Hostel Valparaíso, Chile

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Come and be part of the best family in Valparaiso!

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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
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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 will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
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

On being part of our team in Valparaiso, you are expected to be responsible, enthusiastic, energetic and proactive, with the ability to share with different kind of people and cultures, and make Escarabajo your home in Chile.

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish
  • Between 23 and 35 years old
  • Be from outside Chile
  • 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

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13 Reviews

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United States

Had a great time at this hostel! The shifts are straightforward and simple to complete. The best thing was having 3 days off so that you explore Valpo and even escape to Santiago if you wanted to. The hostel is in a great location and you get to know the neighbors quick which is nice because everyone is really friendly. Would love to come back!



I stayed here for two weeks during low season, so the work was not very demanding, and the other volunteers/staff I was with were so lovely, welcoming and very helpful when I had questions. As someone who was still learning Spanish, this was a good opportunity to practice the language as well. The location is very close to the main tourist attractions, so it was nice to walk around while getting to know the city. The hostel overall was a cozy place to call home for that time being.



It was simply great, people I met as volunteers or hostages were awsome, so rich experience.


Escarabajo replied

José was an excellent volunteer, he was always helping with all the activities, reception, cleaning and everything we need, we recommend him without any doubt for any hostel.


i didn't expect to spend a such a good time like that!!! Valparaiso inspired me a lot and the Escarabajo is a lovely house where you feel at home quikly.... one day i ll be back!!! i know it ahahahah thanks



Words cannot describe the love I have for Escarabajo. My first Worldpackers experience & very difficult to beat! You feel welcome & loved from the minute you walk in the door - the incredible group of international staff are genuine, friendly, fun, helpful and quickly become your best friends ;) Oscar (manager) & Ricardo (co-owner) are rad and treat you like family straight away. We always have a ton of fun while working, it doesn't even feel like work ;) the resident kitty Mancha is adorable and there is an amazing fireplace & courtyard. Very hard to leave this place! Cheers guys! Mucho amor!


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