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Planet Earth
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a luxury hotel to stay in, the old Cataract hotel is definitely the best choice in Aswan, the old 19th century building is wonderfully renovated while the new building is just as unique, the staff are amazingly friendly and helpful, greeting you with the most joyful smile and the kindest words in every occasion, truly...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and your wonderful feedback. We are glad to know you fully enjoyed the historical charm of the great old palace where lots of celebrities stayed in which is a blend of historical building and the modern style all with the French touch. And also happy that...

Foster City, California
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Ok I don't know exactly how Pharaohs back in the days lived, but I assure you you'll get a majestically wonderful, luxurious, and visually-stunning sensation if you stay here ;) Beautiful (understatement) property, unbelievable sunset view, courteous staff and service, and serene location. The only ding is that the water system is a bit "odd" in that the water is...

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Dear Valued Guest, It was our pleasure having the chance to have you with us at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract. It is indeed a concern that you feel the services offered was not up to your expectations; we will of course take this very seriously and rectify any unusual shortfalls that may have occurred during your stay. Let me seize...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2015

It is hard to describe how amazing was our stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. It's for sure a unforgettable experience! After exploring the city of Cairo and the pyramids in Giza, we were so tired, and coming to Aswan was just part of our tour which we didn't expected much, as our main goal was to go...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend Old Cataract for your recent visit to Aswan. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing with us your feedback and letting us know about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guest is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed so much the facilities, view and services...

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I have been to 90 % of the high luxury hotels in Egypt, and Old Cataract Sofitel Legend is by far the best, Best view over river Nile, beatseasily all otherhotelview all over Egypt. Best Rooms, very spacious, very modern mixed with style, very well maintained, choose a room in the new building with Nile View, even the bath tub...

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend Old Cataract for your recent visit to Aswan. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing with us and our future Guests your feedback and letting us know about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guest is very gratifying and knowing that you fully enjoyed the facilities,...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The hotel is really great, and the view over the Nile just amazing. You can feel the history just walking in the corridors, and looking at the beautiful old rooms. The staff is very nice, especially in the restaurants, and the food excellent but a bit too pricey to be honest. Just stepping outside one can eat for a fraction...

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Dear Valued Guest, I would like to thank you most sincerely for sharing your thoughts of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract with us on the tripadvisor. Your feedback will be influential in improving your experience on your next stay. It is indeed a concern that you feel the services offered was not up to the expectations; we will of course take...

Arnhem
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Unforgettable, when we arrived and they showed our room we had two separate beds, when we asked if we could change the room, we got an upgrade, for free. And what kind of an upgrade, I felt like a president. Eventhough our first room was really good also. We stayed in the newly constructed part but with an espectacular view....

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Dear Valued Guest, It was our pleasure having the chance to host you with us. We appreciate very much taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. To receive such praise from our guest is very gratifying and knowing that you fully enjoyed the Upgrade, facilities, the Magical Nile view and services...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We have stayed three times this year in this magnificent hotel. We will return without hesitation. The service has been excellent as usual with a special mention for the sympathy and professionalism of Sarwat. As always, the welcome was warm and efficient and hotel facilities and rooms of first quality Good breakfast on the Nile's terrace and excellent dinner specially...

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

Dear Valued guest, It was our pleasure having the chance to host you with us. We very much appreciate taking the time to tell us your feedback on tripadvisor. We are glad that you fully enjoyed the Legendary Experience of the great old palace where most of the celebrities stayed in. To receive such praise from our guest is very...

Reviewed 6 December 2015

Built in 1898 and inaugurated in 1902 ,same timing as the Old Aswan Dam. A jewel that meets 5 star standards , Stayed in a suite in the Palace which is the old building. overlooking the most scenic view of the Nile cataracts where the river flows through huge granite rocks with inscriptions dating back to ancient Egyptian times. The...

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Dear Valued Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality...

Marina del Rey, California
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Great views of the Nile. Luxurious rooms in the New Cataract building. Very friendly staff. Great restaurant. Very peaceful place. Highly recommend this hotel for a relaxing holiday. The terrace is wonderful. You can spend all day watching the Nile. Aswan is a quiet little town.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your stay with us and for taking the time to send us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you fully enjoyed the Nile view room, the service and the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract unique Terrace. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as...

Fishkill, New York
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Before I arrived at Aswan, all of my Egyptian tour contacts told me over and over how wonderful the Old Cataract Hotel was. Boy were they spot on! This is one of the most beautiful, gracious hotels we have ever stayed at. Our room was in the old wing of the hotel on the second floor. There was a balcony...

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Dear Valued Guest, It was our pleasure having the chance to host you with us. I would like to thank you most sincerely for sharing your wonderful experience of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract with us and our future guests’ on the tripadvisor. Your feedback will be influential in improving your experience on your next stay. To receive such praise from...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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: $247 - $435 (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 Family Hotel in Aswan
#1 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
#1 Spa Hotel in Aswan
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aswan
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