We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa

Save
Share
Traveller (335)
Room & Suite (92)
Storyboard
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“power station”(97 reviews)
“thesen island”(93 reviews)
“power plant”(23 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
All hotel details
Offers from The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa
Special Offer: 2 Night Promotion 50% off
Hotel packages
Offers from The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa
Special Offer: 2 Night Promotion 50% off
Hotel packages
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
26 Aug27 Aug
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 120.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Knysna hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "451c83b9a1944f39875be4f427cda3a6", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1963097,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[54266770],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":26,"month":8,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":120,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"451c83b9a1944f39875be4f427cda3a6","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":120,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":120,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ1MWM4M2I5YTE5NDRmMzk4NzViZTRmNDI3Y2RhM2E2IiwiQUlLIjoiMmUwMmY3OWE3MTYzNDUyMzk4MGQ1NTQ0YTQxMmNhM2MifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "26/08/2018", "checkOut": "27/08/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 120", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54266770":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (697)
Filter reviews
585 results
Traveller rating
375
142
39
13
16
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
375
142
39
13
16
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspower stationthesen islandpower plantisland cafeoriginal machinerygastro pubinteresting hotelwonderful hotelgarden routetwo nightsbeautiful settinghoneymoon suitebreakfast was excellentoystersattention to detailamazing viewsknysna lagoon
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 585 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic hotel where luxury calm and kindness of the staff made our 4 days trip unbelievable. Suite 206 in front of tbe lagoon is simpmy amazing. Equipped kitchen, big bathroom with both shower and bathtup included (with separate toilets). We appreciated minibar, with...More

Thank Hélène M
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 Frans V
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

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 via mobile

We had a fantastic two-night stay in this very different hotel. It is a converted power station and still contains many of the old machinery including a huge winch in the bar (not used to hoist out drunks, at least not while we were there)....More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trendy hotel with plenty facilities and friendly, helpful staff. We had a stunning room with view of the canal, which was spacious and had plenty of extras like coffee machine, bar fridge and fruit. Our stay was only one night and so did not have...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank lwillc638761
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your positive review on our staff, rooms and facilities on offer. We are one of a kind Quirky and Trendy Hotel. We value your business.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The unique combination of an hotel, spa and historical theme overwhelmingly beautiful. Was assisted by a very professional but friendly Maurita and experienced best massage by Bestone. Atmosphere is calmingly. Although I did not book a room, is is beautifully designed. Will without a doubt...More

Thank Donald d
Response from Chris T, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us over Oyster festival at our “overwhelmingly beautiful” destination. The Turbine Spa team always look forward to getting feedback from guests and be sure we have shared this wonderful feedback. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you...More

View more reviews
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
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 113 - US$ 328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#6 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#10 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 113 - US$ 328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#6 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#10 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (335)
Room & Suite (92)
Dining (45)
Pool & Beach (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
RubinVanNiekerk
24 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"view over the pool"
Read review
""Elephant". The view was of the car park. 1st floor, near lifts &central area. Quiet. The..."
Read review
"Avoid Turbine Hotel"
Read review
"Lagoon suite was excellent"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing