Guest House Söderbärke, Sweden

(103 reviews)103

Helping hands in maintenance, gardening & animal care

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This host has received 8 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with nature
77 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with international travelers
73 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.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Building & Repairing
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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
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.
Fast Internet Access
High-speed internet for you to work remotely
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
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.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
4 weeks

The Experience

Help us chopping and piling wood, taking out weeds, cutting grass, plowing snow, building, taking care of the dogs, and much, much more. in the main seasons we will also ask you to help in the kitchen and restaurant. Oh yeah: having a nice time together! =)

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate German
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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103 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Guest House


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 77 Get in touch with nature
  • 73 Meeting international travelers
  • 60 Practicing English
  • 41 Immersing in the local culture
  • 24 Developing environmental awareness
  • 22 Learning about sustainability

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 9 12. Responsible consumption and production
  • 4 15. Life on land
  • 3 5. Gender equality



I really enjoyed my stay in Tolvsbo, it was an amazing experience. Roswitha and Fridus were both really kind and welcoming as well as Swante, Rävi, Ylva and Björne !!! The Place is amazing, surrounded by beautiful lakes and forests with great sunsets most of the nights! The work in the restaurant was great fun, i learned many kitchen skills from Roswitha and we always had very good food :) In my freetime i enjoyed going for swims in the lake, cycle, bake or spending time with other volunteers. I will miss the dogs and everything!! thanks a lot, i had a really good time!!!

12 days ago



My stay at the guest house was perfect! Fridus and Roswita were not just welcoming, but genuinely kind-hearted, patient and loving ! The tasks assigned were fair and manageable, allowing me to contribute without feeling overwhelmed and the working hours were respected. The serene countryside is beautiful and the place is quiet and resourceful. I 100% recommend going to the guest house! <3

about 1 month ago



I had such an amazing time here with Roswitha and Fridus. They are lovely people and very welcoming. The surrounding area is beautiful and peaceful. During my stay I helped to prepare and cook food but also walk the dogs which are very friendly and cute. I learned a lot of different things there, both about myself and how to manage a restaurant . It was really enriching ! In addition to that, the volunteers that I met there were very friendly and had much fun together. I would definitely recommend this place ! Thank you all for this amazing and unforgettable experience :)

about 1 month ago

New Zealand


Had a great time staying with Fridus and Roswitha. Learnt a lot from the both of them; in construction and food prep/service, respectively. Expectations are clear and reasonable. Food was very good. The animals are very friendly with great personalities. Will miss this place, the hosts and the animals for sure

about 2 months ago

New Zealand


I absolutely loved my time in Söderbärke and highly recommend applying for this experience. During my stay here I helped to prepare and cook food, assist with DIY tasks and walk the cute dogs. Roswitha and Fridus are very kind and patient and I loved spending time with them and have learned heaps. The rural setting is beautiful, the accommodation is very comfortable and the food is superb. The other volunteers we met were very friendly and added to the overall inviting feel of the environment. I really didn't want to leave and hope to travel back again one day!

2 months ago

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Hosted by Bergsmansgård

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