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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
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The Experience

In exchange for 4 half days a week of reception work in the evenings we will provide you with a bed in our staff room (shared with another worldpacker), breakfast and access to a fully equipped kitchen (and all other guesthouse amenities). We are looking for a outgoing and responsible person - are you the one?

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  • Fluent English
  • Over 20 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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I was looking forward to my stay at Marilyn because their profile seemed very nice. The place itself, however, was a big disappointment.
The room for volunteers is a repurposed hallway w/o windows between the kitchen and outside, it has a bit of a draft, gets cold at night & smells mouldy. You do not get your own key. There were quite a lot of insects (e.g. two spiders in my bed at night).
There was no schedule for the hours when I arrived & nobody knew I was coming that day.
You can surely survive there for a month but the other places I've been to have been MUCH better.
Wouldn't recommend.




Wonderful place, nothing more to say :-)




My experience in Marilyn was really nice and comfortable. The hours and tasks are super easy. 15 min bus to go to center. everyone were very friendly.




My first Worldpackers experience and it was wonderful! The tasks were really easy, the schedule was absolutely great and the team amazing!! Time went by really quickly. Thank you all!




I have worked at the Marylin Mansion for a month. It was my first experience as a workaway, and what an amazing experience it was ! I want to thank Ashvin, Jenny, Mey, Alex, Lucas and Selven for the warm welcome and for going out of their way to make me feel good and helping me in anything I needed. The work is simple, the accommodation is fair and the breakfast is superb. The guesthouse itself is beautiful and elegant, and its only 15 mins bus ride from the city center. I had a great time there and already looking forward to return there. Highly recommended !


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