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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
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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... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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. -... More 

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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... More 

New York City, New York
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70 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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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... More 

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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... More 

Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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... More 

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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... More 

New York City, New York
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31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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... More 

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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 More 

canada
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24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

A very nice large hotel right on the Dead Sea. The pool overlooks the sea. The Dead Sea is very accessible with a nice walk way. The room we had was clean, well appointed and beautiful with a nice patio. The breakfast buffet in the morning was fantastic with local and international offerings. We enjoyed the Italian restaurant. Good wifi... More 

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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 on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to learn that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that we managed to meet your expectations with regards to our extensive buffet breakfast. We are glad that you liked our hotel and we hope to get... More 

Paris, France
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Ishtar Terrance overlooking the Dead Sea, a beautiful hotel with amazing ambience. Luxurious yet not too pretentious - The spa is definitely a must try - Staff were extremely friendly and made my stay that much more comfortable, wish I stayed longer 😊

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback about your stay with us. We are delighted to learn that you have enjoyed your stay and that you have had the time to experience our “The Ishtar Spa by Resense”. We regret as well, that your stay was too short; we hope your next stay will be longer, so you would... More 

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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

One of our best hotel experiences. We have nothing to complain about. The facilities are beautiful, well-kept and the perfect setting for a relaxing stay. They were also very kind to give us a free upgrade. The staff was very attentive and spoke fluent English. The Internet was super fast and no need to log in. The facilities by the... More 

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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 feedback about your recent stay at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea. Nothing pleases us more than knowing that our valuable guests could fully enjoy the hotel facilities and experience the Dead Sea – the unique floating experience. I would also like to thank you for praising our staff, we are all... More 

Muscat, Oman
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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We were given a free upgrade to one of the villas on the bank down to the sea because the hotel was empty off season and had a nice antiseptic deluxe last day of our stunning tour of Jordan before flying home. The staff were all as polite as they should have been and the food was exactly what you... More 

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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. I am glad that the room in the Village area of the resort and our facilities and service exceeded your expectations. I am surprised to learn that our leisure facilities like our 9 different swimming pools, especially our famous infinity pool did not meet your expectations. We hope to have... More 

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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
Things to do
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: €171 - €302 (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 Spa Hotel in Sweimah
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sweimah
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“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
“Ishtar Village”
 of 5 bubbles keentraveler3, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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