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Hostel Edinburgh, United Kingdom

5.0
2 reviews2

Explore Edinburgh, help keep our cozy wee hostel clean and tidy!


High demand host
This host has received 15 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with international travelers
A traveler recommended this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

12h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Housekeeping
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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What you get

1

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.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
Support
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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

Fancy the hostel lifestyle and a chance to live in stunning, historic Edinburgh? We're looking for energetic backpackers to help keep our cosy little hostel on the iconic Royal Mile clean and tidy. With only 38 beds, we are a safe and comfy wee community. You'll be changing beds and cleaning bathrooms. In exchange, we're offering accommodation in our staff dorm and a free breakfast. Get stuck into our daily events or chill out in your new home!

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 35 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Stay at least
2 weeks

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2 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

Brazil

5

My experience in Edinburgh and volunteering at Royal Mile Backpackers was excellent. The staff is lovely and helpful. The volunteers feel welcome and at home. The hostel is in a great location, and the work is easy. I would definitely recommend volunteering at Royal Mile Backpackers.

about 11 hours ago

United States

5

Such a great experience! Orla and Jake were extremely kind and inclusive. The work was organized and exactly what was stated on worldpackers. I met so many amazing people and am so lucky I got to volunteer here. Thank you Orla and Jake for a wonderful time! Already miss Royal Mile Backpackers!

2 days ago

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Hosted by Jake & Orla

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 47% of the messages
Response Time
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2 published videos
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