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Hostel Vienna, Austria

5.0
14 reviews14

Free stay in an international atmosphere in a beautiful city!


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What you offer

3h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Support
Support
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The Experience

Volunteers will be expected to work around 20/25 hours per week, supporting and organizing evening events with the guests, helping maintaining the kitchen clean and tidy and doing nightshifts. Shifts will be arranged together with the other volunteers with some flexibility.

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Requirements

  • Fluent English
  • Over 21 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

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14 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

1 Practicing English

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Meeting international travelers

Spain

5

I highly recommend hostel Ruthensteiner. Staff members are very welcoming to volunteers. The job is fun, and you can get to know people from all over the world. I had a wonderful time in its relaxed and friendly environment.

Mar/13/2020

United Kingdom

5

The first thing I did when I left was to thank Valentina for giving me the privilege to work there, because that's what it is, a privilege. Not only has the hostel just recently and deservedly won the award of 'Most Popular Hostel in Vienna', but it is testament to the level of organisation and care that goes in to how the hostel is being managed. From all levels of staff, there is an inclusivity and friendliness that makes working there so memorable and pleasant, and the guests can see that too. Hostel Ruthensteiner was the first stop on my travels but I didn't want to leave. I loved it all.

Jan/30/2020

Brazil

5

I had a Amazing time in the Ruthensteiner, as a volunteer you will be overwhelmed of fun and benefits you will have there. Nice dorm, bike, breakfast, dinner, a beer for free, laundry, etc
Our job is to make sure the guest have a great time in the hostel at help the receptionist and bartender to do a great job. In the work times always you are able to have a talk to a guest.
I left the hostel with a new skills, new friends and amazing time. I 100% recommend.

Jan/17/2020

Brazil

5

Hostel Ruthensteiner has surprised me so well that I feel that a part of me has stayed there or wants to stay. The best volunteering I've ever had with a lot of learning, fun all the time, respect among everyone and the friendliness that exists in every conversation. The work hours are very fair, the tasks are rewarding and gives us enough time to explore the city.
I recommend it to the best and enthusiastic travelers planning a volunteer time in Vienna :)
Thank you Valentina and the whole team for my brief and wonderful month, I hope to see you soon.

Jan/12/2020

United States

5

This experience was the best I've ever had at a hostel. It was great learning to cook various dishes for the guest and you don't need to go far to enjoy the city. Vienna is a jewel and this hostel is it's crown, they're perfect for one another.

Nov/11/2019

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