Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

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Situated in the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan is an oasis reminiscent of a legendary dream. Blending historic significance with a stunning setting across Elephantine Island and unrivaled, luxury accommodations, the hotel is a destination unto itself. Dating back to 1899, the venerable Old Cataract’s very name was inspired by the marriage of the river and the granite wall that forms the first cataract of the Nile. Boasting 220 luxurious accommodations, including 82 stunning suites, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan offers the ultimate Egyptian retreat, affording magnificent hospitality, and luxurious facilities, including an indulgent spa, fine-dining establishments, and world-class meeting venues.
Image of Guestroom at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, 1899, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in Aswan, Egypt, Location Map

Location Map

Explore Aswan's Nubian Museum, Monastery of Saint Simeon, and Elephantine Island moments away.

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Discover

Discover the beautiful rose granite façade of the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan.

Image of Afternoon Tea at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, 1899, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in Aswan, Egypt, Explore

Explore

Explore the Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Image of Boardroom at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, 1899, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in Aswan, Egypt, Experience

Experience

Experience a trip across the Nile on a felucca, a sailboat that has been used since the time of the Pharaohs.

Image of Dining Room at 1902 at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, 1899, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in Aswan, Egypt, Taste

Taste

Taste refined French cuisine in an iconic setting at 1902, the signature restaurant of the Old Cataract.

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