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Hostel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

37 reviews37

Reception at Vidigal

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
4 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Expand your social consciousness
4 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Needs help immediately
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 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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We need volunteers with good energy, willing to help our nice project. The volunteer will be responsible for helping with cleaning in the reception area, toallet, welcoming guests and making beds.

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  • 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
4 weeks

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37 Reviews


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How this experience will transform you

4 Developing social awareness

4 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

4 Creating true social impact

4 Practicing Spanish

4 Immersing in the local culture

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This was my first Worldpackers experience. I wasn’t really sure what to expect staying in a favela or volunteering. It turned out to be a positive experience for me. The place was stunning well organized well kept. I don’t think you’ll get a better view in Rio for the price. Great people great vibes great place.


Eduardo replied

Muito obrigado pela sua ajuda, foi um prazer recebê-lo em nosso Hostel!!



lugar sensacional com muitas energias positivas e muitas pessoas surreal.


Eduardo replied

Muito obrigado, estamos felizes que gostou da sua experiência !



Foi uma experiência incrível, lugar super tranquilo com uma vista maravilhosa. O Trabalho a fazer no hostel é bem de boa, tarefas bem divididas e uma ótima flexibilidade nos horários e escalas. Fui muito bem recebida pela Gerente ( Cle) e os demais voluntários também foram uns queridos. Equipe ótima.
Pretendo voltar em outro momento para estender essa experiência.
Fiquei apaixonada pelo hostel. Super indico. 🤗




Foi uma ótima experiência, essa experiência me fez ver com outros olhos o Morro do Vidigal, me fez ver as pessoas com outros olhos e ao mesmo tempo entender que cada ser humano tem o seu direito a uma vida digna, independente de quem seja e venha de onde vier, uma experiência fantástica, a Cle é uma pessoa muito justa e recomendo que vocês conheçam o Vidigal Varandas Hostel.




Bom... Não consigo nem explicar a Enorme Gratidão que tenho ao Eduardo e a Clemilda por terem me aceitado nesse paraíso e o Anderson por ter a Enorme Paciência de me ajudar a mudar alguns Hábitos !!! Pessoal se vocês querem um lugar Pra relaxar ,Ter uma vista linda e Fazer novos amigos o VIDIGAL VARANDAS HOSTEL é o lugar certo!!!! Super Recomendo ! Nota 1000!


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