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Zubiri accommodations


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Camino(s) past & future
SJPP/Burgos 2012; Le Puy/SJPP 2013; Aumont Aubrac/Aire sur l'Adour 2014; Burgos/Santiago 2016.
I highly recommend Pension Amets.

4 rooms, each with a pair of twin beds; two full bathrooms; kitchen; living room; washing machine. Two rooms even have a river view.

C/Gerestegi No.25

Camino(s) past & future
Nearly every year since 2006, often walking more than one route. 2018 was Camino #14
Ive stayed there twice. It is nice. It's right behind El Palo.


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Special shout-out for the Pension Usoa. Not expensive, great rooms and charming owner. When I stayed, there was a group of older Spanish women having an odd celebration. Because they all shared the same unusual first name (I forget what) they had regular meet-ups in different places. This was Zubiri's turn. No doubt they shared a saint's name day, but they also got together at other times.

Also, the Usoa is right at the Rabies Bridge, so if your dog has been a bit rabid lately...

I think I'll stop now.


Camino(s) past & future
Sarria - Santiago 2004
Roncesvalles - Estella 2009
Camino Ingles - 2012
Tui - Santiago - 2014
Gosh, these sound positively wonderful. I was last in Zubiri in 2005 and stayed in the municipal albergue!!!!!! 5 of us arrived around the same time desperate for the loo, shower etc. The only existing bathroom had a broken loo with no door, 2 filthy showers complete with hair and other unmentionables from previous occupants and a sink still full of dirty water. We continued looking and eventually one of us found the new facilities about 100 yards down the road in a pre-fab by the school gates. They were great but not very user friendly in the middle of the night in pyjamas.
Having said all that, we had a fabulous time there that night. I suppose we were all united in our desire to get on our way the next day; in fact, I seem to remember there was an earlier than usual exit in the morning.
I have met several people since then and Zubiri seems to be a place which has remained in a lot of people's memory. I have taken note of the alternative places to stay so that if I ever do that stretch iof the camino again, I can give the municipal albergue a wide birth.
Buen camino


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Camino(s) past & future
May 1997 (Leon to Santiago); Sections Camino Frances: May 2011, May 2012, May 2013, October 2013, June-July 2014 (Sahagun to Santiago).
An option is Hostal Gau Txory http://www.hostalgautxori.com/

Even though it is about a little less than 1 km from the Camino (i.e. from the medieval bridge Puente de la Rabia). The great thing about the Gau Txory is the food; fantastic. It also has a very well shaded pool area.
Camino(s) past & future
Frances: SJPP-Los Arcos (2011), Logrono-Sahagun (2012), Leon-Santiago (2013)
El Palo de Avellano was very nice. Excellent meals, reasonable price, rooms for 8 or so with decent showers, etc. We enjoyed it.

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