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Private (8, 15€) Albergue Río Arga Ibaia, in the first building on the left after you cross the bridge. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Private rooms. Website www.alberguerioarga.com Tel 680 104 471 Open 13:00

Private (24, 15€, March to October) Albergue Zaldiko, on the right after you cross the bridge. Microwaves, laundry facilities. Breakfast. Cramped dorms. Website www.alberguezaldiko.com Tel 609 736 420 Open 12:00

Private (57, 20€ with breakfast, March to October) El Palo de Avellano, turn right at the church on to the main road, Avenida de Roncesvalles, it's on the right. Laundry facilities. Evening meal. Breakfast. Private rooms. Website www.elpalodeavellano.com Tel 666 499 175 Open 13:00

Private (12, 16€ with breakfast, March to October) Albergue Segunda Etapa, just past El Palo de Avellano. Laundry facilities, microwaves. Breakfast. Website www.alberguesegundaetapa.com Tel 697 186 560 Open 13:00

Municipal (46, 9€, March to October) Albergue de Peregrinos de Zubiri, across the road from Albergue Segunda Etapa. Basic kitchen with coffee and snack machines. Renovated in 2019. If locked call 628 324 186 Open 13:00

Private (22, 16€, April to October) Albergue Suseia, continue past the Municipal then past the municipal pool, after about 200m it's on a street of new houses on the left called Calle Murelu. Laundry facilities. Private rooms. Website www.alberguesuseia.com Tel 679 667 603 Open 13:00

Shops, cafés, pharmacy (past the municipal pool and right) and a bank. On the square in front of the church, Bar Baserri, does a good Pilgrim Menu. Bar Valentín after the bridge turn left, opens at 07:00.

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