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Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
600 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

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Explore the area

AirportAmman (AMM-Queen Alia Intl.)78 min drive
Popular LocationAmman Mall80 min drive
Popular LocationAmman Roman Theater81 min drive
Popular LocationAmman Citadel83 min drive

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  • Penthouse Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1076 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPenthouse Suite
  • Ishtar Honeymoon Suite

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Honeymoon Suite
  • Ishtar Deluxe King

    Room amenities

    • 656 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Deluxe King
  • Ishtar deluxe Twin

    Room amenities

    • 657 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsIshtar deluxe Twin
  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 732 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Superior King

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior King
  • Superior Twin

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Twin
  • Ishtar Spa Panoramic Room King

    Room amenities

    • 657 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Spa Panoramic Room King
  • Ishtar Spa Panoramic Room Twin

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsIshtar Spa Panoramic Room Twin
  • Ishtar Suite

    Room amenities

    • 721 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Suite
  • Ishtar Terrace Room King

    Room amenities

    • 646 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Terrace Room King
  • Ishtar Spa Maisonette

    Room amenities

    • 915 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Spa Maisonette
  • Ishtar Superior King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 452 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIshtar Superior King
  • Ishtar Superior Twin

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsIshtar Superior Twin
  • Executive Suite

    Room amenities

    • 915 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Suite

About this area

Sweimeh

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

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Amman Mall - 80 min drive
  • Amman Roman Theater - 81 min drive
  • Amman Citadel - 83 min drive

Getting around

  • Queen Alia Intl. Airport (AMM) - 78 min drive

Restaurants

  • Obelisk — 1 min walk
  • The Codes — 1 min walk

About this property

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

5-star resort with pools, private beach, 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 tubs 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 accommodations 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 separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

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 children's 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

Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Masks available
Temperature checks available for guests
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
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 transportation

  • Free valet parking
  • 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 common area(s)

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 cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 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/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

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

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

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

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 3 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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 cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

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Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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
Alcohol is not permitted at this property
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.
Does this resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools, and a children's pool.
Is this resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Valet parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM–3 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at this resort?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is this property 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 mi (25 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
379
4 - Good
138
3 - Okay
46
2 - Mediocre
21
1 - Poor
16
4.6
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service

We have visited the Kempinski at the Dead Sea many times over the years and were looking forward to staying a night once the hotel reopened due to corona. As we were expecting, check in was easy and our room was clean and beautiful. However, there were some things that were less than up to the kempinski standards that we have been use to. When we first arrived we found open chairs by the lagoon like pool. Lots of trash and no trash cans to put anything in. Small plastic bags overflowing with trash laying around...... empty paper cups lining the edge of the pool and random trash. Not acceptable. Also the food options for dinner and the breakfast buffet were poor. For dinner our options were a bar area (we had kids) the italian restaurant and room service. We ended up choosing the italian restaurant. The food was very average. The breakfast buffet was open the next morning but it was definitely not up to standard. We were prepared for ordering breakfast ala carte from the restaurant..... but were happily surprised to hear that the breakfast buffet would be open. It shouldnt have been. I understood that the limited selection and setup was for health purposes..... but it did not make sense. If you are going to offer oatmeal, soup and pastries, pancakes and falafel that require a ladel or tongs that everyone is going to be touching........ the entire buffet should have been operational. You definitely did not get your money's worth.

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Everything is great except the food. It is absolutely awful for a hotel of this caliber. It’s not like you have any choices friends m outside the hotel. I was completely surprised by this. We had a good time anyway but I would rather eat McDonalds and I hate McDonalds. They have to take dining seriously

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The location, staff extremely friendly. I did not like the wired closing hours for some restaurants and services

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Mohammed from reception was very nice, he gave me a room upgrade and a late checkout, the hotel is very well maintained and very relaxing, just a little advice or request if they can add evening programs like belly dancers and bands like other hotels in area

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing view and friendly staff

Views are amazing and the staff really are really amazing. The food is good as well. The best part is the access to the private beach on the Dead Sea. Only area for improvement is that in places the room looked a bit worn but other than that the room was really spacious with a comfy bed and pillow

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020