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Hostel Bergen, Norway

17 reviews17

EU/Schengen passport holders only. Explore Bergen the social way

Practice English
6 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Connect with nature
5 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
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.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
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.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, 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!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

The social volunteer undertakes activities such as: hikes, games, quizzes, barbecue, cultural kitchen, talk, more hikes, fishing, sightseeing, coffee and cookies, waffle baking, music – all in the name of cultural exchange and bringing people together. But most important is perhaps the conversations during coffee and cookies in the afternoon. Please note we can only host volunteers from EU/Schengen (or people holding an EU/Schengen passport).

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  • Fluent English
  • Over 20 years old
  • European Union Passport
  • 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
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

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17 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

6 Practicing English

5 Get in touch with nature

5 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

4 Immersing in the local culture

3 Developing social awareness



I am grateful for the opportunity to live in such a magic place, our main task is create a good atmosphere and enhance the social interaction between guest, all the guest were really amazing with us, we meet people over all the world.

We share a lot of funny moments during "coffee and cookies", we learn new songs in the Karaoke singing in different languages.
We are so many times outside "hiking" and experience the beauty of the nature in Bergen.

11 days ago

United Kingdom


My volunteering experience at Hostel Montana was incredible!

My main responsibilities as a volunteer were to take the guests on activities everyday and serve coffee and cookies in the evening. Running the activities was great fun and I had the opportunity to meet so many travellers from all around the world. What made the experience special for me, was the staff and other volunteers at Montana. Everyone was very friendly, inclusive and helpful with any issues I had. If you are looking to travel, meet people and be part of an international environment, I couldn't recommend Montana enough!

11 days ago



It was a pure pleasure to stay at the Montana Hostel in Bergen. From the first moment on I felt welcomed. The hole stuff is super friendly and kind. As volunteers we organized the activities for the guests like hikes, city tours, movie nights and so on. This was a great opportunity to meet other travelers. If you want to get in touch with the nature Bergen is the best place for a visit or a long-term stay. Thanks to everyone who made this to such a good experience. I’m really glad to spend my stay at the Montana Hostel.

about 2 months ago



My 6 weeks at Montana have been incredible. The staff is incredibly kind and always ready to help. The environment it's very cozy, and it won't take long until you find yourself at home. You'll do A LOT of hikes (with incredible views). You have a lot of freedom to arrange the activities as it fits you, as long as you coordinate with the other volunteers. You also have the chance to sleep in true norvegian cabin in the mountains, something I totally suggest.
If you like talking and meeting new people and getting in touch with nature, this is the best opportunity you can get!

2 months ago

Amarilis replied

Thank you for everything, Mario! It was amazing to have someone so kind, interested, commited, with such good energy and initiative as our volunteer. Montana's doors will always be open for you 😊



I really enjoyed spending August at Montana
Hostel! As volunteers we organized a lot of
activities with the guests and It is a great
opportunity to meet other travelers and get
to know Bergen. Perfect if you love nature
and hiking. We had a lot of flexibility to
arrange the activities and you will feel as a
team with the other volunteers very quickly.
Also the environment in the hostel is
amazing, everyone is very friendly and
professional and you'll get to meet amazing
people from the staff! I am very happy to
have lived this experience in Norway.

3 months ago

Amarilis replied

Thank you for everything, Kety! It was amazing to have someone so kind, commited, flexible, with such good energy and initiative as our volunteer. Montana's doors will always be open for you 😊

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