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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Frankenstein has everything a great hotel should have: Handy central location, clean rooms and kitchen, breakfast, all-day coffee/tea, friendly atmosphere, hot showers, fireplace, fast wifi, etc. On top of all that, Frankenstein has Ludwig. He is the most helpful, informative, and friendly hostel owner I've met in ten countries. He provided the best and most concise information on Machu Picchu... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

we loved our stay in frankensteins. Ludwig was ridiculously helpful, looked after our stuff while we went hiking. plenty of blankets, great hot showers, clean, kitchen available too. awesome location our favourite hostel in all of south america - and that is a hard competition in our mind!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

-Ludwig, the owner/care taker is awesome, really helpful and nice guy. -Kitchen open for use is clean and well equipped -Downstairs matrimonial room was comfortable, fire in the lounge helpful to keep warm at night -WiFi good in room and lounge -Thanks for a good stay Ludwig

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

This hostel was brilliant value for money: clean, central location, with one of the most comfortable beds ever (perfect for recovering after the Inca Trail!), hot showers, a kitchen and really helpful staff. We were allowed to leave bags there while we did the Inca trail. Would definitely recommend!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely hostel. There are loads of quirky things around the place and it is filled with plants. There is a log fire and a nice kitchen so the place feels like home. The shower is powerful and hot (rare in Peru) and there is a lovely roof terrace. Would highly recommend this hostel and the owner is super... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Clean rooms, good value, central location & super helpful staff. If you like a quirky interior with loads of plants then you'll love Frankenstein! Basic breakfast included but visit a supermarket to stock up and you're set.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I stayed here for 7 nights in the end and loved it - 4 nights to acclimatise before my Salkantay trek, and 3 nights after. I arrived a day early due to changed plans, and arrived by bus early in the morning, but Ludwig (the owner) already had a single room ready for me (in fact I was allowed to... More 

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Creteil, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Stayed there for my last night in Cuzco after my trip back from Macchu Picchu. The guesthouse is quite close where the Collectivos mini bus drops their passengers. The owner is german so everything is almost in german way, clean, squared. We booked for the twin beds almost on the roof. The room is clean, with hot shower and paper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Over a year on and we still reminisce about our time here. Great location. Great value. Well equipped kitchen to cook your own meals. It was the little details in the hostel that I found refreshing. Things that made me laugh or just in appreciating a bit of German efficiency in Peru! Ludwig was so helpful and accommodating. From helping... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I ended up here by accident - no clue, lots of research and finally just booking "something" because I was overwhelmed by the number of choices: That was a jackpot: * central location (1 minute walk to Plaza de Armas) * amazingly well run place (see below) * got a 15 minute tour-de-force of relevant information on arrival. and only... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Frankenstein

Address: San Juan de Dios 260, Cusco, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Royal Frankenstein Hotel Cusco
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