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Albergue Municipal - Closed, no reopening date.

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Private (23, 14€ with breakfast) Albergue Luz del Camino, on the Camino on the left, on Calle Federico García Lorca. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Positive reports. Website albergueluzdelcamino.es Tel 665 068 222 Open 11:00

Hostal Francés, continue on the main road when the Camino veers rights towards the church. Singles from 25€, doubles 45€. Their restaurant does a Menú de Peregrinos. Website www.hostalbarfrances.com Tel 955 785 177 or 639 594 496 or 625 663 508

Shops, banks, cafés on or near Avenida de Andalucía, the main road through town and the road the Camino arrives on. If you continue straight on this road you'll pass Hostal Francés. Further on you'll come to a roundabout, go right here for a Mas supermarket, open all day and a pharmacy. Café La Alacena next door to Mas opens at 06:30. Banks on Plaza España and Calle Fleming.

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