Philae Hotel - Aswan  3 stars

79 Cornich El Nile Street, Aswan, Egypt, 81111  show mapSave
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Overview

The budget Philae Hotel is situated in the center of Aswan close to Unfinished Obelisk, Aga Khan Mausoleum and Nubian Village. The building was renovated in 2010.

Just 20 minutes from the center of Aswan. You can see Kitchener's Island, Tombs of the Nobles and Aswan High Dam only 900 meters from the property.

Fast access to Aswan airport within 20km is provided.

Rooms

All 15 individual guestrooms feature modern facilities. The hotel rooms come with tile floor and ornate furniture.

Eat

A delicious breakfast is served every morning. At the restaurant Italian dishes are served.

Work

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, VIP room facilities and a tour desk for general needs and a photocopier and a meeting room for corporate travelers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   15.

Location

City Center Aswan - 3700 ft
Airports Aswan (ASW) - 10.6 mi
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Facilities

General
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Tour desk
Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Library
Room view
  • City view
  • River view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas
    • City Center
      3300 ft
    Monuments and Landmarks
    • Aga Khan Mausoleum
      1.4 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Nubian Museum
      1.8 mi
      El Fanadeq St. Downtown, Aswan
    • Animalia
      4.0 mi
      Geziret El Yafteen, Aswan
    • Temple of Philae
      5.2 mi
      Island of Agilika, Aswan

    Philae Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Philae Hotel

    Average guest rating

    9.2
    out of 10
    Exceptional
    Based on 26 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.7
    Rooms
    9.3
    Service
    9.2
    Value
    9.2
    Dining
    7.3

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends

      The location is by Nile river, you can see the view from your bacony.

      It is totally not worth the price. The water is cold, they turn off the wifi at night, says wifi need rest. And the service is really bad, they gave us very expensive price to abusinbay, so we want to call other agent, the guy on the reception refuse to call for us, says their phone not allowed to call outside. I ask why your abusinbay price so expensive, the guy said, it is just it is, not his problem, I ask why wifi so slow, he said it is not his problem. Just it is. The guy in the reception is the worst staff I ever meet on my trip.

      • Average rating
        4.2
    • Single

      Excellent location with views onto the Nile. Very comfortable newly refurbished rooms. Friendly, helpful staff

      • Average rating
        9.2
    • Older travelers

      Nice rooms Helpful staff Good breakfast with fresh fruit

      No balcony Expensive

      • Average rating
        7.8
    • Group of friends

      The hotel is well located. The team is excellent. Is the best place to stay in aswan.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Older travelers

      It is a centrally located very comfortable boutique hotel. You get a great service and they make you feel at home. I highly recommend anyone who would like to see Aswan.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Couple

      Very thoughtful.

      package price id a little higer.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Couple

      hotel staff are true customer-oriented. They are always willing to go the extra mile for your needs.. The hotel location is just EXCELLENT with a remarkable NILE View.

      the breakfast buffet is very poor with limited choices. the rooms are a little noisy through the day due to traffic on the corniche. hotel restaurant is available only during the day time!!

      • Average rating
        8.0
    • Group of friends

      The location is good alongside the river although no Nile view. Room is very clean with hot water shower. Staff can refer many trips and felucca trip with reasonable price. A decent hotel.

      Price is a little bit high compared to the total service package, but still reasonable.

      • Average rating
        7.4
    • Couple

      The staff was really nice and helpful. They don't understand English well but were really willing to help -- even come upstairs to figure out what I meant on the phone. It's located in the downtown of Aswan, of where the beautiful Nile lies in front. ATM is on the right of the hotel.

      • Average rating
        8.8
    • Older travelers

      Everything!!! Lovely helpful staff Delicious food Fantastic decor Convenient location Very clean Free wi fi Free tea/coffee making facilities Good range of TV programmes

      The road outside is very busy BUT it is quiet overnight.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Group of friends

      The staff were wonderful. The manager, Hanan, is amazing. Everyone at the hotel is friendly and willing to help especially the people working at the front desk. The river views from the rooms are great and everything is clean and well taken care of. The Philae is a great place to stay, and I would recommend it to anyone.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Single

      The Philae lived up to their well deserved reputation, great location and friendly and helpfull staff. Secure parking for Motorcycle was in-front with the security guard. Right on the Corniche and plenty of good eateries nearbye. Neat and very clean by any standard. Good breakfast included. For me this was an above-average stay.

      • Average rating
        9.2
    • Single

      -Room is very clean and comfortable. -Most of staff are friendly and caring. -Good value for money.

      -Hot water shuts off after 5 to 10 mins, so expect water to turn cold on you if you are have a long shower. -TV has very few working channels, like 4 or 5. - AC is not working very good, so it would ruin your stay if you are visiting in summer. - They dont allow you to host any person in your room.

      • Average rating
        9.2
    • Single

      In the center, convenient to all attractions in Aswan. The manager/owner Helen is a wonderful host and made me feel at home right away.

      The price was a bit high, in comparison to other hotels of similar category in Egypt. The breakfast was fair and it could improve by providing more fruits, and better quality of coffee.

      • Average rating
        9.2
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