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Hostel Leenaun, Ireland

4.5
23 reviews23

Stay and help on the edge of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. A must see area!!


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What you offer

24h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Bartending
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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Support
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The Experience

Duties Include: Reception duties, Greeting & helping guests Knowledge of Backpack booking system a big plus House keeping Duties, Reception a possibility if your English is good You shall have free transport with a day tour company in and out of Galway city on a stand by basis as well as discounts on local activities and attractions.

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Requirements

  • Beginner English or Intermediate English
  • Over 21 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
2 weeks

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23 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Hostel

4.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

Guatemala

5

fergal & morena were amazing managers and even more amazing people. you'd be lucky to work for them. the hostel is in a very beautiful part of Ireland. it's a step back from the city life and a way to bond with the people you work with and all who enter the hostel. Thanks team and hope to see everyone again in the future!

Sep/16/2019

Brazil

5

If you like hiking and nature, this is definitely the best place to spend a few weeks. The view of the hostel is amazing and has the most beautiful sunset that I have seen in my whole life.
About work, simple and easy housekeeping tasks. Only on very busy days we reached the 5 hours of work, we usually end up before and have a lot of free time to explore the area.
Fergal and Morena are such lovely people. Always helpful and willing to teach. Thank you so much for all!! I highly recommend Connemara Hostel!!

Jul/09/2019

France, Metropolitan

5

What a great experience I had in the Connemara Hostel !! The managers are so nice and the staff team we had was so cool too, there is a very good atmosphere and the location with the lake and the Mountains just down to the hostel is just amazing. Fergal is a nice and funny person, you will have different tasks, the job is not hard to do and you don't feel any pressure. It's a peaceful place and you'll never be alone because of the other volunteers and the guests.
Thanks Fergal, Morena and the staff team for making my time in the Connemara amazing and unforgettable !

May/19/2019

Canada

5

It was a great and a wonderful experience to work at the connemara hostel. Fergal is a good man who knows a lot about Ireland. He is very flexible with the days off so I was able to collect them and go on a 5 days trip to Belfast. Laura was so kind and easygoing and at the same time she knew what there was to do.

Sometimes the working hours are more than asked because there's almost no bedroom to clean so we clean the hostel but we don't know until we're already working so sometimes we don't know when the work was over.

But the team, the place, the view each morning... In my heart forever.

Oct/13/2018

Brazil

4

It was my first worldpacker experience and it was truly amazing! The landscape in Connemara is absolutely beautiful and the people were so nice! Perfect for who wants to be in contact with nature

Sep/12/2018

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