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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.


Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

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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

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

The position mainly involves cleaning and general chores around the place but there are lots of things that come up from time to time (painting, gardening, sorting etc.)

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  • Beginner English

  • Over 19 years old

  • European Union Passport

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
5 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

17 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


My experience in Portree Hostel was simply amazing
What I liked the most is the atmosphere both by the guests and by the members of the volunteer team and the workers too.
Here you have the chance too meet people from all over the world, have a conversation with them and even plan something together!
About the job is too fair, all the conditions mentioned are totally true!
,Waterford in summer is very relax, special for going out during the week
If you want to live an unforgetable experience in Irland I recommend this place for sure!
Thanks for everything Ciaran!

3 days ago


Ha sido una experiencia maravillosa, mucho mejor de lo esperado. El grupo humano es excelente y las características del hostel permiten conocer gente muy distinta y de diferentes partes del mundo e interaccionar con ellos dentro de una atmósfera muy familiar, incomparable con otros hostels.
Ha sido un mes inolvidable y por supuesto que recomiendo Portree Hostel, sin duda.

18 days ago


I was at the hostel for a month and I loved it immensely !!! Magda is one of the hostel employees and she is a spectacular person! I have been in Portugal for two weeks and I miss it already.

about 1 month ago


It has been my first experience in walpackers and it could not have been better. Everything I say is little, starting with the real staff and ending with my colleagues ... incredible human team. I would repeat again. Thank you for everything. I love you Lucy!!!

about 1 month ago


Amazing experience. Lovely people, the best place to practice your english and shared with other people. I felt like in home. Thanks to the all team!

3 months ago
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About Portree Hostel

  • Hosted by Ciaran

  • New
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  • Response Rate: 90%
  • Response Time: 1 day

About the host

**We now have a full team for August but are looking for people for the rest of the year *** We are a hostel and guesthouse in Waterford city in the sunny south-east of Ireland. Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland (1100 years old!) - it's an hour and three quarters from both Cork and Dublin and well served by rail and buses. The city itself has lots of festivals and plenty to see and do. Nearby there are some of Ireland's nicest beache...

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