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Private (20, 16€) Albergue Cañaveral, on the Camino on the right. Modern facilities. Restaurant (open when there's enough pilgrims). Singles 25€, doubles 35€. In winter phone to check availability. Website www.hostelcanaveral.com Tel 669 402 446 or 655 351 976 Open 12:00

Posada La Campana is on the main square near the Ayuntamiento / Town Hall. Singles 44€, doubles 55€, triples 77€. Café / restaurant. Website www.posadalacampana.com Tel 616 569 434

Hostal Málaga, on the Camino near the end of the town. Singles from 25€, doubles 40€. Café / restaurant which is probably best avoided. Tel 927 300 067

The Camino follows the main road through town. Along it you will find cafés and a shop. There's another shop, several more cafés and banks to the left of the Camino near the church and along Calle Real.

The evening meal in Restaurante Asador has been recommended, it's on the Camino.

Churrería Los Arcos opens at 07:00, it's on the Camino on the right. 

Petrol station on the Camino a little past the town.

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