Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

Aswan, Egypt

466 reviews
Excellent for traveling with friends. Great rooms in excellent location. Great pool. Awesome vibe.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Full Board
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Sun terrace
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
Abtal El Tahrir Street Assuan


This appealing hotel lies on the bank of the Nile and offers guests a stunning view of Elephantine Island. Public transport departs from a stop located some 2 km away. The centre of Assuan is 15 minutes from the hotel.


The hotel was built in 1899. Guests can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 123 rooms. Services and facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, a dining area, a bar and a conference room. Wireless internet access is available to travellers. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. In addition, a shuttle service is offered.


The establishment features rooms with air conditioning, a kitchen and a bathroom. A balcony or terrace is among the standard features of most rooms. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. A telephone, a TV, a stereo system and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. Guests will also find slippers in their rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a hot tub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. There are a variety of leisure options to choose from including a gym, a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


Half board is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast or lunch.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Best hotel pool. Great outdoor pool. Heated swimming pool.

    "Great pool."

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Fantastic spa. Outstanding masseuse. Great gym.

    "Great wellness & sports facilities."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Peaceful surroundings. Spacious washrooms. Big balconies.

    "Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Peaceful surroundings. Souk closeby. Large temple.

    "Great location."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Exceptional Nile view. Sumptuous furnishings. Excellent furniture.

    "Generous room size with tip top furnishing." "Great balconies and views, comfortable beds, and clean enough rooms." "Great shower."

  • Cleanliness

    "Relatively clean rooms."

  • Vibe
    "Awesome vibe"

    Decor superb. Exceptional atmosphere. Sumptuous furnishings.

    "Awesome vibe." "Friendly atmosphere." "Relatively modern hotel." "Stylish hotel." "Luxurious Hotel." "Good for traveling with friends."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Exceptional staff members. Staff are attentive. Great food service.

    "Service is professional and friendly." "Bad service from reception and mediocre waitstaff."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Basic cereals. Enjoying our breakfast. Nice breakfast buffet.

    "Breakfast is average."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    High price. Included breakfast. Free wifi.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Food is a bit overpriced."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Free wifi.

    "Regular internet service."