Tagged: Albergue

How do we deal with snoring in Albergues? 3

How do we deal with snoring in Albergues?

The question was: Snoring is prominently featured in virtually every blog about the Camino, usually with a mixture of humor and irritation. I heard several times that some albergues have rooms or space set aside for snorers,...

Hotel rooms rather than hostels? 6

Hotel rooms rather than hostels?

The question was: Would it be too tabu to get a hotel room each night rather than a hostel? My husband and I like our own bathroom. Read this conversation on Hotel rooms rather than albergues/hostels...

What about Camping as apose to Albergues? 0

What about Camping as apose to Albergues?

The question was: Myself and my dad, are starting in SJPDP on the 9th of July.. We only have a couple of weeks or so, and so our target this time round is Burgos....

Is there a mad rush for a morning shower on the Camino? 6

Is there a mad rush for a morning shower on the Camino?

The question was: Question for the experienced ones….shower experiences? is there a mad rush in the mornings as many of us are accustomed to showering in the morning, or is it generally done when...

What is the accommodation costs on the Camino de Santiago? 10

What is the accommodation costs on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: Can you tell me if I am right in thinking that it’s possible to get accommodation along the Camino Frances for as little as 5 euros/night? This is what I’d been...

Can you recommend a good hotel in Santiago de Compostela? 2

Can you recommend a good hotel in Santiago de Compostela?

The question was: I know there are a million hotels in Santiago but I’d appreciate a personal recommendation for a 3 or 4 star hotel near the cathedral. Have a look at these Santiago...

Are reservations really necessary? 6

Are reservations really necessary?

The question was: I really, really, really don’t want to book ahead for accommodation, because for me this brings the pilgrimage back to being like any other trip where I have to plan and...

What happens if the municipal albergue is full? 9

What happens if the municipal albergue is full?

The question was: What happens if you arrive to a municipal albergue and it’s full? For instance I get to Roncesvalles (I know that one is large, but just the first one that came...

Is it ok to use an alarm clock in albergues? 2

Is it ok to use an alarm clock in albergues?

The question was: is it ok to use an alarm clock on the camino , i dont want to wake everybody up @ some ungodly hour Read all the good advice on how to...

Thoughts after serving as a Hospitalera 1

Thoughts after serving as a Hospitalera

This is not really a question, but more thoughts from a pilgrim that has just finished serving as a hospitalera. She sais: Well, I have been home a few weeks and can offer some thoughts on...

Does albergues refuse pilgrims who don’t carry their packs? 0

Does albergues refuse pilgrims who don’t carry their packs?

The question was: Do albergues refuse the pilgrims who don’t carry their packs? Real the answers from our veteran pilgrims in our Camino de Santiago forum.    

What are the unwritten rules at an Albergue? 4

What are the unwritten rules at an Albergue?

The question was: Could someone outline what are the “dos” and “don’ts” of staying at an albergue? Read all the good advice given by pilgrims in our Camino de Santiago forum here.