The luxurious Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel stands majestically upon a towering pink granite cliff overlooking the mighty River Nile. The legendary hotel has entertained royalty, dignitaries and icons including the prolific late Agatha Christie – the best-selling novelist of all time.
The hotel’s location in the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite the great island of Elephantine – one of major Aswan attractions – is the ideal base for a trip to this fascinating and picturesque Egyptian city. Nearby attractions include the neighboring Elephantine Island, Aswan Museum, the Temple of Isis, rock Tombs of Amarna, the Unfinished Obelisk and much more.
The ravishing 19th-century Victorian-style palace is an elegant blend of classic and contemporary design with modern rooms and five-star amenities. The hotel comprises an evening piano lounge, assortment of bars, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and four gourmet restaurants serving refined Oriental and French cuisine. There is no better place to relax and indulge after a day of exploring the stunning ancient sites and landmarks of Aswan.
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