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Hostel Mérida, Mexico

13 reviews13

Explore Merida and enjoy the pleasure of being part of Yucatan

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.
Web Developer
Help develop and maintain websites.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
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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.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
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 will have the opportunity to interact with people from all over the world in a city where cultural activities and adventure never ends

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 18 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
Stay up to
12 weeks

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13 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun




Amazing experience at Akasha, Sara and Paco are great hosts. Task at reception are simple and you can also be proactive when you are not busy with check-in/check-out of guests.
With my partner spend more than 3 weeks and we love it and Iggy (the cat) made us feel like home. The hostel has the perfect location and Merida is a beautiful city.


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Sara and Paco were great hosts, made me feel very welcome, as well as they're very sweet and cute baby Cami. I met amazing human beings at Akasha and had an overall great experience. Frida was very helpful and a good friend as well, she knows all the best places to visit :) I will never forget Akasha.




I loved the other volunteers, very lovely persons! Sara and Paco are also great people! The tasks are easy, and you can use your creativity! But we had some problems in the hostel...




I really enjoy my first worldpackers experience.

Sara is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! She gives freedom for you complete your tasks. The principal tasks are simple and if you want is possible give suggestions and make differents things!!!

The hostel is in a great location!!! Mérida is in great place with so many things to do. It's very cultural! In the city there are many programs, like a salsa classes, Yucatecan serenate, organic chocolate tasting and several museums.

Near of Mérida you can find cenotes, mayan ruins and beaches!!!




It was my first time as a worldpacker and I don't regret anything! Sara and Paco (and their loving dog, Rocco) are truly nice people, I learned so much from them and from the whole experience. You will be asked to receive guests, clean, paint walls, sweep, keep the place nice and leave your mark- I got to paint some palms and trees in a room :) Mérida is a beautiful, historial place and the hostel is really near downtown, so you get to walk around the city a lot. Also, when not working, Sara wants you to get to know as much as possible and give you the best advice.
Muchas gracias por todo!!


sara replied

tnks for eveything!!! it was great to work with you, and love the painting you made for us!!! i hope you enjoy Merida and the last part of your trip!!!

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Hosted by sara

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