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Old Cataract Aswan Hotel

Aswan, Egypt

Step into the legendary site where King Fouad once entertained and Agatha Christie sipped cocktails - the 5-star Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel. In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine Island, the majestic hotel sits on a pink granite cliff overlooking the world's longest river. This ravishing hotel with its legendary guest list of royals and dignitaries is ideal for romantic getaways, and a perfect venue for small summits and corporate meetings.

The hotel offers 72 rooms and suites, decorated in contemporary elegance with Egyptian flair. Dine at the hotel’s four restaurants and four bars, which serve authentic Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by gorgeous Nile River views.

Outside of the hotel, a world of fascination awaits you. Elephantine Island and the Aswan Museum are at your feet. The rock Tombs of Amarna, where ancient Egyptian nobles are buried, are close to the hotel. Aswan city center is just a stroll away. Other attractions to tempt you include the Nubian Museum, the Philae Temple and the Unfinished Obelisk.

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