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  1. J

    What is the app used on the Camino to secure beds?

    What is the app used on the Camino to secure Beds?
  2. Tips on Camino Accommodation with Jenny

    Tips on Camino Accommodation with Jenny

    There are many different types of accommodation available on the Camino Routes. Jenny shares her experience as a Pilgrim and a Hospitelera.
  3. A

    COVID Social distancing on the Camino Primitivo

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone might be doing the Camino Primitivo at the moment or has completed it that might be able to offer an insight on what the social distancing arrangements are like in accommodation providers, churches, bars and restaurants en route? I’d love to come out in August...
  4. Michael; Camino-addicted

    Albergue Santiagomendi - no reservation possible

    Hola peregrinos I asked via E-Mail at the Albergue Santiagomendi (6 km before Hernani), if it´s possible to make a reservation now for May 2019. The answer said, it´s not possible to make a reservation months or weeks in advance, they give you a "yes" or "no" earliest a few days before...
  5. A

    Booking accommodation in Easter week?

    Hi! I'm setting out on my first Camino in the end of March from Burgos. My boyfriend can only get a few days of work, and is planning to meet me in Sarria (the 16th of April) and we'll do the rest of the walk together. That means we will arrive in Santiago either Easter day (21st) or the day...
  6. Kanga

    Paradores discounted

    I just received an email advising of a discounted rate for paradores if the booking is made before 11 October - but for accommodation until 12 April next year. León, both paradores at Santo Domingo, those on the Norte, and on other caminos - lots. The rate is €60 for most - expensive compared...
  7. Ingrid G

    Booking beds or taking it as it comes?

    Hello! I am going to walk from Ourense to Santiago with two friends next week (July). We only have four days to do it, so we kind of know already know the stages we need to take every day and they are quite long. I know this is not the "real" pilgrim spirit, but it's the time we have, and living...
  8. dr.alger

    Hike without a sleeping bag?

    Hello- I wanted to see if it's possible to hike the whole Camino and stay in B&B's so as not to carry a sleeping bag. My wife as a poor sleeper and needs to have her private room. Thanks for your assistance, -Dave
  9. Roxey

    Where to stay in Santiago

    I'm going to end up (God willing) in Santiago about June 7. I was told that the Barbandes Libredon was a great place to stay, but when I checked out their website, it appears the hotel is fully booked...for the rest of 2016. Apparently the calendar days in red are "full" and those in gold are...
  10. dollytz

    Reserving beds for the first few nights

    How is this done please? I don't want to have to pay international bank charges for such small sums as the charges will be more than the cost of the night's stay. I want to book the initial stay in SJPD then the next 2 nights, after that I'll take what I can get until I'm close to the finishing...
  11. Robo

    Tips Please from CF Booking.Com Users

    Hi, My wife and I are planning a short Camino from Sarria in mid May. (Please note we prefer private accommodation) On the CF last year I tended to book 1 or 2 days ahead. And for the 'final 100' I actually booked all my stops 3-4 days before hitting Sarria. Many I called ahead. But I...
  12. cj2003

    All places to sleep in one file - Coastal and Central route, Camino Portuguese Oct 23rd 2017

    Hi friends! this resource contains as many places to sleep along the route as possible - albergues, hotels, pensions and much more in one document, handy to bring with you on the Camino. It covers the following Routes of Camino Portuguese Lisbon-Porto: Follows the interior route from Lisbon...
  13. P

    Albergue or Hostel? Which are better & cheaper

    Here are a few questions I have been thinking about. Alberque or Hostel. What is the difference and which are better and/or cheaper? I know this is supposed to be a humbling experiance and all, but some basic nessesaties are important (Bathroom / Shower). So what exactly are the differences...