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Hostel Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom

3 reviews3


High demand host
This host has received 5 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with nature
2 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
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What you offer


Hours per day
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.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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

Hello people! All the volunteers will be doing general cleaning: makings beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, vacuuming and washing floors, laundry. We ask people to be responsible and well behaved. Full training will be given, no previous experience necessary. The shift will be either morning or evening. 3 hours per day, 6 days per week, and 1 day fully off for you to enjoy the surroundings!

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  • Intermediate 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
8 weeks

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4 Reviews


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How this experience will transform you

3 Meeting international travelers

2 Get in touch with nature

1 Meeting locals

1 Practicing English



Oban was gorgeous!! The work was pretty easy and we ended early on most days (less than 2 hours), so there was plenty of time to visit the isles and other attractions. Plenty of nice walks and hikes around as well! The people here are nice and patient too :-) Highly recommend this place!

11 months ago



I've received a wonderfull welcome at this amazing hostel. The city of Oban is unique.

I'm very happy to spent almost 2 months beein volunteer there

I really recommend it to anyone

I'm so gratefull to Marzia be a amazing person who give me more time to wait about the coronavirus situation.

Marzia, you are the best!
Thank you so much!

about 2 years ago



I've received a warm welcome at this beautiful and unique hostel. The city of Oban looks like paradise. I'm very happy to have discovered this place and recommend it to anyone.

about 2 years ago



Está fue mi primera experiencia Worldpackers y fue extraordinaria!!! Oban es bellísimo, es todo lo que esperas y sueñas de un pueblo escocés y la hostal es aún mejor!!! Marzia es increíble, amable, súper comprometida y siempre está dispuesta a escucharte!!! Vicky, Romina y Rob te ayudarán siempre y te haran sentir como en casa!! No puedo esperar la oportunidad para volver y repetir la experiencia. Gracias por todo!

about 10 hours ago

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