Vía de la Plata accommodation in 2022

This list is being updated continuously as new information comes in. If you're aware of any incorrect entries please let us know from our Contacts Page and we'll correct them.

In many places alternative accommodations (hotels, guest houses, etc.) are open. The best place to check and reserve is on booking.com, you can link to booking.com directly from our online guide.

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I have been reliable informed tha the Xunta Albergues on the Camino Sanabrés are all open again with 50% capacity. They have abandoned the reservations system they were using in 2020 and have reverted to the old system of no reservations.

The Vía de la Plata App for Android and iPhone

In 2020 I published a new set of apps for the Camino with all the information from the printed book plus interactive, zoomable maps. They're available for Android and iPhone (Click here)

Frequently Asked Questions

For background information and infromation about Covid-19 restrictions please see Frequently Asked Questions about walking the Vía de la Plata.

Accommodation updates

The author cannot be held responsible for incorrect information or information which has changed since it was posted here.

Sevilla / Seville
Hotel Simón - Open.
Triana Backpackers - Open. Their bike rental service is also operating normally.
Many other hostels and hotels are operating normally in Seville. Please see Booking.com

Italica Hostel: Open.

Albergue Municipal - Closed, no opening date.
Albergue Luz del Camino - Open, 23 beds.

Castilblanco de los Arroyos
Municipal: Open from 1 March 2022.
Casa Salvador: Open.
Casa Ana: Open.
Hotel Castilblanco: Open.

Almadén de la Plata
Municipal hostel: Open.
Casa Clara: Closed. Will not reopen.
La Casa del Raloj: Open.
Casa Concha: Open.
Hostal El Romeral: Open.

El Real de la Jara
Alojamiento del Peregrino: Open. 10 beds.
Alojamiento Molina: Open.
El Realejo: Closed, will not reopen.
La Encina: Open.
A new municipal albergue is being planned.
10.4km after El Real, Hotel Leo: Open

Albergue Las Moreras: Open, new telephone 679 587 435.
Albergue Parroquial de Monesterio: Open.
Hotel Moya: Open.
Hotel Leo: Open.

Fuente de Cantos
El Zaguan de la Plata: Open. Only renting to groups of 2 or more with reservation.
La Fábrica: Open.
Hostal Vicenta: Open. Singles 15€, doubles 24€.
A new Municipal Albergue has opened in Calzadilla de los Barros. 10 places, 8€, phone 634 518 382

Calzadilla de los Barros
New municipal albergue May 2022. On Calle Ermita, in the village. Tel 634 518 382 - temporarily from 2 until 9 August.

Albergue Convento San Francisco: Open, 17 beds.
Albergue de la Asociación de Amigos del Camino / Van Gogh: Open.

Los Santos de Maimona
Albergue Turístico: Open.

La Almazara
Albergue Turístico La Almazara: Open. 7 double rooms.

Villafranca de los Barros
Albergue Extrenatura: Open
Albergue El Carmen: Closed, will not reopen.
Albergue Las Caballeras: Closed, will not reopen.
Hotel Diana: Open
Casa Perín: Open
In Almendralejo: Good reports of Hotel Los Angeles on Calle Macarena, singles €35. Tel 924 670 319. Hotel España is reported closed.

Albergue Rojo Plata: Open. 26 beds.

Molino de Pan Caliente: open from 15 September.

El Carrascalejo
Municipal hostel: Open.

Albergue San Andrés: Open.

Albergue Turístico Los Olivos: Open and under new ownership. Their new number is 661 256 990.
Los Esclavos de Maria y los Pobres: Closed, should open again the 2nd week of August.

Aldea del Cano
Miliario del Verdinal: Open.

Albergue Municipal: Open.
Pensión Conchi: Closed.
El Rincón de Julia: Closed.

Las Veletas: Open.
Albergue Municipal Ciudad de Cáceres: Closed. No opening date.

Casar de Cáceres
Municipal hostel: Open.

Hostel Cañaveral: Open. Posada La Campana: Open. Hostal Málaga: Open.

Grimaldo (turnoff)
Municipal hostel: Open.
Posado de Grimaldo: Open.

Ríolobos (turnoff)
Camping Las Catalinas: Open.

Albergue Turístico de Galisteo: Open.

Albergue de Peregrinos Señora Elena: Open.
Albergue Majalavara: Closed. Renovations in progress, may not open until 2023.
Hostal Asturias: Open.
Hostal Jarilla: Open.
Hostal Avion: Open.

