We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Philae Hotel

Show Prices
#3 of 22 Hotels in Aswan
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Philae Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

321 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 272: English reviews
Start your review of Philae Hotel
 Click to rate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed there on 7 March 2017, for our Nile cruise on 8 March 2017. We arranged for the hotel pick up service from the airport, arrived at the hotel at 9:30 am and after check in procedures, waited about 1 hour for our room to be ready... which was understandable since we arrived early. The hotel...

Thank Nori56
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I arrived early after a flight from Cairo. I was lucky to get an early check-in around 10am. I booked a Nile View room which was neat and tidy of about 3.5 star standard. The room had a safe, bath shower with a very ordinary shower nozzle and comfortable bed & pillows. The small mini bar fridges are not cold...

1Thank Steven R
Mykonos, Greece
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for 1night only,the room was very nice and luxurius.There was only one important problem the windows were too thin and even though they were closed we could hear the traffic.Staff was good and breakfast was different but tasty than other hotels.

1Thank Sideris B
Oakland, California
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stayed here two separate nights in late Oct 2016 (with a gap in middle for overnight to Abu Simbel). The hotel's location is really convenient on the corniche, a step away from the ferry to Elephantine Island and a few blocks from the night market and street food :-). Hotel prices were higher in Aswan than Luxor overall; don't...

1Thank Trvlrk8
Mykonos, Greece
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Only stayed in Philae for a night but it was very nice with a great view of the river, warm and clean. Friendly staff and good breakfast. The pillows were very hard, a littlle too much noise because it's on the street and wifi a little too slow but other than that it was great.

1Thank Emi17x
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Room is good and better than expectation. Heater is not working. The hotel has some distance from nile river, so room with river view might not good as expect. There are many good restaurant opposite the hotel with beautiful Nile river view.

1Thank Vechasak
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Standard rooms with good beds, heat, aircon. No elevator - rooms on 2nd floor or above - maybe some on the 1st floor? Location is great, although the only nearby restaurant with beer/wine was a semi-expensive Chinese place. Breakfast was exceptional! Fresh fruit, yogurt, eggs, bread/butter/jam and freshly made crepes with fruit filling! Sanka, of course. Very nice woman serving,...

1Thank pat z
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a room with a Nile view: - When we arrived the bathroom was wet! They cleaned it but they forgot to dry it. - The restaurant was not clean. We had to clean our table before having the breakfast! Although, it was supposed to be a clean table! - There was no liquid soap from the first day!...

2Thank Hisham M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This hotel is located on a very convenient location on the corniche and close to the old souk. You can literally walk out and cross the street and take a felucca ride. Many rooms face the Nile and have great views. But with the convenience comes a price: it can be quite noisy at night (from the street), and the...

1Thank Tsereves
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I wish I could stay longer than a day. Free pickup from airport and room given faced the Nile River. The room is clean and spacious.The breakfast was very good and exceeded our expectations with the variety and had the best falafel served for brekky. There's also a Vodafone shop nearby to buy our Egyptian sim card. There's also many...

1Thank lollipop20

177 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (142)
Room/Suite (36)
View from Room (17)
Dining (9)
Bathroom (12)
Hotel & Grounds (22)
Other (46)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (35)
Room/Suite (7)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Dining (6)
Bathroom (3)
View from Room (1)
Other (14)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Aswan hotels
1.0 km away
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
1.5 km away
Basma Hotel
Basma Hotel
#6 of 22 in Aswan
267 reviews
0.3 km away
Keylany Hotel
Keylany Hotel
#8 of 22 in Aswan
233 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 km away
Pyramisa Isis Corniche Hotel
2.4 km away
Helnan Aswan Hotel
Helnan Aswan Hotel
#5 of 22 in Aswan
221 reviews
1.1 km away
Nubanile Hotel
Nubanile Hotel
#14 of 22 in Aswan
120 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Philae Hotel

Address: 79 Cornich el Nile, Aswan, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Aswan Governorate > Aswan
Price Range: $66 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Philae Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Philae Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Philae Hotel Aswan
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Aswan
#3 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Philae Hotel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Adelaide, Australia
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Philae Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The river view rooms offer beautiful view of the Nile”
Nori56, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nile view is good but can be noisy”
R0002, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms right on the corniche. Ask for backside if noise is a problem.”
patz887, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a good sleep, ask for a room facing the back alley.”
Tsereves, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the view from the second floor is AMAZING”
hythems2016, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
5 of 5