• River view
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk

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.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Sofitel Legend
Hotel chain/brand
Sofitel Legend

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

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.7
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.8
Free WiFi
9.2
High score for Aswan
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Richard
    United States of America United States of America
    Fabulous view of the Nile, wonderful friendly staff, excellent local food at the Oriental Restaurant. A stay to remember! If you are going to Aswan, this hotel is not to be missed!
  • Adam
    Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
    The property is fantastic. The location and the inside are beautiful and the service is great. The rooms are nicely maintained.
  • Marina
    Russia Russia
    Exceptional hotel with luxury historic decoration. The room with the Nile view is amazing. I loved everything about the hotel: spacy well decorated room with stunning view, breakfast in historic 1902 restaurant, beautiful territory with a nice...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • 1902
    • Cuisine
      French • International • European
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Romantic
  • SARAYA
    • Cuisine
      American • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • Local • International
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
  • ORIENTAL KEBABGY
    • Cuisine
      Middle Eastern • Local

Amenities of Sofitel Legend Old Cataract
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Private Parking
  • 3 restaurants
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Kids' club
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
  • Valet parking
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
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 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
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Open all year
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
    Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

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 will be charged as 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

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

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.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Sofitel Legend Old Cataract accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Sofitel Legend Old Cataract of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

  • Guests staying at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

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

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

  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract has 3 restaurants:

    • ORIENTAL KEBABGY
    • 1902
    • SARAYA

  • Room options at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract include:

    • Double
    • Suite

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

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Playground
    • Kids' club
    • Spa facilities
    • Foot bath
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Swimming pool
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Beauty services
    • Steam room
    • 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.

  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract is 0.8 miles from the center of Aswan. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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.