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Overview of Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

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Interior entrance
Private beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
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Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAmman Beach2 min drive
    Popular LocationDead Sea Panoramic Complex19 min drive
    Popular LocationBethany Beyond the Jordan23 min drive
    AirportAmman (AMM-Queen Alia Intl.)71 min drive

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Superior King

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 484 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Twin

4/5 guest room rating
  • 484 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Ishtar Spa Panoramic Room Twin

  • 431 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Ishtar Superior King

5/5 guest room rating
  • 452 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Junior Suite

  • 732 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Room (Ishtar Spa Maisonette)

  • 915 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Ishtar Spa Panoramic Room King

  • 657 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Penthouse Suite

  • 1076 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Suite

  • 915 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Ishtar Suite

  • 721 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Ishtar Deluxe King

  • 656 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Ishtar Terrace Room King

  • 646 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Ishtar Deluxe Twin

  • 657 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Ishtar Superior Twin

  • 431 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Ishtar Honeymoon Suite

  • 646 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Sweimeh

Located in Sweimeh, Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea is in the business district and on a private beach. Bethany Beyond the Jordan and Qasr el Yahud Baptism Site are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Amman Beach and Mujib Nature Reserve. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Amman Beach - 2 min drive
  • Dead Sea Panoramic Complex - 19 min drive
  • Bethany Beyond the Jordan - 23 min drive
  • Qasr el Yahud Baptism Site - 24 min drive
  • Mount Nebo - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Amman (AMM-Queen Alia Intl.) - 73 min drive

Restaurants

  • Obelisk — 1 min walk
  • The Codes — 1 min walk
  • The English Pub - 10 min walk
  • Juice Bar - 11 min walk
  • Java U Cafe - 12 min walk

About this property

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

5-star resort with pools, private beach and full-service spa
Catch some rays on Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants. All 345 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and free minibar items. Free wired Internet and balconies or patios are standard, as are plasma TVs with satellite channels.
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.

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.

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.

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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11 AM: JOD 17-25 per person
  • 4 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 9 outdoor pools
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court

Family friendly

  • 9 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Thai

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 1 meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 20 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hot springs/mineral springs
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Mud bath
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Plasma TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Similar properties

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 3 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
An early check-in fee will be charged
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

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)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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

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
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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea?
As of 18 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea on 12 May 2021 start from £155, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea?
Valet parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 3 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea located?
Located in Sweimeh, this beachfront resort is in the historical district, 1.3 mi (2 km) from Amman Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Mujib Nature Reserve and Dead Sea Panoramic Complex. Bethany Beyond the Jordan and Qasr el Yahud Baptism Site are also within 16 miles (25 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 391 out of 616 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 140 out of 616 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 48 out of 616 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 20 out of 616 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 616 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff was not helpfull , Requested pillows were not sent for more than 2 hours waiting They did not give us EXPEDIA GOLD PRIVILEGE
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The facilities are wonderful and the staff are very nice
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful hotel with professional stuff and good view of the Dead Sea
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is the best hotel in DeadSea. The staff is super friendly. The food is amazing.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful experience, the hotel facilities are wonderful and the staff are soo great i enjoyed my stay very much.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

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