Come and join us at the Hostel located in the heart of El Poblado, Medellin, Colombia



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    The Hostel is located in the heart of El Poblado, just a 3 minute walk from Parque Lleras. We are close to many cafes, bars, supermarkets restaurants and nightclubs.

    We offer a variety of accommodation options which all include free breakfast, 24 hour free coffee, strong wi-fi and we cater to all types of travellers. We have a bar, large outdoor terrace, a pool table, swings and hammocks, an upstairs netflix area, a rooftop terrace a fully equipped kitchen and a brand new rooftop jacuzzi which can accommodate 7 people! We provide a mix of private and shared accommodation.

    We have been in operation for 12 years but have been under new ownership since 2017 and have undergone a vast redevelopment programme during that time.

    We also hold regular events including language exchanges, themed events, pub crawls, movie nights, pool tournaments all of which are well known around Medellin and attract many locals too.
    Enjoy our fantastic facilities, service and meet fellow travellers.

    There are 5 paid local staff and we work with up to 4 volunteers.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn a new culture and language, pick up I.T. and organization skills, learn the basic operations of reception and managing people. You are able to meet people from all over the world, be social, create contacts, and have a different experience in an incredible country, with great weather and people all in the heart of Medellin

  • Help


    We are looking for volunteers that are available to assist organization/running of social events, help at reception and occasionally some basic maintenance work. Volunteers are required to work a maximum of 5 days a week with a guaranteed 2 days free. Shifts are either in the mornings, afternoons or evenings and schedules are varied in order to be fair to all volunteers.

    Breakfast everyday included, laundry one day per week, commision for tours, commission on sales and tips for bar work if we have any big events, free coffee 24 hours and full use of all facilities

    We do get a lot of requests and therefore we do ask for a minimum 4 week stay, we will only be able to accept 3 week stays in unique circumstances.

    Please also only get in touch if you are coming to Medellin within the next 2 weeks, we are unable to schedule positions any further in advance than that.

    Must be able to speak both English and Spanish well, be over 21 years old and previous hostel experience is also preferable. We kindly ask prospective volunteers to be honest about their Spanish level, this is something that can be verified easily and if it is not to a high standard then unfortunately we cannot accept.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Shared dorm with 3 other people.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week (max 25 hours/week)

Host ref number: 167152112293