Aswan and Lake Nasser Hotels

Basma Hotel

  • Shar'a El Fanadek Map It
  • Aswan South


  • Large pool and deck
  • No main thoroughfares nearby, so it's relatively quiet
  • Nubian-influenced contemporary architecture


  • Uphill walk from town can be really tiring in the heat, but there's an hourly hotel shuttle)
  • A few rooms on lower floors may pick up noise from the driveway

Published 02/23/2016

Fodor's Review

Occupying an airy promontory above Aswan, the Basma is itself a high point, and its lobby, accented with lively turquoise fabrics, begins a gallery walk to interiors and grounds graced with sculptures, murals, fountains, and mosaics—many created by local artists. The pool and deck face the Nile, as do other common exterior spaces. Rooms have seen better days, but they're clean. Sliding doors open onto private balconies, which may overlook the pool and gardens, offer a glimpse of the Nile, or take in the Nubia Museum, the Fatamid Cemetery, and the city.

Hotel Information


Shar'a El Fanadek, Aswan, Aswan, Egypt

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 167 rooms, 21 suites
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 02/23/2016

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