Private (12, 17€ with breakfast) Albergue Turístico, to the right of the Camino as you walk through town, at Calle Castañar 42. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Nice garden. Tel 655 620 515 or 635 453 540
Emedos Albergue on Calle Don Victoriano, which is left at the Ayuntamiento. Singles 18€, doubles 40€. Tel 616 239 919
Hotel Glorieta, singles 40€. Tel 619 934 514 or 676 452 112
On the main road are restaurants, a small supermarket, a pharmacy and a bank. The town centre is east of the main road. On the Camino, opposite the Town Hall / Ayuntamiento, is a small shop and further along it are cafés and a churrería. Bar Carlos on the Camino near the Ayuntamiento is friendly and does excellent food. Also excellent food in Restaurante La Peña on the main road opposite the bank.
Baños has been a spa town since Roman times. You can visit the baths and take a dip, they're on the main road towards the north end of the village.
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