Family hostel looking for artistic and maintenance help in Cusco, Peru

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Peru

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    05/07/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    [Workaway note: please contact this host in Spanish]

    We are a Cusqueña family and we are in the creation of a space for travelers, providing all the possible comforts and giving them the possibility of staying in a unique place. Currently it works as a family hotel, where little by little we focus on renovating a space based on concepts of recycling things for the decoration and use of it.
    The tasks to be performed in the exchange, ranging from tasks of the hotel, such as cleaning rooms, reception and laundry. We also need to make artistic changes in murals and different sectors, help in maintenance (painting, sanding, repairing)
    The lodging is in a local neighborhood a few blocks from the market of San Pedro, and 15 minutes walking from the main square. You will be able to experience and live a local neighborhood, but at the same time you will have all kinds of tourist attraction nearby.
    The exchange goes from about 4.5 hours of work per day, 20.25 weekly to agree according to the task to be performed.
    It offers a comfortable room for volunteers with bathroom to share
    Breakfast will be provided at scheduled times and the possibility of sharing a small kitchen.
    The lodging has hot water and wifi.

    Somos una familia Cusqueña y Estamos en la creacion de un espacio para viajeros, brindando todas las comodidades posibles y dandoles la posibilidad de hospedarse en un lugar unico. Actualmente funciona como un hotel familiar,donde poco a poco nos enfocamos en renovar un espacio en base a conceptos de reciclaje de cosas para la decoracion y uso del mismo.
    Las tareas a realizar que buscamos en el intercambio, va desde tareas de el hotel, como limpieza de habitaciones, recepcion y lavanderia. Tambien necesitamos hacer cambios artisticos en murales y diferentes sectores, ayuda en mantenimiento (pintura , lijar , reparar)
    El hospedaje se encuentra en un barrio local a pocas cuadras del mercado de san pedro, y a 15 minutos caminando de la plaza de armas. Usted podra experimentar y vivir un barrio local, pero a su vez tendras cerca todo tipo de atraccion turistica.
    El intercambio va desde unas 4,5 hs de trabajo diarias, 20,25 semanales a convenir segun tarea a realizar.
    Se ofrece un cuarto comodo para voluntarios con baño a compartir
    Se brindara desayuno en horario establecido y posibilidad de compartir una pequeña cocina.
    El hospedaje cuenta con agua caliente y wifi.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The family that owns the lodging is a Cusco family also dedicated to tourism. You can consult different routes for your trip to Machu Picchu, Inca trails, meet local people, customs, practice Spanish.
    The house is located near the bus stops that go to all Cusco, being able to consult on different walks and alternatives for your stay in the city.
    They will learn about the operation of a lodging and develop different manual skills.

    La familia propietaria del hospedaje, es una familia cusqueña tambien dedicada al turismo. Podran consultar diferentes rutas para su viaje a machupichu , senderos incas , conocer gente local, costumbres , practicar español.
    La casa esta ubicada cerca de los paraderos que van hacia todo cusco, pudiendo consultar sobre diferentes paseos y alternativas para su estadia en la ciudad.
    Aprenderan sobre el funcionamiento de un hospedaje y a desarrollar diferentes habilidades manuales.

  • Help

    Help

    Assistance is needed for basic maintenance tasks in the operation of a lodging, such as laundry, cleaning of rooms and covering shifts in the reception.
    Volunteers are also received for maintenance tasks and repairs (Painting, building with wood, fixing things)
    Another possibility is an artistic exchange to make murals inside the accommodation and give life to the rooms and different sectors.

    Se necesita ayuda para tareas de mantenimiento basicas en el funcionamiento de un alojamiento, tales como lavanderia, limpieza de habitaciones y cubrir turnos en la recepcion.
    Tambien se reciben voluntarios para tareas de mantenimiento y refacciones ( Pintar, construir con madera ,arreglar cosas)
    Otra de las posibilidades es un intercambio artistico para hacer murales dentro del hospedaje y dar vida a las habitaciones y diferentes sectores.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    espanol de preferencia

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a room for volunteers with comfortable beds, access to wifi and hot water.
    Shared kitchen area as well as the bathrooms.
    A basic breakfast will be provided with bread, jam, butter and seasonal fruits, coffee and infusions.

    Hay un cuarto habilitado para voluntarios con comodas camas , acceso a wifi y agua caliente.
    Zona de cocina compartida al igual que los baños.
    Se brindara un desayuno basico a base de pan , mermelada, mantequilla y frutas de estacion , cafe e infusiones.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This lodging is located in a local neighborhood of Cusco, very close to downtown and the San Pedro market. It is a commercial area, growing in terms of tourism, and we want to create spaces where locals and travelers can stay in a unique place, where tranquility, good atmosphere and energy can coexist in the same space. We are reforming based on concepts of recycling and reuse of objects, gardening, and above all a good space for rest.

    Este hospedaje se encuentra ubicado en un barrio local del Cusco, muy cercano al centro y al mercado de San Pedro. Es una zona comercial, en crecimiento en cuanto al turismo, y queremos crear espacios donde locales y viajeros puedan hospedarse en un Lugar unico , donde la tranquilidad, el buen ambiente y energia puedan convivir en un mismo espacio. Estamos reformando en base a conceptos de reciclaje y reutilizacion de objetos, jardineria, y sobre todo un buen espacio para el descanso.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Cuarto de voluntarios

Host ref number: 545168939462