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Hiring soon


Calling all fun, loving, dedicated wannabe Hostel workers!

City Backpackers Hostel will soon be recruiting for a new Receptionist to join our fabulous CBP Crew at the end of this Summer 2019!


Who are we?

We are proud to say that we have been running the most award-winning hostel in Stockholm for more than two decades, which is located in a beautiful 19th century building. We’ve won best hostel in Stockholm every year since 2010 and we’ve also won most popular hostel in the whole of Sweden 2019, voted by the people’s choice on Hostelworld website – so we must be doing something right? We love meeting people from different countries and giving them social spaces to be able to connect. We are always wanting to strive to live up to our guest’s expectations and give them an unforgettable experience from start to finish, so that they always wish to come back for some more.

What would we ask you to do in Reception at CBP?

Apart from the usual Reception duties checking in/out our guests, making/dealing with bookings, answering inquiries and emails quickly and giving advice on what things to see and do in Stockholm, you need to be able to deal with issues/ complaints that might arise, be able to multitask and be able to read people.  You need to have excellent customer service skills, love to socialize and always enjoy helping people out in a professional manner.

Who are we looking for?

  • You need to be a people’s person. This job is not suitable for the SHY.

  • An open-minded, hardworking, trustworthy individual, willing to learn and who doesn’t mind getting your hands dirty if needed.

  • Have great computer and administrative skills.

  • Must have Stockholm knowledge.

  • Speak both Swedish and English fluently.

  • You are a YES person! Always willing to help out your fellow team mates and guests when needed. Be a great team player.

  • Is willing to stay preferably more than one year with us (the more the better).

  • Must have a valid working permit to be able to work in Sweden.

  • A plus if you already have some hostel work experience but not a necessity!

  • Must be flexible with shifts which could involve morning, evening and night duty.

  • Able to work weekdays/weekends and occasionally on public holidays.

  • Job fits best with part-time workers /students looking for extra work.

What’s in it for you?

       Well apart from the money and getting extra work -

  • Actually, waking up and thinking ‘YES’ I’m looking forward to going to work today!

  • You will be working in an international environment.

  • Be part of a passionate, motivated team.

  • Learning the skills of the trade and be part of an exciting new adventure as we are always improving and making developments within the business.

  • Have opportunities to work in different areas of the hostel.

  • Enjoy hanging out at the hostel, when you are not working with the upcoming activities and events that are held at the hostel throughout the year.

  • Other extra perks you would find out when you work with us :)

If you think you are the person we are looking for, then please apply to

office@citybackpackers.se with a CV, pic of yourself and some text about yourself.