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Hostel Florianópolis, Brazil

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Ajuda na recepção, limpeza e manutenção

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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 grow plants and cultivate gardens
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
You can use our surfboards as much as 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

Buscamos viajantes com espirito mochilleiro para ajudar com as tarefas de recepção, limpeza, manutenção e bar. Indispensável ser comunicativo e boa vibe! Ajudar aqui se torna uma incrível experiência de viagem :)

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  • Beginner Portuguese or Beginner Spanish
  • 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
2 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

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19 Reviews


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How this experience will transform you

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I spent 2 weeks really great! Top team, nice volunteers, well hostel with lots of equipment to have fun. Be careful if you want to sleep well isn't the place, between fiesta and night work it's great but tiring. Beaches, hiking, bar and party... i loved it! Only small downside is the communication of the manager mainly via whatsapp group sometimes lacking some tact. He doesn't forget that we are volunteers, we do our best and it is sometimes not easy to integrate all at once especially when one does not master the language. But that remains a detail and that will not stop me from coming back!




Geckos Hostel was my first Worldpackers experience and it was great! The hostel has a great ambiance, the staff is super friendly and guests make it even a better place. Work is fairly divided and Max, the owner, respects all the working times. I recommend it to all those who want to experience Floripa and have a great time :)
Thank you Max and thanks to all the Geckos team!


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Having a great experience here at Geckos. The staff are all friendly. There’s the sweetest couple Ann and Matias who have been working here for about 5 months now, they are great to go to if you have any questions. The owner is a nice guy, and everything here is very relaxed. The hostel is just a one bus ride away from Joaquina, Barra da Lagoa, mole, and gravata. :)




Very good experiente, great people and enviroment, I highly recommended it ☺️.




Fue una experiencia bastante inesperada, por la situación en la que vive el mundo en este momento, estuve pocos días con huéspedes, en esos días se respetó tareas y horarios. El Hostel cerró sus puertas por la cuarentena, Max permitió que permaneciera unos días más después del cierre, para que pueda encontrar otro lugar para reubicarme. El staff cálido y amable. Gracias por recibirme!


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