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Hotel Ootmarsum, Netherlands

44 reviews44

Looking for some green hands help in our garden!

High demand host
This host has received 9 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Practice English
10 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Connect with the locals
8 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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 a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

In this task you will help our enthusiastic team of gardeners with cleaning our garden. When needed you will also help at other parts of the hotel.

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  • Beginner English
  • Over 25 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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44 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

10 Practicing English

8 Meeting locals

7 Get in touch with nature

6 Meeting international travelers

6 Immersing in the local culture

1 Developing environmental awareness



The hostel is really lovely, Eric is an amazing host, the job is easy and they teach you what to do, the volunteers were super nice and the staff have so much willingness to help, the only bad thing is that the is a person that if she doesn't like you (if you are a woman) is going to make you feel unwelcome.

28 days ago



I only have words of thanks for allowing me to be part of this experience.Eric, Esther and Delano are amazing people they are always there to help you, they taught me all about working as a waiter✨thank you for everything✨

2 months ago



That was my first experience as a volunteer and I found the place beautiful , surrounded by nature. Eric is always ready to help doesn't matter who and always asking the volunteers if they need something , if they like the place , etc.
If you wanna improve your English and relax in a very cute small town this is the place for you !

3 months ago



The experience was good! Ootmarsum is a very quiet town and maybe I got a little bored by that. However, there are many places to visit nearby, although the country is very expensive.
I'm a vegetarian and they cooked me special meals. The quality of food wasn't always good. After claiming several times, he improved quite well in the last week.
Eric is a very good host and easy to carry. Ester felt he had more connection with the boys, so much I couldn't interact with her.
My job was Housekeeping and I felt quite demanding and bad weather with the person working there.

3 months ago



Hotel Wyllandrie was my first host experience. Esther and Eric were very friendly to me and always patiently answered my many questions. They are hard working people but always ready with a smile or a joke.
I really enjoyed the gardener. Most of the work consisted of clearing the paths and beds, raking leaves and removing weeds. There were also a few handy man tasks.
About once a week all volunteers were invited to the bar for a drink, which I found particularly friendly.
At Easter there was a nice evening with free drinks and a family Easter brunch, thank you very much!
Thank you!

3 months ago

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