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O Pedrouzo / Arca do Pino

The 'Camino' as described here is the route most pilgrims use to pass through O Pedrouzo, it generally follows the main road. The 'real Camino' bypasses the town.
Xunta hostel (150, 6€) Albergue de Arca do Pino, on the Camino on the left down a steep incline. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 660 396 826 Open 13:00
Private Hostel (52, 12€, March to October) Albergue Edreira, turn left down Rúa das Minas and then right, on Rúa Fonte. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Good reports. Website www.albergue-edreira.com Tel 981 511 365 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (78, 12€, March to October) Albergue O Trisquel, on the Camino on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 616 644 740 Open 12:00 Book here!
Private Hostel (54, 10€, March to November) Albergue Porta de Santiago, on the Camino on the right. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Website www.portadesantiago.com Tel 981 511 103 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (14, 10€, March to November) Albergue O Burgo, on the Camino on the left. Laundry facilities. Website www.albergueoburgo.es Tel 630 404 138 Open 12:00 Book here!
Private Hostel (36, 10€, April to October) Albergue Otero, from the Camino at the Casa do Concello turn right on to Rúa Condelo, and then immediately left on to Rúa Forcarey. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Tel 671 663 374. Open 11:00
Private hostel (50, 12€, Easter to October) Albergue REM, left off the Camino, on Avenida da Igrexa. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Breakfast. Website www.alberguerem.com Tel 981 510 407 Open 11:00
Private hostel (94, 12€) Albergue Cruceiro de Pedrouzo left off the Camino down Avenida Igrexa. Kitchen, laundry facilities. In a nondescript building. Good reports. Website www.alberguecruceirodepedrouzo.com Tel 981 511 371 Open 12:00

O Pedrouzo has all facilities along the Camino. Several cafés on the Camino do food and there's a café / bakery Panadería A Peneira which opens for breakfast with delish pastries. Fiestas San Pedro 29 June, A Madalena 22 July.

Other accommodation options

(NOTE: check the location carefully, some accommodation is not on the Camino)

Albergue O BurgoAlbergue O TrisquelApartamento CefasCamping Peregrino O CastiñeiroCasa la FuenteCasa PedrasHostal MaribelHotel Rural O AcivroPension 23-Vinte e TresPensión 9 de AbrilPensión A SolainaPensión CodesalPension Javier PedrouzoPensión Residencial PlatasPilgrim’s HousePR Una Estrella Dorada

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