Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel

Aswan, Egypt

1.6 K reviews
Excellent for traveling with friends. Awesome rooms and service in a great location. 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.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent property and landscape. Location is superb. Wonderfull atmosphere and location.

    "Great location with excellent sightseeing."

  • Vibe
    "Awesome vibe"

    Background is breathtaking. Thanks to all the team of Sofitel. Amazing, luxurious, outstanding suite.

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

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Excellent spa. Hammam and indoor pool were nothing short of magical. Outstanding masseuse.

    "Wellness area is impressive overall, and the sauna is so-so."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    The grounds are immaculately maintained. Breathtaking views of the surrounding gardens. Gardens and pool area were superb.

    "Updated facilities with a great terrace." "Beautiful architecture."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Guest experience pleasent and unforgettable. Wedding arrangements were amazing. Staff and hotel are superb.

    "Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management." "Average wait staff and housekeeping." "Room service is perfect." "Booking process should be better organized."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    View of the Nile was breathtaking. Grounds and views are breathtaking. Superb rooms and location.

    "New, generous sized rooms and bathrooms with superior furnishing." "Rooms are tidy with excellent beds and great views from the balcony." "Rooms need regular maintenance."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    The breakfast buffet is wonderful. Breakfast and dinner was excellent. Waiter for breakfast was wonderful.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Free upgrade. Overpriced we enjoyed our stay. Rate was quite high.

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

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Internet was extremely bad. Wifi was very bad.

    "Complaints about WiFi."