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What you offer

30h
Hours per week

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

Night Shift

Help with night tasks to make the place relaxing for all guests

Party Promoter

Help to promote parties and social activities.

Cleaning

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

Reception

Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

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What you get

2
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Team Dorm

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

Breakfast

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

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Discounts on Accommodation

Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Events

Be part of something! Get free events.

Bikes at your disposal

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

Support
Support

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

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

Buscamos a una persona alegre , empatica y servicial. Realizar Check in Check Out, hacer el cobro de las reservas. Platicar con los huespedes para dar sugerencias de que conocer, a donde ir, que tour pueden tomar.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Oct
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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

5 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Hostel

Learning & Fun

Poland

I applied to be receptionist,and was pushed to do activities instead.I didnt like that.No booking system,they use excel and a notebook.CHAOS.You never know if sb paid or checked out. Dirty bathrooms,breakfast is just cereal and milk,sometimes there wasnt any left at 9;40. No ambience of the hostel, super boring, few guests! I offered to cook once, was accepted and rejected after 5min,come on, so rude!
Cleaning was always an issue - dirty staffroom, toilets - nobody knew who was supposed to clean that. I was told I have no dinner included, when I had it included.
Woudn't recommend.

23 days ago

Italy

Fueron días muy bonitos. Yo encontré una familia en estás semanas. Todo fue mejor de como lo había pensado. Muchas gracias a todos! Espero encontrarve otra vez. Un abrazo a todos desde Palermo.

about 2 months ago

Argentina

Eeverything in Macarena was better than I expected... I arrived in a critic situation in my life, but all the hostel and the people living there were enough to make me be happy and myself again. Mariana make the hours always in our convenience in the way that we could be working in the hostel but enjoying the city and activities. I left a huge family and a little peace of my hurt there.

2 months ago

Mariana replied

We hope you come back soon to visit Macarena

Colombia

Ha sido la mejor Primera experiencia que pude haber tenido en worldpackers! Aprendi mucho, me divertí demasiado, hice amigos tanto del hostal como huespedes, praxtique ingles, y me ahorre mucho dinero! :)

Gracias Macarena por esta super experiencia!!

2 months ago

Mexico

Me gustó estar en Macarena hostal. Está bien ubicado y cumplí mi objetivo de practicar inglés. La mayoría de los voluntarios me recibieron bien y mi hostess Mariana fue flexible con lo que necesitaba. Tenia el desayuno gratis y por $10, la cena. Me hubiera gustado quedarme más tiempo para seguir aprendiendo sobre el proceso de recepción.
Sí sentí que faltaba organización además de que algunos voluntarios eran irresponsables y desordenados.
Los días libres no son totalmente libres, pues tenía que volver en la noche a hacer alguna actividades de entretenimiento con los huéspedes.

3 months ago

About Macarena Hostel

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  • Response Time: 2 days
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