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Municipal: Open from 1 March 2022.
Casa Salvador: Open.
Casa Ana: Open.
Hotel Castilblanco: Open.

Castilblanco de los Arroyos

Municipal (30, donativo, March to October) 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

Casa Salvadora is highly recommended, it's on the Camino in the centre of the village at Avenida de España 43, cosy singles from 14€. Tel 615 500 963 or 615 500 962

The palatial Hotel Castillo Blanco, is on the right 1km before the village, singles from 30€, doubles 40€, pilgrim prices. Website hotelcastilloblanco.com Tel 617 894 463

Casa Ana on Calle León Felipe, to the left of the Camino at the church. Singles 20€. Tel 610 653 622

On or near the Camino as it passes through town there are shops, a bakery, bank and 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, a bit hidden away. El Rincón de Beni on Calle Pilar, does good food with vegetarian options on request, it's on the Camino past the church and then left at a mini-roundabout. Café Mancilla, on the main road, opens early (04:00). 

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