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Hostel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5.0
(95 reviews)95

Curtindo a vida carioca

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
30 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with the locals
30 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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What you offer

24h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Basic Internet Access
Basic speed internet for you to work remotely
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Support
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Availability

May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
3 weeks

The Experience

Quer curtir a vida no Rio e ficar em um bairro tranquilo e arborizado? Seu lugar é com a gente! Durante sua estadia as tarefas serão passadas diariamente e o cronograma é enviado por semana, dessa forma você consegue curtir tudo que há pra curtir nos seus horários vagos :) A rotina na casa é bem tranquila e as tarefas também.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 80 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)
  • Be from Brazil

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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95 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

  • 30 Get in touch with nature
  • 30 Meeting locals
  • 20 Immersing in the local culture
  • 16 Meeting international travelers
  • 13 Developing social awareness
  • 12 Developing environmental awareness

Brazil

5

Working as a volunteer at the hostel was an incredible and enriching experience. From the moment I stepped in, they warmly welcomed me and took the time to explain my tasks, always making sure I felt comfortable in my role. The staff at the hostel went above and beyond to ensure I'd have a great volunteering experience, making it truly unforgettable. I'm grateful for the opportunity to have been a part of such a caring and dedicated team. This was my first experience with Worldpackers, so I can't express enough gratitude for the opportunity they gave me. Thank you!!! :)

10 months ago

Spain

2

The family are polite, schedules are reasonable and flexible. The house is stunning, rooms are comfortable and common areas clean & spacious, BUT it's far from everything. I applied for decorating/painting (chose this one over another at the beach), but ended up scrubbing window bars. I think volunteers should do something similar to what they applied for. They also showed no interest in getting to know me, despite being the only foreigner there. In two weeks, we had no interactions or time together. I sadly felt lonely and useless. Luckily, my volunteer mates talked to me and helped a lot.

8 months ago

United States

5

The hostel is a such a beautiful hostel. I loved it, very clean and organized. There is someone in reception 24 hours a day for you. Cyda, Marcelo and Sara were amazing and welcoming. The other volunteers were also amazing. The work was doable and the yard work was very relaxing. I would recommend this hostel to anyone who wants a chill and calm place to stay at.

over 1 year ago

Brazil

4

That was a great experience! I really like it! Sara, Cyda, Marcelo, Hugo are nice people! They helped me all the time that I needed it! Sara always gave me a flexible schedule, with different days off! Marcelo showed me the waterfall close to the hostel and we climbed the mountain! And I loved to play chess with Hugo in the evening time (Ps* He always won!). The place is a typical residential area, with neighbors, a marketplace on Tuesdays and Thursdays, a little square with everything you need. Downtown is not far, you can get the bus at the square and then the subway. Or Uber.

about 3 years ago

Brazil

5

What a nice and beautiful place to live and work. They are a family who lives besides the hostel, so everything you need they are there to help you. It was a not perfect moment to work there because of the virus crises that made the hole hostel be empty and with no guests it was not a complete experience, but besides that it was a safe and a flexible place to work with no hard work five hours a day just passed so fast.

about 4 years ago

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Hosted by Cyda

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