10 Best Hotels To Stay In Aswan Egypt

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Where To Stay In Aswan, Egypt (for any budget)

If there is one underrated destination in the world, it is Egypt. The country is known for its unique culture and gorgeous landscape, and when one looks at the cities of Egypt, the one place that truly stands out is Aswan.

If you’re venturing out to Aswan, Egypt, you might be there to start your sailing trip on the Nile, or to visit Abu Simbal. Whatever the reason, finding a place to stay is important. There are many hotels in Aswan Egypt so this might help you decide where you would like to stay.


10 Best Hotels in Aswan, Egypt

We have rounded up the 10 best hotels in Aswan, Egypt, so you don’t have to stress about researching hotels. These hotels are extremely luxurious, affordable and a stone’s throw from tourist destinations:

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

Luxurious, flexible and downright gorgeous, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract is one of the top hotels in Aswan for a reason.

Situated on the bank of the Nile, in the Nubian desert, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract gives tourists the perfect place to explore Aswan without having to travel much. It is also only a few meters from Elephantine Island, which makes it even more accessible for tourists.

Inside, the hotel is even more special; guests are offered luxurious bedrooms that are equipped with the fanciest amenities and facilities; and when they wake up from a deep, relaxing slumber for breakfast, guests have four restaurants to look forward to.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract also has four bars, which are always happy to serve its guests with a few cocktails. But that’s not all; after an entire day of sight-seeing, guests can head to the hotel’s opulent sauna, where a relaxing time awaits.

The hotel also offers a fitness centre, and outdoor and indoor pools.

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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract King Room
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract King Room

Kato Dool Nubian Resort

Another excellent contender, this ultra-luxury resort lies in the Nubian Village, and gives panoramic views of the Nile. Kato Dool Nubian Resort is 18 km from Aga Khan Mausoleum, but its proximity to the Nile and the Nubian desert make it much more worthwhile.

Guests have appreciated Kato Dool Nubain Resort’s staff for always making them feel at home; but friendly workers isn’t the only thing Kato Dool Nubian Resort is known for.

This 3-star hotel offers guests luxurious accommodation that comes with a fully-functional private bathroom, and each room is equipped with air-conditioning and necessary amenities.

The on-site restaurant offers delicious meals, which guests often prefer over other restaurants outside. When guests are tired from exploring and sightseeing Aswan, they can lay back in the shared lounge or drink tea in the hotel’s garden.

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Kato Dool Nubian Resort
Kato Dool Nubian Resort

Go Inn Backpackers

This hotel hostel is perfect for the thrifty ones who love saving money  but cannot negotiate on luxury. Go Inn Backpackers is only a kilometer and half from the Aga Khan Mausoleum, and is quite near other tourist points including Kitchener’s Island, Unfinished Obelisk and Nubian Island.

When you check in, you’ll find friendly front desk clerks who’ll be available round-the-clock to facilitate you. The hostel offers comfortable rooms, all equipped with shared bathroom and flexible amenities, and if you’re looking for something more top-notch, you can go for the rooms with the balcony.

The hostel also offers complimentary WiFi and a vegetarian buffet breakfast. It provides private parking for guests, who can mingle with each other in the shared lounge. For extroverts who love saving, Go Inn Backpackers is the best option!

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Go Inn Backpackers
Go Inn Backpackers

Mövenpick Resort Aswan

There’s something quite mesmerizing about the Nile, which stretches along Aswan; and if you’re looking for a place that keeps you close to the river,  Mövenpick Resort is the place for you.

Mövenpick Resort is situated on the Elephantine Island, in extreme proximity to Aswan, and gives you breath-taking views of the island and the marketplace. Mövenpick Resort offers extremely luxurious bedrooms that overlook the Nile; some of the rooms come with balconies or terraces.

Guests staying at the Mövenpick Resort have the option to choose from three fancy restaurants in the hotel, and can look forward to the hotel’s two bars.

What makes the Mövenpick Resort much more lovely is its barbecue facilities, which are open to the guests for use; so if you’re hoping to smoke some kebabs, you know where to go.

The Mövenpick Resort comes with an opulent pool, tennis court and a gym. Honestly, there’s not a lot that you’ll miss with Mövenpick Resort.

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Mövenpick Resort Aswan King Room
Mövenpick Resort Aswan King Room

Basma Executive Hotel

Situated on the Basma Hill, the highest point of Aswan, the Basma Hotel is a refreshing place that introduces guests to a lush experience. The hotel is located right in front of te Nubian Museum and offers a view of the Nilhe you won’t find anywhere else.

While this hotel, stretched over the hill and offering panoramic views of the desert and the Nile, is popular for its sceneries, the accommodation it offers is no less. Guests enjoy luxurious rooms styled and furnished with the most comfortable furniture.

In addition to basic amenities and a private bathroom, each room comes equipped with a television set, coffee/tea maker and a minibar. Guests staying at the Basma Hotel also have access to the airport shuttle, which makes the stay so much easier.

The hotel restaurant offers breakfast buffets and scrumptious meals throughout the day. It also has its own pool, which guests love to splash in.

