Flying Pig Uptown

Vossiusstraat 46, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Distance from city centre: 1.7km
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Rating: 85%from 14 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 91%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 84%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
The Flying Pig Uptown is centrally located, with the museum on one side and the fashion district and Leidseplein on the other.

Leidseplein is full of entertainment with tourists and locals going to the concert halls, clubs, bars and coffee shops there. The Red Light District is only a 15-minute walking distance from here. Across from the hostel is Vondelpark, a great park for chilling out on a sunny day with a few drinks, smoking, playing games or having picnics. You can see a cultural or musical performance for free in the park which has a stage for this kind of entertainment.

Experience the relaxed atmosphere of the Flying Pig, where we have an indoor smoking area, a bar with themed nights, DJ and cheap drinks and somewhere you can sit back and watch free movies.

We have dorms and private rooms, most of which are equipped with showers and toilets, with single or queen-size bunk-beds. The private rooms are equipped with a small fridge and a telly.

We also provide free lockers (bring your own padlock or buy one from us for €5), book exchange, snacks for sale, a pay phone, hostel products, free use of the safe at reception and a shuttle bus (Amsterdam - Beach Hostel). We sell tickets at reception. There's no curfew.

The hostel is a great place for meeting people and the staff is friendly and helpful. We offer a free walking tour, free map, free skates to use and discounts on stuff to do in Amsterdam. With our key card you can get 50% off your entrance to Winston Kingdom club.

All major attractions can be easily reached and are just a short walk away. These include the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, the Concert Building, Chinatown, historic sites and attractions and the 'I Amsterdam' letters.

There are shopping streets in the area and markets including the Albert Cuijp. The Heineken Museum is also an interesting spot and there is also the Club Paradiso where you can experience the nightlife of the city.

Please note that guests must be aged between 18 and 40 to stay at this hostel.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle hire
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Café
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

It is not allowed to bring your own sleeping bag or pillow. Our beds are ready-made for you. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of one night's stay. The 10% deposit is not refundable in case of cancellations. We do our best to accommodate you (together with your friends) in the dorm of your choice. However, due to the nature of our business, room arrangements and price may be slightly different. We authorize all credit cards on the day of arrival for the amount of the first night. This is an authorization only and will be released shortly after.

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From Schiphol Airport straight to the Uptown hostel
Bus 197 runs straight from Schiphol airport to the Uptown. From Schiphol, walk to bus stop 'Plaza/NS' in Schiphol. Take Bus 197 destination Amsterdam. Get off at bus stop 'Rijksmuseum' in Amsterdam. From there it is a 5 minute walk to the Uptown hostel. The bus fare is around €5 (you can buy a ticket on the bus) and takes 30 minutes. Buses leave every 15 mins and after 1am every hour on the night bus N97.

From Amsterdam Central Station: take tram 2 or 5 and get off at the stop 'Rijksmuseum', one stop past the famous Leidseplein bar area. Walk back 150 meters in the direction the tram came from and turn left into the Vossiusstraat, we are at number 46.

From Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central Station: take a train directly from the airport to Amsterdam Centraal Station. Buy a ticket from a machine. This train ride will cost around €4 (one-way ticket) and takes about 12 minutes. Then take a tram to the Uptown, see above.

From Amsterdam Amstel Bus station (Eurolines): take tram 12 (destination: Sloterdijk), leaving every 10 minutes. Get off at tram stop 'Van Baerlestraat', this tram ride takes about 20 minutes. Walk straight ahead in the direction the tram is going and take the 3rd street on your right, this is the Vossiusstraat, we are at number 46.

From Megabus Bus Stop Zuiderzeeweg: Take tram 26 towards Centraal Station and follow directions above.

Located Near

Located near the famous Leidseplein (party square), Coffee shops, Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk museum, Albert Cuyp market and Vondel Park. We are also near two of Amsterdams most famous clubs, Melkweg and Paridiso.

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