Religious hostel (66, donativo) Albergue del Monasterio de Samos, in the basement of the monastery by the petrol station. Website www.abadiadesamos.com Tel 982 546 046
Private Hostel (10, 10€) Albergue Albaroque, opposite the religious hostel, at the corner of Calle Salvador. Laundry facilities. Café / restaurant. Tel 982 546 087 Open 14:00
Private Hostel (48, 10€, Easter to November) Albergue Val de Samos, follow the Camino towards Sarria, it's on the right opposite the Ayuntamiento. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Website www.valdesamos.com Tel 982 546 163
Supermarket and pharmacy on the Camino on the way out of the village. Around the monastery there are, cafes, banks, Tourist Info (at the entrance to the monastery hostel), shops and bakeries. Several restaurants do Pilgrim Menus. The monastery can be visited by guided tour only. Fiestas San Bieito Abade 11 July.
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