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Hostel Amsterdam, Netherlands

12 reviews12

Come help us at the Pig and enjoy Amsterdam :)

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Connect with international travelers
10 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
9 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Help us in the hostel with cleaning and breakfast. In exchange you can stay here for free and get breakfast every morning. Of course there are a few more benefits when you are working here, like some free drinks every day etc. You will help us a lot and then party even harder afterwards =) Or just chill in the smoking room

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  • Over 18 years old
  • European Union Passport
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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12 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

10 Meeting international travelers

9 Practicing English

6 Immersing in the local culture

5 Practicing Spanish

5 Meeting locals

4 Developing social awareness



In one hand, I don't regret at all of coming here, I had so much fun working with Estelita, Miri, Lauri, Cristi, Kathy and the other volunteers, it was such a pleasure meeting you :D I MISS YOU GIRLS!!!!!

In the other hand, I would not repeat it, due to in my point of view they win more than we do. I want to be honest, I think the amount of work is not fair for simple volunteers and part of the Staff wasn't welcoming with us. Although, It's true they were clear with the tasks and conditions since I applied for the project.

After all, thank you for the experience!!! :))

4 days ago



The staff at the Flying Pig Hostel is amazing! They immediately made me feel welcome and they are truly a big family.

Communication was very easy, swapping shifts was never an issue and management was always there in case there were any problems at all.
I shared a room with 5 other Worldpackers, the beds were nice and we all had space for our luggage.
Cleaning 30h/week is in fact pretty exhausting but work hours were never exceeded, and the tasks were as agreed.

I ended up leaving earlier for personal reasons but everyone was very understanding and I am very thankful for this experience.

about 1 month ago



Being part of the Flying Pig's family was an awesome experience. The hostel was a safe place to me since I arrived there. People from staff are really nice and they care about you. You are part of the family. Do not worry about the tasks, they train you to know how to do it and are not complicated. However, you have to be willing to be a hard-worker and being motivated about the tasks :) I'm gonna come back!!🫶🏻🫶🏻🫶🏻

about 2 months ago



I recommend staying at the Flying pig, it was one hell of a good decision and experience!
The hostel itself, has this unique vibe that’s so hard to find in other places and you can thank the staff for that! They care about everyone, and never miss an opportunity to have fun. Including having fun WITH the guests. I stayed for two months and it took me less than a week to feel safe and at home in the hostel.
The tasks are the only reason why I’m not giving 5 stars. 30h/week is very tiring and it takes some time to get used to the rhythm, but once you got it, it starts being easy and fun!

2 months ago



Even though I didn't stay long at the Flying Pig, I had a lot of fun. The team is fun, full of outgoing people, the hostel is a fun place to live and there is always someone to hang out with or talk to. The staff was clear about the tasks, I had the feeling everything was so well organised for new volunteers to understand quickly what needs to be done. The tasks are easy and clear and you get plenty of advantages like discounts on drinks for example. One thing : only the breakfast is included, for the rest you'll get some money to buy your own food and cook. If you wanna have fun, go there!

3 months ago

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