Reception Host (m/w/d) - Amsterdam

as of now - fulltime - in Amsterdam


a&o: that's simple, honest, big and always with a smile. Since the opening of our first store in 2000, we have been expanding throughout Europe to realise our motto EVERYONE CAN TRAVEL. With hostels in over 20 cities, we are now the largest hostel provider in Europe! In order to be recognizable, all our locations implement a standardized concept and are supported by our headquarters in Berlin.

The heart of a&o are our teams - and in order to support them, we are now looking for career changers, receptionists, hosts, entertainers, salespeople, communication talents or simply people who enjoy dealing with guests.


  • You will take on the role of host and make it your task to provide our guests with an unforgettable stay
  • You are the figurehead of a&o: Our front desks and the lobby are your area and you take care of our guests and their concern
  • You approach our guests openly, interact with them and answer their questions about the house, the event and the city
  • You organize and supervise the work processes at the reception to ensure that the shift runs smoothly
  • You take care of the check-in/check-out of guests
  • You make sure that the reception and the lobby are always neat and inviting for the guest



  • You have excellent communication skills and a high level of service orientation.
  • You enjoy communicating and interacting with guests
  • With your enthusiasm you can sweep guests along and motivate the Front Office Team.
  • You have a well-groomed appearance, team orientation, flexibility and extraordinary commitment.
  • You speak in Dutch and English, of course we are happy about any other language you speak



  • An exciting, responsible job in one of the top-innovators amongst Hostel-providers is expecting you
  • You can experience an team-oriented work-environment with loads of room for developing and implementing your own ideas and your personal growth
  • Short decision-making-processes and open communication are a major benefit of your new working-context
  • Profit from our attractive staff benefits programme, and enjoy a wide range of subsidized cultural and recreational offers and events or free accommodation in all a&o’s when you’re on holiday
  • Additionally: language courses, company pension-programmes, trainings, etc.


Does this sound attractive to you? We are very happy to receive your application (resume, cover letter, desired salary, earliest possibly starting-date).

Apply online now!


Sven de Boer
General Manager