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Estella / Lizarra

Private hostel (30, 15€) La Hostería de Curtidores, on the Camino on the right before the town. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Buffet breakfast. New in 2017. Tel 948 550 070 Open 11:30 Book here!
Private Hostel (34, 7€, May to September) ANFAS, turn right over a footbridge before the town, signposted. Kitchen, laundry facilities, pleasant communal area. Run by a local association for people with special needs. Website www.albergueanfas.org Tel 948 554 551 Open 12:00
Parish hostel (32, donativo, Easter to October) Albergue Parroquial San Miguel, turn right over a footbridge before the town, signposted. Kitchen. Breakfast from 0600. Mass with pilgrim blessing. Good reports. Tel 635 866 009 Open 13:00
Private hostel (20, 20€, March to November) Albergue Ágora, turn right over the hump-backed bridge then left then right, on Calle Callizo Pelaires. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Breakfast. New in 2017. Website www.dormirenestella.com Tel 948 546 574 Open 13:00  Book here!
Municipal hostel (96, 6€, February to November) Albergue de Peregrinos de Estella, on the left after you pass the hump-backed bridge. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 948 550 200 Open 11:30
Religious hostel (20, 13€) Albergue Capuchinos Rocamador, on the left just after first roundabout. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Communal evening meal. Breakfast. Also private rooms. Website www.alberguescapuchinos.org Tel 948 550 549 Open 12:00
Youth hostel (80, 14€, April to October) Albergue Juvenil Oncineda continue straight from the Municipal until you come to a roundabout, the hostel is at the end of Calle del Monasterio de Irache, to your right. Kitchen and laundry facilities. Evening meals and breakfast. Website www.albergueestella.com Tel 948 555 022

Estella is a big town with all services. Paseo la Inmaculada has most things you'll need including shops and a Carrefour supermarket. Café / bakery Lopez, on the same street opens at 0700. Taller Gastronómico Casanella, on Calle Espoz y Mina, gives cooking classes as well as serving food, recommended. Café La Rua, opposite the municipal hostel also does good food and opens early with fresh pastries. Restaurante Casanova on Calle de Fray Wenceslao de Oñate has also been recommended. There's a Tourist Information in the Palacio de los Reyes de Navarra, straight on from the municipal hostel. The library on Calle Julio Ruiz de Alda has Internet access and a big collection of books about the Camino. Open Monday to Friday 0900 to 2100. Leaving town several cafés open early. Fiestas Patronales 2 August, San Andrés 30 November.

Other accommodation options

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Agora Hostel

Alda Estella Hostel

Apartamento Belmecher

Apartamento Garin

Apartamento Gure Ganbara

Apartamento Pelaires

Apartamentos Amaiur

Apartamentos Amaiur 2

Apartamentos Gebala

Apartamentos Jurramendi

B&B LOS LLANOS

B&B Zaldu

Casa Velez

Hospederia Chapitel

Hostal El Volante

Hostería de Curtidores

Hotel Tximista

Hotel Yerri

Mariscal Don Pedro

Pensión Buen Camino

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