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Friday, 05 August 2016 09:00

Hostel El Jardín de Muruzábal (Muruzábal)

Tel. number +34 696 688 399

C/Monteviejo, 21 - 31152 Muruzábal – Navarra

Website http://alberguejardindemuruzabal.com
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The Hostel EL JARDÍN DE MURUZÁBAL was completely renovated by us in April 2015, located in generous gardens, where you can enjoy a nice break after a tough stage of your personal Camino de Santiago.

In our hostel, you can choose from several accommodation options. We have 2 double bedrooms with private bathroom each, 1 double bedroom and a triple room sharing a bathroom and in addition a room with 14 bunk beds that share 2 bathrooms.

As common areas, the hostel offers a kitchen, a large living room with 2 sofas and library areas, and two large porches where you can enjoy the sunset.

To the pilgrims who travel by bike, the hostel has a garage to store bicycles and to repair if necessary.

And we do not forget the pilgrims with pets. They are welcome, provided that the animals stay outside the house.



Fitted sheet, pillow case are included in the price.

Important: reservations are accepted. Confirm by phone if you will arrive after 14.00 h. Otherwise, the reservation will be cancelled.

Bunk bed: 10 €

“The Olive Tree”, 2 beds with shared bath: 40€ breakfast included

“The Almond Tree”, 3 beds with shared bath: 55€ breakfast included

“The Apple Tree”, 2 beds with bath: 50€ breakfast included

“The Laurel Tree”, 2 beds with bath: 50€ breakfast included



  • Hostel

  • Wi-Fi

  • Kitchen use

  • Washing machine: 3€

  • Dryer: 3€

  • Bed sheet: 2€

  • Bike Wash

  • Bike Parking


  • Guided visit to Eunate Church: consult (we will offer you bikes for your visit, if needed)

  • Massage therapist: consult

  • Bikes are welcome in our hostel.


The Church of Saint Mary of Eunate is from the 12th century. Due to its octagonal plan, the first theories stated that Eunate was a Templar church, related to other central plan churches like the Templar convent of Tomar, the Temple Church of London or the Holy Sepulchre of Pisa, all of them inspired by the Church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. This alleged Templar origin and the aura of mystery that surrounds the church have contributed to esoteric interpretations.

The name „Eunate” comes from the Basque for “a hundred gates” and refers to the arches that surround this ancient hermitage.

We offer you guided tours and of course bikes if you need to relax your feet.

Enjoy this lovely place close to our Albergue – a few picture teasers of Eunate below.



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Hostel Casa Ibarrola (Pamplona)

Tel. number +34 948 223 332 (Hostel) / +34 692 208 463 (Iñaki) / +34 696 075 595 (César)
Address Calle del Carmen 31, 31100 Pamplona (Navarra)
Website http://www.casaibarrola.com/
E-mail info@casaibarrola.com
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The location, design, cleanliness and exquisite service make Casa Ibarrola an obligatory stop for our rest. Design with few places that provides a more exclusive and intimate service than the rest of the hostels, where privacy is virtually nil.

Everything invites you to relax, it is designed to give the customer the greatest comfort possible as every area is intended for it.

We have a Wi-Fi area with one computer that will be available to the customers for free. We have a website where pilgrims can see the whole hostel, rooms, beds, bathrooms, etc. Reservations can be made via e-mail or phone.

Breakfast is included in the price, which is in line with respect the other hostels in the area and yet providing greater service and product quality due to all the reasons above.

We have washer and dryer service so that the customer has dry and clean clothes for the next day. We also offer a special price for the pilgrim menú at the bar Bistrot catedral, exclusive for customers of Casa Ibarrola.

Outside the hostel and just at the entrance there are boards for pilgrims who are looking for a place to stay on Pamplona, so they can see photos of the inside of the hostel, the prices and an explanation of all the services available at the hostel as symbols.

The hostel is open all months of the year, offering the same attention, services and price regardless of the season.



  • Bunk bed in common room: 15 € (includes bottom sheet, pillowcase and buffet breakfast), from April to October. From November to March, the price is 12 € for a bunk bed, without breakfast.



Services near the hostel
  • Information for the pilgrim
  • Telephone box
  • ATM
  • Medical assistance
  • Pharmacy
  • Repair shop
  • Supermarket
  • Butcher shop
  • Bakery
  • Bar-Restaurant
  • Mobile coverage
Roncesvalles service

This new service is aimed at customers who come to Pamplona with intention to begin the Camino from Roncesvalles.

We host the pilgrim in the hostel that night and organize the transportation to Roncesvalles where the journey begins. Back at Pamplona the pilgrim stays in our hostel again that night.

We call it the Roncesvalles pack and prices have to be consulted as they depend on the number of people interested.



