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Anakob

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Exterior
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Panoramic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, River View | Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
LCD TV

Overview of Anakob

Anakob

3.5 star property

7.6/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Room service
Map
Jazirat Aswan, Aswan, Aswan Governorate

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKitchener's Island2 min walk
  • Popular LocationElephantine Island13 min walk
  • Popular LocationAswan Bazaar1 min drive
  • AirportAswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.)29 min drive

Room options

About this area

Aswan

Located in Aswan, Anakob is in the suburbs and on the waterfront. Unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Kitchener's Island and Elephantine Island.

What's nearby

  • Kitchener's Island - 2 min walk
  • Elephantine Island - 13 min walk
  • Aswan Bazaar - 1 min drive
  • Nubian Museum - 2 min drive
  • Mausoleum of the Aga Khan - 40 min drive

Getting around

  • Aswan Railway Station - 7 min drive
  • Aswan (ASW-Aswan Intl.) - 29 min drive

About this property

Anakob

3.5-star cruise ship by the river
Consider a stay at Anakob and take advantage of an airport pick-up service, a rooftop terrace and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge), concierge services and tour/ticket information
  • Luggage storage and a TV in the lobby
Room features
All rooms are individually furnished, and feature comforts such as air conditioning, as well as perks such as free WiFi and safes.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • 6 bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • LCD TVs with satellite channels
  • Balconies or patios, electric kettles and housekeeping

Languages

Arabic, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: EUR 5 per person
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • 6 bathrooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
There is no front desk at this property
The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: EUR 5 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 20 per vehicle (maximum occupancy 3)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Anakob Houseboat Aswan
Anakob Houseboat
Anakob Aswan
Houseboat Anakob Aswan
Aswan Anakob Houseboat
Houseboat Anakob
Anakob Aswan
Anakob Cruise
Anakob Cruise Aswan

Frequently asked questions

Is Anakob pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Anakob?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Anakob?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Anakob?

Checkout is at 11:00 AM.

Does Anakob provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's a shuttle from the airport to the hotel that runs on request. A fee of EUR 20 per vehicle applies.

Where is Anakob located?

Situated on the waterfront, this cruise ship is within a 15-minute walk of Kitchener's Island and Elephantine Island. Aswan Bazaar and Nubian Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Anakob and receive a full refund?

Yes, Anakob offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Anakob cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

7.6

Good

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8.5/10

Cleanliness

7.5/10

Staff & service

9.0/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.5/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Good

Tracy
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
On top of Anakob being extraordinarily unique, the quality of service and comfort was top notch. Tamer was a great communicator through Orbitz and with WhatsApp. He helped me book my driver to Abu Simbel last minute coming off a Nile Cruise tour. Excursions can be booked with Anakob. Just message them about it and Tamer (owner) will help arrange. Upon arrival, their private speedboat was arranged for us to get to Anakob. I will mention that we didn't know what was going on while waiting at KFC and next thing we know someone was carrying our luggage onto a boat, then we just had to assume we are hopping on that same boat haha As we checked in, everyone was just all smiles and we knew immediately Aswan and the Nubian people had captured our hearts. the Elephantine island is small enough to walk around and explore It was gorgeous waking up on the boat and walking out to the deck. An experience you want to have on your trip to Aswan. One downside was after my trip, I was still being messaged by one of the speedboat drivers persistently. I didn't respond as I couldn't really comprehend the message but i eventually had to mute the messaging to enjoy the rest of my egypt trip. And TBH, sharing your Whatsapp Number is risk anywhere when dealing with vendors so just block it right after the service is done, and go on with your trip.

10/10 Excellent

George
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic in every way. Room was excellent, with an en suite. Mustafa, Humada, Hima and the others were all lovely giving people, nothing too much effort and taught us about Nubian culture (thank you all!! hope to return). And for only 75 EGP (£3) Mustafa makes a killer breakfast that will leave you full and happy all week!! The views are UNBELIEVABLE, must be the best in all of Aswan. Super calm stretch of the Nile (not like the East side of the island), right beneath the Aga Khan mausoleum, the Botanical Gardens, the new Monastery of St. Simeon, and the Temple of the Nobles. And a really unique experience staying in a Nubian village, which feels very authentic but safe, welcoming, and low on the hassle. Good price for boats and tours through the hotel, not the very cheapest, but worth it to skip the hassle - we went on an amazing sunset felucca ride.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

2/10 Terrible

Sanjay
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice view, hard to get to, feels unsafe
No way to get to this place from the City, boat ride was asking for 25 dollars to get in and get out from this place. Nice views from the boat, good experience of Nile river in Aswan Staff hung around watching us, we were the only ones on the boat, was kind of creepy.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

10/10 Excellent

Xiomara
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
An incredibly unique, luxury, boutique boathouse
If you are looking for a memorable, unique and luxurious experience in Aswan... THIS IS IT!!!! You will regret it if you don't book this place. This was truly a luxury experience! The service was absolutely amazing. Tamer left no detail undone. He welcomed us on a private motorboat that brought us from the mainland to the boathouse at 1am when our train arrived. He planned an entire 2 day itinerary for us that included the most beautiful Feluca ride and a trip to the Nubian Village with authentic dinner recommendations. On the second day, he arranged for us to have a very nice/modern private car + driver to bring us to Abu Simbel and back. The hospitality at Anakob is unmatched. This is a boutique luxury boathouse. It is immaculately clean, the bed is so comfortable, the shower is nice and hot, breakfast on the deck watching the felucas ride by on the Nile is one of the most breathtaking views I have ever experienced. I cannot believe I found this place.
The view from the Anakob boathouse deck
The private feluca we rode on the Nile
The view from Nubian Beach (a trip that the hotel was able to arrange for us).
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022