Religious (12, donativo) Los Esclavos de Maria y los Pobres, in a monastery on the main road on your left before the town, visible from the Camino. Run by very old-school volunteer hospitaleros. Tel 651 323 466 Open 13:00
Albergue Turístico Los Olivos, signposted 'Hostal' from the Camino. It's 1.3km off the Camino before Alcuéscar, beside a big Repsol petrol station. Café / restaurant. Private rooms from 15€. It looks like a bypassed truck stop, which is what it is. The rooms smell funny and on no account should you drink the tapwater, but it's cheap and the food is surprisingly good. To get back to the Camino, go right and then right again to follow the old N-630 for 100m, then turn right on to an unpaved road. From here you can continue straight to Alcuéscar in 3km, or follow a Camino waymarking left along an old Camino route. Tel 661 256 990
On Avenida Constitución (right past café Alta Cuesta) there's a Chinese shop with long opening hours which sells basic groceries. Further up turning left on to Calle Virgin del Rosario is a pharmacy, and further again right on to Calle Hernandez Pacheco there's a Día supermarket and a bank.
Further up that street, turning right, on to Calle Real is Churrería Maria which opens for breakfast.
As has El Cortijo on Calle Almeida Corrales.
Restaurant / café Alta Cuesta does food and they do open early.
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