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What you offer

Hours per week

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


Prepare meals for guests.

Kitchen Hand

Help serving and organizing 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.

Private Room

Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Shared Dorm

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

Team Dorm

You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.


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


Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Free Laundry

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

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Drinks

Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Bikes at your disposal

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

Pick Up

No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.


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The Experience

Enjoy stunning landscape in a rural german little town! I have a little guesthouse and many different tasks to be done here. Come and cook for me, according to my diet and for other volunteers in my old farmhouse. Help me with cleaning, painting, organising, creative work, stone- and wood-work and what ever you might be able to do! In my house, I use renawable energy and I want to change even more! Welcome! Let's learn from each other!

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  • Beginner English or Beginner German

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

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25 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


Overall it was a good experience. It doesn't have a good location if you plan to travel around. The work is easy, and I think the key to have a good experience is communicating with the host to avoid misunderstandings.

7 days ago


Alexander ist a friendly host with a big heart. Although he never traveled much and despite of the German nature to not trust a foreigner, he invites people from all over the world to join him at his home and guesthouse and to help him with different tasks in his house. The most important task hereby is cooking for him (special diet, but easy to follow the "plan" of does and don't) and other volunteers. Because Alex has many different plans in order to fulfill his life, he gives people different tasks, fitting to their skills and possibilities. Thanks for the great experience.

10 days ago

United Kingdom

Alex is a good guy with a bubbly personality. The work is easy and you might be lucky enough to meet some good people. The location itself is quite remote so can be quite hard to get around with limited public transport. This village is beautiful and also rather cheap. Be aware this also not a hostel yet, as it is in the works, its more like a workers home.

13 days ago



15 days ago

Costa Rica

The work is easy, the place is nice, a lot of food always, I couldn't stay as I expected because I found other opportunity. A little difficult to get around if you want to travel around a get to see new things.

19 days ago
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About Alexanders Strawhotel

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About the host

Welcome at my home. I'm Alexander a stonemason, living in Baden-Würtemberg, a county of Germany. My farmhouse is located in a little village called Heuchlingen, here people speak "Schwäbisch" Dialekt. Heuchlingen is a lovely little village, surrounded by breathtaking nature, hills, forrests and farms. Nearby you can find lakes, old roman paths and over 40 old castles, an old Staufercity, named "Schwäbisch Gmünd", where emperor Barbarossa l...

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