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The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa

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36 Sawtooth Lane Thesen Islands, Knysna 6571 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful room and interesting hotel. Our room was great, had a couple of issues with lights and aircon, but they were sorted very rapidly, impressive.The balcony was lovely, but sadly the weather was not, so unable to use it, likewise the pool, which looked cute,...More

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Thank traceycox99
Response from ChrisT7227, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tracey, thank you for your positive review on the Turbine hotel. The weather has been great of late and since the fires in the surrounding areas much needed rain fell. The pool, as is the rest of the hotel a converted wood burning power...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful hotel restored from old electric power station on Thessen Island. Beautiful decor throughout resembling the original use of the building. Great location with the lagoon surrounding the hotel. Rooms are spacious and bathrooms spectacular. Staff very friendly and restaurant great! You won’t go wrong...More

Thank FransJV
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 26 July 2018

Dear Frans, we appreciate the positive feedback on our friendly staff and restaurant that is great. We look forward to your next visit and appreciate your valued support. Kind regards, Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you book this hotel you will stay in an old power station. It is unbelievable how much they left from the old power station to make this hotel unique. Service is great and the room are wonderful. Our choice was the honeymoon suite. Loved...More

Thank MichaelMunich2015
Response from ChrisT7227, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael, thank you for your positive feedback on the converted old power station into this unique hotel. We appreciate the feedback on the great service and the Oyster suite. Safe travels and kind regards, Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights in this extraordinary Hotel. If you are looking for the Standard five star chic that you find elsewhere - go somewhere else. But if you are looking for something different it`s definitely worth it! Unlike mentioned in some...More

Thank Annette M
Response from ChrisT7227, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Annette, your review on being different is spot on! The team always appreciate hearing from guests and we work hard on our service culture, friendliness is sincere. The Chef and team appreciate your food comments and feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Former power station,transformed into a unique hotel,complete with restored turbines!Great location.We were warmly greeted on arrival by receptionist Lungi,on learning it was our anniversary she suggested a Sunset cruise that evening,wonderful. We were shown to our room,disappointed,not the suite we expected.Asked to be moved and...More

Thank Sheila h
Response from ChrisT7227, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sheila, thank you for feedback. I am sorry we disappointed on the dinner service and food quality, our apology for this and have rectified with the team. Lungi smiled when reading this and sends her regards. Yours in service, Chris and Team

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Description
The Turbine Hotel and Spa was an ambitious project which transformed the old power station into a unique 5 star boutique hotel with a massive wow factor. The Turbine Hotel is surrounded by water on three sides. More The Hotel comprises of the Island Café restaurant and Gastro Pub, as well as twenty six individually themed rooms and suites of the highest standard. The Turbine Spa offers pampering treatments to indulge and relax weary souls, while the Turbine Water Club arranges lagoon cruises, whale watching, forest hikes, city tours and mountain biking for adventure seekers and explorers. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
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Spa
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Family
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Romantic
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$156 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$156 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Traveller (355)
Room & Suite (92)
Dining (45)
Pool & Beach (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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RubinVanNiekerk
23 August 2017|
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Hi, yes we have additional blankets, additional heaters as well as hot bead bags for the beds. Not as cold as the weather forecast says.
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"honeymoon suite"
MichaelMunich2015
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"Book a room with view to the canals"
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"Request balcony room overlooking pool"
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"Demand the level of service that you pay for!"
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