Hostel Hamtramck, United States

(5 reviews)5

Help us open a second house as part of our hostel!

Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Expand your social consciousness
2 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Building & Repairing
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Fast Internet Access
High-speed internet for you to work remotely
Dedicated Workspace
Specific space for you to work remotely
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 Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
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.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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Stay at least
2 weeks

The Experience

We're just starting a new project renovating a house in Detroit to be used as a communal living space. We need volunteers with building skills to help us put the finishing touches on this place and make it a welcoming home for long-term guests.

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  • Beginner English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

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

  • 2 Immersing in the local culture
  • 2 Developing social awareness
  • 2 Meeting international travelers
  • 2 Practicing English
  • 1 Practicing Spanish
  • 1 Meeting locals

United States


The hostel is a homey environment with a strong sense of community. You will meet travelers from across the world, as well as long-term residents of Detroit/Hamtramck. You can get together with the community for spontaneous game nights, movie nights, shared meals, nights out in Detroit, etc. I strongly recommend this hostel if you're looking for a non-judgemental place to learn English, exchange cultures, find meaningful friendships, and a place for personal growth.

almost 2 years ago



I had the opportunity to interact with other volunteers, the guests. thanks to Katy and Nina. Nina only as a volunteer also opened the opportunity to meet people and exchange cultures

about 2 years ago



This experience was unique for me!!! congratulations for the organization, the reception was perfect!

about 2 years ago

Katy replied

Thank you Henrique! We were so happy to have you this past month!



Minha experiencia não foi como esperado, queria ter evoluído e aprendido algo, mostrar meu potencial, mas não ocorreu. A Recepção foi normal, mas o quarto estava totalmente sujo, me apresentou todos os ambientes, tem um fumante la que deixa todo o local com um cheiro forte cigarro com maconha, apesar de ser liberado no país, mas me incomodou muito por estar no ambiente interno do local, não vá se voce tiver alergia, a cozinha precisa organizar as coisas, especial a geladeira. o prédio e antigo e falta um cuidado, não tem pessoas la para conversar, local de rápida passagem apenas, falta gestão.

over 1 year ago

scott replied

We are sorry to see this review. This may be the first time that we had a staff member not really enjoy the experience we had to offer. Thalles only spent one night with us before deciding it was not right for him and leaving. We are sorry it didnt work out!



Realmente en Hamtramc hacen sentir como en casa Scott es un ser Generoso que necesita de ayuda y compromiso de los voluntarios... .. espero volver y abrzarles nuevamente Gracias por todo a Rich a Alice y sobre todo a Paul que alegraron mi estancia.... e hicieron mis días más maravillosos.... volveré

over 1 year ago

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Hosted by Katy

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