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5-star Aswan hotel with coffee shop/café

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Indoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

This family-friendly Aswan hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Nubian Museum, Aswan Bazaar, and Elephantine Island. Kitchener's Island and Unfinished Obelisk are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, an outdoor pool, 4 bars/lounges, and a 24-hour fitness center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 138 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Abtal El Tahir Street, Aswan,

Hotel Policies

Payment types

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

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 extras

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

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a security system in each accommodation. 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.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.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.

One child stays free

Car required

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is not available

Security system

Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Staffed front desk

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Reservation is not required for facilities onsite

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Gloves are available to guests

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 100.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

We should mention

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.

Hotel Names

  • Aswan Cataract
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Aswan
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel Aswan

Awards & Affiliations

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

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

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

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan features an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 474 square feet (44 square meters) include conference space. This Victorian hotel also offers a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and a steam room. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Express check-in
  • Elevator
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Outdoor pool
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Conference space size (meters) - 44
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Total number of rooms - 138
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Couples/private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1899
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 474
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Room Amenities

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan offers 138 accommodations with minibars and safes. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets. This Aswan hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Highchair
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Local maps
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Restaurant dining guide

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

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

TERRACE - This restaurant overlooks the pool and specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

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

ORIENTAL KEBABGY - This diner specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

Sofitel SPA has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Thai massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Motor boating on site
  • Sailing on site

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