Private (20, 17€ with breakfast) Albergue Turístico Los Olivos, signposted 'Hostal' from the Camino. It's 1.3km off the Camino, beside a big Repsol petrol station. Comfortable, modern albergue. They also have a hotel with a café / restaurant, private rooms from 25€. From here you can follow the road to Alcuéscar in 3km. Tel 661 256 990
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
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 a Churrería which opens for breakfast.
Restaurante Casa Alejandro, on Calle Profesor Hernández Pacheco, has been recommended by several pilgrims, as has El Cortijo on Calle Almeida Corrales. The food in Alta Cuesta is generally to be avoided, however they do open early.
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