Hostel Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

23 reviews23

Come and help us to rebuild the happiness factory.

High demand host
This host has received 5 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
11 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with the locals
9 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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 changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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 lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in 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.
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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

The Experience

We want people who want to dive into our hostel like you dive into the cold sea in a hot day. Come here, be part of our team, make this place miss you when you leave. The help itself is easy, clean, control the door, etc. So skill and knowledge are helpful but not necessary to start, attitude, however is.

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  • Beginner Portuguese and Fluent English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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23 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 11 Meeting international travelers
  • 9 Meeting locals
  • 9 Practicing English
  • 8 Immersing in the local culture
  • 5 Developing social awareness
  • 4 Practicing Spanish



The experience at the hostel was awesome!!! 11/10 amazing people around all the time like the other volunteers, staff and guests. It's a great opportunity to practice English and get to know a bit of portuguese with the locals that are part of the hostel. When it comes to the work, it's perfectly explained and exactly as it is written in the description. And no words about Rio, it's just mind blowing how beautiful and fun the city is. Definitely recommended it's a guaranteed great time :))))

3 months ago



Omgggg!!! Is the best hostel in the world <3 It feels like home, there I was able to meet incredible people. The place is very cozy and the staff is the best, always with a smile on their faces and willing to help. the hostel became one of my favorite places in the world.

4 months ago



I had an amazing time at the hostel! Felipe and the whole team made me feel super welcomed. The Night Shift was super easy. I wish I could have stayed longer but definitely planning on coming back. Totally recommend this place!

over 1 year ago



I spent 3 weeks in the hostel during the Rio carnival. If you are looking for a place with a good atmosphere, a great team of volunteers and you want to party in Rio. This is the perfect place for that. Special mention to Felipe and Ine (who takes care of the volunteers) who are both adorable.

over 1 year ago



I had an amazing experiencie. The stuff was really nice with me. They have already stuff to cook and clean so the tasks were mainly reception, topping up the fridge with drinks and waters, organizing the bed lining when arrived from the laundry, cleaning reception area, etc. If it is your first volunteering experience don't expect a formal introduction to the stuff or tasks. Here you go with the flow. Even though when i didn't like things i talked with Felipe and he helped me. I really appreciated it. He is an amazing person, loves climbing and hiking. Thanks to everyone!Best memories from Rio

over 1 year ago

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Hosted by Felipe

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