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Booking accomodation going into Santiago

Camino(s) past & future
Primitivo (2018)
#1
Hola Peregrinos. I’m currently in Lugo and have been looking at booking accomodation ahead of time for O Pedrouzo and SDC via booking.com (I don’t habla enough Spanish to do it via phone). My question: on booking. Com it all seems pretty booked out even 3-5 days ahead. Do albergues only pre-book a portion of beds and keep some aside for ‘walk ups’? Or do I need to be worried already given it’s peak season? I’d planned for 4 nights in SDC - might that be a problem? Thanks in advance :)
 

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Camino Francés (1994)
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#2
I'd be a bit concerned. Pedrouzo is the classic night before santiago for many pilgrims. Santiago gets its share of tourists (apart from pilgrims) in august
 

Iriebabel

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#3
I didnt pre booked in Albergue Azabacke, but they had beds end of May. Not sure about this time frame but I would suggest booking ahead just based of volume of summer pilgrims. they speak english and have private and 2 bunk rooms . Make sure you ask for one off the quieter rooms as it is 200 meters from cathedral and it can get a little loud at night. It’s on the left just after you enter the square with the fountain/bars before going down hill to the cathedral. There is also an “albergue Last stamp”. Located just across the fountain in the first square with he bars... both reasonable and I havent heard a bad word about either one. I had a few friends who stayed at the monastery (on booking.com in a very reasonable private room, on the hill) but its quite far removed from the square and if you dont want to walk a couple more km and remain in the thick of it, it may not be a good option.
 


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