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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

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Luxor, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just had a high tea at the sunset time. Wow. It is a great hotel, a great location. It views the cataract, the southern tip of the Elephantine island and the Mausoleum of Agha Khan. The hotel just furnished about one year ago.You will admire the lounges, bars and restaurants of this hotel. It was where Agatha Christy wrote... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was there last April. The location is just great. The view from my room in the new building was even magical. All the staff are very friendly and professional as well. I ordered room service and it was great. One main feature of the hotel is that you can have your breakfast any time of the day and you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Old Cataract is a beautiful hotel in a stunning location next to the Nile in Aswan. Full of historic architecture opposite the Aga Khan's mausoleum. Grounds and Infinity pool are amazing with sun beds in full sun all day if you wish but large umbrellas to cover if needed. Having breakfast on the Terrace is a must and breakfast... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Cataract is an old hotel from the 19th century. It lives up to the expectations of the Legend series of of Sofitel chain. The original facility is absolutely stunning and literally feels like walking into a time machine back to an era where everything was relaxed and beautiful. The staff do their best to maintain that image and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and i have been to egypt several times, but this was the first time we have stayed at the old cataract, it is now and will be MY FAVORITE HOTEL IN THE WORLD,, THE COMBINATION OF HISTORY ,HOSPITALITY, LOCATION AND SERVICE, make it one of the most romantic, and beautiful places we have ever been, the rooms are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in the modern wings . Very luxurious with amazing view. Very comfortable . Bathroom is amazing . The service is submissive but, u dont get what you really want easily . Breakfast has a lot to offer but in an inconvenient way. The lounge music is a turn off . Again the view is amazing . I was... More 

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

Bonjour Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit to the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and your feedback. It is indeed a concern that you feel the services offered was not up to your expectations; we of course took this very seriously. Please note that there is no connection between your TA ID and our records, so I have been unable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best vacation ever .simply put.a hotel u don't need to get out from to discover and lurn around culture.its all there.its a hotel for sight seeing ,living and relaxing.great spa.great pool.great staff.it felt like home.didnt want to leave.thank you is a small word.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW!!! I have been fortunate to stay in some of the worlds finest hotels such as Peninsula's 4Seasons etc but the Old Cataract has a soul that very few hotels possesses and the opulence is just right amount. It felt like we walked in to a film set of an old world movie and the greetings by staff was so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning views, hotel has lots of history and character, the staff is very friendly and hospitable. The food is good and the pool is wow. The spa is highly recommended and I would love to return again in the future.

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

Dear M. KG279, Thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend Old Cataract for your recent visit to Aswan. I would like to thank you for sharing with us your wonderful feedback and letting us know about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our Guest is very gratifying and knowing that you have enjoyed so much the historical charm of... More 

Irvine, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Several friends recommended, each one separately, that I stay in the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, when they heard that I have a short assignment in Aswan. The moment I walked in the lobby I immediately realized why they all wanted me to stay in this hotel. Plainly speaking, the hotel will beam you back to the dawn of the 20th... More 

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Dear M. DimasR, Thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend Old Cataract for your last stay in Aswan. I would like to thank you for sharing your thoughts of your recent legendary experience and the beautiful photos with others guests’ on the tripadvisor. We are glad to read in your wonderful feedback that you fully enjoyed the historical charm of the... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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
Location: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Price Range: $145 - $513 (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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