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Hostel San José, Costa Rica

3 reviews3

Improve your administration skills and enjoy Costa Rica! ;)

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with booking systems and payments.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Volunteers will be helping with reservations, check Ins-Outs, basic touristic information, some answering phone calls and emails, and social media. Also enjoy Costa Rica as a local!

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  • Intermediate English and Intermediate Spanish
  • Between 20 and 50 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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3 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

3 Meeting international travelers

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Practicing English

1 Meeting locals

Costa Rica


Disfruté mucho mis días en hostel, conocí a personas muy hermosas y aprendí mucho.
Desafortunadamente, Johnatan, el administrador, fue agresivo verbal y psicológicamente. Yo cometí varios errores como cobrar mal en dos ocasiones y no cumplir con el horario de trabajo al pie de la letra en otras dos, sin embargo, creo que se pudo abordar los inconvenientes de una manera respetuosa, sin gritar, decir malas palabras, amenazarme con echarme del hostel y echarme en cara los beneficios que estaba recibiendo a cambio de mi colaboración, tal como sucedió :/

4 months ago



El hostal es hermoso, una casa antigua llena de luz, arte y plantas. Es muy tranquilo por lo que solo se necesitaban 3 voluntarios, pero mis compañeros y yo creamos una amistad increíble que estoy segura durará mucho tiempo. Jonathan, el encargado del hostal es una persona muy relajada, amable y comprensiva. ¡Solo no lo hagan enojar y todo ira bien! Muy agradecida con esta experiencia. Lo recomiendo plenamente.

6 months ago



Es una hermosa casa antigua de un ex presidente. Una excelente estancia,me sentí como en casa. Las tareas son muy sencillas de lograr y la gente de ahí es muy buena y correcta.
Me encanto el lugar y el trato.
Si estás dispuesto a ayudar este es un voluntariado para ti.
Justo en el centro de San Jose ideal para dejar tus cosas tus dos días de descanso y salir a explorar al rededor de esta bonita ciudad.

10 months ago

About the host

Hosted by Federico

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