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Palas de Rei

Xunta hostel (112, 6€) Os Chacotes / Pavíllon del Peregrino, on the Camino on the right of about 1km before the town. Several large dorms. Tel 607 481 536 Open 13:00
Municipal Hostel (45, 6€) Albergue Municipal, to the left just after Os Chacotes. Only opened when needed.
Private Hostel (100, 10€, Easter to October) Albergue-Mesón de Benito, just to the left of the Camino when entering the town, on Rúa da Paz. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Dorms a bit cramped. Website alberguemesondebenito.com Tel 636 834 065 Open 12:00
Private hostel (50, 10€, March to October) Albergue Outeiro, right off the Camino at Rúa Outeiro, on Praza de Galicia. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website albergueouteiro.com Tel 982 380 242 Open 11:00 Book here!
Private hostel (24, 10€, March to October) Albergue San Marcos, on the Camino on the right. In a modern building. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Breakfast. Website alberguesanmarcos.com Tel 982 380 711 Open 12:00
Private Hostel (56, 10€) Albergue Castro, on the left on the Camino. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Website alberguecastro.com Tel 609 080 655 Open 10:00
Private hostel (61, 10€, March to October) Albergue Zendoira, off the Camino about 400m to the left at Avenida Ourense. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 608 490 075  Book here!
Xunta Hostel (60, 6€) Albergue de Peregrinos, on the Camino on the left just before crossing the main road in the town. Laundry facilities. Old and slightly run-down. Tel 660 396 820 Open 13:00
Private Hostel (42, 10€, Easter to October) Albergue Buen Camino, little further down from the Xunta hostel, across the main road on the left hand side. Café / restaurant. Website www.alberguebuencamino.com Tel 982 380 233 Open 12:00
Private hostel (17, 10€) A Casiña di Marcello, on the Camino on the left leaving town. Laundry facilities. Communal (Italian) evening meal. Run by an Italian gentleman. Website www.albergueacasina.es Tel 640 723 903 Open 13:30 Book here!

Palas de Rei has all facilities. On the main road turning right off the Camino in the centre of the town there are supermarkets, banks and a pharmacy. Restaurante A Nosa Terra, on the main square (Praza do Concello - which the locals have very sensibly roofed) is good, especially for Galician specialities like Pulpo and Raxa. Fiestas San Cristovo 10 July.

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