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Sweimeh Dead Sea Road, 18186 Sowayma, Jordan – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 995 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea.
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Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea's staff speaks: Filipino, Thai, Russian, Romanian, English, Arabic
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Outdoor Pool, Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Tennis Court, Sauna, Fitness Center, Spa, Massage, Hot Tub, Turkish/Steam Bath, Private Beach Area, Game Room, Kids' Club
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Buffet-Style Restaurant, Snack Bar
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Car Rental, 24-Hour Front Desk, Currency Exchange, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Concierge Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Suit Press, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying, Hair/Beauty Salon, Souvenir/Gift Shop, VIP Room Facilities
Newspapers, Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator
Filipino, Thai, Russian, Romanian, English, Arabic
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Until 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 6 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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This Marriott Dead Sea Resort & Spa, on the shores of the mineral-rich Dead Sea is set against the backdrop of rugged mountains. It features saltwater and freshwater pools, whirlpools and saunas.
Score from 531 reviews Very good
The Mövenpick Dead Sea is a 5-star Resort and Spa with panoramic views of the Dead Sea. The resort features a luxurious setting with private access to the northern shore of the Dead Sea.
Score from 403 reviews Good
Featuring a promenade along the Dead Sea, Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa boasts an outdoor pool, a gym and a restaurant. Baptism Site is a 20-minute drive away.
Score from 607 reviews Very good
This oasis-style resort features an outdoor pool and a spa situated directly under a hot spring waterfall. Surrounded by mountains, the Evason is only a 30 minute drive from the Dead Sea.
Score from 112 reviews Good
Cleaning staff was good. Nice food at the main restaurant including breakfast but quite expensive.
It's ok, but couldn't pretend to be 5 star hotel. Only one restaurant was working during my stay. Hotel send a message to me that they will cancel my booking because they couldn't deduct money from my card. Btw, booking was set up with payment only at the day of arrival, no later!
The buildings are beautiful. Infinity pool is warm that makes swimming in December very nice. The buffet has many varieties and the food is delicious. Room is spacious. they have a perfect spa, with hot stones and warm Jacuzzi pool.Massage is wonderful at the spa.
I have rushed in check in , so the room floor was a bit sticky.
The hotel has a beautiful leisure area and all the confort of a true 5 star. Got a lovely upgrade to a villa suite facing the sea. All the staff were very well trained and attentive to the guest's every need. Watching the sunset off the infinity heated pool was amazing. The hotel private beach is small but very nice. The view of Israel on the other side is stunning.
The flies are the down side of the area (although this is a characteristic of the whole dead sea region). But the rooms have a nice window/door net, so you can sleep with an open window and not be bothered by mosquitos or flies. I also missed some entertainment options for the night time period.
amazing hotel with all it's facilities and stuff
The resort is a great place to relax, amazing service and we would like to thank "Ayesh" and many other staff members (around the pools) for the great time and service they provided us throughout our stay, the pools were amazing and the rooms were great and very comfy beds!! We passed by the other resorts next door and they were no way near the Kempinski! I really recommend staying here and I will definitely pick it again for my next visit!
Nothing much but maybe its the flys season and we couldn't enjoy having our breakfast in the terrace although the view was spectacular. The place is huge and overtime we needed to go get something from the car or leave to the mall or the next resorts we needed to call a car to pick us from the room which sometimes take more than 10 minutes.
The heated pool was exquisite
Ashur is just an amazing Italian restaurant. Heated pool till 11:00 pm, great breakfast, fantastic location and the staff were really attentive
Got upgraded to a fabulous room. Excellent views across the Dead Sea. Floating in the latter and getting covered in mud- a fun experience.
Nothing I can recall.
Location Beach Drivers
A complimentary mini bar offering snacks, well, two cans of beer and orange juice replenished once in 24 hours is not exactly exciting. Snacks, well a half pack of pringles which was not replenished in two days could be classed as snacks in the plural, only in the loosest way. I suppose each individual crisp was a snack.
