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Hotel Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea(5 stars)

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  • Hotel in general
    5.4
  • Room
    5.5
  • Service
    5.1
  • Location
    4.6
  • Gastronomy
    5.1
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    6
  • very good
    4
  • acceptable
    0
  • poor
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  • terrible
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Karina
Good service, old building
  • Recommended hotel
  • Friends
  • Business trip
  • November 2013
I did like room, bathroom and balcony are very big. Amazing food in Italian restaurant, much better then in Italy =) Carpet in room was very dirty. Hotel need to be cleaned. Generaly for 5 stars good, but not good for Kempinski. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    6.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Hotel
    4.5
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    4.0
  • Location
    5.8
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    6.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Room
    5.5
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    4.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
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Saleem
Fancy one
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Beach holiday
  • September 2013
One of my favourite hotels in the Dead Sea area. Staff can be more friendly I think! The service was overall very good. The food is also good but it would have been better. One of my favourite hotels in the Dead Sea area. Staff can be more friendly I think! read hotel review
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Gastronomy
    4.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    4.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    4.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Location
    4.8
    Proximity to shopping areas
    6.0
    Distance to the beach
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.8
    Quality of the beach
    6.0
    Child care or playground
    3.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    4.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Service
    4.7
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    4.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
  • Hotel
    4.5
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Disabled-friendly
    3.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
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Axel
Again an enjoyment!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Friends
  • Translated
  • Other stay
  • April 2013
To 2 time at the kempinski at the dead sea. The hotel is one of my favorites and this time was the stay complete success. The atmosphere of the hotel, the extensive grounds, the perfect room service, everything was a delight. But-the hotel is in the years, broken tiles and slabs bear witness, elevators with strange metallic knackgeräuschen are not necessarily vertrauenerweckend. read hotel review
  • Location
    3.5
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    2.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.5
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
  • Service
    4.3
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    3.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    4.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    4.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    4.0
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Good hotel for a cure stay in the dead sea
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • October 2012
A week seaside holiday on the dead sea, with daily salt water pool and naturschlammpackung in healthy air. For this is this hotel excellent. Who general seaside holiday at the beach or only with a pool want to do, don't come here. The gastronomy offers is not quite worthy of 5 stars. A insect spray with you, you never can undisturbed sit outside or by the pool or at the sea beach chairs, because of the large plague of flies in the dead sea. Very unpleasant. Very good for a short stay. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    4.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    4.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    4.0
  • Hotel
    5.8
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
    Disabled-friendly
    5.0
  • Location
    3.2
    Proximity to shopping areas
    1.0
    Distance to the beach
    6.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    1.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    5.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Quality of the beach
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    4.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    6.0
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Angelika
Loved it, again next year
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Translated
  • Beach holiday
  • October 2012
Outstandingly beautiful area, directly at the dead sea. Huge superior room with elegant and large bathroom. perfect clean We had the half board(breakfast and evening) and ate lunch in one of the 3 restaurants (italian, snacks, burgers, excellent salads, grilled dishes) The guest structure (many arab guests-as 4 holidays at a stretch, europeans) overall quiet guest structure read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    5.0

    The food was delicious, varied The atmosphere corresponded to our conceptions. Unfortunately the restaurant Obelisk a 'very futuristic character' By the furnishing and the lack of screens it was often noisy and it felt easy cafeteria style

  • Hotel
    6.0

    Outstandingly beautiful area, directly at the dead sea. Huge superior room with elegant and large bathroom. perfect clean We had the half board(breakfast and evening) and ate lunch in one of the 3 restaurants (italian, snacks, burgers, excellent salads, grilled dishes) The guest structure (many arab guests-as 4 holidays at a stretch, europeans) overall quiet guest structure

  • Location
    5.0

    Here is probably only someone have a vacation, the targeted to the dead sea. This is exactly in front of the house. The possibilities for outings are very far away (Petra 3 hours with the taxi), but you should probably better with a jordanienrundreise merge The only thing that bothered us, was the somewhat laborious access to the dead sea. Here one could with stairs and structural measures reach very much. One had to walk over stones, for people, which is not so good on foot were, a bit cumbersome

  • Room
    5.0

    Large Very good beds (mattresses) Free minibar, coffee and tea making facilities Air conditioning could not lower than 22° be

  • Service
    5.0

    Very good, always friendly, very hard Lunch often longer waiting periods for the ordered food

  • Sport & Leisure
    6.0

    9 pools, a nice as the other Fantastic spa area Pool chairs were immediately from the staff with ceilings stocked, if you And one received immediately a small bottle of water Very clean Beautiful beach with large umbrellas and comfortable lounge chairs

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Information about Hotel Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea

Hotel Information

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The 345 room resort sits directly on the shores of the famed Dead Sea and boasts a luxurious collection of facilities that cater to leisure and business travelers alike. Comprised of the exclusive Ishtar Villas and the main Arabesque style building, the Babylonian inspired hotel provides a truly special experience for guests through a combination of spectacular surroundings and attentive service. All rooms feature a luxurious contemporary décor and a spacious outdoor balcony with uninhibited views over the famed Dead Sea. For gourmet aficionados there are a variety of restaurants and lounge venues where guests can sample the finest in international and ethnic cuisines. Obelisk Restaurant, Akkad Pool Grill, Ashur Pizza and Grill, The Codes Restaurant, Kish Bar, Sumerian Bar and the Contemplation Tents offer distinct culinary creations suited to every palate.Within this haven of inspired luxury is the boutique Anantara Spa, located in one of the elite Royal villas. Each of the five treatment rooms is a dedicated spa suite and includes a private outdoor area, changing room and bathroom for a little extra bliss and privacy. At present, the boutique spa offers a select service within the Royal Villa, but later this year the Anantara will have expanded to become one of the largest spa complexes in the Middle East encompassing 10,000sqm of holistic wellbeing facilities. Business hours of reception: Every day: from 00:00 to 00:00
* Neither HolidayCheck nor the provider assumes liability for the accuracy and completeness of the content displayed above. Please take note of the hotel description of the respective operator and bear in mind that the services included in an offer may differ from the catalog description presented here. We are obliged to offer solely those services available at the time of booking as shown on the booking form. © 2013 Giata

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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Hairdressers/Beauty salon
  • Business centre
  • Play rooms
  • Cash machine on site
  • Hotel safe
  • Internet
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Writing bureau
  • Additional childrens' bed
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Electronic room keys
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Pets allowed
  • Fire alarm

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Diabetic menu
  • Vegetarian
  • Hotel bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis court
  • Horse riding

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Massages
  • Special massages
  • Sauna
  • Steam room/ turkish bath
  • Whirlpool

Other hotel information

  • Rehabilitation centre
  • 24 hour reception
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Car hire
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Children welcome
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service