Get to know our hostel assistant family! There will be at least one of us ready to greet you when you arrive and make you feel at home in any of our Igloo buildings. You'll be speaking to one of us if you call reception or via emails too.

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B

Bossy part-timer mostly in Spain


From: DENMARK
Joined Igloo: 1996


Favourite thing to do in Notts
Art, gigs and caves



Loves: tapas, siestas, the outdoors
Hates: marmite



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MOLLY

Your what’s on in Notts guru.

From: Staffordshire, ENGLAND
Joined Igloo: June 2015

Favourite thing to do in Notts
Pints at “the poacher”, walking my dog Pedro, gigs in all the wonderful venues and a theatre performance once in a while.

Loves: Talking about travel, woolly hats and jumpers, escape rooms.
Hates: Defrosting the car before work

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ATTILA

Find me online, competing with future generations of space travellers.

From: HUNGARY
Joined Igloo: October 2015

Favourite thing to do in Notts
Walk around at night when there are only foxes and cats around, Mint mushy peas from Goose Fair.

Loves: Computers (not the Apple ones) and animals. Experimenting. Not on animals. To be vegan.
Hates: I like to keep hate out of my life, but I can’t stand penguins. I hate it when they follow me.

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MARINE

Find me playing with numbers

From: Chaumont, FRANCE
Joined Igloo: January 2015

Favourite thing to do in Notts
Enjoying an outdoor cinema with Sunset Cinema Club where you can bring your own comfy seat and food for a nice movie in the evening.

Loves: Travelling, TV shows, Excel, Strawberry Lime Cider
Hates: Crowded places & walking slowly on a busy footpath.

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XANTHEA

Find me writing the Igloo blog

From: Northamptonshire, ENGLAND
Joined Igloo: May 2017

Favourite thing to do in Notts
Picking up fresh veg from Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, visiting Bestwood Country Park & Wollaton Hall


Loves: Flowers and honeybees
Hates: Being on a bus in rush hour

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SARAH

Queen of the bedding cupboard

From: Bordeaux, FRANCE
Joined Igloo: April 2017

Favourite thing to do in Notts
Going out for lunch/dinner (The Peacock, Suede and Nada Budaya are among my favourites), walking around aimlessly finding hidden gems like Bun Mii on George St, and going for a swim

Loves: Bread, trying new recipes
Hates: Badly folded laundry

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GIUSEPPE

Pizza and Drums

From: Italy
Joined Igloo: February 2018

Favourite thing to do in Notts
Historical buildings, shopping, the Christmas market, watching the ice hockey, the people!

Loves: Cooking Italian food
Hates: Impoliteness

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THE VOLUNTEERS

Find us hanging out in the kitchen, working on reception or housekeeping!

From: ALL OVER THE WORLD!


Favourite thing to do in Notts
Going out and karaoke nights
Meeting new people staying at Igloo. Going for coffee at Ugly Bread Bakery


www.igloohostel.co.uk/volunteer/