The hotel is luxurious. It contains wonderful facilities. The wifi is extensive and strong. The staff are very helpful. The rooms are huge and have lovely balconies.
The hotel is huge. It takes a long time to get where you want to go and can be confusing. Ensure you consult the map they give you and call the golf cart to get to places quickly. The Dead Sea beach could do with buckets of mud outside like in other resorts. We had to dig and get our own mud. They need a member of staff at the actual Dead Sea beach which at the end of the day, is the MOST important part of the resort. The Italian restaurant could do with more menu options.
The bed was comfortable
Breakfast was quite poor and not to a 5 Star rating. The day spa was quite ordinary. I won't be going back and will probably only go to the Marriott from now on at the Dead Sea.
Location and hotel rooms.
The personnel is not always friendly. When you have a question or want to give a remark, but don't even listen, but just give you a comment stating you are wrong. Not in line with how you expect staff to react for this kind of hotel.
Great customer service, comfortable beds, 12 swiming pols, wonderful big SPA and SPA facilities
Italian restaurant was ok but didnt impress me as guests were smoking inside, some staff talked Russian to us despite we are not from Russia
Beautiful property with great staff n customer service
Kids pool water heater not working
We were greeted warmly, followed with a "good morning" from every single staff member we passed the next morning. Everyone was eager and happy to help in any way, and the professionalism was bar none, down to gaining permission to enter the room before delivering room service. And the facilities are beautiful! It's the single best hotel stay I've ever had!
The installations were ok, bed ok, breakfast ok, everything OK, but I rated it bad in order to highlight this review and give other travellers the oportunity to read it.
We were peacefully sleeping when suddenly some noices awoke us.....we realized that in some room next to ours there were being carried out some renovation works. We heard some hammer knocking, some furniture was being draged on the floor. We called reception and complained, and after some minutes the noises stopped. The day after, when made the check out we were expecting some kind of apology, but they didn't say anything. Then we asked for the reason and the recepcionist was very unpolite, he was just fiexd in getting payed and after we payd he ignored us. The we insist to write an official claim, but they told us, that they didn't have such kind of claim management. So we insisted to speak to his manager, and we just could speak with a kind of coordinator, who at least was much nicer and polite than the other employee. He promised us to investigate the problem and to give us some feeback, but this happend almost one month ago and we are still waiting for a response. This is not the way of acting that I expect from a 5 star hotel. We're very disappointed and we'll never go to a Kempinski hotel ever! They just want your money and nothing else.
Next to the dead sea AMAZING breakfast helpful personell
sparkling wine was not sparkly anymore
This hotel is beautiful. The swimming pools with the view on the Dead Sea with palm trees everywhere is breath taking. The breakfast was the best we have ever had in every respect: huge choice, smoked salmon, freshly baked delicious bread, ...just great. If you sit on the balcony and have your breakfast there, looking on the gardens and the sea, it is like a dream.
Facilities, staff, free upgrade to next category room, breakfast selection, infinity pool heated in autumn
Breakfast, view, room
Location was great, and the hotel has a lot of pools to try out
If i'm at a 5 star hotel the below shouldn't happen: 1) one of the pillows was punctured (had a hole in it!) I don't think this implies cleanness 2) Whenever I used the bathtub, the shower would flood - and disgusting brown stuff would come out of the drain hole, so I couldn't use the shower - this should be a 5 star facility!
Location near the Dead Sea, the mud bath and swimming in the sea. The dinner was excellent, a little bit pricey but for one night, why not!!!
Large hotel which needs a little getting used to to go from the room to the beach!!
The staff were great and friendly ... the hotel is gorgeous ...
I did like the idea of paying for using the spa...
* Mosquitoes,its well known that this area is full of mosquitoes so they should add a service to make the sleeping experience more enjoyable and comfortable * Booking.com and the hotel requests are not synchronized we had to lose 40 minutes to get the king size bed room we've booked as it wasn't in the main building where i like to stay