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Hornillos del Camino

Private (26, 7€, May to October) De Sol a Sol, on the Camino on the right. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Swimming pool. Tel 649 876 091 Open 11:30

Private (20, 10€, Easter to October) El Alfar de Hornillos, on the left on the Camino. Communal evening meal. Breakfast. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Good reports. Website elalfardehornillos.es Tel 619 235 930 Open 13:00

Private (32, 10€, March to October) Meeting Point, on the Camino on the right. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Good modern facilities. Microwaves. Evening meal. Breakfast. Website www.hornillosmeetingpoint.com Tel 608 113 599 Open 12:00

Private (30, 10€) Santi Spiritus, on the Camino in the right. Also private rooms. New in 2021. Tel 600 056 616

Municipal (32, 9€), to the right of the Camino near the church. Kitchen. Cramped dorms. Overflow accommodation in the townhall. Website hornillosalbergue.es Tel 689 784 681 Open 12:00

Shop, cafés. The shop on the left as you enter the village has a good selection of Camino necessities and does good sandwiches. The Green Tree Café, towards the end of the village on the right, specialises in vegetarian food and has possibly the best breakfast on the whole Camino.

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