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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan

5-star5 stars
Abtal El Tahir StreetAswanEgypt

Luxury hotel in Aswan with 4 restaurants, 4 bars/lounges
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Great location
Awesome vibe
Great room
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan

from $168
  • xStandard Garden
  • xSuperior Room
  • xDeluxe Nile
  • X-Standard, 1 double, river
  • X-Superior Room for 2 persons
  • X-Superior, 2 singles
  • X-Superior Twin for 2 persons
  • X-Standard, 1 double
  • X-Standard Room for 2 persons
  • X-Standard, 2 singles
  • X-Standard Twin for 2 persons
  • X-Junior Suite, river
  • X-Junior Suite for 2 persons
  • X-Deluxe Room
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Terrace, River View
  • Luxury Room, Balcony, Garden View (Palace)
  • xAgatha Christie Suite
  • Suite, Balcony, Garden View (Palace Cataract, Nile or Garden View)
  • Classic Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Luxury Room, River View (Nile View)
  • Premium Room, Garden View (Palace)
  • Premium Room, View
  • xNile Suite
  • xPalace Opera Suite
  • Suite, Terrace, Garden View (Palace Prestige, Nile or Garden View)
  • Suite, Terrace, View (Prestige, Nile View)
  • Suite, Terrace, Garden View (PALACE OPERA, Nile or Garden View)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 131 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


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

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • One child (11 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • 4 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Tennis on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Spa tub
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • 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
  • Year Built 1899
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
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
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


So SPA has 8 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.


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

TERRACE - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

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

ORIENTAL KEBABGY - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner only.

Awards and affiliations

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

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan’s small print

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
  • 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

Mandatory fees

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 320.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 160.00 (from 6 to 11 years old)

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Cribs/Infant beds are available for an extra charge

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan


  • Nubian Museum - 4 min walk
  • Kitchener's Island - 12 min walk
  • Fatimid Cemetery Main Entrance - 12 min walk
  • Elephantine Island - 18 min walk
  • Unfinished Obelisk - 18 min walk
  • Aswan Bazaar - 23 min walk
  • Nubian Village - 26 min walk
  • Qubbet al-Hawa - 26 min walk

Getting around

  • Aswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Free self parking

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, Aswan

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