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Castilblanco de los Arroyos

Municipal (30, donativo, February to November except July and August) Albergue Municipal, continue straight where the Camino branches left at the roundabout, it's just past the Repsol petrol station on the right. It may be staffed during busy times by volunteer hospitaleros from various countries, otherwise ask for the code to open the door at Repsol. Basic kitchen. Loads of space with a big balcony. Tel 955 734 811 Website www.alberguecastilblancodelosarroyos.blogspot.com.es Open 12:00

Private (7, 17€) Albergue La Posada de Escardiel, at Calle Pilar Nuevo, 15. Follow the Camino through the town until near then end, after a small roundabout, it's on the left. Laundry facilities. New in 2022. Tel 641 024 128

The palatial Hotel Castillo Blanco, is on the right 1km before the village, singles from 30€, doubles 40€, pilgrim prices. Website hotelcastilloblanco.com Tel 955 734 523

Casa Salvadora is highly recommended, it's on the Camino in the centre of the village at Avenida de España 43, cosy singles from 17€, doubles 30€. Tel 615 500 963 or 615 500 962

Casa Ana on Calle León Felipe, to the left of the Camino at the church. House for rent 25€ per person minimum 2 people. Tel 610 653 622

Casa Rural Callejon de la Mora on Callejón de la Mora, pass the Municipal and turn right at Café Macarena, it's a short distance up on the right. Singles 25€, doubles 50€. Tel 647 603 116

On or near the Camino as it passes through town there are shops, a bakery, a bank and a pharmacy (both opposite the entrance to the church), post office, and cafés. Spar supermarket with a good selection on Avenida del Puente in the centre of the village to the right of the Camino after Casa Salvadora, a bit hidden away. 

Casa Macarena does food and seems to be popular, it's on the main road. 

Café Mancilla, beside Casa Macarena, opens about 05:00.

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