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Arzúa

Private hostel (50, 10€, Easter to September) O Albergue de Selmo, on the Camino on the right at the start of the town. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Tel 981 939 018
Private hostel (48, 10€) Albergue Don Quijote, on the Camino on the left. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. All beds in one large dorm. Tel 981 500 139 Open 11:00
Private Hostel (72, 12€, Easter to October) Albergue Santiago Apóstol, on the Camino on the right. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Breakfast. Website www.alberguesantiagoapostol.com Tel 981 508 132 Open 11:00
Private Hostel (38, 10€) Albergue Ultreia, on the Camino on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Good reports. Website www.albergueultreia.com Tel 981 500 471 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (46, 12€, March to November) Albergue De Camino, on the Camino on the left. Laundry facilities. Breakfast. Website decaminoalbergue.com Tel 678 758 296 Open 11:30
Private Hostel (20, 10€, February to November) Albergue Turístico, left off the Camino, on Rúa Rego da Raña. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 608 380 011
Private Hostel (14, 10€) Cima do Lugar, on the left. Laundry facilities. Website www.cimadolugar.com Tel 661 633 669 Open 11:30
Private Hostel (12, 10€, April to October) The Way, on the left. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Breakfast. Tel 680 969 697 Open 13:00
Private hostel (14, 12€) Casa del Peregrino, on the right. Laundry facilities, microwaves. New in 2017. Tel 668 708 704 Open 13:00
Xunta Hostel (56, 6€) Albergue de Arzúa, on the left. Laundry facilities. In a nicely renovated old building. Tel 981 500 455 Open 13:00
Private hostel (20, 12€, April to October) Albergue da Fonte, past the Xunta hostel and it's a little to the right. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Friendly. Website www.alberguedafonte.com Tel 604 002 380 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (22, 12€, April to October) O Santo, to the right on the square just after the Xunta hostel. Laundry facilities, microwaves. New in 2017. Website www.albergueosanto.com Tel 981 500 957 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (60, 12€) Albergue Vía Lactea, 100m off the Camino to the left just after the Xunta hostel, on Rúa Xosé Neira Vilas. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Good reports. Website www.alberguevialactea.com Tel 981 500 581 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (28, 10€, Easter to October) Los Caminantes, continue straight on the main road at the tourist information booth, on Rúa de Santiago. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website albergueloscaminantes.com Tel 647 020 600 Open 12:00
Private hostel (18, 10€, March to November) A Conda, a little north of the centre on Rúa Calexa. Tel 981 500 068

Arzúa has all facilities. The Camino passes along Rúa de Lugo where there are supermarkets, a Tourist Information Office, cafés which serve the local cheese specialities, a pharmacy and banks. Fiestas Feira do Queixo / Festival of Cheese 3 March. Restaurante Carballeira on Rúa de Ramón Franco does traditional home cooking. The restaurant of Hostal Teodora, on Rúa Lugo, has been recommended.

Private hostel (30, 12€) Albergue Camiño das Ocas, about 400m off the Camino to the right in the tiny village of Bebedeiro. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 648 404 780

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