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The breakfast at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Amman Beach. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking, plus 9 outdoor pools. Built in 2006, this 5-star resort has 345 rooms over 8 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a deep-soaking bath in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with free minibar items, balconies or patios and deep-soaking bathtubs
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine with ocean views at Obelisk, one of the property's 4 restaurants
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor and seasonal outdoor pools
  • Treat yourself to detox wraps, reflexology or mud baths at The Ishtar Spa by Resense
  • Services include babysitting, a kids' club and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes a private beach, an outdoor tennis court and a health club
  • Guests have great things to say about the breakfast and the beach
  • 1.3 miles (2 km) from Amman Beach and 10.5 miles (16.9 km) from Dead Sea Panoramic Complex

Superior Twin

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
€182* Per night/room 1 Jun - 2 Jun

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ishtar Superior King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ishtar Superior Twin

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ishtar Terrace Room King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Duplex

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Everyone (2)
5 out of 5
Great breakfast buffet. Amazing views and pools. Very nice architecture and good food quality. Great access to sea with nice facilities. Amazing and spatious rooms

Posted by , from Geneva on 3 Nov 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Nov 2019 by Rüdiger C Hollweg

Dear Mr. Floupita, Thank you for taking the time to convey your comments and for choosing our hotel as your accommodation of choice. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that our hotel facilities and services were up to your expectations. We thank you for your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back to Kempinski Hotel Ishtar - Dead Sea. With kind regards, Rüdiger C. Hollweg General Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Sep 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Sep 2019 by Digital Team

Dear valued guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent stay with us. We are delighted to learn that we managed to exceed your expectations. We look forward to host you again, whenever your travels bring you back to the Dead Sea. Sincerely, Cornelia Zschunke Executive Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
Pros: Großzügige und sehr.gepflegte Anlage. Super Service, perfekt zum erholen.
Cons: Infrastruktur im Uferbereich am Meer entspricht nicht dem Hotelniveau

Posted by on 27 Oct 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Nov 2016 by Digital Team

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar. We are sorry for the inconvenience you faced and appropriate action has already been taken. We hope to welcome you back for another perfect stay. Warm Regards, Sebastien Mariette - General Manager

About the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Location Dead Sea Road, Sweimeh, 11194

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from March 1 2021 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the sandy beach. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities, such as umbrellas and sunloungers. At Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, you can cool off in one of the 9 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 4 restaurants and 3 coffee shops/cafés, as well as a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This Belle Époque resort also offers a kids' pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court. Free valet parking is available. This 5-star Sweimeh resort is smoke free.

  • 345 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 4 dining venues
  • 3 coffee shops
  • Built in 2006
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Amman (AMM-Queen Alia Intl.) (65.8 km / 40.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea offers 345 forms of accommodation with DVD players and free minibar items. Rooms open to balconies or patios. A pillow menu is available. Plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Electric kettle
  • Pillow options
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Obelisk – Overlooking the ocean and pool, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Codes – Overlooking the ocean and pool, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Akkad – This poolside restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Ashur – This beachfront restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Isin – Overlooking the ocean, this lobby lounge only serves light fare.

Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

9 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, a health club and a kids' pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach yoga on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Beach volleyball on site

Spa Services

The Ishtar Spa by Resense has 20 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, Thai massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 20
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Hot stone massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for JOD 42.0 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

This property uses solar energy, plus a grey water recycling system

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash. This property uses solar energy, plus a grey water recycling system.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a security system in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Individually wrapped food options are available through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Grey water recycling system
  • One child stays free
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitisation guidelines
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Renewable energy source - solar
  • Debit cards
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between JOD 17 and JOD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: JOD 42.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Dead Sea Ishtar
  • Dead Sea Kempinski Hotel
  • Dead Sea Kempinski Hotel Ishtar
  • Ishtar Dead Sea
  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea
  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Sweimeh
  • Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea Sweimeh
  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Resort Sweimeh
  • Kempinski Ishtar ad Sea Sweim
  • Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea
  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Resort
  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Sweimeh
  • Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Resort Sweimeh

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child aged 5 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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