Leon, northern Spain: situated in Villablino, in the heart of Os Ancares in Castilla y Leon and near other natural areas like the Somiedo Natural Park in neighbouring Asturias. This is an excellent place for Brown Bear and for observing the last Cantabrian population of Capercaillie. This hostel offers and excellent quality/price ratio, for example in the restaurant.
Food here is generously served and of good quality. You can eat a weekday menu for 10€ and a weekend menu for 12€. If you are a guest you can go for the half-board option, breakfast and dinner for 12€ (you can change dinner for lunch if you wish). Full board comes to 20€.
Rooms, with bathroom, are cosy and accommodate up to 3 or 4 people, so you an lower the prices in a group. 40 € for doubles, 60 € triples and 70 € for 4 people. Renovated interior.
Times are adaptable and the pwners are very friendly and open to changes. You can dine late and breakfast early if you are heading out at dawn.