Hostel Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom

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Housekeeping/Night Porter Superstars!

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High demand host
This host has received 6 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
35 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with nature
31 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
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.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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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.
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.
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4 weeks

The Experience

We are looking for volunteers to join our team here at our hostel. Set in the heart of beautiful rural Perthshire, this very special hostel makes a terrific stop for any trip into the Highlands. All the comforts of a hotel with the ambiance, personality and facilities of a hostel. We have a variety of dorms, doubles and en suite twins. The wonderful sunny lounge overlooks the picturesque main street.

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  • Over 18 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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44 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 35 Meeting international travelers
  • 31 Get in touch with nature
  • 22 Practicing English
  • 22 Immersing in the local culture
  • 20 Meeting locals
  • 7 Developing social awareness

United States


I had a lovely time here! Ruthie is a very kind & generous host. the hostel is a great middle point to take day trips to places like Glasgow, Edinburgh, & Inverness. I had to leave a day early due to a travel conflict & they were very understanding which I appreciated. The work is easy & only takes a couple hours a day & there is lots of free time to explore & go hiking. I recommend hiking Ben Vrackie which is right by the hostel!

13 days ago

Korea, South


It's my first time in Scotland, and it has been absolutely amazing! the the hostel is a classic and cozy place to stay. I highly recommend staying longer, just like I did! I stayed here for 2 months, and I can't get enough of it. The location is great, right across from the hostel train station and the bus stop to everywhere. I was amazed by the nature in the Highlands. Ruthie and Derek have always been there for me, and I felt like I was home away from home. I'm truly sad I have to leave. The precious experiences I've had here will last me a lifetime.

18 days ago

United States


Ruthie and Derek are some of the most welcoming and fun people I've ever met. They are so easy to work for and really want to make sure you enjoy the hostel. The work itself was straightforward and there was plenty of time to explore in the afternoons. I will definitely be back!

about 1 month ago



It was truly an amazing volunteering. I stayed 6 weeks in this lovely hostel and I met people from all the world. Ruthie and Derek were so kind, always with a touch of humor. I was with a big group of volunteers, we did a lot of activities : hiking, swimming in the loch, day trip, rafting, pub night, making dinner together, movies in the TV room...I really enjoyed. The work is pretty easy and the placement is just perfect, surrounded by nature, forest and mountains. This volunteering is also perfect if you want to improve your English. the hostel's experience will be forever in my heart.

about 1 month ago



Absolutely loved my experience in the hostel, fabulous place, wonderful people, and amazing memories. the hostel itself is a lovely little town with not much to do but it's surrounded by fantastic nature walks, hiking and fun activities! The volunteers were amazing, such kind, wonderful people with whom I'll stay friends forever regardless of where we are. The manager Ruthie is the most wonderful person, and Derek is a big ol teddy bear. Loved it, would Absolutely recommend it!

about 1 month ago

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Hosted by Ruthie

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