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Hostel Santiago, Chile

18 reviews18

Ayúdanos a ayudarte

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
5 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Expand your social consciousness
4 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
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What you offer


Hours per week
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.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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What you get


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.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Se trabajará según las necesidades del día, pero principalmente hacer las camas, limpiar pasillos, el comedor, sacar el polvo de superficies y hacer algunos turnos en recepción durante la noche.

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  • Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English
  • Between 21 and 35 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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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

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18 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

5 Meeting international travelers

4 Developing social awareness

3 Immersing in the local culture

3 Creating true social impact

3 Practicing English

2 Practicing Spanish

United Kingdom


I really enjoyed the experience of working in the Merced 88. It gave me the opportunity to meet people from all around the world & to engage in conversations with people who were also traveling Chile. The staff in the Hostal were all really nice and welcoming. I would defo
recommend this experience to anyone who is looking for a good Hostal to work in in Santiago. The Hostal is situated in very good location.

about 1 year ago



En Merced 88 lo pase genial, el hostal es muy comodo y espacioso, los turnos son tranquilos y se cumple lo acordado.

Todo el staff es buena onda y dispuestos a ayudar en todo.

Lo recomiendo totalmente 🙌🏻

23 days ago



Ha sido una experiencia totalmente buena, el hostal es lindo y espacioso, se cumplió con lo acordado, hay flexibilidad de horarios y todos en el staff son géntiles y dispuestos a hacer un buen equipo!

27 days ago



Siendo mi primera experiencia en un hostel por Worldpackers...puedo decir que todo salió mejor de lo que imaginaba...felicitaciones a todos por el excelente trabajo...sigan así

5 months ago

Loreen replied

Muchas gracias Daniel por todo! Esperamos poder continuar compartiendo y trabajando contigo :D



El hostel es muy amplio y organizado, el ambiente es muy agradable, puedes conocer gente de todo el mundo y practicar varios idiomas, esta muy bien ubicado, cerca del centro de La Ciudadela y de barrios bohemios y culturales, el staff tiene muy buena energía, las tareas están claras y se respetan los acuerdos...les recomiendo la expericia en Merced 88,

9 months ago

Loreen replied

Gracias por tu comentario Francia, nos alegra haber compartido contigo por tantos meses. Siempre bienvenida :D

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