Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea places you 13.7 mi (22 km) from Bethany Beyond the Jordan and 15.6 mi (25 km) from Ma'in Hot Springs. This 345-room, 5-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with 9 outdoor pools, a private beach, and a full-service spa. In the historical district, the resort is also within a 30-minute drive of Mount Nebo.
There are multiple options for onsite dining with 4 restaurants, including Obelisk, which specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and The Codes with its ocean views. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the 3 coffee shops/cafés. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.
All of Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea's 345 air-conditioned rooms provide free minibar items, balconies or patios, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus plasma TVs with satellite channels and DVD players. Beds are dressed in pillow menus and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes are also standard.
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea features a private beach, a full-service spa, and 9 outdoor pools. You can take advantage of free valet parking, along with limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include an indoor pool, a children's pool, and a health club.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free valet parking
- Onsite dining
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea
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 high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Belle Époque resort also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and an outdoor tennis court. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Total number of rooms - 345
- Number of floors - 8
- Babysitting or childcare
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Computer station
- Pool umbrellas
- Number of outdoor pools - 9
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- One meeting room
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Laundry facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Free valet parking
- Poolside bar
- On private beach
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference center
- Outdoor tennis court
- Snack bar/deli
- Year Built 2006
- Number of restaurants - 4
- 24-hour business center
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
- Spa services on site
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Children's pool
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Wedding services
- Free WiFi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free valet parking
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea offers 345 air-conditioned 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 high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Balcony or patio
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Minibar (stocked, free items)
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Deep soaking bathtub
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Room service (24 hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Pillow menu
- Plasma TV
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Free wired high-speed 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.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Beach volleyball on site
- Beach yoga on site
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.
- Hot stone massage
- Swedish massage
- Steam room in spa
- Thai massage
- Detoxification wrap
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Sauna in spa
- Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 20
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Mud bath in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
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 42.00 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- 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.
- 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 42.00 per night
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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.