Can I stay at an albergue the first night on my Camino de Santiago?

Santiago de Compostela, the end of the Camino de Santiago
Santiago de Compostela, the end of the Camino de Santiago

The question was:

Would we be eligible to stay in the Albergue in Tui on the night before we start or do we need to book local accommodation?

Read all the good Camino de Santiago advice in the Camino de Santiago forum.