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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Without doubt the best hotel I have ever been to. The rooms are large, quiet and well appointed the beds huge and comfy. The staff are friendly and helpful. The pool is lovely and views over the Nile fantastic. The food is also superb. The common areas are absolutely stunning and make you feel like royalty.

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Boston, Massachusetts
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We only stayed one night at the Old Cataract hotel - had we known just how great it was, we would have extended that stay! The common areas of the hotel - -both in the Palace Wing and the new wing - are gorgeous, from the woodwork to the lighting. Service on the terrace is a little slow, but with...

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RKhairallah, General Manager at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, responded to this review

Dear M. JenT617, Thank you for choosing the Jewel of the Nile "Sofitel Legend Old Cataract" for your recent visit to Aswan. We feel honor that you fully enjoyed the historical charm of the great old palace which is a blend of historical building and the modern style all with the French touch we are also glad that you were...

Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is ideally located on the banks of the Nile River with close proximity to the center of Aswan. The property is well manacured. The quality of the food was excellent. We had a spacious suite with a large balcony overlooking the Nile River. The activity on the river was a constant delight.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new cataract look at the river directly I was amazing view. It was my first visit to Old Cataract, it's a luxury hotel, fabulous view and a very decent, polite, smiling and professional staff. The rooms are suites larger then most New York apartments. The bathroom is marble with double vanities. The balconies stretch across both the bedroom and...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sofitel Aswan "Grand Hotel" as they called it Is one of the best Hotels I ever seen in my life, everything is more than perfect Hotel Staff are so friendly, with perfect WIFI and internet speed is Superb I enjoyed the place , and a lot of Photos taken for this beautiful property Do not forget to stay on the...

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Cannes, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is situated in a perfect location in Aswan with the most beautiful views of the Nile , the rooms are very spacious, nice interior design , but the most important thing about this hotel is its history and the view. The service is excellent, everybody is so friendly . If I have to criticize , the food in...

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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old luxurious hotel where we had high tea while watching the feluccas and the beautiful Egyptian sunset. The canapés were delicious and exquisitely presented. The restaurants and gathering areas made us feel like we were transported in a different land, in a different time. It was a great experience.

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Sonoma CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a boat trip up the Nile from Luxor (another amazing experience) and spent one night in Aswan at this hotel. If we had known how lovely Aswan was and how beautiful this property was, we would have booked two days. The hotel was built by Thomas Cook for European visitors (some pretty famous). It was remodeled from 2008...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first visit to Old Cataract, it's a luxury hotel, fabulous view and a very decent, polite, smiling and professional staff. The hotel itself is an experience, Don't miss the 1902 restaurant I'd like to thank the staff as well as the management team for their effort

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Leysdown-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regular travellers to Egypt but this was the first time we stayed at the Old Cataract Hotel and it will be our last. The location is stunning, the hotel and the grounds were beautiful and we were upgraded to a luxury room however some of the floor managers/head waiters or the men in suits as we liked to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Hotel Complex encompassing famous Victorian-style Cataract Hotel & adjacent high-rise New Cataract Hotel (1963). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Address: Abtal El Tahrir Street, Aswan, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Price Range: $160 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan 5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel Aswan
Accor Old Cataract Aswan
Sofitel Aswan
Aswan Sofitel
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Aswan
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“For views get a room in the new wing for style get a room in the palace.”
 of 5 bubbles Andybick, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A suite maybe worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles jackcgold, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“WIFI, Best View ever , Food Taste, Best Room View, Romance, Couple , Relaxation, Flowers, Nile View, Love”
 of 5 bubbles Mahmoudmohamedit, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a room in the new block, they all have Nile views”
 of 5 bubbles tanithf2015, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms appear to have a Nile view.”
 of 5 bubbles 929christineo, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
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