Want to work for the Village Hotel? We are hiring.

Want to work for the Village Hotel? We are hiring.

Want to work for one of the best known hotels in Maramures? Want to learn international tourism techniques and practice your foreign language skills so you can get a job aboard after working here? We are looking for a “Pension all rounder” some one who is capable and happy to do the following: The job Clean the rooms, the houses are old and have dust etc and so takes quite a bit of cleaning on each changeover. This can be up to 20 beds on a busy day. That’s very rare and you will not be expected to do 20 beds on your own. But most of the time will be from 1 to 5-bed changeovers a day. Plus cleaning the houses and kitchen etc. Laundry – yes, this is a trainee position and you get to learn all parts of the business 🙂 We have a well-equipped laundry at the hotel and so once the rooms are cleaned the linen needs cleaning and ironing. You need to be customer friendly, this is a small hotel and so every one is multi tasking. This is your chance to learn reception skills. If you can speak OK English, you are expected to talk with guests, to answer their questions, help with maps, things to do and to take them to dinner with locals in the Village or up at the sheep stations if you have a driving license. You are not expected to deal with booking, but you do have the opportunity to learn an industry standard booking system if your written English is good enough. You work 5 days...
Making hay – before it rains in Maramures

Making hay – before it rains in Maramures

On the way to the sheep station, I drove with my guest past the Guitain in Breb and there they were, hurrying along before those big black clouds dropped it’s rain on that dry hay they had spent all day raking in.  It always amazes me to see families still making hey the way their Grandparents did.  We stopped and took some pics and then get caught in the down pour so opted not to have dinner up the mountain as planned and ended up in Ocnar...

New website

After 10 years of having all our locations under one web address, www.somewheredifferent.com we are now making a site for each location as they are all ‘somewhere different’ in their own way. Have a look through the new site and see what we have been up...