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Royal Frankenstein

San Juan de Dios 260, Cusco, Peru
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Royal Frankenstein
Ranked #22 of 226 Specialty lodging in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel has an odd mix of decor, such as life size frankenstein dolls and piranhas, but it is a great place to stay. Ludvick(sp?), the owner, is a wonderful and helpful guy. He gave us information about the city and let us keep our bags in the hostel when we went to Machu Picchu.

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Royal Frankenstein during our whole stay in Cusco (5 nights). The hostel is clean, quiet, and very close to the main square. The owner, Ludwig, is very helpful. The decor is perfectly weird.

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Santiago, Chile
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

During our world tour, we have been to many a places... and this is just one of the best ! The price is really cheap, but rooms are really good and quiet. Nights were a bit chilly, but you can hire an electric heating for a small extra. The kitchen is really useful, you can have mate de coca all... More

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Nantes, France
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229 reviews 229 reviews
101 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The German owner of this hostal will make your stay pleasant. Good advice on the city. Very good value for money and centrally located. Bizarre deco that goes with the owner. The rooms are OK but not that comfeortable.

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Hong Kong, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Stayed in the quad room before our trip to Machu Picchu. Conveniently located close to the city centre. The owner was very helpful, and woke up early to help send us off. Some may find the decor a little unusual, but I personally loved it. Very good bang for the buck.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We've just met the nicest hostel owner there is in Cusco or maybe even Peru! Ludwig helped us out with everything and he is always there any time of the day. With him you don't need a tour agency, you can do everything on your own in the area. The place itself has a lot of humour, you have to... More

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Ghent, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This hostel clearly isn't your everyday hostel. It's a totally different atmosphere. There's plants and creepy stuff everywhere. Which, of course, the name already suggests. The rooms are nice and all centered around a little covered patio. In the evenings there is a lovely fire to warm you. The owner is friendly and helpful. And we loved the cat, named... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Perfect spot in central Cuzco. Very friendly german owner. You can ask him everything! Upper rooms are very bright and have their own bathroom. Reservation recommended! Stayed here 2 nights before and 1 night after our choqequirao-MP trek.

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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My girlfriend and I spent 4 nights here after stumbling across it whilst looking for somewhere to stay. So glad we found it! The owner is very friendly and enthusiastic, always willing to assist with anything. The room (Monster Ruum) we had was very spacious with a private toilet and shower with plenty of hot water and good pressure. The... More

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Managua, Nicaragua
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46 reviews 46 reviews
44 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stayed 5 nights in Cusco, owner was very accommodating and always helped us. The accommodation is quite cheap and within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas. It has a unique style and décor. beds were comfortable. is very quiet even with a pub next door. Rooms and Bathrooms clean, hot showers Duly recommended and would stay there again.

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Address: San Juan de Dios 260, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Royal Frankenstein Hotel Cusco

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