Amigos del Camino (30, 10€ with breakfast) Albergue de la Asociación de Amigos del Camino / Van Gogh, on the Camino on the right before you come to the town centre. Laundry facilities, kitchen. In a wonderfully preserved traditional old house. Tel 924 969 123 or 617 846 551 Open 12:00
Private (18, 12€) Albergue Convento San Francisco, follow the Camino through the town centre until you see it to your left. Laundry facilities. Evening meal, breakfast. Singles 20€, doubles 30€. Friendly. Tel 680 663 806
Hotel Las Palmeras in the centre of the town on Plaza Grande, Singles from 40€, doubles 55€. Website www.hotellaspalmeras.net Tel 924 552 208
Dia supermarket just before the Amigos albergue. Other shops, cafés, banks, pharmacies, etc. all on the Camino as it winds its way through Zafra's beautiful town centre. La Barca near the Amigos albergue, does platos combinados and local wines - both excellent. Also, Restaurante La Rebotica on Calle Boticas, comes highly recommended, although it’s not cheap.
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