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Movenpick Elephantine Island Resort, Aswan

Movenpick Elephantine Island Resort

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Our rating: Luxury | Property style: Hotel

A secluded oasis surrounded by exquisite gardens on Elephantine Island and accessible only by private boat, the five star Elephantine Island Resort Aswan was established in 1975 and underwent extensive renovation in 2007 under Movenpick Hotels & Resorts management. The fully-appointed 235 guestrooms feature Nubian-style decor and balconies overlooking the Nile, Aswan city or the desert. Diners can head for the Orangerie restaurant, which serves International and local dishes, while the La Perla serves Traditional Italian dishes in a Mediterranean-style setting. The hotel also offers a fitness centre, sauna, Turkish steam room, outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts.

Movenpick Elephantine Island Resort

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