Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Abtal El Tahrir Street, Aswan, Egypt

9.6

Superb

Based on 2210 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel

Policies

Mandatory 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional fees

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.

Check-in Instructions

  • 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

You need to know

  • 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 hotel 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Check-in Special 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.

Minimum Age

18

Description

General description

"Enter the world of legendary people and stories. Indulge in the authentic legend and luxury personalized hospitality of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. The hotel is built in the Nubian desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine island, majestically positioned on a shelf of pink granite overlooking the Nile. Behind its Victorian facade, the hotel retains its original beauty, receiving visitors in an historic lobby with polished marble floors and high, classic Islamic arches.

Location

A stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan places you in the heart of Aswan, just a 5-minute walk from Nubian Museum and within a 5-minute drive of Elephantine Island. This 5-star hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Aswan Bazaar and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Unfinished Obelisk.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Nubian Museum - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Elephantine Island - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Unfinished Obelisk - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Kitchener's Island - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Aswan Bazaar - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Feryal Garden - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Tombs of the Nobles - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Philae Temple - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Philae - 12 km / 7.5 mi
High Dam Monument - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi
Temple of Kalabsha - 17.4 km / 10.8 mi
Aswan Dam - 17.8 km / 11.1 mi
Monastery of St Simeon - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi
Mausoleum of the Aga Khan - 23.4 km / 14.5 mi
Kom Ombo Temple - 47 km / 29.2 mi

The preferred airport for Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan is Aswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.) - 17.9 km / 11.1 mi

Dining

Enjoy French cuisine at 1902 RESTAURANT, one of the hotel's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 4 bars/lounges. A complimentary breakfast is included.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 131 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and bidets.

Amenities

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Aswan? This hotel has facilities measuring 474 square feet (44 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Renovations

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

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Babysitting service

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Gym/fitness centre

  • Spa/health club

  • Turkish bath/hammam

  • ATM

  • Lifts

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Outdoor pool

  • Indoor pool

  • Limousine service

  • Gift shop

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking

Amenities

Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
  • Café
Activities
  • Tennis court
Front desk services
  • Bellboy
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Beauty & wellness
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Spa/health club
  • Turkish bath/hammam
General
  • ATM
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Lifts
  • Non-smoking hotel
Accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
Shops
  • Gift shop
Pool & beach
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
Parking & transportation
  • Limousine service
  • Parking
  • Does Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan offer free breakfast?

    No, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan have non-smoking rooms

    No, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan have a swimming pool?

    No, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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