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Royal Frankenstein

Certificate of Excellence
San Juan de Dios 260, Cusco, Peru
Royal Frankenstein
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 3 weeks of travelling in Peru, this is the first hostel that has a reception (the owner himself) speaking proper english, who is helpful and is there for you. He is very happy to help you plan your stay in Cusco efficiently, while avoiding the local scams. The hostel itsself is small, clean, quiet and cosy. Located exactly in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved this hostel! I stayed at three other hostels in Cusco in the month and a half I was there and this was by far the best. I only planned to stay three days and ended up staying nearly three weeks. Ludwig was incredibly kind, always making sure I had everything I needed and always making sure I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at Royal Frankenstein for 3 nights in total and can not speak highly enough of both the hostel and the owner. Just a 5 minute walk from the main square this hostel is in a great location surrounded by both restaurants and tour agencies. Fantastic for travellers keen to avoid late night parties in Cusco... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel, great price, really good location and make sure you visit the vegan restaurant around the corner ( green point). When we arrive Ludiig gave us great info and advice on the area and M.P etc. room was good size with good bathroom. Wifi was amazing! Breakfast was just a bread roll and jam. Kitchen was good and clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Really enjoyed this hostel and the owner is a really nice German man who gives you loads of local tips for the city. Location is excellent near the main plaza. The price is very good if on budget, we stayed in a private room and he even throw in a heater for free. Decor is unusual but brilliant, watch out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great location 5 min walk to the main plaza. Really clean rooms and the decor is so crazy its brilliant. Owner is eccentric but a really nice guy with so much information and help. On checking in he will go thru every you need to know about this beautiful city. Nothing bad to write about this place, would def recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stayed here in November with my girlfriend for about 7 nights. Room and bathroom were clean, hot water was working all the time, wifi is for free and worked. Price is at around 20 US Dollars for a double room. The host knows the region pretty well and can respectively will tell you a lot about it ;-) I would... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great place! Ludwig, the owner, is very kind and will help you with anything you need as long as you ask. It is really close to the main Plaza, about a five minute walk. The hotel itself is really cool lots of plants and unique trinkets all over. For the price its cheap especially for being so close to the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Cold shower, dark room, old sheets and not that clean. You pay 60-70 soles in Cusco and this is what you get. PS breakfast is not provided so for a couple you end up paying close to 130 soles after buying breakfast. Yes, the owner is very nice and helpful but so are plenty of other hostel owners! We really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Perfect place!!! Ludwig, the owner, is really nice. The place is in the center of Cusco, its clean, nice and very comty. When the place was full, Ludwig even offered his sofa for free - how cool is that?! I'd definitely recommend the place and would stay there again! Thanks Ludwig :)

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