Help promoting and maintaining our hostel while receiving guest from all over the world

Hostel Montanita, Ecuador
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5 travelers applied this week

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


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


Help with booking systems and payments.

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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're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.


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

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The Experience

The main job you'll be doing while on shift is promoting the hostel. This entails heading to the bus stop when certain buses are arriving Montañita, for which we give $1 commission for each person. When not at the bus you will be helping out in the hostel. This is making sure that the communal areas are clean, the bathrooms and kithcens are ordered and manning the reception helping any guests that come by.

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  • Above 35 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

7 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


Hidden House es un lugar hermoso, rodeado de vegetación y fauna autóctona. Las tareas son simples y los horarios rotativos. El equipo de voluntarios es excelente. No incluye comidas pero la cocina está muy bien equipada. Las camas super cómodas. Hay flexibilidad en el caso de querer intercambiar horarios/días de trabajo

about 2 months ago


Had an amazing time working there, the working days were long but I liked the people, place, vibe. There was no food included but that wasn't a problem 'cuz there is a little mini markets around were food wasn't expensive at all. the kitchen was PERFECT, as well as the rest of the accommodations. Watching iguanas falling from the trees was a everyday show, as well as watching Jack (un gato gris, gordo y belloooo) sleeping. If Montañita gets too much for you there is alway, Olon, Ayampe, los frailes and other beautiful beaches to visit.
Love Hidden, Love Montañita.

9 months ago


El hostel en cuanto a relacion precio calidad lo encontre super bueno, muy bonito con variadas areas comunes y de entretencion a libre disposicion, servicios higienicos muy limpios al igual que la cocina, eso si cuentan con un solo refrigerador el cual jamas nadie limpia, en cuanto al voluntariado, lo rechaze luego de trabajar un turno, ya que lo considere abusivo tomando en cuenta que se debe trabajar 6 hrs 5 dias solo por alojamiento ( no comidas) el cual solo vale 6 dolares, en resumen, es como trabajar y que te paguen 1 dolar la hora, aun asi que quede como huesped unos dias, fue genial 😋

about 1 year ago


El lugar es increíble. Hay mucho contacto con la naturaleza y hamacas. La esctutura tambíen es buenissima, la cocina es bien equipada y las habitaciones muy comodas. Podria ser un buen lugar para relaxar pero a ellos le gustan mucho la musica eletronica entonces era todo lo que escuchavamos todo el dia. Además, como habia muchos voluntariados y pocos hospedes, mismo que el combinado fue quedarme en la reccepicion, tuve que hacer pintura y otras cosas más, lo que foe un poco cansativo. Los voluntarios tienen que trabajar 6 horas por dia de las 7 hasta 1, 1h30 hasta 7h30 o 6h30 hasta 00:30.

about 1 year ago


Hidden house is a wonderfull pleace; really fun and so confortable. The host made me fell like home, they are so nice. My stay there was great and I'd love to back 😊

over 1 year ago
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About Hidden House Hostel

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  • Hosted by Jose Y Nathan

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  • Response Rate: 90%
  • Response Time: Less than a day

About the host

Hidden house brings you the heart and soul of Montañita, with huge open communal areas, a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi, hot water, and lush greenery; you'll be staying at a veritable backpacker's paradise!

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