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Municipal Albergue: closed from 20 March until 10 April.

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, 15€, April to September) Albergue Casa Cerviño, on the left beside the main road, after the roundabout. Kitchen, laundry facilities. Private rooms, 25€ per person. Website www.albergue-sanabria.com Tel 686 024 213 Open 12:00

Hotel Mar Rojo next door to Casa Cerviño. Comfortable singles/doubles 60€. Café / restaurant. Website www.marrojo.es Tel 980 622 446

Two small shops, cafés, pharmacy, all on the Camino.

The café / restaurant in Hotel Mar Rojo is good and opens in the morning at 07:30. 

Restaurante Tu Casa, about 800m up the main road (Avenida Juan Seisdedos / Johnny Sixfingers) west of the village, has a good value traditional Menú del Día in an old fashioned ambiance, lunchtime and evening.

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