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Hostel San Diego, United States

33 reviews33

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Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Connect with international travelers
2 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Our Main Housekeeping position works 6 days a week, from 12-4 pm. Housekeepers clean the the common areas of the dormitory area, as well as clean guests rooms and make beds. Housekeepers also do laundry

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  • Intermediate English or Fluent English
  • Between 18 and 30 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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33 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

4 Meeting locals

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Developing social awareness

1 Learning about sustainability

1 Practicing English

United States


I enjoyed my stay at Hostel on 3rd! It was my first work exchange and it taught me a lot of useful tips and tricks I will use going forward. San Diego is a beautiful city and I recommend everyone see this city at least once.

about 2 months ago



Loved it ! Amazing hosts! Awesome people!

7 months ago

United States


This place is in a great location for downtown SD. Management was nice and very accommodating. I met so many good people. Parking is a bit hard but other than that a great place to be.

11 months ago

United States


I had a great experience working at Hostel on 3rd. The duties are easy and the supervisors help you out all the time. They make you feel at home and help you to get the hang of things from they one. The volunteers there are also a great. People in hostels come and go naturally, so it is important to connect with the volunteers to have work and, of course, have a good time; I had all of that since the beginning , it was great.

about 1 year ago

France, Metropolitan


Nancy and the rest of the team at Hostel on 3rd are really hearty and friendly. Always smiling, your stay is surrounded by positive people. You get a really good training for the work you have to do there and you even take pleasure at doing it. San Diego is also an amazing city. Definitely recommend!!

about 1 year ago

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About the host

Hosted by James Jr.

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This host usually answers to 40% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 1 day

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