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Reviewed 12 January 2021 via mobile

The hotel is very relaxing,room is very comfortable and clean,staff are always friendly ,smiling and helpful.Breakfast was good but need more variety.
This time I came in a business trip but next time I will come with my family.

Date of stay: December 2020
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Mahmoud Fathy, Guest Services / Front Office at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2021

Dear Valued Guest
Bonjour
Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract hotel. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay and certainly agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. The entire team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service and a warm, memorable experience. 
We are also very pleased to read your complete satisfaction with the comfort of the room we accommodated you in and are grateful for your highlight on the beauty of our accommodations aimed at guaranteeing a memorable stay in our hotel.
In regards to your comment about the variety at breakfast ,kindly be informed that i have forwarded your comment to our executive chef .
Thank you again for this heartwarming review of your stay with us, we look forward to your next visit with your family.
Warm regards,
Mahmoud Fathy
Guest Experience Manager

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Reviewed 11 January 2021

In our travels on 7 continents, only a few hotels have stood out as truly unique.
The Old Cataract Hotel is such a place. The hotel's architecture fits perfectly with the location. The view of the Nile from the hotel is truly breathtaking. Although the hotel is over 120 years old, the hotel has been beautifully renovated and restored.
We stayed in lovely hotels in Cairo and Luxor, but neither of them were comparable to
the Old Cataract.

Date of stay: December 2020
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Mahmoud Fathy, Guest Services / Front Office at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2021

Dear Valued Guest
Bonjour
First and foremost we would like to thank you for choosing our Sofitel Legend Old Cataract hotel hotel for your visit to Aswan and for recommending us to the travel community of Tripadvisor, this is undoubtedly the best reward for us all.

We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our hotel .

We are also glad to read that you really enjoyed our unbeatable location to visit the wonders of a vacation in Egypt .

Again we thank you for this wonderful review, it has been a pleasure for us to read and we look forward to welcoming you again soon.
Warm regards,
Mahmoud Fathy
Guest Experience Manager




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Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Old cataract is perfectly located on the shores of river Nile in Aswan, Egypt. You literally feel you’re in a trip to the past with the beautiful old building, ceiling drawings, vintage furniture and great hospitality.
The room was spacious and the view was just amazing. Highly recommend for family honeymooners.

Date of stay: January 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mahmoud Fathy, Guest Services / Front Office at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2021

Dear Valued Guest
Bonjour
Thank you for making our Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan your choice hotel on this occasion and for your very kind recommendation to the travel community of Tripadvisor, this positive feedback keeps us motivated to encounter the compliance of our demanding quality standards.
We are also very pleased to read your complete satisfaction with the comfort of the room we accommodated you in and are grateful for your highlight on the beauty of our accommodations aimed at guaranteeing a memorable stay in our hotel.
Once more we thank you for choosing our hotel for your honeymoon holiday and very much look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you again in the future.
Warm regards,
Mahmoud Fathy
Guest Experience Manager


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Reviewed 6 January 2021 via mobile

We had a very pleasant evening and enjoyed every moment. Very friendly and professional service. Excellent quality of food. Somehow limited choices on the menu but this is very much understandable and justifiable considering the current epidemic conditions.
The view is great and the cleanliness is remarkable.

Date of stay: January 2021
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mahmoud Fathy, Guest Services / Front Office at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2021

Dear valued Guest
Bonjour
Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics.
We thank you for pointing out the Cleanliness of our installations, being fully aware that this is an aspect of primary importance for our guests to feel comfortable in our hotel, our housekeeping staff undertakes a thorough cleaning of our installations and rooms on a daily basis.
Warm regards,
Mahmoud Fathy
Guest Experience Manager

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Reviewed 5 January 2021 via mobile

The hotel is like a dream. We stayed at the Palace Cataract suite and I wished we could live there forever. Staff are super friendly, professional and do their best to make your stay perfect. I would like to specially thank the terrace team for their wonderful service.

Date of stay: September 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mahmoud Fathy, Guest Services / Front Office at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2021

Dear Valued Guest
Bonjour

We are so thankful for you taking the time out of your day to provide our team with this exceptional feedback.
We are incredibly lucky to have such talented, passionate, eager and engaging team members throughout the Hotel.
Thank you once again for your truly wonderful review! The entire team look forward to welcoming you back to your home again soon for another perfect stay.
Until then, wishing you only the best, joy & happiness.
Warm regards,
Mahmoud Fathy
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