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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
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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All reviews power station thesen island power plant island cafe gastro pub interesting hotel wonderful hotel garden route beautiful setting honeymoon suite breakfast was excellent attention to detail amazing views knysna lagoon cape town machinery generating
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Reviewed 4 days 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 3 days 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

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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

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
Reviewed 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Untrained staff at Check in that treated us poorly, had to carry luggage to the suite ourselves, missing blind at bathroom window in suite, dirty walls as you exit the lift, poor selection of beverages in the Bar, and poor Lamb curry dish in the...More

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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
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Spa
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Family
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Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$ 158 - US$ 312 (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$ 158 - US$ 312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Room & Suite (92)
Dining (45)
Pool & Beach (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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RubinVanNiekerk
24 August 2017|
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Response from Chris S | Property representative |
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
4 days ago
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"Book a room with view to the canals"
P8773AYannettem
1 week ago
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"Request balcony room overlooking pool"
145sheilah
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"Demand the level of service that you pay for!"
doup2018
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