Welcome to Amethyst Hotel Istanbul, Amethyst Hotel offers elegant rooms a 12-minute walk from Istanbul’s buzzing Grand Bazaar. It features an impressive indoor grotto pool and a spa with traditional hammam, sauna and massage treatments. Marmaray, the undersea rail tunnel, is within 150 metres. Decorated with soothing pastel tones, rooms at Amethyst provide free Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Each room includes a work desk and en-suite bathrooms with hairdryer. Amethyst’s 2 restaurants serve traditional Turkish dishes as well as international cuisine. The lobby bar offers a variety of drinks and refreshments, including exotic cocktails, until late in the evenings. Situated 100 metres from Aksaray T1 Tram Stop, hotel Amethyst has direct links to Sultanahmet’s iconic Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. Property is 500 metres away from Yenikapi metro station, which links directly to the Asian side. Ataturk Airport can also be easily reached by Metro. (Amethyst Hotel Istanbul hotels booking).