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  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea in Sweimeh, you’ll be in the historical district and within the region of Bethany Beyond the Jordan and Mount Nebo. This 5-star resort is within the region of Basilica of Saint George.


Make yourself at home in one of the 345 air-conditioned rooms featuring free minibar items and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and plasma televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 9 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. This Belle Époque resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Food & Drink

Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort’s 4 restaurants and 3 coffee shops/cafés, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea
Dead Sea Road
Sweimeh, 11194 Jordan


Giant complex average hotel

The hotel isn’t the 5 star one maybe use to in some of the locale such as Paris or London. This hotel is the better ones in comparison to the rest. If one would pick it against the US facilities, it about a 3 star.

Buffets are about average with a ton of choices.

It’s an enormous place and can be tiresome walking around. You would definitely need a golf cart to hop around with check in n out...

The best part is the Dead Sea Experience, thru provide mud and salt application for one to soak in the sea. Well, float that is...

Great Location and That Is It

We had the unfortunate experience of spending two nights here. Check in was pleasant and efficient. Now to the room. In the first room we did not even spend one evening. Almost immediately after check in we joined another couple for dinner. Upon returning to the room and beginning to prepare for bed we heard an intermittent mechanical moaning. We surmise it was the elevator. A sound night’s would not have possible. We requested a different room which we received. Transferred to the new room around 9:00 p.m, A good sign no mechanical moaning. So much for the good. There are a total of two usable outlets in the room. The one in the bathroom did not work. Leaving one usable outlet. Now a mitigating factor were two USB outlets on either side of the bed. Continuing on the shower door would nor close properly, one of two reading lamps beside the bed did not work and only one of two light bulbs worked in another fixture. An indifferent and inattentive omelet cook at breakfast added to the frustration. Maintenance is a foreign concept at this hotel both in the room and public areas. The hotel is spread out over a large area but provides golf cart transportation if you twenty to thirty minutes to wait. I am about out of allowed length for a review and thus will not relate more of my dismal experience.

Best place to stay at the Dead Sea...

This place is heaven on earth... with it's own beach/entrance to the Dead Sea... amazing friendly staff who made our stay so special, and the food... yum...

If you are considering going to the Dead Sea, make Kempinski Hotel Ishtar your hotel... you are welcome... :)