Bassem Jalal is the owner of Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant, the hotel is privately Bassem 1owned and family run business.  You will receive special care and attention which can only be found in family run hotel.

Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant has been built, designed in honour of the owner’s passion and love of his Nubian Culture this is reflected throughout the hotel with the decor, styles and cuisine.  The hotel is located on the East Bank of the River Nile, nestled within the protection of the cliff behind.

The location of the hotel has been carefully chosen, it is away from the center of Aswan in peaceful and private surroundings.

The main mission of Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant  is to be a safe and secure environment for families to visit or holiday. To be a community center for all the family to enjoy.  Some of the main features on offer are Eco Tourism. Aswan and the River Nile lends itself to those who are interested in meeting and learning about differing cultures, cuisines, ancient historical sites, flora and fauna.  There  will be a variety of courses available throughout the year, such as Nubian Painting, Pottery, Photography, and Cuisine.

The Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant has so much to offer you can part-take in as much or as little as you like. See What’s Around to do sightseeing or if you really need to chill-out, there many terraces to chose from and simply enjoy the peace, only this hotel offers.

The Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant have novel ways of traveling to and from the center of Aswan.  Cruise along by motorboat or speedboat – the water taxi.

If you prefer to keep your land legs, we can book a taxi, microbus and bus on your behalf.

It is important you make the most of your stay with us, we will endeavour to provide you with the best service.

There is a strict rule of NO Alcohol or Shishah allowed in the Hotel.

The Nubian Cataract Hotel and Restaurant staff invite you to have a holiday of a lifetime one you will treasure and talk about for years to come. Returning time and again to the Hotel which fulfilled your dreams.



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