The hostel is just at the entrance of the old town of Pamplona, historic area, cathedral, town hall, route of the run of the bulls, etc.

Camino passes right by the door just after accessing the city through the gates of the wall. We do not have to strive to find it and we will be in the center of the city.

Right next to the hotel there is an excellent bicycle shop in which we can make the adjustements we consider necessary for the path that lies ahead until Santiago, which at this point is a lot.



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Municipal hostel of Villava (Villava)

Tel. number +34 948 517 731 / +34 649 71 39 43
Address C/ Pedro de Atarrabia, 17-19 trasera, 31610 Villaba-Atarrabia (Navarra)
Website http://alberguedevillava.com/
E-mail info@alberguedevillava.com
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Located in a beautiful setting on the banks of Ulzama river, you can enjoy the tranquility and hospitality of the neighbors and residents of Villava-Atarrabia as well as its cultural events throughout the year.

The hostel is just 50 m away from the municipal pools of Villava-Atarrabia, where you can enjoy the pools in both winter and summer, as well as the Spa area for only 3 €.

We have a Bar-Restaurant located on the same wall as the hostel, which is part of the social market and promotes responsible consumption. The bar also has a terrace that we have made with recycled furniture, which gives our bar and hostel a distinguishing mark.

Although our closing time for reception desk is at 21:00, we have a security system with code so that the housed people access later.



  • Hostel: 9 €.
  • Breakfast: 3 €.



The Hostel has 54 places of lodging in bunk-bed rooms of various sizes to suit the needs of those traveling alone, families and groups. All of them very bright, warm and pleasant with large windows overlooking the river Ultzama and the Camino; with high vaulted ceilings that enhance the feeling of space and with areas for accessibility. Each lodger or pilgrim has its own reading light, plug and individual locker.

  • 1 room with 4 berths with its own bathroom and shower
  • 1 room with 5 berths with its own bathroom and shower
  • 1 room with 8 berths with shared toilets and showers
  • 2 rooms with 18 berths with shared toilets and showers

We try to adapt to the needs of lodgers and pilgrims to make their stay more enjoyable. Let us not miss anything!

  • On the ground floor next to the reception, we have 3 Bathrooms, one of them in the cafeteria.
  • On the 1st floor there are 4 bathrooms and 5 showers (divided for men and women) for large rooms.
  • The 2 rooms for 4 and 5 people each have their own bathroom.
Multipurpose room

The hostel has a large, bright room that adapts to different functions and which is exclusive to the lodgers.

  • To read, surf the internet, watch TV or chat
  • For meetings when you come in group or team.
  • For heating up food or cooking.
Other services
  • Sheet and towel service: beds are dressed with sheet and pillow fitted for those coming with his sack. Also you can rent sheets and towels.
  • Laundromat: If you want to wash your own clothes we have a laundromat with washer and dryer. It also has clothesline.
  • Bicycles: Villava-Atarrabia, the land of Indurain, carries bicycles in its DNA. If you are just passing through, you can park your bicycle at the door. If you stay with us, we have prepared a space for you to keep your bike and so that you can clean it comfortably.



Villava-Atarrabia is surely the town of Iruñerria with more development to The City. With a privileged environment because of the crossing of its 3 Caminos at the mouth of Ultzama river to Arga river, Villava-Atarrabia was a preferred resting place for the wealthy people of Pamplona 100 years ago; and thus witness the main avenue leading into the village, with its belle epoque chalets and its special Besta-Jira.

Villava- Atarrabia was meant to live, to rest. And the people there are those who interpret it better. Villaveses can go every day to work in Pamplona or its industrial belt, but they live in their village. Not surprisingly Villava-Atarrabia has developed an important staff letter of health, educational, social, cultural and sporting services to reach a widely recognized quality life.

The hostel of Villava-Atarrabia is part of that staff letter, and is designed for hostellers and the pilgrim; youth hostel and families; groups and sports teams. For those who devote the day to explore, discover, enjoy Pamplona-Iruña and its region, and the night to rest. It is a first class hostel with first class facilities.


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Hostel San Nicolás (Larrasoaña)

Tel. number +34 619 559 225 / +34 659 815 961
Address C/ Sorandi, 5-7 - Larrasoaña – Navarra
Website http://www.alberguesannicolas.com
E-mail alberguesannicolas@gmail.com


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San Nicolas in Larrasoaña is a hostel for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago (French Way) and a tourist hostel, located in the town of Larrasoaña, 4.5 km away. from Zubiri, being therefore a possible ending point in the first stage for the stronger and better prepared pilgrims, as it is a hard stage.

It opened on March 30, 2015, and it is a new, modern and cozy hostel to rest, share experiences, regain strength for the next day, with all the necessary services in suitable facilities.



