Private hostel (40, 10€ or 15€ with evening meal, Easter to November) Albergue Canal de Castilla, at the start of the town, beside the railway station, after passing under the railway tracks follow the signs. Laundry facilities. Evening meal. Breakfast. Also private rooms. Website www.albergueperegrinosfromista.com Tel 979 810 193 Open 13:00
Municipal Hostel (56, 9€, February to December) Albergue de Frómista, near the church of San Martín. Laundry facilities. Breakfast. Basic and a bit run-down. Tel 979 811 089 Open 13:00
Private hostel (32, 10€, March to October) Estrella del Camino, turn right just before the tourist information, on Avenida del Ejército Español beside Hostal Camino de Santiago. Laundry facilities. If it's closed ask in the hostal for the key. Negative reports. Website www.albergueestrelladelcamino.com Tel 979 810 399 Open 12:00 Book here!
Private hostel (5, donativo, only open in winter when all other hostels are closed) Albergue Betania, opposite Estrella del Camino, on Avenida del Ejército Español. Tel 638 846 043
There is a supermarket on the Camino entering the town and another small supermarket on a street off the square beside the church of San Martín de Tours. On the Camino near the tourist information there are cafés, a bakery and banks. Pharmacy, turn left at the tourist information. Turn right here for more banks. Restaurante La Venta del Boffard, on Plaza San Martín, has been recommended. Frómista has train connections north to Santander and south to Palencia, from where there are connections to Madrid and León, etc.
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