[SH1285] Refuge Orisson

Refuge Orisson

In the Pyrenees


Coordinates: 43.108795, -1.239151 Click to open in Google


Private albergue located about 7.8km from Saint Jean, on the Napoleon Route to Roncesvalles. 18 beds over 3 rooms (plus another 15 at their sister-albergue, Kayola). Has a restaurant-bar specializing in local cousine. Packed lunches can be arranged.

Reservations are *highly* recommended, especially during the busy season, as the beds are typically booked well in advance (often 3+ months in advance). Pitched tents are also available (which, arguably, are more comfortable and certainly are more private).

Gorgeous location with very scenic views. There’s a great terrace in front that looks out over the mountains. English, French, Spanish, and Basque spoken. Operated by Jean-Jacques Etchandy.

Member of Red de Albergues Camino de Santiago (network of private albergues).

Core Details

Address: Route Napoléon
64220 Uhart-Cize, France
Phone: +33 559 491 303
Mobile: +33 681 497 956
Email: refuge.orisson@wanadoo.fr
Website: www.refuge-orisson.com/en/index.html
Directions: Located directly on the Napoleon route, about 7.8 km from Saint Jean.

Useful Stuff to Know…

Type: Albergue – Private
Region: No Regions
Rating: Excellent
Seasonality: Season: April to mid-October
Other: Per Night (includes dinner and breakfast): €33 at Orisson and €15 at Kayola.
Pitched tents: €25
Rates confirmed: April 2014.

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The following attributes are keywords or characteristics that add some context to this accommodation item:

Reservations Accepted
Reservations Recommended
Dinner Available
Breakfast Available
Packed Lunches Available
Hot Water Available
Hand-Wash Laundry Facilities
Clothesline Available
Clothes Washer Available
Clothes Dryer Available
Common Room Available
Terrace / Garden / Courtyard
Bicycle Area
Power Outlets (for batteries)
Pricing – Is Mid-Range
Beds: > 10 & <= 25
Scenic Vista

Admin Stuff…

Date Created (?): 29 Nov 2013
Date Last Updated (?): 24 Apr 2014
Content Accuracy (?): Very Good
Completeness (?): Very Good
Coordinates (?): Very Good
TrekRight Status (?): Included

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Admin Notes

  • 24 Apr 2014: Edited the description. Tweaked the attributes.
  • 13 Apr 2014: Updated all information.