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Guest House Newport, Ireland

4.0
19 reviews19

Help us with housekeeping, kitchen and cleaning.

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with the locals
7 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Practice English
7 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
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

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Support
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The Experience

Help with daily changeovers ,help with washing and ironing ,daily cleaning and upkeep of guest house. Also in Bar/Restaurant/Kitchen kitchen. 2 meals a day Free wifi Free Laundry Service

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate French
  • Over 20 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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Availability

Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
Stay at least
4 weeks

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19 Reviews

4.0

Host & Team

4.0

Hours & Tasks

4.0

Guest House

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.0

How this experience will transform you

7 Meeting locals

7 Practicing English

6 Get in touch with nature

4 Immersing in the local culture

3 Meeting international travelers

1 Developing social awareness

Brazil

5

It was a good experience, they treated me very well, I made friends, I was able to practice English and even Spanish.
The schedules were respected, my room was private and I received all the meals (a delight).
The city is small, so be aware of that.

24 days ago

Brazil

5

I really enjoyed having this experience. Well, everything happened as agreed, the tasks were accessible and well explained. Geraldine (the manager) is a very correct person, helps with tips and gives all the support. Seamus owns it, but it's not talkative. I never spoke to him. The house employee Loise is also very friendly and helpful. Would certainly recommend. The meals are good. The only downside is that the city is very small, but very beautiful. Would stay there again, for sure. If you want a nice place, it's here.

about 1 month ago

United States

5

Good experience and one of the best accommodation on this platform.
The location is ideal for beautiful scenery, calm and peacefulness . Small but not too remote. Local bus is right by the hotel.
I have to say I do not recommend for first timers, you are expected to adapt right away and not much information is provided but the team is always available to answer your questions and also for people that don’t enjoy spending time alone. I definitely would go back.

about 1 month ago

Mexico

1

The amount of work is insane , they put me as waiter and they dont give u the table # , u had to guess every time , the lack comunication is a thing also between the members of the org, we were not allowed to grab many types food , they barely give you toast, marmalade and egg, sometimes milk, they are not capable to negotiate days off or exchanging shifts,geraldine told me that if I didnt like it I must move on , so I did

Just stay away of this place!! unless u want to be kicked out !

about 2 months ago

Argentina

1

My experience with this volunteering was bad. I cannot speak about the tasks that had to be done because they did not give me the opportunity to stay there because the next day they sent me to another volunteer on another island because they did not need me, on the fourth day of having been in the other volunteer I wanted to return to Newport to talk to my Host and stay at the place I originally applied to but the Host only let me stay one night because he said there was no room for me. The truth is that the treatment of the Host was not adequate and I do not recommend this place to volunteer

about 2 months ago

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Hosted by Seamus

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