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Private (10, 15€) A Fontana de Luxo, a little to the left of the Camino just before crossing the bridge. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Website afontanadeluxo.com Tel 645 649 496

Private (47, 10€ March to November) Albergue Casona da Ponte, first left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 686 112 877 Open 11:30

Private (24, 10€ April to November) Pons Minea, second left. Café / restaurant. Laundry facilities. Website ponsminea.es Tel 610 737 995

Private (130, 10€, Easter to October) Albergue Ferramenteiro, second left then about a 50m walk. In a nice new building. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. One enormous dorm. Website www.albergueferramenteiro.com Tel 982 545 362

Private (32, 10€) Albergue Folgueira, on Avenida de Chantada, further on past Albergue Ferramenteiro. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 659 445 651 Open 10:00

Private (10, 10€, March to November) Albergue Aqua, turn sharp left up Avenida Sarria, it's on the right. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Tel 608 921 372 Open 12:00

Private (30, 10€) Albergue Pasiño a Pasiño, on the way up to the church, on on the corner of Rúa Compostela. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website pasinapasin.es Tel 665 667 243 Open 09:00

Private (12, 10€, Easter to October) Albergue El Caminante, on Rúa Sánchez Carro, up Rúa Diputación then it's the second street on the left. Laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Evening meal. Website pensionelcaminante.com Tel 982 545 176 Open 12:00

Private (16, 10€) Albergue Casa Cruz, off Rúa Diputación on Rúa Benigno Quiroga. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website casacruzportomarin.com Tel 652 204 548

Private (22, 10€, April to November) Albergue Novo Porto, also on Rúa Benigno Quiroga. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website alberguenovoporto.com Tel 610 436 736 Open 10:00

Private (16, 10€) Albergue Porto Santiago, on the right, on Rúa Diputación. Kitchen, laundry facilities, vending machines. Also private rooms. Website albergueportosantiago.com Tel 618 826 515

Private (14, 10€) Albergue Ultreia, on the left, on Rúa Diputación. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Good reports. Website ultreiaportomarin.com Tel 982 545 067 Open 11:00

Private (16, 15€ with breakfast, March to October) Casa do Marabillas, veer left at the church (as opposed to sharp left) and up Rúa de Lugo about 150m, it's on Camiño do Monte. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.casadomarabillas.com Tel 744 450 425

Private (20, 10€, April to October) Albergue Villamartín, down to the right when you arrive on the square in front of the church, on Rúa do Peregrino. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Website alberguevillamartin.webnode.es Tel 982 545 054

Xunta (80, 8€) Albergue de Portomarín, continue straight passing to the right of the church then it's on the left. Laundry facilities. Tel 660 396 816 Open 13:00

Municipal (50, 5€) Albergue Municipal, opposite the Xunta. Only used in busy times.

Private (16, 10€, April to October) Albergue Manuel, on Rúa do Miño, continue straight past the Xunta then right. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.pensionmanuel.es Tel 679 754 718 Open 12:00

There's a good supermarket, an internet café, a pharmacy and banks on Rúa Compostela as you walk up towards the church. Restaurant O Mirador, beside Albergue Ferramenteiro, does good food. Mesón de Rodriguez, near the church, open for breakfast (mixed reports about their Menú de Peregrino).

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