Old Cataract Palace Facade

Old Cataract Palace Facade

Old Cataract Palace Facade

Palace Premium Room - Garden view

Palace Luxury Room - Garden view

Palace Cataract Suite - Nile view

Palace Opera suite

Palace Agatha Christie Suite - Nile view

Palace Winston Churchill suite terrace - Nile view

Palace Winston Churchill suite- Nile view

Palace Private Dinner

Palace Farouk Corner

Old Cataract Palace


Live the Legend at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, a 5-star luxury hotel in a 19th-century Victorian palace on the banks of the river Nile.

Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert with views of Elephantine Island, this stylish property blends Pharaonic treasures with French art de recevoir. Discover sophisticated interiors by Sybille de Margerie in the historic Palace, a world of Moorish arches, ruby red chandeliers, plush Persian carpets, soft armchairs and hand-carved furnishings. Or step into the 21st-century Egypt with the Nile Wings contemporary reinterpretation of traditional codes.

This lavishly mythical property with its Victorian exterior and Arabian interior designs, is your entrance to a legend.

​The majestic building offers 76 sumptuous guest rooms, including 45 suites. Infused with the spirit of Aswan, both gateway and haven since time began. Rooms have been restored to their initial grandeur and enhanced with the latest comforts. Decorated in gold and scarlet—the colors of the mythical Phoenix which rose from its ashes. Relish the peaceful breeze off the Nile, and create your own history.

​All guest rooms and suites feature an extra-large king-size bed, Hermès amenities, Bose sound system, LCD TV, DVD player, high speed internet.

Butler service in suites for your supreme comfort and convenience.

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