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Hostel Mer, France

63 reviews63

Felicidade Bar tender

High demand host
This host has received 28 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
10 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
10 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
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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.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
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 Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

You can easily improve your french helping us as a bartender in a beautiful place surrounded by awesome castles.

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  • Intermediate English or Beginner French
  • Between 18 and 80 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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63 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

10 Meeting international travelers

10 Meeting locals

9 Immersing in the local culture

7 Practicing English

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Developing social awareness



My time at the Felicidade Hostel couldn’t be better!! Mer is a small pretty city that is situated in a region with plenty of other cities that you can go easily by train on your time off!! Letícia, the manager is an extraordinary person, always doing everything she can to help everyone, and every work day, she makes sure that you just work for the 6 hours you need, and any more than that!! I worked at the bar most of the days and i really could improve my french. So if you are looking for a calm place to meet nice people and get to know the french culture, this is the best place!!

17 days ago

United Kingdom


Felicidade Hostel was an amazing experience! I met awesome people, and both Leticia and Manu were kind and welcoming. The work consists of easy tasks such as working on the bar- which gives you a great opportunity in improving your French in practicing with the locals- and cleaning the rooms. Felicidade Hostel immediately felt like home and everyone takes care of each other here like in a family. Highly recommend you join their team and gain some great memories like I did. Will miss you all dearly!

20 days ago



My first volunteering was awesome at felicidade hostel!
The working hours were absolutely followed, the host team is amazing and really friendly (i mean, brazilians, right? haha) and you have time to go around and visit the cities near you! I could perfectly practice my french when the locals would come or when I was out. The tasks required are well taught and easy to do, so dont worry!
I'll never forget my two months there, leticia, stephane, manu or guigui, it was a life experience. Thank you so much for everything!

about 1 month ago



I had my first volunteering experience at the "felicidade" and I just have good things to say about it! The activities are very easy (cleaning the rooms, doing the breakfast for the clients and help at the bar/restaurant). We worked 6 hours/day with 2 days to explore the region (and it is really easy because the train station is right next to the hostel). I would like to enjoy this space to thank Letícia, Manu and Guigui for all the receptivity with me during this 2 months of volunteering! They are definitely people I'll take with me for life! <3 I really recommend Felicidade Hostel!

about 2 months ago



Felicidade hostel was my first experience at Worldpackers and I can say that there’s no better place to beginners. I really felt like home. Leticia was very open and flexible with dates and hours. Manu and Guigui are amazing people, they received me as a member of the family. The accommodation is comfortable and the ambience cool. There was a different types of tasks, so I could learn lot of things and not got bored doing the same thing all the time. And also, it was good to practice my French. It was an amazing experiencie. I highly recommend It! Miss u guys.

3 months ago

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