Accommodation rating: Good Standard
Located on Aswan's highest hill, The Basma Hotel offers commanding views over Aswan and the Nile. It is conveniently located just a short walk from the Corniche, the Nubian Museum and local markets.
The 189 guestrooms & suites are spacious and well appointed with modern conveniences including TV, mini bar, telephones, air-conditioning and balconies. Within the lush Mediterranean gardens you will find the heated swimming pool and a terrace for outdoor dining with breathtaking views. Enjoy delicious cuisine in the elegant dining room and unwind with an exotic drink in the bar. There is also an open-air roof top terrace, overlooking the Nile, whilst the Ali Baba tent serves a buffet style dinner accompanied by traditional entertainment.
From October to April, one excursion option is felucca (traditional Egyptian sailing boat) ride to the unspoiled island of Basma where a special buffet lunch is served and guests can wander through citrus and vegetable plantations.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.