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Hostel Drogheda, Ireland

5.0
12 reviews12

Help our hostel and get to know Ireland


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High demand host
This host has received 9 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with the locals
2 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

25h

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.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
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.
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The Experience

We are looking for people to help in the hostel on a day to day basis, cleaning, laundry, rooms and beds as well as reception duties and looking after guests needs. Come help us and become one of the family!

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Requirements

  • Fluent English
  • Over 22 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

Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Stay at least
4 weeks

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12 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Meeting locals

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Practicing English

1 Developing social awareness

Argentina

5

Thank you Rory and Hannah. I had an amazing time volunteering here this two months. I’ll carry Drogheda and this cozy hostel in my heart.

about 1 year ago

Australia

5

I arrived at The Spoon and the Star Hostel and I immediately felt very welcome. It's like being in a big busy house and everyone is friendly and helpful. There is a WhatsApp chat channel that helps you all to communicate and know what's happening if you need anything. It's great to stay connected on this channel if you go exploring somewhere on your days off you can share pics and fun stuff. Rory and Hanna the owners are very helpful and always there for you if you need.

over 1 year ago

Argentina

5

Spoon and The Stars is like a family! I really recommended this place! I enjoyed a lot :) And is a good opportunity to improve your English.

The duties are easy and the shifts are flexible. The building is on very well conditions and the decoration is so cute. There is a staff’s room and all the food are included.

Drogheda is a little town and the hostel is super close to the center.

Thanks!!!

about 2 years ago

Brazil

4

The experience was good, cause I think that all the experiences in our lifes are useful. The hostel is a cozy place and we feel like home there, Rory and Hanna and very friendly and easy going people. The hours and days off are respected and negociable, and we also have food included.
The city however is quite calm and there isn´t so many thing to do there, to visit another cities we always have to go to Dublin, and from there take another bus, what make us spend lot of money.

over 2 years ago

United States

5

This was my first experience, and I honestly could not have asked for a better place or better people to spend it with. From the first day it felt like home, everyone who works there are so kind and welcoming, it was most definitely a family. The work and hours are fair, and you have the opportunity to do a little bit of everything. This experience allowed me to gain skills in reception, cleaning, cooking, maintenance and in navigating the online programs.
The city is wonderfully located with a bus station for exploring bigger cities is just down the road. Thank you & Miss you all SO MUCH!

almost 3 years ago

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