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Hostel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5.0
147 reviews147

Reception - Give our Guests the 1st Welcome and a BIG smile!


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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Administration
Help with booking systems and payments.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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
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.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Surfboards
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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The Experience

The Worldpacker for this position is gonna welcome our Guests and give them the 1st feeling of our Vibe! Will also assist reception with guests (welcome guests, walk to the room, help with luggage, give informations and assistence), interact with them, offer Tours, bring them to our bar, socializing with guests and going out at night with them.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese or Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 40 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

May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

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147 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

4.5

Learning & Fun

5.0

Morocco

5

You know when you are leaving a place but you are crying because you really don't wanna leave it!! is pura vida hostel . You got the friendliest and the nicest owners ever Felipe and Dalton are just so openminded and so flexible and easy to deal with . the working houres are 5 houres and you get 2 days off pretty chilled work you get to know and talk to more brazilian .The vibe that the packers create is just unbeleiveable you feel that you are in a family. Don't even mention the location is the best location in whole brazil 5min from copacabana 15min from ipanema.You're in my heart pura vida

Jan/20/2020

Sweden

5

I had such a great experience at Pura Vida Hostel. Dalton and Felipe are very eager to make the experience as great as possible for all Worldpackers. Couldn't be happier with my stay there and I recommend it to everyone looking for a fun adventure!

Jul/20/2019

Brazil

5

I'm so thankful to all Pura Vida team, the managers Felipe and Dalton are very friendly, they make you feel part of the family. My experience as tour guide was amazing, I had the chance to explore the city very well and make many new friends, the free parties is also something I need to mention. I will never forget this great experience I had during my almost 4 months at Pura Vida.

Jul/18/2019

Brazil

5

It was a amazing experience, the hostel is well localized, there are good persons in staff, I really felt in my house. in this place I improved my english. thanks a lot for all the people that helped in my experience! I’ll back one day.

Apr/16/2019

Peru

4

My experience still happening, given that i extended my stay. I love the hostel —even though it couldbe even better with a few renovations—and the staff is absolutely wonderful; its in a great location and i would deff recommend it.

Apr/13/2019

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Hosted by Felipe

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