Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan 5 stars

Customer review rating (ALL Rating) 4.9/5 473 reviews

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Description

Hotel extras

  • Therapies of ancient wisdom at SoSpa

  • Historical fine dining at 1902

  • Follow the footsteps of famed guests

  • Unique exterior and interior design

  • 19th-century Victorian palace on the River Nile

Hotel location

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Abtal El Tahrir Street
81511 ASWAN
Egypt

  • Upper Egypt Bus Co: 

  • By plane

    ASWAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT At 18km / 11.18 miles

  • By train

    ASWAN CENTRAL At 2km / 0 miles

GPS:24.082139, 32.887508

Hotel services

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In summary
On site
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible hotel
  • Well-being
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast
  • Bar
  • Meeting rooms

Our accommodation(s)

The hotel offers 2 different luxury experiences in which heritage is preserved in the Palace,76 rooms and suites while contemporary elegance is lavishly designed in the Nile, 62 rooms and suites.

Our guest reviews

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ALL Rating  4.9/5  473 reviews

TripAdvisor Rating  4.5/5  2,547 reviews

Certificate of excellence 2022

Beautiful entry with flowers scent and views

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Sultan Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

You have exceeded my expectations. Keep it up please as I will come back for a longer stay.

Excellent stay

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Ali Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

The Old Cataract was a perfect place to start and end the day (and to take a midday respite from the May heat in Aswan). The space is perfectly appointed, the location on a curve in the river is stunning, and the service is the best I have experienced in years in Egypt.

Never fusiles to impress me

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Reham E. Solo - Confirmed reviews ALL

AmaZing hotel, friendly and professional team The best sunset view in the world

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you so much for taking the time to provide our hotel with such wonderful feedback, it is truly wonderful to read about your birthday celebration experience at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. The team love to have the opportunity to surprise and delight our valued guests, especially when on special occasions and it is heartwarming to read that our passionate team created a truly memorable visit to Aswan. The entire team look forward to welcoming back to our hotel again soon! Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Fabulous Stay

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Ingy S. Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

I spent the Eid with my friends at Cataract where the experience was exceptional . The Hotel Staff are all devoted to delivering an amazing guest experience that no one can forget . All the facilities are very clean and well attended too . We also extended for a couple of nights since we didn't want to leave . This will always be our favorite holiday location.

Good service, excellent location, superior guest relation

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Mohamed A. Families - Confirmed reviews ALL

Excellent food (except one dinner at oriental kabagy) (Beef kabab), excellent service, keen for guest feedback, big & well equipped rooms

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Sally M. Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Wonderful rooms and ambiance. Very friendly staff

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour The entire team at Sofitel legend Old Cataract Aswan are so thrilled to hear of your enjoyable stay with us recently. I am sorry for the inconvenience that might be occurred during your check in, kindly be informed that our Check In time is at 15H00, however I have informed our Front Office Team & Guest Relation team to communicate with our valued guest who are waiting for their rooms that are not ready informing them that they can enjoy the hotel facilities i.e. Sofitel SPA, Swimming Pool until the room will be ready. We would love to welcome you back to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan for another great stay with us. Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

A Once upon a Time Experience

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Peter Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

Next to all the amazing historical sights and the beauty of the Nile, our stay at the Old Cataract was the highlight of our trip. We felt so welcome and pampered by the staff, from the checkin to the moment we left. The room, the restaurants, the swimming pool area, it was all so impressive.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you so much for your wonderful review in regards to your stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan! We are so delighted to know you enjoyed your amazing stay at our hotel & your experience was mesmerizing. We are very pleased to read that our staff was instrumental to anticipate your needs & made you feel at your home away from home. I’m sure that our entire hotel ambassadors enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to welcome you again to our hotel ensuring you another mesmerizing experience with us. Best Regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Stunning setting

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Carol-ann Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

This must be one of the most stunning settings for a Hotel in the world! The friendliness & helpfulness of all the staff was much appreciated.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you so much for your wonderful review in regards to your stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan! We are so delighted to know you enjoyed your amazing stay at our hotel & your experience was mesmerizing. We are very pleased to read that our staff was instrumental to anticipate your needs. I’m sure that our entire hotel ambassadors enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Hussein & Marvel are so thrilled to be mentioned personally. We are looking forward to welcome you again to our hotel ensuring you another mesmerizing experience with us. Best Regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

THE only place to stay in Aswan

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Nevine Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

Frankly not worth considering staying anywhere else in Aswan. Location is not only good but it is an oasis, calming with special views. Try and stay in Old Cataract part of the hotel as its quite an experience, you feel the history. All the staff in hotel really try to please, hats off to the training. Food very good, especially Nicoise salad on Terrace.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Just stunning!

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Diane B. Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Though we could only stay for one night we were so impressed not only by the surroundings but the treatment we received during our sty.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Good stay

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Fathy S. Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

Excellent location Excellent Hospitality Excellent quality of food

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Simply Excellent

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Joseph C. Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Absolutely my best hotel experience Ever! I would change nothing about any aspect of your operation. You have set the bar far above the rest of the industry.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you so much for your magnifique review in regards to your recent stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan! We are so thrilled to know of your enjoyable stay with us at our hotel We look forward to welcoming you back to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan again in the near future. Warm Regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Beautiful hotel in dream setting. Our fourth stay.

