Help at our hostel in Vienna, Austria



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    We're a laid-back, cozy hostel in Vienna, Austria. We've been around since 1968 and we are currently the best rated hostel in the city! Located just a 15 minutes walk from beautiful Schönbrunn Palace and just around the corner from famous shopping avenue Mariahilferstrasse.

    We are a big international family coming from all around the world, speaking English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and more.. :) We take care about each other and we will take care about you.

    Our hostel has a guest kitchen and laundry service, a beautiful garden, musical instruments and plenty of good vibes. :)
    We offer you free accommodation, free laundry once a week, free bike rental, discount at the hostel bar, discounts on local restaurants and optional health insurance.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Over the years we have become really good friends and that is one of the reasons for the good atmosphere and team work at the reception. We care for each other, have fun together and it really feels like a big family! That is how you will be treated as well. Be part of our wonderful hostel tribe and get to know the hostel business from the inside, experience hospitality and meet people from all over the world and gather experience in one of Europe’s first and most famous hostels.
    In case both of our expectations meet, we can provide a monetary wage as well.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    The workawayers will be expected to work around 25 hours per week supporting the reception and the bar, organizing evening events with the guests, such as quiz nights, cooking and games with guests. Shifts will be arranged together with the other workawayers with some flexibility.
    For a cozy get-together and getting to know other people and travelers, we want our workawayers to organize a pay as you wish dinner for our guests every evening - knowledge of cooking and the joy of cooking are therefore very advantageous.
    If you are an easygoing, communicative person, that like traveling, meeting other people and want to visit Vienna, be well-organized and stay calm in stressful / tricky and unfamiliar situations, keep the overview and can act in a structured manner, but also take care and accept others, you will be very welcome!

    Combine fitness training with work...
    If you would like to be a member of our team for more than 3 months (at least for a year) and you might study in Vienna or stay in Vienna for a longer period of time, we are looking for ambitious and motivated people who would like to help in the Hostel Cleaning Team for 20 hours a week – interested? Please contact us!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    We are happy to help our workawayers to learn the basics of the local language.

  • Accommodation


    A bed in a 4-bed dormitory (which you share with the other workawayers) . There is a kitchen in the common area, where you can prepare your own meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Take one of our bicycles (for free) and explore Vienna on the bike, visit Vienna's sights, visit the National Park (Lobau-Donau-Auen), go swimming in the Danube,... enjoy and feel free!
    In Winter, Vienna's Christmas-markets are amazing!

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    • 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

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 567725799554