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Hostel Derry, Ireland

51 reviews51

Visit one of Europe's only intact walled cities, while enhancing the experience of fellow travellers here at Hostel Connect

High demand host
This host has received 5 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
2 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
2 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.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
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.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

If you want to stay in Derry in exchange for a few hours work here is your chance! This position is for energetic individuals who will be responsible for helping out in reception keeping the hostel clean. You may also be required to work a few night shifts in reception. We are a pretty laid back hostel, but when you are required to work, we want 100% effort.

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  • Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 45 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
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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51 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

2 Meeting international travelers

2 Meeting locals

1 Practicing English

United States


We had everyday tasks of checking people in/out, making beds, cleaning, buying groceries, etc. The owners are there to ensure things are done and your really on your own to do everything. You can work at your own pace depending how much activity there is that day. The owners really want volunteers and guests to have a nice experience. The building has some age and you can clean your own area as you like to make it home. 5/5 location! Tommy is great and will take the volunteers out to see the countryside!

over 1 year ago



great experience!

over 1 year ago

United States


Tommy and Johnny were both great, and Tommy even brought us on a drive around the area to see historic castles and such. The hostel is awesome, with a huge common area, lots of seating, and a nice kitchen. Breakfast is good too, and includes eggs. The work was easy (mostly sitting in reception or cleaning). This was my first time volunteering at a hostel, and I strongly recommend that other volunteers try it also. :)

over 1 year ago



Spent 4 weeks at this hostel, wasn't too busy (just as I expected as it was December anyway) and work was quite relaxed (mostly reception work, some cleaning). Overall a nice stay with nice people :)

almost 2 years ago



just awesome

almost 2 years ago

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Hosted by Hostel-Connect

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4 published videos
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