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Hostel Sarandë, Albania

47 reviews47

Reception and general hostel care

High demand host
This host has received 9 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Practice English
13 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Connect with international travelers
12 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
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.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Sociable person to greet guests with a smile, answer all questions and help keep the hostel organized. Tasks include: Manage reservation platform: know the estimated arrival and departure of guests Manage guest payments Know the tours we offer and what to do around Sarande Answer guests questions Respond within 12h to hostel emails Daily/nightly lights, AC and noise level check Cooking for staff, in turns, with the provided goods

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Italian
  • 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

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47 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

13 Practicing English

12 Meeting international travelers

9 Get in touch with nature

8 Meeting locals

8 Learning about sustainability

7 Creating true social impact



Albano is very flexible with work hours, a really good person, we didn’t stayed on the place that shows in the pictures but it was ok. Some volunteers worked more than others, I felt that is not organized at all, but it’s a place with really good people!

12 days ago



I'm still in the place! Came to stay for two weeks, and now I'm thinking of staying longer! Albano is a very inteligent and open minded person, it's just very nice to be around and help him out on his projects of the hostel. The place is in a very good spot as well, with some nice beaches on the surroundings. I would definetly recommend this place for anyone who wants to have a good time in Albania, that by the way, is one AMAZING country, with good food, wonderfull people and beautiful nature. Give it a shot! You'll love it...

17 days ago



Albano was always very nice and flexible, however the lack of organization was sometimes a problem because there were volunteers that worked way less than the others. Also, we were supposed to get one meal per day during our stay but we never got a single meal and that was disappointing. Plus, we didn’t get to stay at the place showed in the pictures, we were put downstairs in a much dirtier area. Overall it was a nice experience, we met nice people, and did our part! We ended up staying less than expected but we worked more than expected also, so that worked out in the end.

27 days ago

Alban replied

Thank you for all your help. It was really exceptional.
Sorry you felt a lack of organization. You participated in project involving 4 floors and a garden. Honestly we have never been more organized. :D
Than for the meal, as far as i know our positions do not offer food but if there was a mistake you could have told me something during your stay.
The downstairs dirtier area has been the staff room for the last 2 years...
Anyhow thank you again and best of luck with your travels.
I hope this experience helped you as much as it helped us.



The experience was amazing!! The hostel is very cool, the team was great and Albano, the host, is an amazing person, super friendly and a very nice guy in all aspects. I would definitely go back to this hostel!!

about 2 months ago



That was one of the best volunteering I did and Alban it's an excellent person.

2 months ago

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3 published videos
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