1 traveler applied this week

Save to Wishlist

What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.


Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

Kitchen Hand

Help serving and organizing meals.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Learn more

What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

Learn more
Learn more

The Experience

We offer an allround job with some responsibility, which adds to the fullfillment of the job. Cleaning is a big part of the job, but also welcoming guests from all over the world into the beautiful city of Ghent. Most of the working hours will be during the weekends, but there will be plenty of time left during the week to explore our wonderfull city, country or even neighbouring countries.

Learn more


  • Fluent English or Intermediate Spanish

  • Over 19 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Learn more


Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

32 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


The hostel is beautiful, and Katrijn & Bart extremely kind and friendly.
I totally recommend this experience!

20 days ago


Bart and Katrijn are amazing people. They are kind, funny and energetic and always available to help and teach you. In Kaba Hostel you will have the privillege to manage the hostel almost by yourself when you are on your shifts and you will learn a lot. You will be envolved with all tasks from a day by day hostel routine. Totally recommend it! 👌

about 2 months ago


Katrijn and Bart are very correct people, kind and flexible, they are quiet people with good energy, the hostel is very quiet and cozy, the city is spectacular, I loved its university atmosphere and quiet, it is also close to meet other Cities that are very close by train as brussels, witches and antwerp, I recommend them.

2 months ago


The experience of working at Kaba Hostel was by far the best exchange that I ever had in my life! Katrijn and Bart are really (really) nice people and they care about you so much. The hostel is beautiful and very clean. It is one of the best one that I have already stayed. The breakfast is full of things and so delicious. The guests are very nice! I miss that contact! It NOT a hard job.. very easy! But you need to be commitment with your tasks and schedule. It is a business from someone that are giving you the chance to work there. Be responsible! Thank you for the opportunity again! See you!

4 months ago


I really enjoyed my experience with this cool family. The hostel is great and the job is not hard at all., really. flexible and easy. They are always taking care of you and trying to make you feel like in home. I miss you Katrijin and Bart, was so nice to be part of your team. Hope to see you soon.

4 months ago
View all reviews

About KaBa Hostel

1 lounge
  • Hosted by Katrijn

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 90%
  • Response Time: 3 days

About the host

We are a small, cosy, friendly hostel with a warm, authentic atmosphere, run by it's two owners (and their two little girls ;-)). We like to distinguish ourselves from the big party hostels through these caracteristics. The artwork from local artists, on the walls all over the hostel, make our place unique and colourfull.

About the host