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Hostel Palomino, Colombia

4.5
16 reviews16

Crea los mejores Cocktails y apoya en la cocina!

High demand host
This host has received 6 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
9 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
9 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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What you offer

28h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Cooking
Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.
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What you get

1

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Certificate
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Support
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The Experience

Tenemos una emocionante vacante para Cocktails y apoyo en al cocina con un ambiente excitante para conocer personas alrededor del mundo y aprendizaje de Startups. Este es un espacio para la exploración culinaria donde queremos crear los mejores platos que sean increíbles y que dejen huella en el corazón de las personas. Si deseas crear tu portafolio culinario y ganar experiencia postulate ahora.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 45 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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Availability

Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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5 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

9 Meeting international travelers

9 Immersing in the local culture

7 Meeting locals

6 Practicing English

5 Practicing Spanish

4 Developing social awareness

Brazil

5

The experience at the hostel was good. It is a clean, beautiful space, and the staff is super nice. It's a good place to practice Spanish too. If you need to work or if you're needing some rest durong your trip, I highly recommend it, because the place is calm and relaxing. I would suggest agreeing on the schedule beforehand because it wasn't really functional for the work and for the volunteers.

2 months ago

United Kingdom

5

The team at the hostel are an absolute pleasure to work with! I worked evening shifts, normally 4/5 hours a day and the work is really easy and enjoyable because of the people you work with. Palomino is also a lovely place, nice beaches and a good spot if you're looking for a chilled relaxing experience.

2 months ago

Colombia

2

Unfortunately, this experience wasn't neither what I expected nor what we agreed on the platform. The information published on the profile doesn't reflect reality in terms of what you have to do and the schedule. As a recepcionist volunteer my main activities were helping in the kitchen, serving food, and cleaning tables. They also changed the schedule and one day the volunteer has to replace the hotel administrator on his day off in an 8-9 hour shift. This place is right for you if you're only seeking accommodation and breakfast in exchange for work, here you are more like an employee.

8 months ago


Hegel replied

Lamentablente la expectativa de Alejandra en el voluntariado se enfocaba más en el descanso, la diversión y la fiesta que en apoyar al equipo cuando se necesitaba. No la recomendaría para un voluntariado serio en el cual se busca un gana-gana tanto para el voluntario como para el hotel. En este caso Alejandra no solo no incumplió con la propuesta publicada y aceptada en la plataforma, sino que además abandonó el hotel el tercer día de haber llegado.

Unfortunately, Alejandra's expectations in volunteering focused more on rest, fun and partying than on supporting the team when needed. She would not recommend her for serious volunteering where a win-win is sought for both the volunteer and the hotel. In this case, Alejandra not only failed to comply with the proposal published and accepted on the platform, but she also left the hotel the third day after she arrived.

Australia

5

I had such an amazing experience at the hostel! The hotel, the staff and the location were all amazing. Palomino is a gorgeous & safe town. The work is so easy, the rooms are nice and all of the staff are super nice and welcoming. You definitely need to have more than conversational Spanish language skills, as none of the full time staff speak English. Nonetheless, I managed to make it work & made some beautiful friendships! I would recommend this experience to everyone looking for a volunteering position in Colombia.

9 months ago

Germany

5

The hostel became my home super quick. All the people are so nice and welcoming. It was just a fun time. Brayan, Leidys, Paola, Davi ,Jonathan and Hegel they are just the best. They welcomed me and made me feel like a part of their team. The hostel is super nice and if there is anything you need they'll help you. Palomino is a small beach town and the vibe is super chilled. I would recommend this place 100 %. I also improved my Spanish while I was here which is a plus'. The work is very easy and the guest are super nice. Thank you for this amazing experience! I will be definitely back.

11 months ago

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