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Turbine Hotel & Spa

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was a little quirky but the rooms where of a high standard. The food was great and the staff friendly. our room overlooked the water and the view was to die for. we would recommend the estuary boat trip to see the sunset

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our expectations were high as we knew the decor would be quirky and interesting. This was definitely the case - I constantly found something fascinating and unique to see. However, the first disappointment was not having a balcony. I booked for an upgraded room and assumed it would offer everything. It was beautifully furnished and equipped but slightly annoying to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I were traveling the garden route and dribbled across this beautiful hotel. The staff are top quality and I want to say a massive thank you to those who worked the night of Monday 28/11/16 you made our stay just incredible. We will never forget your efforts and your actions at such short notice and the homely...

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Brackenfell, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there 1 day and booked in on the 27th Nov. I'm a tourist guide and interested in history. This hotel got a lot of history and I also wanted to see if it is a good hotel to recommend for future tourists. The hotel exceeded my expectations. It is situated not far from the waterfront so excellent location...

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Thank Floris V
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a 1 day stay but this unusual hotel exceeded our expectations.the accommodation is quirky and clever,the staff very helpful and the food very good.we can thoroughly recommend staying at this hotel.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel, attentive staff, clean and great restaurant - just stayed one night at beginning of November and wished we had an extra night. Decor is modern and bright. Both dinner and breakfast were excellent and they even made some gluten free bread for me as I am ceoliac.

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Thank Marie M
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming little hotel, built in a old power station, very close to good restuarants . Staff are freindly and helpful, food on the two nights I stayed at the hotel was excellent. I had two 60 + Germanys with me who also agreed with my opinon.

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Thank 795simon
Shelly Beach, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. SPA staff very professional and a real spoil. Very neat and clean and we enjoyed a very relaxing time. Excellent restaurants and shops in the nearby vicinity, plenty to see and explore

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time visit to Thesen Islands and the Turbine Hotel & Spa. My visit was only for the weekend but it felt like a long summer vacation! The unique interior of the hotel and all the friendly staff made my stay so much more relax... and the spa treatment and wonderful food was the BEST!

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not stay at hotel but decided to have dinner at the restaurant. If you like art and design this is the place to come! Food was superb!! Highly recommended!!! The staff was very courteous! The hotel is a must visi!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. The Hotel comprises of the Island Café & Tapas Bar, as well as twenty five individually themed suites of the highest standard. The Amani Spa offers the ultimate escape for pure self-indulgence. The Turbine Water Club offers al fresco dining from our deli, oysters from our champagne bar and a wide variety of activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turbine Hotel & Spa

Address: 36 Sawtooth Lane | Thesen Islands, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM752 - RM1,313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Turbine Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#8 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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