Guest House Galway, Ireland

4.5
25 reviews25

Administration, catering and Accommodation assistant.

High demand host
This host has received 12 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with nature
13 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Practice English
11 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Administration
Help with booking systems and payments.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Certificate
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Availability

Feb
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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

The Experience

We will need help tending to the guestrooms, preparing breakfasts, cleaning & laundry. When we're busy you could be asked to switch tasks at a moment's notice and it would be great if you could go with the flow! The work is straightforward and enjoyable.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Beginner Italian
  • Over 23 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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25 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Guest House

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

  • 13 Get in touch with nature
  • 11 Practicing English
  • 10 Meeting locals
  • 10 Meeting international travelers
  • 8 Immersing in the local culture
  • 2 Developing environmental awareness

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 4 3. Good health and well-being

United Kingdom

5

I had such a great time on this experience. Sean is knowledgeable, kind, and wants you to have the best time whilst on the island. He trust you and values your opinion and judgement in the work you do. The work is about 4-5 hours a day but Sean is flexible depending on your needs. The island itself is stunning and you really do need a month to explore it!

3 months ago

Brazil

5

My experience at the guest house was great. Sean was always very generous and when I arrived he and the other volunteers held meetings to distribute the weekly work. My room was very comfortable and I felt at home. The job is easy to learn. I learned how to make Irish breakfast and saw beautiful places on the island. The nature here is fantastic. Some days we have more work than others. It largely depends on the number of guests. I just have to thank Sean for this experience. I would like to go back someday.

4 months ago


Seán replied

Thank you Gabriela for your kind words. We enjoyed having you with us for the six weeks and I am glad that you also enjoyed the stay. Your help was invaluable. You assistance was absolutely essential!
Good luck with future experiences and hopfully we might see you back again. Kind regards, Seán.

United States

5

My time at the guest house was exceptional. I truly enjoyed every moment on Inis Mór. The tasks were completed easily, hours respected, and Sean is a great host! I absolutely recommend this experience.

4 months ago

Colombia

5

Inishmore is a beautiful island and the scenery is breathtaking. If you're looking to spending time in nature and disconnecting from the noise/stress of the big cities, this is the place to be. There are many touristic places you can visit and the beach is just a few minutes away walking from the lodge. Sean, the host, knows a great deal about his homeland and he can teach you a lot. He also needs all the help he can get and gives you the freedom to work on different areas where you might help him. Overall a great experience in an amazing place. Thanks Sean for all of your help!

5 months ago


Seán replied

Thank you Carolina for your kind words and for your assistance over the past month. I am glad that you enjoyed the experience and I wish you all the best going forward. Kind regards, Sean.

Brazil

5

Mr Seán gave a very welcome, he was respectful with an Irish sense of humour. Just enjoy. 😅The tasks were distributed equally in my experience,but with agreements made with the staff themselves. My tip for anyone who wants to come to the Lodge is to follow the instructions for the day. Don't focus on the kitchen if you have many bedrooms and bathrooms to clean. If there are many guests at breakfast, it's okay to clean the kitchen alone. The demand of the day that need pay attention. It was a positive experience, I recommend it.The island is beautiful and the locals are always friendly. 🤗

5 months ago


Seán replied

Thank you Priscilla for all your help and your good advice. It was a great pleasure to have you with us for a month. I am delighted that it was a positive experience for you . Good luck going forward. Kind regards -Seán.

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