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Hostel Montañita, Ecuador

9 reviews9

Reception and enjoy the amazing Montañita

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
A traveler recommended this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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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 clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
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

During this shift you will be in charge of the reception You will need to take care of the reception, handling any late checkins or early checkouts. Additionally, you'll give the hostel a general help organizing party days or food meetings

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 40 years old
  • Be from outside Ecuador

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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9 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Meeting locals

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Practicing English



A nice place yo stay. The tasks are easy and the week schedule is good if you want to hang out. they offer nice surf lessons

about 1 month ago



I had great fun working at Kiwi ! The owner is super cool and very responsive, makes you feel at home and never bored with ongoing activities ;)

over 1 year ago



Una muy buena experiencia de voluntariado, las instalaciones muy cómodas y el grupo de voluntarios no podria ser mejor. Agradezco que continue recibiendo gente durante esta situación de cuarentena porque ayuda muchisimo a la comunidad de viajeros.
Sam es muy buena onda y amable, por supuesto es Montañita y sus alrededores un lugar que no deberias dejar de conocer en Ecuador.

3 months ago



Super buena experiencia!!!

9 months ago



Kiwi es un hostel increíble, muy cómodo y bien equipado, con buena cocina y buena cama.
El trabajo es tranquilo y fácil, sólo la silla de la recepción que me mató la espalda, porque no es cómoda, encima porque pasamos muchas horas en ella.
Lo único que me paso fue que decía en Worldpackers que eran 24 horas semanales con horario fijo en la mañana y cuando llegue eran 30 horas con horarios rotativos.
Montañita es una ciudad copada, con mucha fiesta, pero con opciones de lugares tranquilos. Recomiendo a los viajeros!

9 months ago

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Hosted by SAM

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