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Hostel Drogheda, Ireland

5.0
10 reviews10

Welcome guests from all over the world in Drogheda, Ireland


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Expand your social consciousness
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Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Administration
Help with booking systems and payments.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

We need another person to help with daily tasks and duties. Cleaning rooms and communal areas and also helping out with guests needs and reception . Become part of our team and help out where we need and also discover this part of the country.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English
  • Over 18 years old
  • European Union Passport
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Stay at least
8 weeks

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  • a) How was your experience with this host?
  • b) How was your day-to-day routine?
  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

10 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Developing social awareness

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

1 Learning about sustainability

1 Practicing Spanish

Australia

5

I arrived at The Spoon and the Star Hostel and I immediately felt very welcome. It's like being in a big busy house and everyone is friendly and helpful. There is a WhatsApp chat channel that helps you all to communicate and know what's happening if you need anything. It's great to stay connected on this channel if you go exploring somewhere on your days off you can share pics and fun stuff. Rory and Hanna the owners are very helpful and always there for you if you need.

Feb/02/2020

Argentina

5

Spoon and The Stars is like a family! I really recommended this place! I enjoyed a lot :) And is a good opportunity to improve your English.

The duties are easy and the shifts are flexible. The building is on very well conditions and the decoration is so cute. There is a staff’s room and all the food are included.

Drogheda is a little town and the hostel is super close to the center.

Thanks!!!

Oct/19/2019

Brazil

4

The experience was good, cause I think that all the experiences in our lifes are useful. The hostel is a cozy place and we feel like home there, Rory and Hanna and very friendly and easy going people. The hours and days off are respected and negociable, and we also have food included.
The city however is quite calm and there isn´t so many thing to do there, to visit another cities we always have to go to Dublin, and from there take another bus, what make us spend lot of money.

Apr/22/2019

United States

5

This was my first experience, and I honestly could not have asked for a better place or better people to spend it with. From the first day it felt like home, everyone who works there are so kind and welcoming, it was most definitely a family. The work and hours are fair, and you have the opportunity to do a little bit of everything. This experience allowed me to gain skills in reception, cleaning, cooking, maintenance and in navigating the online programs.
The city is wonderfully located with a bus station for exploring bigger cities is just down the road. Thank you & Miss you all SO MUCH!

Dec/02/2018

Brazil

5

I really recommend! It is very nice, lovely place and amazing people! I felt like to be at home! My experience couldn't be better! Thank for everything Rory & Hannah and all staffs. 😉

Nov/07/2018

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