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The Flying Pig Downtown Youth Hostel

1,951 reviews
+31 20 420 6822

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Bar or Lounge

Backpack Friendly Hostel: The Flying Pig Downtown

What Do the Rooms Include?

Gone are the days of stuffy, boring hostels in Amsterdam. The Flying Pig Downtown has comfortable shared rooms, secured personal belonging lockers, and fun, fresh decor perfect for backpackers or travellers on a budget. Most bunk beds are single, but queen bunk beds are also available that you can share with your partner or friend! Regularly cleaned shared showers and bathrooms are available in each room. Private rooms are also available for a surcharge.

What Amenities/Features are Available?

Your stay includes a free buffet-style breakfast — the perfect way to kick-start your day. The hostel also boasts a bar, with themed nights and live DJ. It's a great place to meet your fellow guests and make some friends with whom to explore the city. You also get free entrance to the Winston Kingdom night club with your key card!

What are the Room Rates at The Flying Pig Downtown?

Beds run from $36 to $55 during high season. Make sure to regularly check the website for specials. 

What's There to Do Nearby?

The hostel is on the trendiest shopping street in Amsterdam, a great way to spend an afternoon. Around the corner is the infamous red-light district and a multitude of ever-popular coffee shops. A short walk away are many culturally important sites, such as Van Gough Museum and Anne Frank House. 

What's the Bottom Line?

Bring your own padlock to use the lockers under the beds in the dorm rooms, or you can use lockers by the front desk for a nominal fee. This hostel is very popular and books up early, so make sure to reserve your room ahead of time.

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Nieuwendijk 100
Amsterdam, 1012 MR
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Excellent environment" "Phenomenal location"
99% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Enchanting staff" "Excellent security"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
93% thought the service was very professional.
Bar and Beverages
"Bar downstairs was open" "Great bar area"
71% thought beverage prices were a great value.
Alcoholic drinks were not bad, according to 57%.
"Atmosphere is amazing" "Great atmoshere"
93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
79% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
"Handy for breakfast" "Breakfast was amazing"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Amazing smoking room" "Amazing facilities"
77% thought the building was wonderful.
95% thought the smoking area was great.
"Dirty bedding" "Great kitchen facilities"
For only 55%, the bathroom was ok.
73% said rooms were clean.
"Very small double bed" "Noisy for guests"
75% said the beds were comfortable.
Only 59% said rooms were big enough.
"No computer" "Wi fi didn't work"
58% thought the wifi quality was ok.
100% thought it was a great value.

Good to know...

Train station is close
Nice building
Friendly service
Friendly atmosphere