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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Abtal El Tahrir Street, Aswan, Egypt
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Ranked #1 of 26 hotels in Aswan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
962mgr Belfort, France
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Belfort, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Old cataract hotel for two nights . We got an upgrade and we were impressed with the guest relation staff and the staff at the hotel. The hotel itself is breathtaking , We stayed in the main old building , had a nile view room , interior very beautiful . Room service staff was prompt and... More

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This time last year, although I have many times visited Egypt, I made my first visit to the wonderful Old Cataract Hotel. I was made to feel so special that I decided to try to return and bring a group of friends along. The manager laid on his own car to transfer my group of five to and from the... More

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McLean, VA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
31 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Cataract has been made so very pleasant by the excellent staff! I would like to name them all and will do that separately to the managers. We are nearly the only people staying at the Cataract--practically the only foreigners in Aswan, in fact. From the front desk managers to the cleaning staff, everyone at the Cataract... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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101 reviews 101 reviews
81 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel delivers nothing less than a service of excellence with a flair and style that is unique and different and I leave with a sense of loss that my stay was so so short. Not to worry Aswan has won me over thanks to the kindness and hospitality I encountered from every staff member that came my way. I... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing time spent here to celebrate my 40th birthday Highly recommend this hotel - friendly, hard working staff who are keen to ensure guests are provided with a exquisite level of customer service. Beautiful well kept surroundings and fabulous main restaurant Perfect time from checkin to checkout Karen & Lee

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Cairo, Egypt
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Have never stayed at a hotel that combined such fantastic service and decor with such a stunning location on a bend of the Nile. Sitting on the shady terrace or our room's private balcony, every way we looked was beautifully landscaped hotel gardens dropping down to the river, small boats plying the waterway, a green riverbank opposite and desert rising... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for this nice review. It was a pleasure welcoming you to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract. We’re waiting for you to enjoy and relax again in our property away from the noise of the capital city. Sincerely Jules-Henri EDOUARD General Manager. More

Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Old Cataract is just amazing. The rooms in the "new" building are beautiful and very spacious and the view can't be better. The food is pretty good but a bit expensive. Also loved the pool and spa. The service was also great. This hotel if definitively in my top 5.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for this nice review, we are glad to see that you enjoyed your stay .In the Nile building effectively all the rooms are Nile view some of them even have the bathroom Nile view and you enjoy the view in your bathtub .I noticed that you find the food in the restaurant expensive, we probably did... More

Devon UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were due to stay here for 4 nights but we couldn't bear to leave, so extended again and again. That of itself may tell you all you need to know! We moved onto the Winter Palace in Luxor, and it wasn't a patch on this very splendid hotel. We were treated like royalty - we have never been so... More

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

Dear Guest, As General Manager of this hotel I am very proud to receive such a fantastic review, especially when, unfortunately, you were in our hotel I was traveling out of Egypt .The level of service you described in what in a Sofitel legend we are trained to provide .Welcome to the legendary world in the land of the Nubians.... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Old Cataract Aswan is one of those hotels that take you back in time. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and helpful, the location truly magnificent. There is a charming terrace at the back of the hotel which is ideal for dining and romantic evening drinks -- very relaxing. Ask for a room overlooking the Nile in the Palace.... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review,it was a pleasure welcoming you to our hotel. and we are waiting for you to come back and live the legend again as you said. Sincerely Jules-Henri EDOUARD General Manager. More

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Address: Abtal El Tahrir Street, Aswan, Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan 5*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Aswan #1 Family Hotel in Aswan #1 Romantic Hotel in Aswan #1 Spa Hotel in Aswan
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Hotel Complex encompassing famous Victorian-style Cataract Hotel & adjacent high-rise New Cataract Hotel (1963). ... more   less 
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