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Turbine Hotel & Spa

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#6 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently stayed at this hotel during a driving trip in South Africa. The design and layout was fantastically quirky. All built around the old workings of an old factory. The rooms were immaculate and the staff were very helpful. We ate at a locally recommended restaurant in the evening so I can't comment on the evening meals but the breakfast...

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment I stepped into the foyer my experience was perfect! Chris Schutte and his team treat their guests like royalty and their professionalism and hospitality is truely exquisite. I presented a workshop and everything was managed perfectly. I didn't have to worry about any arrangements and every need was met even before I could think of it. The...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic hotel, with unique features. Great location and really friendly, helpful staff. We were fortunate enough to be there when hotel was hosting a literature event, so had an added bonus of listening to very interesting talks.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The building housing the hotel and spa facilities is a fascinating makeover of an old power station, incorporating reminders of that throughout, so certainly a bit different, but very well done. The location is perfect for the area and we certainly wished we had been staying longer and hiring bikes to see the island or a small boat to explore...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I LOVE Turbine. Steam punk meets retro chic with beautiful rooms and great food. I am in awe of the architecture and salute a fine architect. I have no more to say but your app is nagging me, which is silly, so yadda yadda yadda yadda yadda yadda yadda yadda

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Merano, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel we will come again if we are there again. The design is very special my parents was suprised. All fantastic but at the check in they should be more friendly..... a little smile could helps

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Thank Manuela6678
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has incorporated modern decor with the old power station,which makes the hotel very unique in its design.All the staff are extremely friendly and go out of their way to ensure guests are taken care of. The hotel is extremely clean and neat. The pool area is perfect to relax and distress. We had an amazing stay.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a most unusual setting for a Hotel. Built inside a former electrical power house and the fittings include all the machinery both in rooms and common areas. Very well laid out and rooms are very high standard but so are the prices. Well above U.K. and EUROPE this does not come cheap. The restaurant serves a great breakfast...

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Thank Spithead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location, the views from the pool are stunning . Refurbished hotel on Thesen Island, the rooms are very comfortable . Breakfast is served in a nicely redecorated environment. The Italian restaurant that is in front of the hotel serves good italian food.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great flap Jack's..... coffee and old world shabby chic. A great view with awesome surrounds. Not to leave out the access to restaurants around about. Beautiful and unique. A gastrol pub for those missing their English homes

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: RM784 - RM1,324 (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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