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What you offer

Hours per week

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


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.


Serve and maintain the supplies and inventory of beverages.


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.

Team Dorm

You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.


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

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The Experience

Nuestro hostel esta diseñado especialmente para mochileros (backpackers) y viajeros en busca de aventuras y diversión en un ambiente relajado y juvenil.Tu misión sera trabajar en un lugar de grato ambiente y si tu quieres por las tardes puedes ser instructor de nuestras diversas actividades como deporte,caminatas o talleres. Te esperamos!

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  • Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

Talk to those who have lived the experience

25 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks


Learning & Fun


My experience was great. I was very well received by all Hostel staff, especially by Talita and Lucio. Outside of your working hours you are treated like any customer. The rest of the volunteers were also super high spirits. To be perfect they could pay more attention to the maintenance of the bicycles that are made available to the volunteers. On your vacation you can stay at the hostel in the Elqui Valley, which in itself is a great opportunity. Anyway, I strongly recommend it to the whole community.

21 days ago


Fue buenísima la experiencia que tuve en Cosmo Elqui, lo recomiendo a todos, la ciudad de La Serena es increíble. Conocí personas geniales en esa experiencia, los compañeros de voluntariado todos muy buena onda, así como los chicos del staff que siempre estuvieron disponibles para ayudar con todo lo que necesité. Espero tener la oportunidad de volver algún día.

28 days ago


No words to describe this experience.I was treated wonderfully and the tasks were as described in the website. I would definitely do it again.

2 months ago


Ótimo hostel! Principalmente o do valle del elqui, incrivel!

3 months ago


Não tenho palavras para expressar tamanha gratidão, me acolheram, respeitaram tudo o que havia combinado o lugar é lindo e as pessoas são incríveis.... Obrigada por tudo!

4 months ago
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About Hostel Cosmo Elqui

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  • Hosted by Josefina

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  • Response Rate: 40%
  • Response Time: 1 day

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This host receives a lot of worldpackers and has a high average rating.

Nuestro hostel es un lugar con ambiente juvenil y relajado para mochileros y aventureros. Contamos con amplios espacios comunes para que nuestros huéspedes compartan y se diviertan.

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