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Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We spent 3 nights at Kempinski Dead Sea and had an excellent time over there. The staff and the service provided by them were top notch. Especially Firas who worked at the beach was extremely helpful. The location of the hotel was perfect, especially since we would wake up with views of the Dead Sea and beyond thanks to the... 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. It was a pleasure having the chance to welcoming you during your visit to the Dead Sea. I would like to extend my appreciation for your recognition to our staff; I have informed Firas about your feedback, who was very excited to hear from you. I also informed our Director... More 

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1,262 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I am the first to admit that I have never stayed in a hotel this nice with as great as services. Thus I am sorry to give them only 4 out of 5, but by doing something helpful (as they perceived), they upset me. The check-in was great even though my room wasn't ready. You can literally walk into the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive review about your experience with us. I have to say that it was an honor receiving such a feedback from a top contributor like yourself, Indeed I am glad that you could enjoy your time with us and got the chance to try our “The Ishtar Spa... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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210 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

My family and I stayed here for Christmas. What a fantastic resort. This is simply the best hotel on the Dead Sea. The property design, layout and landscapping is fantastic. The roos are large and very well appointed. The service is outstanding. The gym and spa are outstanding. The food is excellent. Simply superb.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us, nothing make us more proud than knowing that we have succeeded to provide our valuable guests with a satisfactory stay. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Sebastien Mariette, General... More 

Amman, Jordan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

My friends and i have chosen Kempinski hotel dead sea to celebrate one of our friends farewell and picking such hotel was the best decision we have ever agreed on. This nice visit started when we were welcomed by smiling staff and cold wet towels. At the reception Loay was very helpful and assisted us in addition to other colleagues... More 

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

Dear Mr. Hourani, Thank you for sharing such an extensive and wonderful experience with us. We are also glad that at the end you have decided to give us the pleasure of welcoming you during such a special occasion, we hope it will remains always a good memory for you and your friends. I would like to thank you for... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2015

the best hotel at the Dead Sea - others are part of cheap American chains. The property is exquisite and the service is impeccable. The room is very large, bed exceptionally comfortable, and bathroom is spa-like. There are children at this hotel, but the property is large and were never a problem. I would say the hotel is good for... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am not just glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us but I am very proud that we could achieve our aim of providing comfort and joy to all our guests, whether to families or couples. I cannot agree with you more that the... More 

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85 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Was so pleased with the hotel the service, location , spa and of course the Dead Sea. Hotel had everything, many different types of pools for every taste. Dead Sea was literally two steps away from the door. Quiet amazing place! Many restaurants with different cuisines and delicious food. Spa was amazing , one of the best massages I have... 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 feedback following your recent stay with us. I am very pleased that you visited us again following your previous stay in last October, and I am very proud that we have succeeded to meet your expectations two times in a row. We are looking forward to see you again very soon. Best regards,... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

It is more a resort than a cozy hotel. The service is very good all around the hotel. The spa is divine!! The service at the beach and pool very good. The food at the pool was just average, not to the standard I was expecting.

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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 with us. I am glad to learn that you could have the time to experience our spa, which is the largest in the Middle East, on another note, I am disappointed to learn that the food by the pool didn't meet your expectations, and I would like to hear more about your... More 

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Reviewed 12 January 2015

We had a pleasant stay at this gorgeous hotel .Everything regarding the room was perfect. Although the weather was not that warm; however, the staff by the pool were very helpful and provided excellent service. Special thanks to Mohammad Qaddoura, whose name was stuck in our minds because of his professionalism and noticed passion and dedication towards his work, this... 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 feedback with us. Please allow me to thank you on behalf of our Recreation Manager, Mohamed Quaddoura, for your kind and praising words; our aim is to reach the highest levels of guests satisfaction, to not just provide our guests with an enjoyable stay but with a memorable stay as well. We hope... More 

London, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We were coming back from wadi musa after being shocked by the beauty of petra and the horror of staying two nights at the movenpick there. we drove and we were tired. i booked two nights here to rest and it was a great decision. we went to kempinsky before and we were expecting the best. we found it. our... More 

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163 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Checkin staff were excellent as were all staff. Room was amazing as we were upgraded to a beautiful room closest to the water, brilliant! Bathroom was superb. Access to the Dead Sea is great but it would be good advice to take some form of beach shoe to make walking on the pebbles easier. Breakfast was included and was excellent,... 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 feedback with us. I am very glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you could benefit from a complimentary upgrade to the Ishtar village. It was a pleasure welcoming you at our hotel during your tip to Jordan and we are looking forward for your next visit.... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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: $245 - $431 (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 Spa Hotel in Sweimah
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sweimah
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Sweimah
#1 Business 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”
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“Rooms next to Infinity pool”
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“I prefer Ishtar to main Building”
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