  • Hostel: 11 €


  • Washing place.
  • Washer and dryer; 3€ each.
  • Indoor and outdoor clothesline.
  • Heating.
  • Showers: 8.
  • Towels and soap: towel rental (3€).
  • Toilets: 8.
  • Lockers or cabinets.
  • First-aid kit
  • Water and soda machine.
  • Coffee machine.
  • Kitchen: Yes, with microwave. Dinners are offered for 10 € (only one menu composed of homemade food).
  • Refrigerator.
  • Dinning room.
  • Meeting room with TV.
  • Terraza.
  • Closed place for keeping bicycles.
  • Plugs for charging batteries.
  • Internet.


Larrasoaña Bridge (also called bandits Bridge) is a medieval stone bridge that crosses the Arga River in the valley of Esteríbar. It is located in the town of Larrasoaña in the province of Navarre (Spain). The name of the bandits bridge was originated because in this bridge, or its vicinities, bandits were posted to rob pilgrims. This bridge in the French Way is the next after Puente de la Rabia in Zubiri.



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Refuge Orisson (Orisson)

Tel. number Landline: 05 59 49 13 03 / Mobile: 06 81 49 79 56
Address Jean-Jacques ETCHANDY - BP 12 - 64220 UHART-CIZE
Website http://www.refuge-orisson.com/
E-mail refuge.orisson@wanadoo.fr


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Jean-Jaques Etchandy and his family are happy to welcome you to their hostel: Orisson Refuge.

Situated in the heart of the French Basque Country, on the GR65 route between Saint Jean Pied de Port and Bentarte Mountain, it is the best place to stay before crossing Lépoéder mountain pass in our way to Roncesvalles.

Many pilgrims have stopped at this hostel to appreciate the beauty of the landscape and the peacefulness of the area: an ultimate resting place on the Compostelle walk.

Come to share your Camino with us!



  • Half-board room: 35 €.
  • Menu: 5 to 14 €.



  • Packed picnic on request.
  • Package transportation service.
  • Postcards and stamps.
  • Restaurant and bar.
  • Panoramic terrace.
  • Fireplace.



Right in ascent through the Camino de Santiago from Saint Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalles. In this place the mountain hugs and nature overflows. We will be surrounded by green and high mountain landscape. A unique location for a unique experience.

It is possible that given the inaccessibility of the place you get to this place in your way, so be sure to stop for a good snack that you will surely appreciate during the hard miles in ascension that await you right after.


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Gite Ultreia (Saint Jean Pied de Port)

Tel. number 0033-559 49 11 72 / 0033-680 88 46 22 Nathalie
Address 8 Rue de la Citadelle, 64220 Saint Jean Pied de Port
Website http://www.ultreia64.fr/
E-mail gite.ultreia@vertesmontagnes.fr


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Located strategically within walking distance of the church, our hostel is one of the oldest houses in the historical center.

Completely refurbished and redesigned, this pretty house with four floors is now a warm and comfortable accommodation for 15 people.

As travelers and former pilgrims, we wanted a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is our home and it is furnished and equipped as any house, intending to welcome you to your overnight stop, rest, share experiences and meet other walkers.

At the foot of the hostel, in the alleys of the village, you will find restaurants, shops and all services in the small fortified town.

Possibility of booking online: http://www.ultreia64.fr/



  • Bed in shared room: 16 to 17 €.
  • Double room: 44 to 48 €.
  • Breakfast 5 €.



2 big rooms with 4 and 6 beds.
2 independent rooms with double bed (and one with bathroom).
The beds are equipped with sheets, blankets and pillowcases.
4 bathroom for just 15 persons.
Large 40 m2 living room, furnished with comfortable sofas, tables and chairs to write your daily walking, with extensive documentation on Camino de Santiago and the Pyrenees



"In the Basque Country, Camino de Santiago crosses a remarkable mountain called Puerto de Cize ... To pass it, there are eight miles both up and down. Indeed, this mountain is so high that it seems to touch the sky; those doing the climb think they are able to touch the sky in their own hand..."

Similarly to the quote above, but of course in Latin, the French monk Aimery Picaud, described this stage in the first Pilgrim's Guide ever written, and that was in the year 1135!

Millions of pilgrims later, the mountain is in the same place and the pilgrim is confronted with it when crossing to Roncesvalles. We must not close our eyes, the stage is serious with its 27 km and 1200 m of altitude. But we are there to prepare it with you, discuss it and thus help to transform this legendary stage in a great and wonderful time!


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El Camino de Santiago cuenta desde esta semana con un nuevo albergue de peregrinos, en la localidad pontevedresa de Pontecesures, por la que pasa el Camino Portugués.

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