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Hostel Merlo, Argentina

31 reviews31

Be the Tourist's best friend!!!

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with the locals
11 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Connect with nature
10 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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.
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 Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We are looking for high energy, fun people that are fast learners and like to make people feel at home in the hostel. We want you to help tourists make the most of their stay whilst here. You will also get to learn how to use a hostel management system. Come and collaborate in a fun group, getting things done whilst having fun!

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  • Fluent Spanish or Beginner English
  • Between 18 and 35 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

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31 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

11 Meeting locals

10 Get in touch with nature

9 Meeting international travelers

9 Immersing in the local culture

8 Practicing Spanish

8 Developing social awareness



It was my second volunteering at a hostel, and I couldn't be happier. The other volunteers and the guests became my family for the month and a half I spent in CasaGrande.
Regarding the tasks, it was really easy, and the tasks changed every week so I got to experience different things to do in a hostel. Collin, the host, was very flexible about the schedule
If you're thinking of volunteering at CasaGrande, don't hesitate because you'll have an amazing experience!

5 months ago



There are no words to express the Casa Grande energy, one of the best experiencies in my life. it is very beautyfull the way the things happens in Casa Grande, the staff and the animals are really really happy! Merlo is also a beautyfull city, full of travellers and hippie culture! Gratitude, to have the opportunity to be part of this amazing team and to share some of my energy!! One day i will come back !! Muchas gracias hermosos, nos vemos seguro :)

about 5 years ago



Merlo es increíble, montañas alrededor de la ciudad, naturaleza cerca que permite hacer caminadas! Casa Grande es hermosa, me senti en casa todo el tiempo junto con el staff y los voluntarios. Pasé días lindos. Gracias x todo

3 months ago



Uma experiência linda que levarei pra vida! Casa grande é um lugar especial com uma equipe maravilhosa. Lugar ideal para descansar, praticar espanhol e conhecer pessoas incríveis. O trabalho é super justo e tranquilo. Agradeço muito todos do casa grande e recomendo!! ❤️

3 months ago



Mi experiencia por Casa Grande fue genial, conocí personas increíbles, los encargados siempre predispuestos a mantener la armonía y buena vibra del lugar... El espacio es gigante, mucho verde, pileta, wifi, cocina equipada... Lo recomiendo al100%, y seguramente volveré a visitarlos.

3 months ago

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About the host

Hosted by Collin

Top Host
This host receives a lot of worldpackers and has a high average rating.
Response Rate
This host usually answers to 20% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 3 days

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