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What you offer

Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Kitchen Hand

Help serving and organizing meals.


Serve and maintain the supplies and inventory of beverages.


Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

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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

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.


Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Discounts on Drinks

Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

At Felicidade Hostel you will find a zen and peaceful environment. Stress, noise, agitation does not exist here. Activities like meditation, yoga, bicycling and tennis are part of our routine.

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  • Intermediate English or Beginner French

  • Over 26 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

22 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


I worked more days and hours each day but this was a personal choice.
Gisele, Emily and Dominique are nice people to work with. My favourite was the bar shift with Dominique. Me and the other world packer worked the full bar shift from 7pm to midnight because we really enjoyed it. It was not something we planned, but we lost track of time because we were having so much fun.

Once you get a hang of how to do things, its easy sailing from there.

21 days ago


Viajar a Francia para colaborar con el Felicidade Hostel es como ir a reencontrarte con viejos amigos...

Conocer a Stephane y a todos sus colaboradores fue una experiencia muy gratificante y enriquecedora, me acogieron de inmediato como otro más del equipo y todos fueron extremadamente amables y gentiles conmigo...

Stéphane es una persona con una calidad humana extraordinaria y siempre me hizo sentir como su amigo y espero que el también me haya visto así...

Mi estancia ahí fue muy tranquila. Uno tiene que ir con una mentalidad zen para poder disfrutar de esta gran oportunidad .

about 2 months ago


La experiencia es muy grata y enriquecedora. Stéphano es un excelente anfitrión me dio la libertad y la confianza para hacer y propornerle actividades que mejorasen el hostal. Dominique la mano derecha de Stéphano tiene toda la paciencia y disposición de ayudarte. Las personas de Mer son muy amigables y solidarias, te ayudan a practicar tu francés . Es una experiencia maravillosa para practicar tu francés, conocer la region de Loir y sus castillos; pero sobre todo un lugar para hacer buenos amigos. Y por si eso no basta; el pan, el queso y el vino son verdaderamente deliciosos y buenos.

3 months ago


The best treatment I've ever had! Stephane's one of the kindest people I've ever met - caring, protective, and supportive, always made sure I was fine. The work is flexible, everything is done in agreement with the team and everybody functions together like a big family. The hostel is a big, beautiful, well-equipped house. Mer is a very small town, lovely and well-organised, so if you're looking for peace and quiet and the place where you can easily meet locals and hang out with them, this is the right place. Most clients are also very nice, helpful, and friendly. Unforgettable experience!

3 months ago


Felicidade Hostel was great! The hosts are fair with all that is describe here. When you arrive, Stephane comes to ask you what you want to eat and he buys everything that you ask, very kind! The hostel is very close to the train station, which is amazing to know the near cities and I loved the Val du Loire, the place where Mer is, it's magical, with a view!

9 months ago
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About Felicidade Hostel

  • Hosted by Stephane

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 50%
  • Response Time: 2 days

About the host

Zen hostel with massage services, bar lounge in the middle of the "val de loire" area known for wines, near to the "Chambord" castle.

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