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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stayed at the Old Cataract for four days. The facility is the acme of old-school luxury - a rare reminder of the Golden Age of travel. Everything from the short journey from the airport was exemplary. All the staff were totally engaged in their jobs...More

1  Thank Richard B
Management response:Responded 25 May 2017

Bonjour First of all,Thank you so much for your interest to stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan We very much appreciate your outstanding comments regarding your stay at the hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel . It is...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

The staff was so accommodating. My husband suffers from acid reflux, incontinence and flatulence due to a recent gastric bypass operation. He weighed over 590 pounds three years ago. Since his 270 pound weight loss he wants to travel. We found Egypt very accommodating to...More

1  Thank moonandstar1968
Management response:Responded 25 May 2017

Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract. We are delighted to read that you had a lovely time and enjoyed your visit at our hotel. It is always encouraging to learn that guests are satisfied with...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We last visited the Old Cataract a couple of years ago, and thoroughly enjoyed it as much this time. The hotel was much busier this time - hopefully indicating that tourism in Egypt is finally picking up - so there wasn't as much of a...More

Thank allyel14
Management response:Responded 25 May 2017

Bonjour Thank you for your usual interest to stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in the room at the Nile Wing with the amazing...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

We only visited the hotel to have cocktails on the terrace overlooking the Nile but I am rather regretting not staying. The whole place was refurbished not too long ago and the design brief was clearly "over the top". It is quite magnificent yet rooms...More

Thank Martin_Christopher
Management response:Responded 25 May 2017

Bonjour We very much appreciate your great review about your visit to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. We are delight that you enjoyed your cocktails on the terrace. It is our pleasure to welcome you next time staying at the hotel ensuring you a sumptuous...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a fine hotel in a prime location. When we arrived, we were greeted by a small army of employees who took our luggage as we were escorted to the reception area where we were given a welcome drink. We were invited to have...More

1  Thank Thomas B
Management response:Responded 14 May 2017

Bonjour We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit at our hotel. We are glad to know that the hotel's service & facilities...More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$126 - US$352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Aswan
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aswan
#1 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
#1 Spa Hotel in Aswan
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US$126 - US$352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Aswan
#1 Romantic Hotel in Aswan
#1 Spa Hotel in Aswan
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Clément J
21 March 2018|
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Response from Galal E | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure It is heated
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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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