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Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

We spent three nights at this hotel last week. It was the perfect place to relax after spending the time exploring the rest of Jordan (Petra was particularly exhausting). We got upgraded to a villa overlooking the Dead Sea. It's defiantly worth asking at the front desk as the rooms in the main hotel are a bit far from everything....

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. I am delighted that we could provide you with a relaxing stay after your exhausting trip to Petra ​.​ I am also pleased to learn​ that you ​had time to try our newly rebranded spa “The Ishtar Spa by Resense” which is humbly one of the largest spa...

Herts
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The hotel complex borders on the Dead Sea. It is a massive site and you there are golf buggies to get you around. There are 9 pools, a well equipped gym and spa. There is a private beach from which you can swim in the Dead Sea. The pools are wonderful. There are a couple of infinity pools and one...

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's a pleasure to receive ​your encouraging​ review. First of all, I would like to thank you for your attentive description to our hotel design and facilities. I am very proud that our staff succeeded to provide you with all you might needed and accommodate you a pleasant stay. We hope to see you again soon. Sebastien Mariette...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This is one of the most beautiful properties you will find in the region, and it is a welcome oasis in the midst of what can be a stressful place to be. Though the service needs work, the staff tries very hard, and are always polite and obliging. The villas near the Inifinity pool, overlooking the Dead Sea, are wonderfully...

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that you see our Hotel as the most beautiful in the region and that it became a welcoming oasis for you. I am glad to inform you that starting from this week; we have a new entertainment program with new genres of music at our...

Aussie
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Great place to dip into the Dead Sea and have a 24 hour break . Rooms in villa good size but tired needs a revamp . Breakfast was great with stunning views from terrace. Customer service not great but that seems to be in Jordan at most places . Nice pools but several closed due to low occupation at hotel.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Great hotel. Stayed with 2 and 7 yr old. Hotel arranged driver to take us on day trips to Amman (city tour) and Petra. He (Sailor) was fantastic and safe. Hotel was comfortable and clean. Kids enjoyed the pool and beach areas. Food was nice. Dead Sea experience a must do, bring water shoes as it's VERY rocky and the...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This property is very large and spacious with a variety of rooms. I stayed in a deluxe sea view villa style room and it was lovely to open the balcony doors and listen to the sea. The all day dining was very impressive with a fabulous grill night. The staff at this hotel are amazing. Everyone was very friendly and...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Room: - Clean, spacious with a decent TV and a nice terrace. The free minibar was a nice touch. The wifi cut off at times but was decent when it worked. Pools/beach: - The pools were clean and well staffed, but most of them mostly filled with noisy kids, which is not great if you are trying to relax. -...

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share with us such an extensive feedback. Our guests’ testimonials are one of our most important and effective tools that help us to continuously improve the service our guests perceive and move from “good to best”. I took notes of the points you have mentioned and shared them with...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 March 2015

After researching hotels in the Dead Sea, it seemed like the Kempinski stood out among it's competition. Let me walk you through my one night stay... Approaching the hotel from the main road, you realize that it encompasses a vast swath of land. I was later told there's 345 rooms: including villas. As I was exiting the car and entering...

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Martin K, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your detailed feedback with us. I am extending my sincere apologies for the inconveniences you encountered during check in, as you have seen by experiencing what the hotel has to offer, we are keen to provide the best service to our guests. We continuously conduct trainings...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Incredible location with easy access to the Dead Sea, terrific staff (so eager to please), lovely rooms (we stayed in room 2008 overlooking the sea), the infinity pool is amazing and sitting outside having dinner at the Italian restaurant is a lovely way to spend an evening. We did the mud on the beach, the spa which was fantastic (try...

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you ​very​ much for sharing your pleasant experience with us and for recommending our hotel to the travel community. I am ​pleased that you could have the chance and the time to try our different outlets and our newly reopened “The Ishtar Spa by Resense”, and I am ​delighted​ that we accommodate​d​ you with such a pleasant...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We had a nice stay at this hotel and everyone was very friendly and courteous. The hotel / resort is HUGE and can be intimidating but luckily it wasn't too crowded when we were there. Nice bar and drinks - and the pool people can put the dead sea mud on you before you go into the Sea. It was...

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Sebastien , General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your pleasant experience with us and for recommending our hotel to the travel community. We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon in the near future. Warmest regards, Sebastien Mariette General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar gives you the opportunity to enjoy its riches where Queen of Sheba and Cleopatra once strived to unravel mystery. Situated gracefully on the shores of the largest spa in the world the Dead Sea, unique for its ozone-rich air, mineral sea water and ultra-violet filtered sunshine. Surely there is no region on earth where nature and history have more wonderfully conspired, where so exciting drama has obtained a so beautiful theatre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Address: Dead Sea Road | Dead Sea, Sweimah 11194, Jordan
Region: Jordan > Dead Sea Region > Sweimah
Price Range: $259 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 345
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Also Known As:
Kempinski Hotel Amman
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Jordan
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Sweimah
#1 Business Hotel in Sweimah
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sweimah
#1 Spa Hotel in Sweimah
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“rooms has 3 star quality”
 of 5 bubbles ahahbhc, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Villas may be better than rooms in the main building. Possible quieter and designed with more character.”
 of 5 bubbles Sibs21, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles nabila688, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms next to Infinity pool”
 of 5 bubbles nourak86, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I prefer Ishtar to main Building”
 of 5 bubbles Abukalam14, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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