Cristal Grand Ishtar is a 5-star hotel located on Firdos Square within downtown Baghdad across from the Dijla River. Guest rooms are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, LCD TV with satellite channels, minibar, coffee maker and tea making facility, in-room safe, work desk and wired internet connection. Dining options include 2 restaurants offering buffet and a la carte menu featuring local and international dishes. In addition, the hotel has a cafe serving a variety of light snacks, pastries and beverages. Leisure amenities include an outdoor pool, steam room, sauna, spa and a fully-equipped fitness centre. Attractions in the area include the National Museum of Iraq, The National Library, Baghdad Tower and The Wax Museum of Baghdad. Baghdad International Airport is approximately 31 km from the hotel.