Hostel Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 reviews5

Looking for fun, creative volunteers in our hostel in the centre

Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
3 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
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.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
4 weeks

The Experience

We ask for help 5 hours a day, 5 days a week so you have plenty of free time to explore Puerto Vallarta. We do require you speak English and Spanish for this position. Checking guests in and out when they arrive/depart but mainly making sure all the guests are having a good time. We ask for minimum of one month but we have a 15 days trial period so we can see if you fit well with the team and also for you to see if you like the position.

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  • Intermediate English and Intermediate Spanish
  • Between 18 and 35 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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5 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 3 Meeting international travelers
  • 3 Practicing English
  • 2 Get in touch with nature
  • 2 Meeting locals
  • 1 Immersing in the local culture
  • 1 Creating true social impact

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My time at the hostel was truly a unique experience. I ended up in Reception, but the work was as expected for the position, and the shifts were easy. Overall, I felt that my comfort and concerns were heard, and the manager was amazing when it came to working the schedule to fit multiple requests each week. In full transparency, the volunteer dorm is a tight squeeze for 6 people, but the management team has made great effort in providing storage space and sufficient fans within the dorm. The breakfast, laundry, tours, and discounts are all as advertised, and were definitely added bonuses :)

over 1 year ago



In the hostel I had the position as Tour Guide. It was the best volunteering job I've ever done. I had to go out with the guests arround the hostel and discover beautiful places. Milena who's in charge of the volunteers is really open to suggestions to improve everything at the beggining we had some missunderstanding but after talking everything was perfect. We had our own volunteers room, breakfast included, made me feel like a home. I really reccomend the hostel it's the best hostel in PVR. Thanks Milena for hosting me there ❤️

about 2 years ago



Anna la manager del hostel es la mejor! es totalmente un amor de persona, ve y cuida por los voluntarios, esta al tanto de las condiciones del hostal y te da una cálida bienvenida! Anna es la que le da vida al hostel. Tuve que irme del hostel los primeros días y buscar otro voluntariado cerca debido a que en el momento que llegue no había ni huéspedes ni actividades. Básicamente nada de lo que esperaba para mi primer voluntariado. Por lo que mi experiencia fue en otro lugar, espero en un futuro el hostel vuelva a ser lo que parece ser en Worldpackers.

6 months ago



El hostel tiene una vibra muy cool! Hace que vivas el hostel de otra forma, el ambiente en el hostal es lo mejor y las tareas no son difíciles y los horarios son flexibles! Gracias a Erick y todos los voluntarios por esta experiencia :)

over 1 year ago



Mi experiencia en el hostel cumplió con todas mis expectativas! El equipo estuvo todo el tiempo a disposición y fueron súper flexibles ante necesidades! Excelente lugar para ser mi primera experiencia!! Volveré en un futuro!

over 2 years ago

Chanclas replied

Gonzalo fue una muy buena sorpresa: siempre dispuesto a ayudar a cualquier hora y siempre con una sonrisa. Cumplió con todos sus deberes con responsabilidad y ligereza. Chanclas Hostel está de puertas para recibirlo otra vez :)

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