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El Gran Albergue del Peregrino: Reopening April 2022.
Albergue Turístico Silleda: Open. About 20 beds.
Albergue Santa Olaia: No answer
Albergue Turístico Trasfontao: Open. Double rooms, they are not an albergue any more.

Silleda

Private (60, 10€) Albergue Santa Olaia, in the centre of the town down an alleyway behind the church, Nosa Señora da Saleta. Laundry facilities. Tel 619 521 475 or 679 508 709 Open 12:00

Private (20, 10€) Albergue Turístico Silleda, on Rúa Venezuela, which is to the right of the Camino, ask in Bar Maril. Singles 20€, doubles 25€. Website www.albergueturisticosilleda.es Tel 643 898 693

Private (20, 10€ open from April following renovations) El Gran Albergue del Peregrino, on Rúa Antón Alonso Río, also to the right of the Camino. Laundry facilities and kitchen. Singles 20€, doubles 35€, triples 60€. Tel 615 604 393 Open 11:00

Hostal González has been recommended. Singles 20€, doubles 30€. Also good food. Tel 986 580 156

Casas Novas, on the Camino on the right at the start of the town has also been recommended, singles from 25€, doubles 38€. Their café opens early. Tel 986 580 898

Hotel Ramos, further up Rúa Venezuela, doubles from 40€. Website www.hotelramos.com Tel 633 325 154

The Camino arrives on the main road and follows it north through town. On or near the Camino are a pharmacy and banks. There are two supermarkets to the right of the Camino on Rúa Emilio Elonso Paz. Excellent reports of the food in A Bodeguilla, it's on Rúa Progreso. Friendly Café Bar Maril (part of Albergue Turístico) does a good evening meal, opens at 07:00 for breakfast.

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