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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with booking systems and payments.
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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
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.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

As our guests have been saying during the years since our start 1999… “Homey and cozy, you feel an open and friendly atmosphere when you walk in through the door -” The house has a lot of character, old and steady built in the 1930 by a German architect . We want travelers committed to the tasks of the hostel, also seek to offer economic compensation based on experience and hours worked

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

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2 Reviews


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Fueron 2 meses muy lindos en Pto. Varas. El trabajo abarcó recepción, desayuno, lavandería y turnos nocturnos. Los horarios eran elaborados al inicio del mes y fueron muy flexibles, los días libres siempre juntos, con lo que era posible realizar viajes cortos y aprovechar el tiempo libre. Como algo a mejorar puedo mencionar que al inicio fue necesario recordar ciertas cosas del acuerdo para que se cumplieran. Fuera de eso, cumplieron con lo descripto aquí. Fui a muchos tours gratis, tuve desayuno, lavandería. Incluso me llevaron para tomar el bus cuando me fui. Gracias por todo Malin y Mauro!

over 2 years ago



Minha experiência no Compass del Sur não poderia ter sido melhor. Agradeço à Malin e ao Mauro pela oportunidade que me deram, aprendi muito e me senti em casa o tempo todo. Foi muito gratificante passar um tempo com toda a equipe do hostel, os levarei para sempre.

over 3 years ago

About the host

Hosted by Mauro

Response Rate
This host usually answers to 60% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 2 days

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