Get an overview of this hotel5-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
On private beach
Indoor pool
24-hour business center

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Sweimeh resort is in the historical district, 13.7 mi (22 km) from Bethany Beyond the Jordan, and within 25 mi (40 km) of Mount Nebo and Basilica of Saint George. Amman Waves and Embassy of the United States are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Resort Features

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.

Room Amenities

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

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. 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.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 3 coffee shops/cafés. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Belle Époque resort also offers a children's club, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 9 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Children's club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • On private beach 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 345 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

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

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

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

Ashur - This beachfront restaurant specializes 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 serves light fare only.

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

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, an outdoor tennis court, and a health club are featured at the resort. 9 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a children's 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 massages. 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 wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • 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

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 6 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)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Fees

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 20 and JOD 25 per person (approximately)
  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • 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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 6 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.


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