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    Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

    Abtal El Tahrir Street, Aswan, Egypt
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$192*
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    All reviews agatha christie old cataract nile wing new wing historic hotel winston churchill old world the oriental restaurant terrace restaurant high tea original building public rooms nespresso machine steam room winter palace beautiful hotels dress code afternoon tea upgraded to a suite an amazing hotel
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    The first thing that strikes you when you land in Aswan is the serenity and beautiful horizon. The drive from the airport to Sofitel is quiet and let's you enjoy the simplicity of the place. Once I reached the entrance of Sofitel Old cataract you...More

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    Reviewed 8 December 2016

    We only stayed one night at the Old Cataract hotel - had we known just how great it was, we would have extended that stay! The common areas of the hotel - -both in the Palace Wing and the new wing - are gorgeous, from...More

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    Response from RKhairallah, General Manager at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

    Dear M. JenT617, Thank you for choosing the Jewel of the Nile "Sofitel Legend Old Cataract" for your recent visit to Aswan. We feel honor that you fully enjoyed the historical charm of the great old palace which is a blend of historical building and...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    Had the most amazing experience, amazing hotel with breathtaking views the staff's really polite and helpful especially Mr.Hussein el Naggar the house keeping supervisor who made my stay much better than it already was.

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    Reviewed yesterday

    Staying in this place is an experience in itself. The hotel is incredible and hangs on to the same luxury and charm it had when it was first founded. The views are amazing, the food is good and the service is excellent. Definitely recommended.

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    What can I say about this hotel? It is the first time i feel that a hotel has a soul and a story to tell. The old cataract was built in 1899 and through a century it accommodated a countless number of Kings, presidents, celebrities,...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    celsius888
    What time do they serve buffet breakfast? The room rate includes breakfast, but what if we need to leave early morning for both 2 nights? Thanks.
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from TheTravelerGuam | Reviewed this property |
    They provided us with a breakfast box made to go (take out) really simple and have good healthy variety . We never ate breakfast at the hotel just lunch and dinner. Great service . Just ask for breakfast to be ready at a... More
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    Jack C
    Are there any "non formal" dining options at the hotel. Due to packing restrictions and the length of our trip and the clientele, bringing formal wear is not an option.
    24 December 2016|
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    Response from Canadian G | Reviewed this property |
    They have a patio restaurant (which is their main restaurant) that is non formal and the food is good. I wore shorts and a t shirt. I think they draw the line at a bathing suit and tank top...
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    Jack C
    we will be spending a night there next October. What is the dress code for dinner for men and women?
    22 December 2016|
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    Response from SShawer | Property representative |
    Bonjour M. Jack C, Greetings from Aswan the land of Nubia please note that the 1902 restaurant is a signature fine dining french cuisine and the dress code is formal for both men and women We are looking forward to the... More
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    Room Tips
    "Nile View rooms offer the best views"
    Fouad E, 1 day agoRead review
    "For views get a room in the new wing for style get a room in the palace."
    Andybick, 5 days agoRead review
    "A suite maybe worth the extra cost."
    jackcgold, 5 days agoRead review
    "WIFI, Best View ever , Food Taste, Best Room View, Romance, Couple , Relaxation, Flowers, Nile View, Love"
    Mahmoudmohamedit, 13 days agoRead review
    "Book a room in the new block, they all have Nile views"
    Tan F, 20 days agoRead review
    "All rooms appear to have a Nile view."
    Christine O, 22 days agoRead review
    "We came for the Nile views and character in the Palace, and weren't disappointed."
    Credith, 27 days agoRead review
    "If you want to stay in the old part then be firm!!"
    Mitselakis, 1 month agoRead review
    "Request a Nile view."
    BabyBear713, 1 month agoRead review
    "New wing rooms have excellent views"
    Jeffertonian, 1 month agoRead review
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