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What you offer

5h
Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Teaching Languages

Give language lessons to guests or local community.

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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.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Accommodation

Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Language lessons

Learn or improve your language skills.

Support
Support

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Insurance
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The Experience

In this nice hostel in Salvador - Bahia, our team would like to learn another language in exchange for accommodation. You are welcome to come and help us out and be sure to make new friends here!

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Requirements

  • Fluent English or Fluent French

  • Over 18 years old

  • European Union Passport

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

10 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Hostel

Learning & Fun

France

It was great to be there and get the time to discover Salvador, all in ones! Gleidson is really nice and always welling to help if you need, and flexible with the schedule! Everything is made for you to feel like at home... Thank you Gleidson!

17 days ago

Brazil

Tive uma ótima experiencia no Fonte nova hostel. A equipe muito acolhedora e simpatica. O local fica próximo a todo tipo de comércio e acarajé por 2 reais hahaha.
Aliane e Gleidson fazem o lugar ficar com um clima familiar e tranquilo.
Obrigado e espero voltar um dia para este hostel :)

about 1 month ago

Brazil

Foi uma ótima experiencia! O hostel fica no centro, do lado do Pelourinho e da estação de metrô, da pra fazer tudo andando. Pertinho de quase todos os museus e centros culturais de Salvador. Aliane foi um anjo com toda humildade e carinho, sempre com as melhores dicas de eventos e passeios pra aproveitar bem a cidade. O trabalho é bem leve e num horario bom, acaba dando pra ter boa parte do dia pra turistar. Conheci pessoas maravilhosas pelo caminho e espero voltar algum dia! Agradeço Joana, Angelica, Olivia, Dayane, Mario e Gleidson pelos dias e aprendizados!

2 months ago

United States

I stayed here in Fonte Nova hostel for three weeks while living in Salvador. The team is so kind, and Gladison is very receptive and generous. The hostel is ideally located right next to the metro (which means a lot!!) and near Pelourinho too. I mostly worked in reception from 8-2pm with 1 day off a week. I used he kitchen to cook and there is a supermarket and a fruiteria on the block so very helpful. I didn’t speak any português when I got here, but I have learned some! The team of workers here are so kind and friendly and I feel very at home!

3 months ago

Brazil

Eu gostei muito de trabalhar no hostel fonte nova. Todos me receberam muito bem, fiquei na recepção me agregou muito essa experiência por trabalhar em lugar que recebe um público alto de turista. Gleidson o dono do hostel, conversou bastante comigo, aprendi muito com ele, espero voltar em breve, pois gostei bastante do hostel e Salvador.

3 months ago
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About Fonte Nova Hostel

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  • Hosted by Gleidson

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  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: Less than a day
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