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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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cairo
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Marvelous, spectacular, breathtaking... Words don't do this place just. Name it: best view, best decorations, best facilities. I booked a junior suite in the new building and I couldn't get enough of it. It felt like the home I never had. The bad part of it was that the hotel was fully booked and the staff tried their best to...

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Cairo, Egypt
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel combines the beauty and grandeur of the past with the beautiful scenery and excellent service. The hotel is actually an old palace rising grandly from a granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert with views of Elephantine Island, the hotel blends Pharaonic treasures with French art de recevoir. The hotel has two sections, the old palace...

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Bonjour! First of all,thank you very much for your interest to stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. We very much appreciate your great comments regarding your stay at the hotel. We are delighted to know that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your accommodation in the garden view room ,the breakfast at the terrace ,the pool overlooking to...

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had too stay at least one night at my favorite hotel in Egypt,before going home.This was my second visit since last years stay. I was able to upgrade to a beautiful suite,with the most comfortable bed ever,and amazing suite ,see pictures.

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Egypt
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a pleasant stay, my wife and me enjoyed every minute, excellent location, super luxury rooms, all the staff members were very friendly with a lovely smile starting from the reception, house keeping, pool staff and restaurants staff. We had dinner at a historical French restaurant since 1902 that servs delicious food . We highly recommend this amazing hotel...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arriving at the understated entrance to the hotel you have no idea of the exuberant beauty and drama of this wonderful hotel. As we stepped inside, we were overwhelmed by the colours and beautiful period furnishings and decor all around us. It was rather like stepping back in time into a brilliant kaleidoscope. Simply glorious. Our room was not ready...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Old Cataract for four days. The facility is the acme of old-school luxury - a rare reminder of the Golden Age of travel. Everything from the short journey from the airport was exemplary. All the staff were totally engaged in their jobs and reflected a genuine desire to please. The 1902 Restaurant is an essential visit -...

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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was so accommodating. My husband suffers from acid reflux, incontinence and flatulence due to a recent gastric bypass operation. He weighed over 590 pounds three years ago. Since his 270 pound weight loss he wants to travel. We found Egypt very accommodating to a person with special needs. My husband suffers from knee pain and must be carried...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We last visited the Old Cataract a couple of years ago, and thoroughly enjoyed it as much this time. The hotel was much busier this time - hopefully indicating that tourism in Egypt is finally picking up - so there wasn't as much of a personal / intimate feel to it. However, the service, food and ambience is still as...

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Thank allyel14
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only visited the hotel to have cocktails on the terrace overlooking the Nile but I am rather regretting not staying. The whole place was refurbished not too long ago and the design brief was clearly "over the top". It is quite magnificent yet rooms dont seem to be at all expensive. Maybe next time!

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Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fine hotel in a prime location. When we arrived, we were greeted by a small army of employees who took our luggage as we were escorted to the reception area where we were given a welcome drink. We were invited to have Sunday brunch and then taken to our room. The suite had a fantastic view of...

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Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit at our hotel. We are glad to know that the hotel's service & facilities did meet your luxury expectations. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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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
Region: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Price Range: $144 - $329 (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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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel Aswan
Accor Old Cataract Aswan
Sofitel Aswan
Aswan Sofitel
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“Its worth paying a bit extra for a Nile view if in the Palace wing, but all of the rooms in the Nile wing have great views”
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“Nile view is so much better than gardens view!”
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