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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The first thing that strikes you when you land in Aswan is the serenity and beautiful horizon. The drive from the airport to Sofitel is quiet and let's you enjoy the simplicity of the place. Once I reached the entrance of Sofitel Old cataract you cannot miss the grandeur of the building. Painted in nice deep Marsala with white borders,...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We only stayed one night at the Old Cataract hotel - had we known just how great it was, we would have extended that stay! The common areas of the hotel - -both in the Palace Wing and the new wing - are gorgeous, from the woodwork to the lighting. Service on the terrace is a little slow, but with...

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

Dear M. JenT617, Thank you for choosing the Jewel of the Nile "Sofitel Legend Old Cataract" for your recent visit to Aswan. We feel honor that you fully enjoyed the historical charm of the great old palace which is a blend of historical building and the modern style all with the French touch we are also glad that you were...

Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the most amazing experience, amazing hotel with breathtaking views the staff's really polite and helpful especially Mr.Hussein el Naggar the house keeping supervisor who made my stay much better than it already was.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying in this place is an experience in itself. The hotel is incredible and hangs on to the same luxury and charm it had when it was first founded. The views are amazing, the food is good and the service is excellent. Definitely recommended.

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can I say about this hotel? It is the first time i feel that a hotel has a soul and a story to tell. The old cataract was built in 1899 and through a century it accommodated a countless number of Kings, presidents, celebrities, politicians, etc Each room, each corridor, each corner witnessed a history. Although I didn't stay...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is just amazing i stayed there with my wife and 2 kids for 3 nights in a nile view suite and the view is just perfect i was in the nile tower and i had a lot of trips using boats from the nile using the hotel dock

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Authenticity, serenity and a fascinating view. We have stayed at the palace suites which was perfect specially the view however the other building is also very nice. I believe the extra $ for Nile view is a must and worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Without doubt the best hotel I have ever been to. The rooms are large, quiet and well appointed the beds huge and comfy. The staff are friendly and helpful. The pool is lovely and views over the Nile fantastic. The food is also superb. The common areas are absolutely stunning and make you feel like royalty.

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Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is ideally located on the banks of the Nile River with close proximity to the center of Aswan. The property is well manacured. The quality of the food was excellent. We had a spacious suite with a large balcony overlooking the Nile River. The activity on the river was a constant delight.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new cataract look at the river directly I was amazing view. It was my first visit to Old Cataract, it's a luxury hotel, fabulous view and a very decent, polite, smiling and professional staff. The rooms are suites larger then most New York apartments. The bathroom is marble with double vanities. The balconies stretch across both the bedroom and...

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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: $156 - $368 (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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#1 Spa Hotel in Aswan
#1 Family Hotel in Aswan
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“Nile View rooms offer the best views”
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“For views get a room in the new wing for style get a room in the palace.”
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“A suite maybe worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles jackcgold, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“WIFI, Best View ever , Food Taste, Best Room View, Romance, Couple , Relaxation, Flowers, Nile View, Love”
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