email about this and you already informed us that you would make sure you would leave your review on every page you could find we feel like we should respond to all of them as well. We are very... More 

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Flying Pig Uptown

Address: Vossiusstraat 46/47, 1071 AJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier) , Museumplein
Price Range: $41 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Flying Pig Uptown 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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