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Private hostel (12, 12€ with breakfast) Albergue Luz del Camino on Calle Federico García Lorca, on the Camino on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Positive reports. Website albergueluzdelcamino.es Tel 955 785 262 Open 14:00
Municipal hostel (34, 10€) Albergue Municipal, in the Sports Centre / Polideportivo on Avenida de la Vega, on Camino past the church, signposted, watch out for a large gate in a high wall on the right through which you will see a mini-soccer pitch, enter here and it's past the café on the left. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Ask in the cafe or phone 672 373 099 or the phone number posted on the door. Website www.guillena.org Open 12:00

Shops, banks, cafes on or near Avenida de Andalucía, the main road through town and the road the Camino arrives on. At the end of this road is a roundabout, where you turn right for a Mas supermarket which is open all day, and a café / bakery which opens about 07:30, and a pharmacy. Banks on Plaza España and Calle Fleming. Hostal Francés has single rooms, en suite with air conditioning from 20€ and does good food. Tel 639 594 496 Website www.hostalbarfrances.com

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(NOTE: check the location of properties on this list, some accommodation is not on the Camino)

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