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where to stay in Santiago.

Discussion in 'Where to stay in Santiago' started by Iassak, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. LadyJane

    LadyJane New Member

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    I would avoid the Albergue Acuario. It is just to the left as you come into Santiago. There were two comments above about moldy cement walls and bedbugs. I hiked the Camino in 2009 and these conditions still exist in 2016!! There are much better places for you to stay.
     
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    I stayed at the seminario menor too.

    If you are on a budget but you want/need some quiet and privacy after your pilgrimage this is a good option. I think I paid 13 euros in April (bathrooms are shared but I didn't mind it - it's way cheaper than some hotels).

    The facilities are good (little shop, kitchen, pcs, lockers etc).

    I loved the tranquility of it. :) If I do another Camino I'll definitely stay there again.
     
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    has anyone stayed at albergue la salle, looked ok on web, thanks
     
  4. Wily

    Wily Camino Francés May 2016

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    Hey Alanhobo - Sorry, unfamiliar with that albergue. However, I can recommend the albergue The Last Stamp. Very modern, great facilities, and just a block from the cathedral. The front desk staff was most pleasant and helpful. Although we're staying at the Hospedería San Martin Pinario on our upcoming trip, I would have stayed at The Last Stamp again except that we were looking for a private room! You can also reserve on booking.com. I know other Forum members will also have good recommendations for you. Buen Camino!
     
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    thanks Wily, have taken the chance and booked,;)
     
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    Wily Camino Francés May 2016

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    Hey Alan - I think you'll like it and as Santiago can be busy, depending on the time of year, I think you're wise to book ahead. One less thing to worry about when you get to the city. Enjoy and Buen Camino!
     
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