The Flying Pig Uptown backpackers hostel is located right next to the famous Vondelpark and just an 8-minute walk from the bustling Leidseplein area. The hostel features a 24-hour reception desk and a bar strictly for guests only. You can enjoy a drink or hot snacks in the hostel’s bar, which also has a smoking room. Because of this, the hostel is strictly only for those 18 years or older. There is a breakfast buffet available each morning and a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and bars nearby. The Flying Pig Uptown is a converted town house on the beautiful street of Vossiustraat. There are 24 rooms spread over 6 floors. Due to the structure of the building, there is no elevator. Most of the dormitory rooms come with bunk beds and shared shower and toilet facilities in the common areas. Some rooms have private bathroom facilities. Museumplein is a 5-minute walk from The Flying Pig Uptown. From the nearby tram and bus stops there are direct links between the Canal Belt, Rembrandtplein, Dam Square, Amsterdam Central Station and Amsterdam Schipol Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Amsterdam, this property has an excellent location score of 8.8!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
7.8
Cleanliness
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Value for money
7.9
Location
8.8
Free Wifi
7.6
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Will
    United States of America United States of America
    Friendly and accommodating staff. Great place to socialize and meet new people.
  • Ilyass
    Morocco Morocco
    The staff is very friendly. The location is so close to the city center. Everything is clean. There is a luggage storage below the bed and an additional storage to rent. The vibe is so nice for a solo. I recommend it
  • Carlos
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Even tho the hostel is a bit small for the amount of tourist, is a well maintained place by the staff, the staff is what make the experience and give life to the hostel. Luana and all the other members of the staff, were professional and friendly...

Area info

Amenities of The Flying Pig Uptown

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air conditioning
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

House rules

The Flying Pig Uptown takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 1:30 AM to 10:30 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash The Flying Pig Uptown accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

check in is available from 14:00 daily for both private rooms and dormitory rooms

Please note that group bookings of 9 people or more can not be accepted at this property.

Please note the property cannot accommodate children under the age of 18 (see policies).

A deposit/full payment to the credit card used to book is always required at this property prior to arrival.

Flying Pig hostels are part of the St. Christopher's Hostel group.

A form of Photo Identification is required upon check in. Accepted forms are a valid passport or national ID card. Driving licenses are NOT accepted.

Please note that this property can provide lockers for storing your belongings. You can either bring a padlock in order to lock them, or you can buy one at the reception for EUR 5.00.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Flying Pig Uptown

  • Check-in at The Flying Pig Uptown is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The Flying Pig Uptown offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • The prices at The Flying Pig Uptown may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Flying Pig Uptown is 1.1 miles from the center of Amsterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Flying Pig Uptown can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet