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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

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Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, soundproofing

Overview of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

UNESCO Sustainable Property

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Abtal El Tahir Street, Aswan

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNubian Museum5 min walk
  • Popular LocationElephantine Island17 min walk
  • Popular LocationUnfinished Obelisk18 min walk
  • AirportAswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.)27 min drive

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About this area

Aswan

Located in Aswan, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan is in the city center and near the airport. Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Elephantine Island and Feryal Garden.

What's nearby

  • Nubian Museum - 5 min walk
  • Elephantine Island - 17 min walk
  • Unfinished Obelisk - 18 min walk
  • Kitchener's Island - 11 min drive
  • Mausoleum of the Aga Khan - 39 min drive

Getting around

  • Aswan Railway Station - 9 min drive
  • Aswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • 1902 RESTAURANT — 1 min walk
  • TERRACE — 1 min walk
  • Makani — 6 min walk
  • Panorama — 7 min walk
  • Floating Restaurant - El Mabrouka — 11 min walk

About this property

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Family-friendly hotel with 4 restaurants and full-service spa
4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, an outdoor pool, 4 bars/lounges, and a 24-hour fitness center are onsite. All 138 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan offers 138 accommodations with minibars and safes. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 4 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 4 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Motor boating
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private picnics
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Highchair
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space (474 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 3

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 85
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 85
Express check-out

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.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 100.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 60 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 85 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 85 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 100.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
A car is required for transportation to and from this property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Aswan Cataract
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
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

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Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 235 out of 275 reviews
5 - Excellent 85%
Rating 4 - Good. 28 out of 275 reviews
4 - Good 10%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 275 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 275 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 275 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Mr. Ossama Sayed was exceptional in regards to the service & welcome I received in this beautiful 5 star palace on the Nile in Aswan, Egypt. Every detail has been meticulously attended to: the beautiful rooms, the swimming pool & docks - but the service is what sets this apart from any other hotel in all of Egypt! Thank you Mr. Ossama, Hossom & all the wonderful staff for a wonderful staY at your magnificently run hotel, well done! I know I will return here again! It’s beautiful… Ricardo
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I could not possibly give this Hotel a higher review. I want to travel back to Aswan, just so that I can stay here again. The staff was amazing, the food was amazing and the customer service was above reproach! *****AMAZING*****
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
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!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021