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Albergue La Casa del Molinero: Open.
Municipal hostel: Closed.

Calzada de Valdunciel

Private (12, 14€) Albergue La Casa del Molinero, follow the Camino through the village past the Town Hall / Ayuntamiento and it's on the right. Laundry facilities, kitchen. Modern and new. Singles 20€, doubles 30€. Website lacasadelmolinero.net Tel 689 008 562

Municipal (8, 5€) Albergue Municipal, past Casa del Molinero then turn right after the community centre just as you're about to come back into open country. For the keys see the instructions on the door. Kitchen. Website calzadadevaldunciel.es/peregrinos/albergue-del-peregrino  *** Closed since the beginning of Covid. See our website for updates

Restaurante El Pozo has basic single rooms from 25€. Tel 923 310 152

Casa Rural Mari Carmen  is left at the Plaza. Singles 25€, doubles 45€. Tel 923 310 101

The Camino arrives on to Plaza de la Constitución. From there the albergues are straight on. To the right passing the church are cafés / restaurants, shops, pharmacy, Restaurante El Pozo does meals and the more upmarket Restaurante Joaquín, walk to the main road and turn right, has good tapas and does a pilgrim menu. The ATM of Unicaja is only available during office hours.

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