Booked in here last minute as a night before our cruise and I wish we could have stayed longer! We arrived pretty late but everything ran smooth. The hotel arranged for someone to pick us up from the airport. We then got on a little boat across the Nile to elephantine island. Where someone else met us and walked us to the hotel. (The walk is around 5-10 mins) no cars are on the island. The staff there were so friendly and made us feel most welcome. The room was clean and had all the necessities. We had dinner in the restaurant upstairs which was soo tasty and their mango juice is to die for! The view looks out over the Nile and palm trees. If you really want to escape reality and enjoy a bit of zen time this is your place.
Facilement accessible depuis le ferry public, le lieu est calme et reposant. Délicieux repas (et copieux!) servis sur le rooftop qui bénéficie d'une vue magnifique sur le Nil et les dunes...amateurs de sunset ;) Nécessitant une bonne connexion pour le travail et les appels vidéo, j'ai également trouvé la qualité de la wifi très bonne. La propreté du lieu, le cadre, l'hospitalité des hôtes… rien à redire, nous ne pouvons que recommander !
We enjoyed our stay at Basmatic Guest House in Elephantine Island. The host is super friendly, nice and helpful. He can organize boat tour to show you around. The location of the guest house is practical. The place is clean and cost. Food is tasty as well.
If you are anywhere near Aswan(or Egypt!) you must stay here. As a family of five, we have traveled all over the world and we have never encountered such kindness and attention Moustapha and the Basmatic Nubian Guest House family showed us. We feel so honored to have met such good people! The rooms themselves are spacious and incredibly clean. The views of the Nile are second to none and the island is so peaceful! Aswan city is very easy to get to as well. If you are thinking of doing tours or day trips, I would HIGHLY recommend booking through Basmatic. The guides and drivers he uses are incredibly knowledgeable and eager to exceed expectations! We felt very safe with them. We absolutely can't wait to get back here to make more memories!
Basmatic Nubian guest house is really a trustable place to be. The owner breath the value of the nature around and can offer you great boattrips. One of them to a local real beach and desert. Nice is that he does this for an honest price. The place itself is quiet, so close to nature and friendly people. The food is great Egyptian food. Really a good place to stay.