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Private hostel (10, 9€, March to October) Albergue Piedras Blancas II, on the left a little before the village. An extension of Piedras Blancas in El Burgo Ranero. Laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Tel 607 163 982
Private hostel (20, 9€, March to October) Vive tu Camino, on the Camino on the left. Laundry facilities. Communal evening meal. Breakfast. Website www.alberguevivetucamino.com Tel 610 293 986 Open 11:00 Book here!
Private hostel (14, 8€, Easter to November) Albergue Gil, to the right of the Camino. Laundry facilities. Basic. Café / restaurant. Tel 987 317 804 Open 11:00
Private hostel (20, 10€, Easter to September) El Albergue de Ada, to the left at Bar La Torre, on Calle Real. Laundry facilities. Vegetarian evening meal. Breakfast. Meditation room and yoga. Website www.alberguereliegos.es Tel 691 153 010 Open 12:00
Municipal hostel (45, 5€) Albergue de Reliegos, a little off the Camino, veer right at Bar La Torre, on Calle La Escuela. Good, modern facilities. Kitchen. Tel 686 527 505 Open 13:00
Private Hostel (36, 7€, Easter to November) Albergue La Parada also on Calle la Escuela a little past the municipal. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Café / restaurant. Evening meal, breakfast. Website www.alberguelaparada.com Tel 987 317 880

Shop on the right near the start of the village. Bar La Torre / Elvis does good food (despite its overblown advertising). Bar Gil does what must be the worst pilgrim menu on any Camino anywhere. The route of the Camino through this village has recently changed, some confusing arrows are to be expected.

Other accommodation options

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

Albergue Vive tu Camino

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