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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 1 week ago
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Gilmorton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a birthday treat for me. My cruise had docked further up and I walked the 30mins to the hotel for afternoon tea. A choice of three teas and three tiers of food including Selection of 5 Sandwiches Fresh fruit with chocolate sauce Selection of 6 desserts The views were great, large comfortable sofas outside and music playing. There... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really I must say that this hotel has fulfill my expectations about it. It is one of the preferred hotels in Egypt that has visited regularly Agatha Christie and if someone remember the film "Death at the Nile" with Peter Ustinov, this hotel appear in this film. This hotel has 2 parts. The one it's the original and the second... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
25 hotel reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the hotel gates, we were transferred to a golf-cart for the short trip to the front door. Quickly registered, while having a complimentary cold drink in the bar area, we were then taken to our room. Having been before we stopped him from explaining all the room’s features again. Room was large, with two French widows... More

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london
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing through Aswan we had to stop here to have a look at this hotel. Years ago when we came last it was being refurbished. We arrived at the entrance and asked for some food. Before I knew it we were sitting on the terrace overlooking the Nile sipping a nice drink and ordering food. We loved everything about this... 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, I am happy to see that the staff succeeded to look after you and anticipate your needs. I am also glad that you appreciate the high standard mixed with the legendry history of our hotel. We hope that more tourists will be encouraged visiting this part of Egypt as the situation is... More

Cairo, Egypt
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Old Cataract hotel in Aswan is one of place you would love to stay at.Well located in a high ground overlooking the Nile. when you have the afternoon tea at the terrace you will wish it never ends because you will fall in love with the amazing view of both the Nile and the sunset.Hotel rooms style is charming with... 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, we wish hosting you again to let you enjoy the wonderful and special view overlooking the Nile out of our legendary property. Thank you again and waiting for you to come back. Sincerely Rafic KHAIRALLAH General Manager More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Amazing!!! Food was good. Service was great. I so enjoyed my stay. I visited a couple years ago. I can still remember the sounds and wonderful smells. Amazing views of the Nile. Looking out and seeing the old boats floating This is a magical place.

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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 to welcome you back. I am happy to see you have enjoyed the food, the service and your stay with us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely Rafic KHAIRALLAH General Manager. More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed here last minute to celebrate my other halfs 40th, travelling down from Luxor the day before by train. I can not praise this hotel enough. I had visited the hotel previously, before it's refurbishment, and although it has lost just a little of it's old colonial charm, it is still an absolutely stunning building! The decor of the... 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; we were happy to welcome back to your second home, it was a pleasure to allow us to celebrate your special moments at 1902 restaurant. We are happy to see that you have enjoyed the decor, pool area, suites, service, bars, restaurants, terraces and the staff succeed to accommodate and welcome you... More

Milano, Italia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Modern amenities do not interfere with the intact charme of this historical hotel which I rate in my personal world top 5. Everything seems to be impeccable and staff are professionaly trained to meet the standards of the most demanding guest. Due to low occupancy we were upgraded to a large Palace (old wing) room with a breathtaking Nile view... More

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

Dear Guest, We are happy that you have had this legendary experience in our hotel; we are proud that you rate us as world top 5.Actually we have 2 buildings to suit our different clientele everyone can find his taste. The new building is modern very comfortable and all rooms with Nile view .The old building is the palace like... More

Belfort, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us; your words about the staff and the hotel will encourage us to continue providing high level of service. I am happy to see that you have enjoyed the service provided by our guest relations and room service team, I am also happy to see that you have enjoyed the food and... 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*
Number of rooms: 131
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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel Aswan
Accor Old Cataract Aswan
Sofitel Aswan
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