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The Flying Pig Uptown Hostel

3,411 reviews

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Bar or Lounge

See Amsterdam on a Budget and Stay at The Flying Pig Uptown 

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Flying Pig Uptown hostel in Amsterdam offers private rooms, and dorms for larger groups. Some private rooms have a shower and toilet, while others have a sink and access to a shared bathroom. The hostel offers a free breakfast, and keycard access, so there is no lockout. Choose from a single or queen bunk bed.

What Features Are Available?

The hostel has luggage lockers, and free individual lockers in the rooms. Just bring your own lock. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar, and you can buy snack food.

How Much Will a Stay at The Flying Pig Uptown Cost?

The cost of a bed at the hostel varies depending on the time of year and how flexible you are. The rates range from about $17 for a queen bunk in the dorm to $49 for a private room during the busy season. 

What's There to Do Nearby?

You can get around Amsterdam on foot or use public transportation. Sightseeing venues include several museums and galleries, along with flea markets and floating flower market. Meet other travelers in the bars and cafés lining the streets.

What's the Bottom Line?

The Flying Pig Uptown is one of the cheapest hostels in Amsterdam. It is a great place to spend time without spending a lot of money on your room. The bar at the hostel, which is a party property, is a fun way to meet other travelers, and the staff is friendly and helpful.

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Vossiusstraat 46
Amsterdam, 1071 AJ
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User Highlights
"Brilliant atmosphere" "Made me feel very welcome"
94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
65% criticized the unstylish hostel.
"Excellent manners" "Staff were amazing"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
78% said the reception staff was great.
Bar and Beverages
"Brilliant bar downstairs" "Cheap beers"
76% thought beverage prices were a great value.
"Superb location" "Fantastic location"
98% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Average proximity to the city centre, said 56%.
"Awesome buffet breakfast" "Breakfast is delicious"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Value for money
"Cheap beers" "Free breakfasts"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
76% thought beverage prices were a great value.
"Free Wi-Fi" "Wifi worked very well"
60% thought the wifi quality was ok.
"Clean sanitary facilities" "The hostel is very clean"
73% said rooms were clean.
70% said the bathroom was clean.
"Toilet didn't work" "Broken a/c"
55% complained about the bathroom.
76% said the beds were comfortable.
"Property is old" "There is no common area"
For 54%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.

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Friendly atmosphere
Friendly service
Wonderful sightseeing
Comfortable beds
Expert Reviews
For backpackers who like to chill out and meet lots of gezellige people, the Flying Pig is the place to be—and the few doubles are some of the best-value accommodations in town.
The best deal is to book a queen-size bunk in one of the dorms.
Flying Pig Uptown is a budget hostel with a fun atmosphere, colorful decor, and a number of amenities aimed to please its young clientele. The hostel has a bar, smoking room, and a...
Let's Go
When the Flying Pig first took off from the farm, he crash landed in Vondelpark. His two swine brothers are still jealous of his hostel, as it is in many ways the brick house that the...