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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.


Prepare meals for guests.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


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

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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.

Discounts on Parties

Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Restaurants

Yummy! Get discounts and grab a bite.

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Discounts on Drinks

Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Parties

Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events

Be part of something! Get free events.


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

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The Experience

Help with the front desk's cleaning, rooms and bathrooms cleaning as well, help in the hostel's parties (Bartending, cleaning) You can be a part of our team by helping our guests to have an awesome time in the most beautiful city in the world!

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  • Fluent English or Fluent Spanish

  • Over 18 years old

  • Be from outside Brazil

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

16 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


It was great, everybody was so friendly and nice:)

3 months ago


Lo único q realmente lamento fue no quedarme más tiempo... Me sentí en casa, las tareas no eran nada pesadas y el equipo del hostel era muy hamable y colaborador la ubicación era muy buena, en un sector tranquilo y cerca del metro... Sin dudas volvería :)

5 months ago


minha experiência no hostel foi muito boa, o trabalho estava bem dirigido e as pessoas com quem você trabalha são incríveis.é impossível ter uma experiência ruim aqui! obrigado por tudo maraca hostel!

5 months ago


Aguante Maraca Hostel y su staff, sobre todo Michele... y sus bolos.
El horario permite hacer otras actividades y son flexibles a los cambio.
La zona, si bien es tranquila, tiene mucho comercio y bares cerca. Estacion de Metro y tren a unas cuadras.

5 months ago


As a first experience i excpected that i could be good but many things happends.. I was with the clients in the dorm .. i felt sick after almost a week so i could not sleep at all.. I lost my team t-shirt and no one could do something.. Otherwise, Felipe is just genius and so friendly.. For the place is so calm and people sleep at 8 or 9pm so its boring ! Also there is no discount on drinks or things to eat at the hostel .. you are like a client !! Hope my next time could be better

7 months ago
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About Maraca Hostel

  • Hosted by Maraca

  • New
    Recently Online
  • Response Rate: 70%
  • Response Time: 8 days

About the host

Because we are the best sustainable hostel in Rio de Janeiro, we are located in the north zone of the city. Here you can find a lot of things to do because we are very close to the beaches and forest where you can practice adventure sports, hiking or go to visit the famous Maracanã Stadium (which is 7 min walk from us). Our team is very friendly and responsible with nature, we have a few sustainable projects which help the neighborhood and t...

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