Tagged: Albergues

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....

What are the albergues with architectural or historical importance? 4

What are the albergues with architectural or historical importance?

The question was: The other thread with albergues not to miss is huge!!! We personally would rather try to spend our nights in old churches, monasteries, etc when ever possible than more modern better...

Would a camping hammock be useful? 0

Would a camping hammock be useful?

The question was: I often do short trips in the woods and use a hammock and tarp for overnights. I like this setup as its very light and comfortable. I wouldn’t want to use it...

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...

Why should one stay at albergues on the Camino de Santiago? 4

Why should one stay at albergues on the Camino de Santiago?

The question was: Why do you stay in albergues? Is it for the price? Is it because you like the bunks? Snoring? Shared bathrooms? Is it for the comradeship of other pilgrims? Penitence for past...

What is the one albergue you would avoid? 6

What is the one albergue you would avoid?

The question was: What is the one albergue you would avoid? Read all the responses in our Camino de Santiago forum on what albergue you should avoid.

Albergue Etiquette 11

Albergue Etiquette

The question was: We’re newbies, starting next September from Oporto. Could someone outline what are the “dos” and “don’ts” of staying at an albergue? Read this interesting conversation on Albergue Etiquette here.

Pilgrims now pay €3,-/night in albergues in Galicia 0

Pilgrims now pay €3,-/night in albergues in Galicia

(Photo from El Correo Gallego) El Correo Gallego has a story today about the new charge that the Xunta de Galicia has introduced at the albergues in Galicia.