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Albergue Casa Cerviño: Open.
Municipal hostel: Open.
The detours caused by AVE works between here and Lubián are now finished. The app will be updated to reflect this. In the meantime disregard the instructions here and the route shown on the map and follow the yellow arrows.

Requejo de Sanabria

Municipal (20, 5€) Albergue Municipal, past the roundabout there's a pharmacy to the right, the albergue is behind that. Basic but comfortable. Contact information on the door. Tel 647 948 186

Private (22, 13€) Albergue Casa Cerviño, on the left beside the main road, after the roundabout. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Doubles 40€, triples 60€, quadruples 80€. Website www.albergue-sanabria.com Tel 686 024 213 Open 12:00

Hotel Mar Roja next door to Casa Cerviño. Singles/doubles 50€. Café / restaurant. Website www.marrojo.es Tel 980 622 446

Hotel Maite next door to Casa Cerviño, singles 20€, doubles 25€. Tel 980 622 509. Closed?

Two small shops, cafés, pharmacy, all on the Camino. The restaurant in Hotel Mar Rojo is good and opens at 07:30. Restaurant Tu Casa, about 800m up the main road west of the village, has good value traditional cuisine in an old fashioned ambiance.

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