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Philae Hotel

79 Cornich el Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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Ranked #2 of 26 hotels in Aswan
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coventry
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros - cheap (£50/night including amazing breakfast), perfect location on main street, great views of the Nile, clean, free wifi, friendly and helpful staff, great restaurant recommendation Cons - air con worked but very noisy so bring ear plugs Visit Aswan, this stretch of the Nile is beautiful.

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Cambridge, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to stay on the Corniche in Aswan - we were very happy to be upgraded to a Nile view room. The bed was extremely comfortable, and the staff very friendly. The only criticism was the slowness of the wifi which was only really accessible in the doorway of the room.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a brilliant place to stay if you find yourself in Aswan. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and are happy to help you out with anything you need, but we were never hassled with offers of trips like the other places. The rooms are immaculate and comfortable, and if you get a room with a Nile... More

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed for one night in march 2014 in an ac room with privat bathroom. the room had a good size and a very tasteful design with an egyptian touch (without over decorating!). it had a big and comfortable double bed with quality blankets and bedsheets. the nice and very clean bathroom had a window towards the bedroom and a... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of nights at the Philae hotel and felt like home. The ladies at the reception were super helpful and friendly. We had a beautiful and clean room with view on the Nile. Also booked a trip to Abu Simbel at the hotel which was arranged very quickly and great breakfast boxes were provided. Cannot think of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had only one night at the Philae, but will be visiting Aswan again, and will certainly stay there. A pleasant spacious room, clean and comfortable, with a splendid view. Good restaurant, and very agreeable and helpful reception girls.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The hotel is conveniently located and the room very clean and comfortable. The service was great - they were able to pick me up at the trains station and provided hibiscus tea and fresh fruit. They also provided a breakfast box for my Abu simbel trip. When my friend canceled going with me to Egypt, when I arrived, the staff... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with a party of friends before boarding our Nile River Boat cruise. As many others have said the quality of service is excellent. The staff were very helpful from before we arrived with handling multiple bookings and arranging airport pick ups. They were very charming. The rooms are quite small and a bit run down - so... More

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Louisville, KY, USA
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18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The hotel itself is not bad - it is situated on the main drag, about 5 mins walk to the main market. The traffic noise is to be expected, and didn't bother us at all. We were traveling with our parents, and children, and found the family suite + triple to be adequate. The hotel staff was very courteous, as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

When checking-in, by accident my 4-year old son broke the glass of the welcome drink and had himself injured in the finger. Two ladies from the reception desk greatly helped us with giving us first-aid and showed us the way to the nearest hospital. The next day they asked again about my son's wound, making us feel so nicely treated... More

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Also Known As:
Philae Hotel Aswan
Address: 79 Cornich el Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Aswan
#2 Best Value Hotel in Aswan
#3 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
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