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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 serving and organizing meals.

Cleaning

Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

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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.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast

Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Parties

Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Discounts on Drinks

Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Parties

Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events

Be part of something! Get free events.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Surfboards

Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.

Dance classes

Rock your body! Join our dance classes.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

Every host in the community is checked and approved by our team.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.

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The Experience

The Worldpackers in this position will help us to prepare and serve the best breakfast to give love and a lot of energy to our guests to start the day. We need you, your smile, passion and energy to make our service and environment even better. We wanna share culture, experiences, smiles and have a great time with you. We are one of the best hostes in Rio and we wanna do the best for our guests. We are counting on you to get even better.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

83 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Hostel

Learning & Fun

Chile

En Pura Vida hostel, me he ssentido como en casa desde el primer dia que llegué a este lugar, el ambiente y la energia que encuentras acá hace que tu estadia sea cada dia una experiencia muy confortable.
Los anfitriones son realmente cercanos y están dispuestos todo el tiempo a escucharte y a darte su ayuda si asi lo necesitas.
Un grato ambiente de familia es el que se vive acá.
Siempre agradecida de haber llegado a este gran hogar.

5 days ago

Uruguay

some("La mejor de todas!! Muchas gracias por todo!!")

10 days ago

Portugal

Recomendo muito. O melhor hostel que já fiquei. Fiz Passeios com a equipe do hostel, fizemos festas muito legais, inclusive possui opções de segunda a segunda, Os donos são muito gente boa, viraram meus amigos mesmo! A galera é gente boa e de ótimo nível. Resumindo, nada que desabone. Tudo, absolutamente tudo é showzinhos e bola. Vai para o Rio? Não deixe de conhecer o hostel e o bar de jeito nenhum. Nota 10!!!

18 days ago

Colombia

Fue una experiencia increíble, llena de personas y momentos maravillosos. Llegar a Pura Vida es sentirse en casa aunque estés a kilómetros de distancia de tu país. Me siento muy agradecida con Felipe y todo el equipo, definitivamente Pura Vida fue lo mejor que me pasó en mi viaje a Río de Janeiro.

24 days ago

Brazil

Achei o hostel velho, precisando de uma reforma urgente. O wifi só funciona na sala, o que restringe muito o uso. O café da manhã para funcionários é pão e café, o que foi uma surpresa diante a expectativa. Apesar disso, a equipe é bem acolhedora e prestativa.

25 days ago

Felipe replied

A Debora ficou no Hostel apenas uma noite, porque disse que tinha conseguido outro lugar mais perto de onde ela iria estudar e nos deixou na mão e por isso não tivemos a melhor das relações.
Sugerimos atentar aos comentários dos Worldpackers que realmente tiveram a experiencia de viver conosco e não apenas de ficar algumas horas.

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About Pura Vida Hostel

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  • Hosted by Felipe

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  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: Less than a day

About the host

Pura Vida Hostel is the only hostel in Rio de Janeiro with the charm of a medieval castle. We are located in the best spot of Rio, only one block from Copacabana beach, about 15 min walk to Arpoador and Ipanema beach, and a 2 min walk to the public transportation of your choosing (bus or metro). Here we do everything with Pura Vida flare and that includes our parties, always frequented by Cariocas looking for a fun time with live music, D...

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