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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Luxury hotel in Aswan with 4 restaurants and 4 bars/lounges

  • Free WiFi
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Abtal El Tahir Street, Aswan, Egypt
9.6.Exceptional.
  • Fabulous hotel. You must stay here, we loved it so much we have booked again for the…

    Aug 31, 2021

  • We loved everything about this hotel. Our room with a view of the Nile was amazing. The…

    Aug 4, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Safe
Quiet
Walkable
Convenient
Transport options
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 138 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 4 restaurants and 4 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness center

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden

What’s around

  • Heart of Aswan
  • Nubian Museum - 5 min walk
  • Elephantine Island - 17 min walk
  • Unfinished Obelisk - 18 min walk
  • Aswan Bazaar - 22 min walk
  • Kitchener's Island - 24 min walk
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Palace Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Palace Cataract Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, Nile River View
  • Palace Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Premium Room, 2 Twin Beds, View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Terrace, View (Nile View)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, View (Nile View)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Terrace, View (Nile View)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Terrace, View (Nile View)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Aswan
  • Nubian Museum - 5 min walk
  • Elephantine Island - 17 min walk
  • Unfinished Obelisk - 18 min walk
  • Aswan Bazaar - 22 min walk
  • Kitchener's Island - 24 min walk
  • Feryal Garden - 27 min walk
  • Tombs of the Nobles - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Philae Temple - 6.2 mi / 10 km
  • Philae - 7.5 mi / 12 km
  • High Dam Monument - 10.1 mi / 16.3 km

Getting around

  • Aswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Aswan Railway Station - 9 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Abtal El Tahir Street, Aswan, Egypt

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 138 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • 4 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa tub
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Steam room

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 474
  • Conference space size (meters) - 44

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1899
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Sofitel SPA has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Thai massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

1902 RESTAURANT - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

TERRACE - This restaurant overlooks the pool and specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

SARAYA - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

ORIENTAL KEBABGY - This diner specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.
The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 320
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 160 (from 6 to 11 years old)

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 60 per vehicle (one-way, Maximum occupancy 3)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 85 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 85 (subject to availability)

Children & extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 100.0 per night
  • Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and a security system on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Aswan Cataract
  • Sofitel Old Cataract Aswan
  • Accor Old Cataract Aswan
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel Aswan
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel
  • Sofitel Aswan
  • Aswan Sofitel
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Aswan
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel Aswan
  • Old Cataract
  • Sofitel Cataract
  • Sofitel Cataract Aswan
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel Aswan
  • Sofitel Old Cataract

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan.
  • Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. There's a charge of USD 85 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 85 (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there are 4 onsite restaurants, featuring French cuisine and pool views. Nearby restaurants include Makani (6-min walk), Panorama (7-min walk), and Floating Restaurant - El Mabrouka (11-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 60 per vehicle one-way.
  • Have fun with onsite activities like sailing and motor boating. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the spa tub. Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan also has 4 bars and an outdoor pool, as well as a 24-hour fitness center and a garden.
9.6.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great hotel in a great location

    The hotel and the grounds were absolutely amazing. I couldn't give it any higher of a review. Wonderful staff, great pool and wonderful views. Highly recommended.

    Megan, 2 night family trip, Jun 28, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Best hotel by a long shot

    Amazing hotel, staff was extremely nice and helpful…. Honestly best hotel I’ve stay at in a long time!

    Dominic, 1 night trip with friends, Jun 14, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Good

    Great hotel and rooms are big.

    Jaeho, 1 night trip, Jun 6, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Best hotel stay on our Egypt trip

    The best stay of our time in Egypt. Friendly staff, great service, comfortable and clean rooms. Would return in a heartbeat and would 100% recommend!

    Abbie, 3 night trip, Apr 30, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing property with amazing views!

    We had an amazing couple days at the Sofital Old Cataract. We stayed in the tower part. They had the best views of the Nile in Aswan!

    Mary Jo, 1 night trip, Apr 25, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    View on the Nile across from Elaphantine Island

    6 night trip, Apr 23, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Views Serenity Service

    2 night trip, Mar 28, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    amazing hotel and location

    ALAA, 2 night family trip, Mar 24, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Everything was excellent, food, staff was beyond extremely kind, helpful & polite My only concern was only the kids in the pool screaming & jumping all around the pool🙈 unattended by parents, though the life guard tried with them so many times but they weren’t listening at all

    Sherifa, 2 night trip, Feb 12, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I like all except the presence of much noisy children i suggest that old cataract must be for adults only

    3 night family trip, Feb 8, 2021

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