Customer review rating 3.5/5

Anonymous Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Hotel is beautiful. Management is poor. Especially front desk. Confusion about my booking. A big lie (we didn't make up your room because we were not allowed in--there was no one in the room!). Staff with little initiative. Bt some things great. Laundry brilliant. Pool staff nice. Spa amazing, 10 out of 10.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour First and foremost, let me thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend Old Cataract to spend your vacation . We highly appreciate your valuable feedback and sincerely would like to thank you for your comments and observation during your stay. Rest assured that your valuable comments were noted and circulated to the departments concerned; whereby necessary commitment were made to ensure that these incidents will not reoccur in the future. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience. I hope we will have an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment and regain your confidence in Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan services in the near future. Best Regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Amazing stay

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Soulafa Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

The hotel is like 7-star in my opinion. The room, the lobby, the garden, and the staff. The breakfast buffet, and the location are great. Donot hesitate to book it.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Started off well, sour ending.

Customer review rating 2.0/5

Lara Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Beautiful historic hotel. So peaceful and quiet. Our group stayed in the palace rooms, while the bathrooms are beautiful, only the showers have hot water, the beautiful bathtubs were unusable due to lukewarm water and poor pressure. The manager Mr. El Kady attempted to put a charge on our final bill under another guests name.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour First of all, many thanks for your stay and the time you have taken in order to share your feedback. I am delighted to read that you took advantage of the convenient location of the hotel. In regards to your dissatisfaction about the inconvenience might be occurred during your departure, Please note that although there was not signed receipt for the consumption but that was the consumption of the trip that you booked through the hotel and all the investigations showed that. We have passed your valuable comments about the bathtub with our maintenance team .We would appreciated if you informed us on site in order to take corrective actions. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to our hotel for a stay that leaves you departing with only amazing memories Best regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

We were blown away!

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

Anton V TripAdvisor review

Absolutely a must stay hotel in Aswan, in fact, in all of Egypt. Beautiful hotel, amazing staff and breathtaking views of the Nile and Elephantine Island await you here. We dined twice on the patio and had fantastic meals and service both times. The staff completely took care of us. Meeting our needs long before we thought to ask. Our rooms were off the charts. Spacious, clean comfortable and just fun to be in. Two rooms in the new tower and one in the historical building, all 3 had their own charms. I liked to historical building myself for the old world feel. We will return to the Old Cataract Aswan and the next time we are staying longer. One night was not enough.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour It truly is heart-warming to read of our valued guests stays and how our passionate team create only memorable moments for them. We are so delighted to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to welcome you back to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan for another wonderful stay with us. Warm Regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Awsome Stay !

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

Titivu TripAdvisor review

A dream came true !!! The hotel’s premises are so nice. There is no place like the Sofitel Legends Old Cataract. It is definitly the place to be when you visit Aswan. We could have spent jours looking at the Elephantines from the terrace. Thanks to all the Sofitel team to make this trip even more memorable !

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. We are truly happy to know that we have managed to meet your expectations in regards to hospitality and service delivered. Once more we thank you for choosing our hotel for your holiday and very much look forward to having the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Best regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Favoloso

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

nicoladonati Couples - TripAdvisor review

Enjoyed returning to the hotel after many years. All has been revamped beautifully, and despite a very disappointing check-in experience, all eventually progressed very well. The emphasis is on tips rather than being of service. Enjoyed a magnificent dinner at their amazing French restaurant: great setting, truly delicious dinner and outstanding service, thank you.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour The entire team at Sofitel legend Old Cataract Aswan are so thrilled to hear of your enjoyable stay with us recently. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your dinner at our French Restaurant 1902. We would love to welcome you back to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan for another great stay with us. Warm Regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Amazing stay

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

311nevinem TripAdvisor review

This is my first time staying at this hotel. I travel a lot and stay at different hotels, but I was never impressed by a hotel, service, and staff as this one. EVERYTHING is amazing. You are treated like a king/queen. It is worth every penny spent. The hotel is on the Nile river with a wonderful view. We had 3 rooms, 2 in the palace and 1 in the Nile view building. all are great with amazing views. Very clean. Staff is courteous and willing to go the extra mile to make your stay great. Food at the hotel is wonderful. There is every night while dining a live Egyptian music. The breakfast variety and taste is great. I will definitely stay there, or in other words,Ii will ONLY stay there whenever I am visiting Aswan.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. It is great that you were able to benefit from the great & unique location of the hotel and the most beautiful views of Aswan. We are so thrilled to read of your enjoyable stay with us. Thank you once again for your truly wonderful review! The entire team look forward to welcoming you back very soon to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan ensuring you another magnifique stay. Warm regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

Dreamy stay in Aswan

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

Sofia N TripAdvisor review

The hotel as a unique location and still remains faithful to the old times, with good refurbishment. The Nile building offers a superb view and superb areas for a room, but it is not close to what the old building has to offer, the charm, authenticity and old times experience, the fantastic character rooms. Highly recommend the stay. The service is overall good and the food is also on a good standard overall.

Dear Valued Guest, Bonjour Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. It is great that you were able to benefit from the great & unique location of the hotel and the most beautiful views of Aswan. We are so thrilled to read of your enjoyable stay with us. Thank you once again for your truly wonderful review! The entire team look forward to welcoming you back very soon to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan ensuring you another magnifique stay. Warm regards, Mariam Abdulrahman Assistant Guest Experience Manager

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