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Basma Executive Hotel Aswan
Basma Executive Hotel Aswan

Pyramisa Island Hotel

The Pyramisa Island Hotel is situated on the middle banks of the Nile, bestowing guests a gorgeous view that they can access immediately from the hotel’s front door. The Pyramisa Island Hotel is a few sailing minutes from top tourist points including the Aga Khan Mausoleum and Aswan’s famous markets.

Guests are accommodated in extremely lush rooms, designed to provide them with comfort and style. From the rooms, guests are entertained with a sweeping view of the Nile, the surrounding mountains and tropical gardens of the hotel.

The hotel also offers guests with luxurious facilities including swimming pools, spa and wellness center and a bar. The onsite restaurant brings out amazing and mouth-watering dishes three times a day.

The Pyramisa Island Hotel is also one of the few hotels in Aswan which have access to the airport shuttle, so guests don’t have to worry about hailing an expensive taxi.

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Pyramisa Island Hotel Aswan
Pyramisa Island Hotel Aswan

Tolip Aswan Hotel

When you look at the Tolip Aswan Hotel, it comes across so luxurious, you’ll have a hard time believing it’s real. The Tolip Aswan Hotel is situated in Aswan’s downtown, on the banks of the River Nile, and yes, it is easily one of the most luxurious hotels in Aswan.

The hotel offers tourists a luxury accommodation that helps them sleep like  a baby, but the cosy rooms aren’t the only good thing in the Tolip Aswan Hotel; you’ll be stunned to find luxurious facilities including a bowling arena and a cinema here.

Amongst these stunning entertainment options, guests are also offered a spa and wellness center, fitness center and a bar. But that’s not all!

The hotel even has its own ATM, so guests won’t have to search for ATMs when they're out. The hotel is accessible via the airport shuttle and offers premium family rooms too.

And just when you think the hotel is done, Tolip Aswan Hotel surprises you with round-the-clock facilitation.

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Tolip Aswan Hotel
Tolip Aswan Hotel

Citymax Hotel

Situated on the Kornish El Nile, the Citymax Hotel is a place that’s suitable for everyone. Be it fussy children, groaning teens or couples who are in Egypt to sightsee and reignite a lost flame, Citymax Hotel offers an experience curated to satisfy everyone.

The 4-star hotel offers tourists luxurious air-conditioned rooms, where guests can sleep away their worries. The onsite restaurant serves some of the most scrumptious Middle Eastern cuisine to its guests.

The hotel is also known for its sauna and swimming pool, the latter of which is popular for its massive poolside slide. This hotel is for the families who simply can’t agree on where to stay; at Citymax, there’s something for everyone!

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Citymax Hotel Aswan
Citymax Hotel Aswan

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Obelisk Nile Hotel

Situated extremely close to the thriving center of the city, Obelisk Nile Hotel gives tourists a dazzling experience. With scenic views of the Nile, the Obelisk Nile Hotel promises guests an amazing time, and fulfills its promise too.

The hotel has its own swimming pool, restaurant and bar, and even offers guests complimentary WiFi. There is even a luxury fitness center with massage facilities. But guests tend to love the Obelisk Nile Hotel simply for its rooms, which come equipped with the softest linen bedding, television sets, terraces, air-conditioning and deluxe throws.

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Obelisk Nile Hotel Aswan
Obelisk Nile Hotel Aswan

NOBATiA Guest House

Less than a kilometre and half from the Aga Khan Mausoleum and situated in one of the most thriving hot spots in Aswan, the

NOBATiA Guest House is an unexpected stay of welcome. The hotel is situated on the Elephantine Island and is in close proximity to the Aswan Botanical Gardens and the Aswan Train Station. At NOBATiA Guest House, guests are offered a stay of cosy luxury; from deluxe rooms that overlook the Nile to a private beachfront area, the NOBATiA Guest House is a refreshing change.

This Guest House is perfect for families who are hoping to enjoy the luxuries of a 5-star hotel but want their own space; the three bedrooms, one kitchen and a fully-functional bathroom makes the NOBATiA Guest House a delightful stay.

It’s also located quite close to Nubian Museum, Kitchener’s Island and Tombs of the Nobles.

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NOBATiA Guest House Aswan
NOBATiA Guest House Aswan

Prices for all these hotels and hostels in Aswan

HotelPrice RangeAvg Per NightLinkBreakfast Incl
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract$$$$$237 USDCheck Prices Yes
Kato Bool Nubian Resort$$$50 USDCheck Prices No (avail)
Go Inn Backpackers$$12 USDCheck Prices Yes
Movenpick Resort Aswan$$$$190 USDCheck Prices Yes
Basma Executive Hotel$$-$$$$107 USDCheck Prices Yes
Pyramisa Island Hotel$$$63 USDCheck Prices Yes
Tolip Aswan Hotel$$$$139 USDCheck Prices Yes
Citymax Hotel$$$76 USDCheck Prices No (avail)
Obelisk Nile Hotel$$$75 USDCheck Prices Yes
NOBATiA Guest House$$30 USDCheck Prices Yes

A round up of the best hotels in Aswan for any budget

These hotels should give you multiple choices for great hotels in Aswan no matter how much you want to spend. You can get a lot for your money in Egypt (accommodation wise) so I'm sure you will find something to suite your style and budget. Enjoy Egypt – It's amazing!

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