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Hostel New Hanover County, United States

4 reviews4

Cleaning help needed in our amazing hostel in North Carolina!

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
4 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Needs help immediately
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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.
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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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
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 looking for help to clean, make beds, and do laundry up to 5 days a week. All work must be done by 15:00 each day before the new guests start check-in. You'll then have the rest of the day to enjoy the city and its surroundings! Wilmington is a beautiful old southern town on the coast. We're in a historic area about a 20-minute drive to the beach, 4 blocks to downtown, restaurants, bars, clubs, cafes, and 1 block to the river.

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  • Beginner English
  • Over 18 years old
  • 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
Stay up to
4 weeks

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4 Reviews


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Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

1 Developing social awareness

United States


The hostel is a great place for a work exchange. The work is very manageable and straightforward. The hostel is very comfy and easy to live at. It's a great time meeting the guests and the locals. The location is great as downtown is just a couple blocks away plus there are a lot of activities and sights to see in the area. Blake is very friendly and will always be there if you need anything. He is a very fair boss and a great person to get to know. Overall, I was very pleased staying at this hostel and would recommend to anyone to stay or work here.

2 months ago

United States


This was such a cute and comfortable hostel and the hosts were so welcoming and relaxed. My time here was great. The location is perfect for easily exploring the historic city and the riverwalk.

9 months ago

United States


This was my first time using worldpackers and it was an amazing experience! the hostel team is absolutely wonderful and makes you feel right at home. I was there during the winter season which allowed for a relaxed and engaging work environment with lots of free time to explore the beautiful city of Wilmington. This hostel has a soft spot for artists and musicians seeking an inspiring and creative community, but even if you don't fall into those categories, its a great place to meet incredibly interesting people from all around the world. I can't recommend this place enough!! <3

about 1 year ago

United States


My time spent at the hostel has been some of the most fun and interesting times I've had! Meeting cool people, making new friends, and having genuine experiences comes naturally in the vibrant Port City of Wilmington - and the hostel certainly plays its part in this. Being a very short walk from Downtown, it's almost impossible not to discover something new here almost every day. I don't think I could've had a better first Worldpacking experience!

over 1 year ago

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About the host

Hosted by Blake

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