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Hostel Clarksdale, United States

4 reviews4

Work Stay Hostel for Nomads,Students,Artists,Backpackers.

Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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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.
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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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We are the first hostel in the state of Mississippi, located in Clarksdale, known worldwide as the home of the Blues, the crossroads, and the birthplace of many of the greatest blues musicians who ever lived. Clarksdale is experiencing a revitalization of the arts and music. Live Blues 365 nights a year. We need help cleaning, greeting guests, and going out with them at night. Small town vibe, intimate locations, friendly experiences.

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  • Beginner English
  • Between 21 and 45 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

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4 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Meeting locals

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Developing social awareness

1 Creating true social impact

1 Practicing English



Rob and Lucy were great to stay with and made me feel very welcome. The work was easy and their hostel is very homey. Clarksdale is a small town in the Delta of the hostel, with a lot of history relating to the hostel music. As someone who hadn't listened to much the hostel before I enjoyed the local music scene.

about 2 months ago

Robert replied

Emily thank you so much for staying with us and giving this little slice of America a chance. We appreciate everything you did for us while you are here and wish you the best going forward. Good luck with becoming the Vino/CBD Queen of Australia!



If you are looking for a genuine American countryside experience, with the friendliest people you will ever meet, go to Clarksdale, MS. I just had the most amazing time while I was there. Lucy and Robert will welcome you in their beautiful hostel as a member of their family from day 1, and you will soon be part of the entire downtown community. The work is cool and the schedule is flexible. It is a small town with a real laid-back vibe, where you can meet people from all around the world, and listen to live music every night. Overall, it is a worldpackers experience I strongly recommend!!

4 months ago

Robert replied

Marion we loved having you here. Did you see a new season of Marion in Paris has just come out? We are almost finished already. I am absolutely certain we will see you at some point in the future!

United States


I found my time in Clarksdale to be very eventful. Robert is an excellent host and the hostel is absolutely gorgeous. I enjoyed learning about the towns music history I'm getting to meet with local business owners. Will definitely be back

about 2 years ago

Robert replied

Thanks for the kind words Will! Hope everything is going great for you!


United States


The most beautiful hostel I've ever stayed in! Robert and Lucy were super easy to communicate with, are very friendly and cool, and I really enjoyed my time at the hostel! Clarksdale is a special place!

about 2 years ago

Robert replied

Thank you for the wonderful review Robin. Hope your life is going great and your singing is bringing you happiness!


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About the host

Hosted by Robert

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 40% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 2 days

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