Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.
Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.
Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.
Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.
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Our 26 bed Hostel is owned and run by Christine, with her partner Vojta and two young children. We have two positions available and work mainly consists of Cleaning Shifts with some Reception Shifts. Accommodation The private dorm has a double bed for a couple, but can also fit a single bed too, if two friends or an individual who doesn't mind sharing with another person applies. Our Shepherds Hut accommodates 1 couple.Learn more
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Best experience ever! Christine and her family are lovely! Always trying to make you feel at home and making plans with the staf like fishing or dinners.The staf is amazing and you really make good friends. It's like a big family. Always meeting nice people in the hostel, to go out or have a good conversation. Easy work and enought time to explore the island. It's a good oportunity to improve english. I really hope to return as soon as posible.
Traveling to Stornoway was the best experience I could have, Christine and her family are the greatest host, friendly, great communication, great friends!
The Hostel is very nice and cosy, I met people everyday even that it was low season, the work is easy and gives you time to explore the islands. Great for somebody looking for an adventure somehwere remote with beautiful landscapes and beaches
The Heb Hostel is not just a perfect place to stay, but it's full of the most beloved people I have ever met. Everyone in the family is so kind and helpful. They make all in their power to make you have the best time. Since you feel almost like a part of the family there is no time at all for being homesick :)
I really enjoyed all the possibilities that I got there and miss all of them!
I would totally recommend to stay in the Hostel because (for my first world packers experience) it was so much better than I could have imagined. I had the best time and I'm sure that I'm coming back! X
Christine and her family treat you like their own family almost! They are very charming and lovely people. They take care of you and help you whenever you need. I totally recommend going to Heb Hostel because wherever you go you will find a beautiful scene and because the greats moments with people of the hostel you will bring with you.
* WE ONLY HAVE OUR 'COUPLES' ACCOMMODATION LEFT IN JUNE & JULY * The Heb Hostel is a family run hostel in the heart of the Hebrides. If you like the outdoors, wildlife and remote areas as well as chatting to travellers from all over the world, this is the place for you.About the host