Aldeanueva del Camino
La Casa de mi Abuela: Open
Municipal hostel: Closed. No opening date.

Baños de Montemayor
Albergue Turístico: Open.

Puente de Béjar
Donativo: Open.

Calzada de Béjar
Alba y Soraya: Open. 28 beds and private rooms.

Valverde de Valdelacasa
Albergue Santiago Apóstol: Open. 7 beds in dorm, 2 single rooms.
Albergue Nenúfar: Open.

Fuenterroble de Salvatierra
Albergue Paroquial: Open.

Pedrosillo de los Aires
Donativo: Open, 10 beds, kitchen, please call to reserve.

San Pedro de Rozados
Albergue Mutatio Elena: Closed, may not reopen.
Albergue Mari Carmen: Open.

Municipal hostel: Open, 24 beds.

Casa la Calera: Open. Now donativo.

Calzada de Valdunciel
Albergue La Casa del Molinero: Open.
Municipal hostel: Open.

El Cubo de Tierra del Vino
Albergue F y M: Closed. No opening date.
Albergue Torre de Sabre: Open. 20 beds.

Villanueva de Campeán
Albergue Vía de la Plata: Open.
Municipal hostel: Closed.

Municipal hostel: Open.

Municipal hostel: Open. El Asturiano: Closed.

Fontanillas de Castro
Albergue Castroterafe: Open.

Riego del Camino
Municipal hostel: Closed. No opening date.
Casa Camino: Closed. Will not reopen.
Bar Pepe has closed.

Granja de Moreruela
Municipal hostel: Open.
In Faramontanos de Tábara, La Casa Azul y Amarilla reopened in early summer 2022. Donativo, 4 places. Telephone is now 692 643 223. Call ahead to check availability.

Municipal hostel: Open.
Albergue El Roble: Open.

Villanueva de las Peras
Albergue La Alameda: Open.

Santa Marta de Tera
Municipal hostel: Open.

Calzadilla de Tera
Municipal hostel: Open.

Olleros de Tera
Albergue La Trucha: Open.

Villar de Farfón
Albergue Rehoboth: Open. 4 beds. Evening meal.

Rionegro del Puente
Albergue de Peregrinos Virgen de la Carballeda: Open.

Albergue Municipal: Open. Keys the usual place.

Nuestra Señora de la Asunción: Open.

Puebla de Sanabria
Albergue Casa Luz: Closed temporarily.

Requejo de Sanabria
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.

Municipal hostel: Open.
La Casa de Irena: Open.

A Gudiña
Xunta hostel: Open. This albergue has moved to a new buidling, to get to it follow the main road until you see it on the left opposite the church, Capela do San Martiño.

Albergue de Rosario: Open.

Xunta hostel: Open. The place to go to check in has changed, it should be signposted.

Albergue El Rincón del Peregrino: Open.

Vilar de Barrio
Xunta hostel: Open.

Xunqueira de Ambía
Albergue Turístico Casa Tomás: Open. 9 beds, operating now as a guest house. Doubles 36€, single 30€.
Xunta hostel: Closed for building work October 2022.

Ourense / Orense
Grelo Hostel: Open. 15 beds (but this can change)
Albergue de peregrinos de Ourense: Open.
Albergue Augas Quentes: Open. 36 beds.

Xunta hostel: Open, 10 beds. O Refugio in Cotelas: Closed.

The new Xunta Albergue is now open. 42 beds.

Castro Dozón
Municipal hostel: Closed. No opening date.

A Laxe / Bendoiro
Xunta hostel: Open.

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.

Xunta hostel: Open.

Casa Leiras: Open. 12 beds.

Ponte Ulla
Albergue O Cruceiro: Open. Bar Restaurante Rios: Closed.

Xunta hostel: Open.

A Susana
Albergue Reina Lupa: Open.

Santiago de Compostela
Albergue El Viejo Quijote: Now called Albergue Santos. Open.
Albergue Porta Real: Open.
Albergue La Estrella de Santiago: Closed.
Albergue Seminario Menor: Open.
O Fogar de Teodomiro: Open.
The Last Stamp / El Último Sello: Open from 1 April 2022.
Albergue Azabache: Open.
Los Franciscanos: Closed.
Albergue km 0: Open.
Albergue Mundoalbergue: Open.
Roots & Boots: Open with private rooms only.
Albergue Blanco: Open.
Albergue Turístico La Salle: Open.
Albergue Meiga Backpackers: Open.
Albergue Basquiños 45: Closed.
La Estación: Open.
Albergue Compostela: Closed.

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