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Amethyst Hotel Istanbul

4.0 of 5 Mesihpasa Mah., Aksaray Cad., No 6 | Laleli, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed at the Amethyst for 3 nights at the beginning of a group bus trip. The hotel is centrally located to old Istanbul and rooms facing the street certainly have a street view, although one of the group had a view of the air conditioning units outside her window. Location is within walking distance of plenty of restaurants and... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a small hotel in a fantastic location near the Grand Bazaar and tram line. I travelled with a group (Bunnik Tours from Adelaide - highly recommended) so our tour guide dealt with desk staff etc. Other staff we came into contact with were friendly. We only had breakfasts at the hotel and there was a very delicious selection.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The rooms were small but the location of the hotel was very close to the bazaar and blue mosque. The hotel was very clean. The breakfast was good. The restaurant in the hotel was also good had delicious adana kebaps there. Overall it was a nice exoerience staying there

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Yellowknife, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed at the Amethyst twice during my trip to Turkey. We arrived early in the morning from Toronto and had to wait about an hour for our room. The desk staff weren't that friendly but we eventually got into our room. The room itself was small but well appointed. We had everything we needed. We went to the pool... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed at the Amethyst Hotel twice during our visit to Turkey, once at the beginning of our trip and again at the end. For our first stay we were given a room on the 1st floor, which is conveniently right above the dining level where breakfast and dinner are served and we often used the stairs to move around... More

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Bucharest, Romania
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It has a great location, very close to the subway station..Aksaray and in front of the hotel is the tramway stop: T1 that takes you to the Grand Bazar and Hagia Sophia. The subway has direct line from the airport to Aksaray ( M1A-red line) and from there you walk about 300-500 meters. So you do not need to take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I think this is the same hotel as the photo of the looks the same. But did not book through trip advisor. It has a large amethyst on the reception desk which is clear in the hotel photos. Thehotel isin Fatih quite ordinary from the outside. In quite a commercial area with alot of russian speakers. So if you are... More

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Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This really good hotel with great location. Nice kind staff, I've never had problems there. You can easily reach main sights, near tram and metro station. Nice shopping, little noisy. Normal breakfast - can be little more choice but ok. Very clean rooms, smalll but good! WIFI is terrible :) U cant use more than 1device and connection is very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Very helpful for our first trip to Istanbul Turkey. Had someone at the airport to pick us up and drop us off after our stay. Hotel was nice and easy walking distance to the Grand Bazaar. Everyone at hotel were eager to help with any questions and overall made our first trip to Turkey a pleasant experience.

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Amethyst Hotel is in centre of the shopping area of Istanbul. If you don't like a pleasant walk you can take the metro from Aksaray metro stop less than 300 meter away from the Hotel. However if you want to enjoy an amusing walk you are not far from the Grand Bazaar and many historical places. The Amethyst is a... More

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Address: Mesihpasa Mah., Aksaray Cad., No 6 | Laleli, Istanbul, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Istanbul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Amethyst Hotel Istanbul 4*
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Located at the heart of historical peninsula and the shopping center of Istanbul, Amethyst Hotel provides top quality 4 stars hospitality with walking distance to Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern which are among the world's most important historical and cultural places. Everything you could possibly need is right on the doorstep of Amethyst Hotel - shopping and dining options, nightlife, bars, cafes and much more. ... more   less 
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