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Family of five in one hotel room?

Josh B

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Inglés (2019)
My kids often sleep on the floor in sleeping bags at hotels. Is this OK in Spain or are they strict about buying beds for each guest?Thanks...doing the Ingles June 2019


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Biarritz-Pamplona-Lourdes, Aragones-Frances-Finisterre, Operation Sabre, Marin Ramble
The few hotel rooms we stayed in were generally very small - occupation by two adults was even a bit tight! The upscale places, though, were larger but then you have to balance that cost vs. getting two smaller rooms.

J Willhaus

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24 May- 14 July (2016)CF
Hospitalera, Zamora Dec 15-31, (2017), Hospitalera Grañón Dec 15-31 (2018)
We stayed in several "family" rooms in albergues. These had a double bed and several twins. You can call ahead and ask if something similar is available where you plan to stop. If you don't speak Spanish, just ask someone who does to help you make the call.
Camino(s) past & future
Camino frances 2013; Camino portugues 2015; Via francigena 2016
Falcon 269’s advice reminded of a humorous episode several years ago when my brother & I arrived about 2000 at a motel in Scotland. The only room available had only one bed. We asked for a “cot” and went to dinner . The lady at the desk looked at us strangely and when we returned about an hour later there was the “cot”, what we would call a “baby crib!” Seems the term for what we wanted was a “zed-bed.” Ah well, as they say we are two people divided by a common language!

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