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Philae Hotel

79 Cornich el Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff here are friendly & very helpful. Aswan is a beautiful place & this hotel is centrally located on the Corniche. Clean & beautifully decorated. The hotel restaurant has good food at really reasonable prices.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cheap price and good rooms make this place a value option if you're staying a short time in Aswan. The staff was helpful, and the multi-course breakfast was surprisingly big. For me, it was too much food and I felt bad having to reject most of the plates the girl kept bringing out. I recommend to the hotel to... More 

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San Bruno, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a 4 star rated place, very inconspicuous looking on the Corniche in a crowded area, the sign was very difficult to see. However, the rooms though small were more than adequate considering we were there for 1 night and leaving for Abu Simbel early the next day. Rooms and bathrooms were clean, really appreciated the coffee maker... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to All the helpful and friendly staff for both stays (pre and post Abu Simbel). Very clean room and en suite with good shower and a balcony overlooking the Nile and the Corniche. Unasked for, I was met from the station and driven to the hotel, a very nice gesture, and someone was always on hand to answer questions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I have just concluded our three night stay. Other than the internet, which moved at the speed of molasses, the hotel was great. The beds were extremely comfortable. The water pressure in the shower was perfect and soaking in the tub was delightful. The breakfast was substantial and quite tasty. They even served crepes. The staff was... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just spent one night, but for sure I would stay there again. And, I would recommend this hotel for any of my friends. Plus there is free wifii, excellent wifii btw. Location nearby the soaqs market. Staff is great. I took a breakfast box - I went to Abu Simbel in the early morning, that was nearly a breakfast... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel are some of the best I've ever encountered anywhere in the world. The service was top notch. We asked for a wake up call, and how much a taxi to the airport should cost for our morning flight to Abu Simbel. The next morning we came down to the lobby to find they had prepared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

After a run of bad luck upon my arrival in Egypt, ending up at this hotel was a huge relief. The rooms were clean and modern with excellent views of the Nile. The location is great, right in the middle of everything. There are many good places to eat nearby, but the hotel's restaurant serves excellent food as well. The... More 

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Tidy, great location, rooms with a view of the Nile, nice and helpful staff, good price: Philae is a great hotel in Aswan. The staff was instrumental in helping booking our trip to Abu Simbel, picking us up at the train station at the small hours of the morning and helping our overall experience in Aswan. Highly recommended.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The hotel was an excellent pick based on review of prior TA reviews. Room with Nile view was spotless with good a/c and an in-room safe. No lift. Restaurant area on 2nd floor, open for breakfast (included) and lunch. Reception staff was able to recommend evening restaurants and even to phone in orders for delivery. Particularly helpful to me during... More 

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Address: 79 Cornich el Nile, Aswan, Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Aswan
#3 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
#4 Family Hotel in Aswan

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