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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

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Reviewed 3 days ago

After a nice reception at the airport and the transfer to the hotel around midnight I found in my room that the safe was out of order, the next morning, that the hairdryer was working for max. 8-9 seconds. Impossible especially for all those who...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The setting if the Old Cataract hotel is incomparable - we arrived at night and woke up to the best view of the Nile overlooking Elephantine island, with feluccas sailing by. The hotel lives up to its reputation, great service, delicious food, friendly staff and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As soon as you arrive, you are enchanted by the history of the place. Check-in was superb. The room and view were breathtaking. Unfortunately, we had a few comments as follows: 1- Before arrival I requested a room that has sun coming in and was...More

Thank Diananb88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in Aswan during our Egypt vacation, hands down it was the best hotel we stayed for the trip. The view is amazing and design and up keep of the hotel is nearly flawless. The service was impeccable from the minute we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in one of the place room . It was more than great huge room lovely decor. Every thing in best condition and quality. Super clean . The only thing we didn't like NO shower in the bathroom only tub!!!. The hotel lobby and...More

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Response from MahmoudFathy79, Guest Experience Manager at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract AswanResponded 4 days ago

Dear Valued Guest Bonjour! Thank you very much for choosing Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. We do appreciate your comments regarding your stay at our hotel. It is delightful to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit at our hotel. It...More

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US$125 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Aswan
#1 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
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US$125 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
#1 Spa Hotel in Aswan
#1 Family Hotel in Aswan
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aswans
30 October 2017|
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Response from aswans | Reviewed this property |
still waiting on answere from mr fathy Mahmoud
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maddiemoo
15 October 2017|
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Response from aswans | Reviewed this property |
if you want to call me 01324 623760 I have been there 34 times first time was 20 years ago when you were there I might be able to give you some ideas
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Rudeyna Q
16 July 2017|
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Response from Vince1918 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rudeyna, The Hotel has a mixture of rooms on both the Nile side and Garden side. Prestige Suites are available with either a Nile or Garden View.
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"If you want the view, go for the newer and cheaper newer wing, if you want the old style colonial experience..."
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"Head for the new wing because of the large balconies and the fabulous view up the Nile and across the ancient..."
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"Very few rooms & suites in the old building have a Nile view so the Nile building is preferable if this..."
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"Ask for a room with a view of the Nile. Even better with a balcony."
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