The most luxurious of the resorts on the shores of the Dead Sea, the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is built with local materials in an Arabesque style. The 318 rooms and suites are well equipped and beautifully furnished. They have TV and DVD player, climate control, tea and coffee making facilities and fresh fruit and water supplied daily. All enjoy stunning views over the Dead Sea. The Ishtar Suites are the ultimate in luxury and additional facilies include a private balcony or terrace, dining room, living room and personal butler.
The hotel's beautifully maintained gardens contain a total of 9 freshwater pools, some heated and some not, and include a lap pool and a sunken pool. Kempinksi Hotel Ishtar has Jordan's longest private beach along the shores of the Dead Sea, so guests can enjoy a dip in the famous mineral-rich waters.
There is a choice of dining. The Obelisk offers local and international cuisine and is open for breafast, lunch and dinner. Akkad Pool Grill is located by the infinity pool and serves delicious salads and sandwiches as well as grilled meats and fish. The ice cream is also worth a try! There is also an Italian restuarant, with a wide range of drinks as well as tasty food.
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar hs a state-of-the-art spa complex, with jacuzzis, steam rooms, saunas, meditation and yoga rooms. The traditional hammam uses rich minerals and treatments leave the skin smooth and silky. Thai massage is popular and other treatments include body scrubs, using Dead Sea salts soaked in hydrating oils and body wraps with Dead Sea mud to purify the body. Men's treatments are also available. The beauty centre offers facials using Dead Sea black mud masks, manicures and pedicures. There is a well equipped fitness centre.
Open: Kempinski Ishtar is open all year.
Location: Kempinksi Ishtar is located on the eastern shores of the Dead Sea. The international airport in Amman is 70kms away.
Rooms: There is a total of 345 rooms and suites spread across the main building, the Ishtar building and the spa area. These all have private bathrooms with shower and bath, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and butler service. There is 24-hour room service. The Royal Villas offer the most exclusive accommodation, with 3 large bedrooms on 2 levels, a private dining area and private spa and massage room, infinity pool and private butler.
Activities: Enjoying the waters of the Dead Sea, swimming in the hotel’s pools, enjoying a range of treatments in the spa. The hotel can arrange various tours and excursions.
Facilities: There are 9 swimming pools including an infinity pool and a private beach. The hotel has a fitness centre and a personal trainer can be booked on request. The Anantara Spa offers a range of treatments in its 20 rooms and has a Moroccan hammam, Jacuzzis, steam room, Dead Sea water pool and Watsu pool. There is a hair salon on site. The hotel has a tennis court. There are 9 restaurants and bars offering everything from light snacks to a la carte meals and varied cuisines.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There is a kids club open 7 days a week for children aged 2 to 12.
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Communication: There is free high speed internet access in guest rooms and public areas and Wi-Fi in some areas.
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