Kempinski Hotel Ishtar

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, Dead Sea, Jordan

Hidden away for centuries in the cradle of history and the lowest point on Earth, Kempinski Hotel Ishtar welcomes you to the world’s oldest and very first natural spa – The Dead Sea!

Set amidst glorious gardens incorporating waterfalls, lagoons and private pools the resort is divided into two sections, the main building offering 201 sea facing rooms and the luxurious villas with private terraces overlooking the Dead Sea.

Leisure facilities include 9 outdoor freshwater swimming pools, an Anantara Spa, a bowling centre, a tennis court, Kids Club and a health club.

Location and Transfers

Located on the banks of the Dead Sea, 50 minutes from Amman International Airport.


Superior Room (Main Building) – leave your worries at the door and slip into the comfort of the Superior Room, conveniently nestled in the resort’s main building. Natural stone floors echo the stunning natural surroundings, flowing out to a spacious balcony or terrace with outdoor furniture and magnificent views of the Dead Sea

Ishtar Superior Room (Resort Area) – secretly concealed deep within the awe-inspiring Ishtar (Resort) area. Wake up to the gentle sound of nearby waterfalls and freshwater pools, and indulge in the melting sea view from your private balcony

Ishtar Deluxe Room (Resort Area) – all the benefits of Ishtar rooms, but with additional space. An ideal hideaway in the Ishtar (Resort) area where you can enjoy a cup of coffee overlooking the freshwater pools and beach, on your own private balcony

Ishtar Jacuzzi Suite (Resort Area) – savour the elegant and creative settings of the Ishtar Jacuzzi Suite with your loved one, includes a sitting area and a spacious bi-level terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi

Junior Suite (Main Building) – the perfect combination of comfort, style and modern technology. Host to spacious indoor as well as outdoor sitting areas. Making it the perfect choice for young couples

Executive Suite (Main Building) – offering unchallenged views of the Dead Sea, the Executive Suite blends an abundance of privacy and luxury. An ideal escape for those seeking personal space

Ishtar Suites (Resort Area) – the highlight of style in the resort area. Custom-made furniture and decor are features of these exclusive suites. Includes a private pool area exclusive for Ishtar Suites

Spa Suite (Spa Area) – offering you a zen-like setting for achieving harmony and peace. These suites are located within the spa area, enabling direct access to the spa’s unmatched facilities. The suite features exclusive and natural massage oils and essences, a Yoga mat and dedicated sound system for meditation and a spacious seating area

Spa Deluxe Suite (Spa Area) – embark on your journey of wellness in this spacious and creatively designed duplex. Leading you directly to the Anantara Spa, where mind, body and soul conform to the gentle healing powers of the Dead Sea

Penthouse (Main Building) – nothing short of spectacular. Resting proudly at the top of the summit, on the highest point in the resort. The Penthouse swirls with space, style and opulence. Lay back and relish in what is, beyond a doubt, the finest view of the Dead Sea. Offers a private dining area and two separate bathrooms

Ishtar Terrace Room (Resort Area) – located strategically atop the elegant Ishtar Villas in the resort area, The Ishtar Terrace Rooms blend amazing fixtures and amenities with gorgeous lavish interior design. All this while offering one of the finest views of the Dead Sea


The Obelisk Restaurant – this colourful all day dining restaurant takes you on different gastronomic journey every single day

Akkad Pool Grill – offers refreshing and zesty salads, creative sandwiches, chilled soups, grilled meats & seafood, and ice-creams throughout the day

Ashur Pizza & Grill Italian Restaurant – chilled out ambience by the Lower Infinity Edge Pool invites you to experience a gastronomic journey through the Mediterranean

The CodesThai/Asian Fusion Restaurant – this contemporary restaurant serves an exotic taste of Asian cuisine in one of the world’s most unique locations

Sumerian Bar – with an inspiring Babylonian theme, this is the perfect place to enjoy an aperitif whilst enjoying cocktails and beverages

Kish Bar – the ever-popular Lounge Bar. In the evenings this is the glamorous destination to savour a malt and a cigar

In-Room Dining

Private Dining & Catering

Facilities and Activities

Yoga is available
Meditation and yoga rooms
Whirpools, Steam Rooms and Saunas
Hair Salon
9 Swimming Pools
Tennis Court
Bowling Centre
Kid’s Club

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