Hostel Monastery of La Magdalena

Park 1 minute
Church 1 minute
Supermarket 5 minutos
Market 5 minutes
Old town 5 minutes
Police 5 minutes
Council 8 minutes
Train station 11 minutes
Bus station 12 minutes
Health center 16 minutes
Samos 12 Km
Piedrafita do Cebreiro 58.7 Km
Santiago de Compostela 104 Km
Distribution of rooms in the hostel:

The hostel Monastery of La Magdalena is situated a few minutes’ walk from the old town of Sarria. The St. James Way passes just in front of the door of the hostel.

The hostel offers accommodation in double bunk beds distributed in 3 rooms. All rooms have shared mixed bath.

Guests can prepare meals in one of the common rooms, which has a microwave, and utensils. There are vending machines for drinks and snacks.

The hostel has also locker service and self service laundry.

The pilgrim’s hostel Monastery of La Magdalena is situated in the Avda. De la Merced, nº 60, 5 minutes walk from the old town of Sarria, 10 minutes walk from the train station and has amazing views of the entire village.

  • Reception.
  • Double bunk beds in shared rooms.
  • Social rooms with TV.
  • Mixed toilets and showers.
  • Self service laundry.
  • Internet.
  • Vending machines (cold and hot).
  • Kit of bottom sheet and pillowcase included in the price.
  • Outdoor parking.
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria
  • Hostel of La Magdalena – Hostel for pilgrims in Sarria

How to get to Sarria
By train

  • Direct from Madrid:
    • From Monday to Friday: Overnight-train at 22:30 pm. Arrival at 06:50 am
    • Saturdays: No service.
    • Sundays: Overnight-train at 22:30 pm. Arrival at 06:50 am
    • Prices: From 51,90 euros in tourist class
  • Direct from Barcelona:
    • Daily: 09:30 am and arrival at 21:05 pm and overnight-train at 20:20 pm and arrival at 08:45 am
    • Prices: From 75,60 euros in tourist class. Overnight-train from 103,70 €
  • The train from Barcelona to Sarria can be also caught in other cities: Tarragona, Lleida, Zaragoza, Pamplona, Vitoria, Burgos, Palencia and León. (At 20:20 pm train passes neither through Pamplona and Vitoria. It passes through Logroño).
  • Direct from Lugo:
    • From Monday to Friday and Sundays: five frequencies
    • Saturdays: Four frequencies
  • From southern Spain its necessary to make transshipment in Madrid and from east Spain it has transshipment options in Tarragona, Zaragoza and Madrid.
www.renfe.com Phone: 902 320 320 By bus from Santiago
  • The bus Company Freire, S.L www.empresafreire.com runs between Santiago and Lugo, where you can catch another bus to Sarria (see next section). You can catch the bus both at the bus station and at the airport in Santiago. There are plenty of daily frequencies that can be consulted from the routes and schedules section of their web site.
  • Private transfer from Santiago city center to Santiago Airport: please consult price in Viajes Viloria – Galicia Incooming, company specialized in services for pilgrims info@galiciaincoming.com and phone: +34 981 56 85 21
By bus from Lugo
  • The bus company Monforte, S.A www.monbus.es makes the direct way between Lugo and Sarria. There are daily frequencies.
  • From Lugo it’s also possible to travel to O Cebreiro stopping at Sarria. With Monforte, S.A., on a single frequency at 17:30 pm.
From the airport of Santiago, Porto, La Coruna and Vigo
Private transfer from Santiago city center or from Santiago Airport: please consult price in Viajes Viloria – Galicia Incooming , company specialized in services for pilgrims info@galiciaincoming.com and phone: +34 981 568 521

Once in Sarria, how to reach the Hostel Monastery of La Magdalena

  • How to get to the hostel from the bus station: You have to take the Formigueiros Street right in front of the exit of touring coaches and Repsol petrol station. Go left until the Pedro Saco Street (crossing the Calvo Sotelo Street). Straight ahead on Pedro Saco Street and on Padre Sarmiento Street. At the end of the acclibity you have to go left to Maior Street. From Maior Street you have to go to the right following the yellow arrow for 300 meters until you reach the Monastery of La Magdalena – Convent of la Merced.
  • How to get to the hostel from the train station: Leaving the train station, go straight on Calvo Sotelo Street until the first junction. Take right onto Jose Antonio Street. At the intersection of San Lazaro (San Lazaro chapel on your left) go straight on Calexa Street until reaching the Maior Street. From Maior Street you have to go to the right following the yellow arrow for 300 meters until you reach the Monastery of La Magdalena – Convent of la Merced.

Do I need to be a pilgrim to stay? It isn’t necessary, but the hostel is designed by and for the pilgrims.

Opening and closing hours? Check in: The access to the hostel can be made from 11:00 a.m. Check out: It’s necessary leave the facilities (check out) before 08:30 a.m.: between 08:30 – 11:00 h. cleaning tasks are carried out. Reception’s schedule: from 11:00 a.m. till 23:00 p.m. The hostel is a resting place for pilgrims so normally it’s closed at 23:00 at night to avoid inconveniences to pilgrims who are staying at the hostel.

Is there locker service? Yes. 

Is it recommendable to bring my sleeping bag? Yes, although at reception we will provide you with a kit of bottom sheet and pillowcase, which is included in the price of the stay. We also have blankets.

Do I need to book in advance? It is not necessary but it is advisable to ensure your place.

How I can book my place before my arrival in Santiago?.

  • Through the website you have an online booking system.
  • Send us an email to sarria@alberguesdelcamino.com
  • Or call us at +34 982 533 568. Bookings are accepted by phone only 24 hours in advance of your arrival.

Can I book my place at the hostel in Sarria and in this one of Santiago? Yes, you can book in both.

Is it possible to book for groups? Yes, please contact with us through the following phone number +34 981 568 521 or send us an email to sarria@alberguesdelcamino.com.

We also have an offer for groups in which we can book for you in different hostels of the Way from Sarria to Santiago + info

Is it possible to book lunches or dinners for groups? Yes, we have nearby restaurants with special menus, send us your request and we will look for the best choice at the best price.

Which is the cancellation policy or of changes on the reservation? If you cancel or modify your booking with more than 24 hours before your arrival, there are no expenses. If you cancel with less than 24 hours before your arrival, or if it’s no-show the expenses will be the total amount of the first night of the stay.

Is the hostel mixed? Yes.

And toilets and showers? Also mixed.

What type of accommodations are available? Single beds in shared rooms and single rooms with shared mixed bath.

Do they have lunch and dinner service? There are vending machines for drinks and for cold and hot food in the living rooms (sandwiches, ready meals, pastries, juices, sports drinks and soft drinks).

Is smoking allowed in the hostel? No.

Are pets allowed? No.

Do I have a place to park my bike? Yes, there is an outdoor parking for bicycles.

For groups of more than 25 people, please fill in the form below and we will send you an answer as soon as possible.
Phone groups department: +34 981 56 85 21
Email: sarria@alberguesdelcamino.com

  • Phone for single bookings: +34 982 53 35 68
  • Phone for group bookings (>25 pax): +34 981 56 85 21
  • Fax: +34 982 53 35 68
  • Skype: user:
  • Email: sarria@alberguesdelcamino.com
  • Address: Albergue Monasterio de la Magdalena
    Avda. La Merced 60
    27600 Sarria.
    Lugo, España.
  • Coordinates: +42° 52' 37.94", -8° 32' 14.40"‎
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