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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

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

12 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


Very good experience. The team is fantastic. Great option to practise english and meet people from all over the world.

18 days ago


It is wonderful place. The city is beautiful and calm. I recommend too because The Portree have a excellent staff. Thanks Kiaran, Cris and Magda.

about 2 months ago


It is the best place for learn English and also for know the Irish live. It is like a family. Thank Ciaran.

2 months ago


I absolutely recommend this place. Because it' s such a lovely family, maybe I was really lucky thanks to the volunteers I stayed with, yes, but the staff you will find there is wonderful, they try their best to make that place where everyone is welcome. Just let me tell you I hope to find another hostel as good as this one...

3 months ago


I felt the Portree like my home from the first day. It is really a nice experience that I recomend, a good way to travel, improve your English skills and to meet a lot of new people.

3 months ago
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About Portree Hostel

  • Hosted by Ciaran

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 90%
  • Response Time: Less than a day

About the host

**Position available immediately to cover cancellation. After that the next available space will be from the 28th May. Otherwise we have places for June, July and August *** 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 fe...

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