Kempinski Hotel Ishtar

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Dead Sea, Jordan

Situated 400 metres below sea level overlooking the shores of the Dead Sea, the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar in Jordan is a unique and exclusive retreat providing travellers with outstanding facilities and service while offering a truly memorable experience.

Offering breathtaking panoramic views and set amidst lush gardens dotted with lagoons and waterfalls, this lavish resort provides guests the utmost privacy in a serene and tranquil setting. Built with local stone, the hotel’s design is a blend of Babylonian-inspired architecture and contemporary décor.

The hotel benefits from its own private beach, nine swimming pools, nine restaurant and bars, and the largest spa in the Middle East. There is also a fitness centre, bowling centre and tennis court.

Spacious rooms and suites are tastefully designed with stone floors, elegant furnishings and all modern amenities, as well as spacious patios or balconies with stunning views of the Dead Sea. The hotel also features magnificent Royal Villas that are the epitome of luxury and will appeal to families seeking maximum privacy and seclusion. Each villa features three bedrooms, a private pool and outdoor Jacuzzi and butler service.

Home to a wide selection of first class restaurants, the cuisine at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is superb. Experience Italian fine dining with breathtaking views, sample Thai specialities as you overlook the Dead Sea or enjoy an array of Arabic delights served buffet style.

The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar caters well for families. There is kids club for children from the age of two and babysitting can be arranged.

Outside the resort there are plenty of adventures to be had. The ancient city of Jerash is not far away and a trip to the Lost City of Petra is a must. The Wadi Mujib Gorge and Wadi Rum are also worth a visit. The resort offers endless opportunities to relax and unwind after a busy day. Lounge by the infinity pool or in the Lazy River, indulge in a pampering treatment at the luxurious spa, play tennis or take a yoga class.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Petra into a greater Jordan holiday. Take a look atHighlights of Jordan as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

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Location & Getting There

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is located on the shore of the Dead Sea, 400 m (1,312.3 ft) below sea level. It is situated close to many tourists and historical sites, such as Madaba, Wadi Mujiz, Mount Nibo and the Baptism site. It is a 60 minutes drive from Queen Alia International Airport and 30 minutes drive from the Dead Sea.


Kempinski Hotel Ishtar comprises of 3 vast buildings featuring 345 rooms, suites and villas. Each room is uniquely designed with its own balcony or terrace which overlooks the stunning Dead Sea. The suites are extravagantly furnished with affluent facilities such as natural stone bathrooms, private balconies and terraces and secluded pools. The Ishtar Royal villas are exquisitely contemporarily decorated while offering the most private experience, with spectacular views of the Dead sea, private infinity pools and a private beach.


-Kids’ Club
-Business Centre
-Pools: lagoons, waterfalls, 9 swimming pools
-Fitness Centre
-Tennis Court
-Spa and wellness
-Dining: 3 bars, 4 restaurants


Indulge in a rejuvenising and revitalising spa experience with the various massage, body, facial and mind and body experiences, which includes a resense collection and resense express. Take a dip at the amazing swimming pools, lagoons, waterfalls or shape up in the well equipped gymnasium, alternatively challenge one another in the tennis court. And of course, floating in the Dead Sea is obviously a highlight!


Children are welcomed. There is a kids club and baby sitting can be arranged.

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