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The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This hotel was chosen for us by Trailfinders for which we are seriously grateful. The hotel is a converted power station which in this case means they have fitted the business around the existing machinery with new additions and rooms carrying over the theme of...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We expected more from this hotel than what we got. We have stayed at other hotels in SA with much more value for money. That being said the hotel is nicely decorated, and we got a nice introduction to the hotel during the check-in. Breakfast...More

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Thank Stephanie N K
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 1 January 2018

Dear Stephanie Compliments of the season to you and your family. Thank you for sharing your views with us on your experience at the Turbine Hotel and Spa. Peak season in Knysna does test the mechanics on restaurant service and we will be sure to...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at "The Gastro Pub" which is part of the hotel. Firstly after waiting long for the waiter to take our order (and they were not very busy either) the food was sub-standard. I had the Naan Chicken which was extremely dry and...More

Thank jamesmb1983
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 29 December 2017

Dear James Thank you for sharing your experience with us at the Gastro Pub. This is not the true experience of a Gastro Pub and we failed to meet your expectations. It is disappointing for us and not to have been informed in order to...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful 3 course meal last year and decided to repeat the experience this year. What a mistake! Not a decoration in site, nothing on the table no crackers mistletoe nothing. Menu very average and the gravelax starter had been standing out for...More

Thank Catbluefoto
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Jane Thank you for your feedback and response. We apologise that your table was not decorated for the evening and will most definitely look into this for future Christmas Eve dinners as we have not done this previously. The menu served to you was...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We just finished a very nice 3 day stay at the hotel. The hotel is very unique - a former power station turned into a hotel, but keeping a lot of the original generating equipment intact. So in all common areas and in the actual...More

Thank Wrldtvlr27
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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US$137 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#6 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$137 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#6 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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""Elephant". The view was of the car park. 1st floor, near lifts &central area. Quiet. The..."
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