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What you offer

Hours per week

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

Party Promoter

Help to promote parties and social activities.


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


Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

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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.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here


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

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The Experience

Looking for a friendly and temporary member of our staff! We are a relaxed boutique hostel near downtown. Located in the university district and a trendy gastronomic area in a very safe and quiet neighbourhood. All 5 staff members and owners are costa rican who love to share good conversations and delicious food with travelers. Your every day tasks include front desk, general maintenance, and being an excelent host by engaging with our guests.

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

  • Over 19 years old

  • Be from outside Costa Rica

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

3 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


Magnífica experiencia, The Garden es una parada obligatoria si tenés pensado venir a Costa Rica, ya sea como voluntario o como huésped, la energía que se siente es como la de llegar a tu hogar y que te reciba tu familia.
Simplemente gracias ❤

3 months ago


Gracias a The Garden por un increíble mes. Pude conocer Costa Rica y a un montón de lindas personas (staff y huéspedes). ¡Gran experiencia!

3 months ago


My best experience in San Jose. Amazing staff. I really felt at home there. They keep improving the hostel.

5 months ago

About The Garden CR

  • Hosted by The Garden Cr

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