Building a unique guest experience in Amsterdam, Netherlands



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    Hi I'm Willem and in 2020 I build my dream: An indoor camping Hotel in Amsterdam. It's a 1000m2 indoor park in which guest can spend the night in a vintage camper of even in one of the beach houses. Yes there even is a white sandy beach! The easiest explaination is: It looks like a camping but it works like an hotel instead of boring rooms guest can sleep in a caravan, camper, gypsy wagon etc. Plus you get the social benefits of an hostel since guest can play Badminton or Jeu de Boules in the park. Which can result in having a drink and a chat with the guests enjoying each other's stories.

    I love to create and build things so all caravans etc I transformed into comfortable hotel rooms. I have a workshop in a separate area in the camping where I build the rooms. Currently there are 16 rooms finished and I'm planning to build up to 30 rooms so every bit of creativity can be used here.

    I'm hoping to find 1 or 2 persons that can help me transforming classic caravans into cool bedrooms. Please read the details about the work before you react.

    Hope you fit the profile and come to Amsterdam! =)

    I can offer you the minimum waige in exchange for you help.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will be in Amsterdam, the culture capital of The Netherlands. This city doesn't need an introduction. All your free time you can spend exploring the city and it's surroundings. Plus you work in a total new Hotel concept experiencing what it means to setup and run a business.

  • 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


    Hi people.

    I'm looking for someone or preferably a couple or two friends (since if you are with 2 you will share a bedroom) that has/have some real skills like carpentry to help me restore the classic caravans into beautifull bedrooms. You do need to have experience with basic tools like electric saws, drills etc.

    I am often so busy running the camping that I hardly get to build the caravans and that's where you could help me. The pictures shows some before and after shots so you can see what the work contains: Stripping a caravan, making a basic bed from wood, new electronics and paint.
    If I can do it, it can't be that hard. =)

    In case of emergency I might possible I ask you sometimes to help your colleagues from workaway out with the house keeping and handeling of the guests but the creation of rooms will be the focus. Our workshop is inside the indoor camping so you are part of the whole experience.

    I am looking for that can help me out during for a longer period of time like 2-3 months or more. (I often get a 100 reactions from people who want to come for a few weeks. I'm sorry that really isn't possible and I'm sorry I'm super busy so I can't answer all these messages to tell you it isn't possible)

    I can offer you the minimum waige in exchange for you help.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    The camping is on the ground floor. You will have a private bedroom with a comfy bed on the first floor. You can cook in the kitchen that is shared with the other workawayers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Amsterdam doesn't really need an explaination: You have all the best museums, bars, clubs, parks, famous canals that you can wish for.
    I have some bikes for you so you can be a real Dutchy and take a bike ride through the city. Else the metro is just around the corner.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    You will have free wifi to work with

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    The working hours can vary. Housekeeping is done between 11:00am and 15:00pm. Since it is open 24/7 there is always something to do from helping guest to building new caravan rooms

Host ref number: 966178859841