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Whether you love to plan or just want to get away on a whim, our hotels will welcome you for your holidays filled with warm feelings and wonderful sensations.

The Rebirth of a Myth

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract has reopened its doors, redesigned by French interior designer Sybille de Margerie to reveal its iconic heritage enriched with contemporary design.

Discover wonderful new features. Dive into the magnifique pool overlooking the Nile and linking the two hotel wings. Indulge at the luxurious spa with a wide range of rejuvenating treatments.

Embark on a voyage back to another century at the 1902 restaurant and the terrace bars perched above the peaceful waters of the Nile.
An ode to an eternal landscape.


A Legendary Residence

The Old Cataract is named for its location at the spot where the river meets a granite barrier to create the first cataract of the Nile.

Follow in the footsteps of the prestigious hotel guests hosted since 1899, from Sir Winston Churchill to Aga Khan, from Dame Agatha Christies to King Farouk…
Experience the inspiring blend of Victorian grandeur, Egyptian atmosphere, and French art de recevoir.
Live the Legend.

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The Old Cataract News

  • 26/10/2011
  • Discover our So-Spa Menu
  • So Spa is inspired by its crowning location in the heart of the Nile. Whether you choose your treatment à la carte, or have a dessert, the So-Spa menu has been created for a total physical and spiritual rejuvenation.
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