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Hostel Seoul, South Korea

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Join our Female hostel in Garosugil Gangnam


Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
A traveler recommended this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

18h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
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The Experience

3 - 4 hours / day, 5 days / week, 18 hours / week - Cleaning ( bathrooms, guest rooms, common areas ) - Housekeeping (Laundry, bed making ) - Taking out the trash every Sunday evening - occasional guest Check-in

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Requirements

  • Beginner English
  • 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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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
1 week

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7 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

3.5

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

1 Practicing English

Italy

5

I stayed in Villa Garosugil for two months. I should stay only one but I loved the place and the owner Sarah.
The work is not difficult and well detailed in the staff group. House rules are strict but as soon you get used to it, you realize they were made to make the work easier.
Sarah is so kind! We had really good time together exploring the neighborhood, eating hamburger until late night, shopping or just chatting on the couch. I'm very grateful for this experience.
I hope to see Sarah and all the other friends I made here again someday. s2

Mar/06/2020

Germany

5

I would recommend coming here!
Working shifts are evenly spread through the whole day and your preferences are taken into consideration. All tasks are very clear instructed in a private chatroom, so you always know exactly what to do. The house has a really homey vibe; you'll live together with other staff and guests, which is great for meeting new people.
Sarah is a lovely and straight forward person. Her English is perfect and she's very passionate about the hostel, which I liked a lot. She showed me around the stunning Garosugil neighborhood and we had a really great time together :)

Jan/07/2020

Germany

5

The house is beautiful and Garosugil is a very nice Area.
At first it seems to be a lot, but once you got the work routine it is getting easier. Everything is explained in the staff duty list in detail with pictures.
I enjoyed most to hang out with all the people I have met here including the staff and the host.
It is a great opportunity to get to know Seoul!

Nov/08/2019

Puerto Rico

5

The location is great! The house is comfortable and well equipped. The tasks can be challenging, but they will get easier as you follow Sarah's system and understand her vision for her guesthouse. There will be enough time to visit different attractions. I had fun going out with Sarah and knowing Seoul trough her perspective.

Nov/04/2019

United States

3

(I have very mixed feelings on this experience) The house and rooms are very comfortable and the other workers and guests are really nice/fun to meet and hang out with. I love the neighborhood and there’s great shops and cafes. It’s not hard to get the hang of the work tasks and you get a lot of time off to do whatever you want.
However, this was defiantly a really stressful environment. There are many times you will feel frustrated and angry ((Don’t bother trying to go out of your way to help something/a situation, you’ll almost always be “wrong”)) Overall tho I did make some nice friends

Oct/24/2019


Villa Seoul replied

Discretion is the utmost important ingredient in hospitality business. The information we share with my team members are confidential and not to be shared with our guests, and yet you kept telling the privileged informations to the guests against our Staff Manual. You are a lovely girl and I wish only the best things for you, but I just couldn’t let you jeopardize my business and reputation.

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