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The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at the turbine for 2 nights and had a really enjoyable experience. Our room was lovely and spacious. The staff were very attentive and helpful and the setting is just amazing. We hired bikes and rode down to the heads which was a...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at The Turbine. I would definitely recommend as it's a lovely but really interesting hotel. It has all the attention to detail and is beautifully appointed but also is so interesting being set in an old power station. Very quirky and individual....More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to stay -- the decor and restoration of the old power plant is so unique. The staff, room, pool area, food all top notch. It's location on Thesan Island makes for a quiet retreat, with several food options within steps of hotel. Wish...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located on Thesen Island in a stunning spot on the tip of the island with waterways surrounding it. The interior has been desigend around the historical steam engines and the rooms are truly beautiful with every detail you would expect of a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two lovely nights at the turbine hotel, to say the hotel is quirky is a bit of an understatement, it is built around an old turbine plant, but it works, even in the rooms there are quirky mechanical or electrical items adding...More

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Room & Suite (70)
Dining (42)
Pool & Beach (14)
Hotel & Grounds (218)
Bathroom (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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
Laundry Service
Concierge
Business Centre with Internet Access
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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Price range
US$160 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#5 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#8 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#5 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#8 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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