Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

Located in the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine Island, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract offers elegant rooms and suites. It features outdoor and indoor pools.

This Victorian building with the pink granite facade has modern rooms with private bathrooms. Each of the air-conditioned rooms is decorated with wooden furniture.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract has 4 restaurants serving international and oriental dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Oriental Kebabgy Restaurant has a terrace with panoramic views over Nile.

The hotel’s 4 bars offer refreshing drinks. The Promenade has views over Elephantine Islands, while The Bar is an evening piano lounge in a classic oriental setting.

Guests can visit the hotel’s spa and relax in the sauna, the hammam, or the hot tub. They can also use the fitness center or enjoy massage treatments.

Aswan International Airport is 8.7 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 13, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Sofitel Legend

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Buffet


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4 reasons to choose Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Nubian Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Unfinished Obelisk
    0.6 miles
  • Aga Khan Mausoleum
    0.7 miles
  • Kitchener's Island
    0.8 miles
  • Tombs of the Nobles
    1.5 miles
  • Temple of Philae
    3 miles
  • Aswan High Dam
    7.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Nile River
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Aswan International Airport
    9.2 miles
How to get to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract from Aswan International Airport
    Car
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3 Restaurants On Site

    1902

    Food: French, International, European

    Open for: Dinner

    SARAYA

    Food: American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Local, International

    ORIENTAL KEBABGY

    Food: Middle Eastern, Local

Amenities of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Kids' club
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoor Free!
  • Open all year
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

kindly note that our swimming pool is closed for annual maintenance from 16/05/22 to 16/08/22.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Swimming pool #2: Closed from Mon, May 16, 2022 until Tue, Aug 16, 2022

FAQs about Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

  • Room options at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Playground
    • Kids' club
    • Indoor pool (year-round)
    • Locker rooms
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Steam room
    • Fitness
    • Beauty services
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sofitel Legend Old Cataract by:

    • Car 20min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract has 3 restaurants:

    • SARAYA
    • 1902
    • ORIENTAL KEBABGY

  • Check-in at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract is 0.8 miles from the center of Aswan.