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Hostel São Paulo, Brazil

118 reviews118

RECEPTION AND SURROUNDINGS: All it takes for a perfect welcome!

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
38 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
38 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
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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.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
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 Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

So we are a hostel. And a hostel is the place we go to have a good time when travelling. Reception is the heart of the hostel and for everybody to have fun, there's lots of backstage work. This position is all about that: taking care of the whole backstage to help people have the time of their lives. And if you love people, you pretty much know that if everyone is having their best time because of your hard job, you are the one who wins ;)

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  • Beginner Portuguese and Beginner English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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118 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

38 Meeting international travelers

38 Practicing English

28 Meeting locals

27 Practicing Spanish

22 Immersing in the local culture

14 Developing social awareness

United States


Ô de Casa felt like home almost immediately upon arrival. I ended up staying there three months, and this was my first volunteering experience as a Worldpacker. I worked in the bar at O De Casa, which was always a lively place. The bar shift was very reasonable as well, and it was nice working four days and then having three days free. The bosses and owners are always doing awesome things for the volunteer staff as well as the guests, and I already miss Ô De Casa. I would go back there in a heartbeat

about 2 months ago



That was the best month in my life

5 months ago



Ô feels like my home away from home… I worked at the bar and I learned a lot, the hostel is in the best area of São Paulo and it has an amazing vibe. I truly recommend it, ô will always have a special way on my heart.

about 1 year ago



Incredible experience. Even though I do not speak Portuguese, from the first moment everyone welcomed me in a super nice manner. They made sure I felt comfortable, and they helped with everything. Sylvia is the coolest manager possible, she will help you with anything you need, as well as give you advice on what to visit, where to go to eat, where to go for a drink… The staff and the volunteers in O de Casa are super cool and have great energy. The hostel is situated in a super nice area, with the metro really close by. All in all, WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE, Muito Obrigado à família O de Casa!!

almost 2 years ago

Sylvia replied

hahahaha <3



My time worked at Ô was amazing! The hostel has an incredible vibe, really cool structure
and it’s located in one of the best neighborhoods in São Paulo.
Working at the reception was very good and fun guaranteed!! You get to meet lots of people from around the world which enabled me to practice my English and Spanish all day.
And as for the staff, i have no words! They’re simply amazing, full of good energy and very welcoming. I certainly made friends for life!
Thank you so much, Syl and everybody!! Ô will always have a very beautiful space in my heart <3

almost 2 years ago

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Hosted by Marina

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