About COVID-19
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we recommend you to stay informed about WHO's and local authorities' recommendations.

Hostel Cancún, Mexico

57 reviews57

Ayuda en barra/ bartending help

High demand host
This host has received 19 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
21 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
18 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Needs help immediately
Save to Wishlist

What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
Learn more

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.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
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.
Verified hosts
Verified Host
This host has been verified by our team before joining the community.
Worldpackers Insurance
Did something not go as planned? Contact our team.
Learn more
Learn more

The Experience

Danos una mano atendiendo mesas y ayudando en la barra del nuevo Restaurante Bar del hostal . Las actividades son principalmente de preparación de bebidas, limpieza y atención de mesas.

Learn more


  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Learn more


Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

In our community, you can talk to worldpackers who have already collaborated with this host and get your questions answered directly.

You can ask things like:

  • a) How was your experience with this host?
  • b) How was your day-to-day routine?
  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

57 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

21 Meeting international travelers

18 Meeting locals

18 Practicing English

14 Immersing in the local culture

12 Practicing Spanish

7 Developing social awareness



My experiences in Venado were amazing. The people were great. The locals and travelers and volunteers gathered there. Venado’s strong point was the cozy atmosphere which helps them connect with each other. The facilities like showers and toilets were better than I had expected. And then, the location is awesome. There are restaurants, supermarkets, and nightspots within walking distance most of which are cheaper than those of Hotel Zone. Going to beaches involved taking a bus at a bus stop a few minutes' walk away, which was easy. It was the right place to do many fun things at a lower price.

3 months ago



For me the experience was great it was my first volunteer project and I love it a meet great people I learned about new cultures, the only thing was the problem about the food with the restaurant they didn't respect the time, aside for that everything was really great 🥰

11 months ago

Ali replied

Gracias Jai... we also had loads of fun with you. We are working with our partners from the restaurant to make it better on this "food matter". we hope to see you again!



This was truly an incredible experience, Ali is more of a relaxed guy with a lot of stories to tell. Manolo, Is always there for the volunteers and in case of help he will be there for you. Emiliano, was also helpful, and has a welcoming presence and you will not feel out of place when you are in Venado hostel. You really feel as if it was your second family learning from each other and sharing stories with each other. Not a single minute was wasted during my stance.

about 1 year ago



It was an amazing experience ,was my first time as a volunteer and I loved gracias por tudo @Alissabag , hasta la vista hermano .

over 1 year ago



The best experience I have had in my life😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍. Thanks Tona and Ali for everything... I really loved my time on Venado hostel.

over 3 years ago

View all reviews

About the host

  • • Recently Online

Hosted by Ali

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 40% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in Less than a day
1 published videos
This host has 1 published videos showing a little bit about their place

Want to know more about this host?

We only provide detailed host information and videos to Members

Become a member

How do Worldpackers trips work?

As a member, you can contact as many hosts and travel safely as many times as you want.

Step 1

Choose your plan to travel with Worldpackers as many times as you like.

Step 2

Complete your profile, watch the video lessons in the Academy, and earn certificates to stand out to hosts.

Step 3

Apply to as many positions as you like, and get in contact with hosts.

Step 4

If a host thinks you’re a good fit for their position, they’ll pre-approve you.

Step 5

Get your documents and tickets ready for your volunteer trip.

Step 6

Confirm your trip to enjoy all of the safety of Worldpackers and become an Explorer.

Step 7

Have a transformative experience and make a positive impact on the world.

Step 8

If anything doesn’t go as planned with a host, count on WP Insurance and our support team!

Step 9

After your exchange, leave and receive reviews and become an Expert.

Step 10

Volunteer with other hosts, get more reviews, and participate in the WP Programs.

Check out all our plans Learn more about how it works