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Melide

Private hostel (42, 10€, Easter to October) Albergue Melide, to the right where the Camino joins the main road, on Avenida de Lugo. Laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Website www.alberguemelide.com Tel 640 046 428 Open 11:00 Book here!
Private hostel (20, 10€) Albergue Arraigos, on the Camino on the right opposite the park. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Tel 646 343 370  Book here!
Private hostel (72, 10€, Easter to October) Albergue O Cruceiro, just to the right of the Camino at the roundabout, on Ronda Coruña. Laundry facilities and microwaves. Website albergueocruceiro.es Tel 616 764 896 Open 11:00
Private hostel (34, 10€) Albergue Alfonso II, from the roundabout walk up Ronda Coruña and then turn right, on Avenida Toques y Friol. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Website alberguealfonsoelcasto.com Tel 608 604 850 Open 11:30 Book here!
Private Hostel (25, 10€, March to October) Albergue Vilela, on Rúa San Antonio. Kitchen, laundry facilities. A bit cramped. Tel 616 011 375 Open 11:00
Private hostel (36, 10€, March to November) Albergue San Antón, on Rúa San Antonio. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website alberguesananton.com Tel 698 153 672 Open 10:30 Book here!
Private Hostel (30, 10€) Albergue O Apalpador, on Rúa San Antonio. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.albergueoapalpador.com Tel 679 837 969 Open 11:00 Book here!
Xunta hostel (156, 6€) Albergue de Melide, on Rúa San Antonio. Laundry facilities. Cramped dorms. Tel 660 396 822 Open 13:00
Private hostel (12, 15€ with breakfast, April to September) O Candil, just to the the left of the Camino, on Rúa da Principal. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. New in 2018. Website www.ocandil.gal Tel 639 503 550 Open 12:00 Book here!
Private hostel (45, 10€) Albergue Pereiro, turn left off the Camino after the Xunta hostel, on Rúa Progreso, signposted. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Good reports. Website www.alberguepereiro.com Tel 981 506 314 Open 11:00 Book here!
Private hostel (52, 12€, Easter to October) Albergue Montoto, turn left off the Camino after the Xunta hostel, signposted. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Tel 646 941 887 Book here!

Melide has all facilities. Cafés, supermarket, pharmacy, all on the Camino, banks left at the roundabout. Fiesta San Roque 16 August.

Other accommodation options

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A Lúa do Camiño

Albergue Alfonso II

Albergue Montoto

Albergue o Apalpador

Albergue O Candil

Albergue Orois

Albergue Pereiro

Albergue San Anton

Arraigos

Casa De Abaixo

Casa de los Somoza

Casa Lúa

Casa Saleta

Casa Victoriano

Hotel Carlos 96

Melide - Saville

O Tobo do Lobo

Pension Esquina

Pension Orois

Pensión Pereiro

Pension Restaurante Sony

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