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Turbine Hotel & Spa

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This was our third stay at The Turbine hotel. We love the decor and the location on Thesen Island. Close to many eateries on the island and Knysna waterfront area. Staff is very friendly and helpfull. Great breakfast served. Great 5 Star experience!!

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The rooms are spotless and well appointed. The beds are comfortable with crisp white linen. The bathrooms are a good size with bathtub, separate shower and lovely toiletries. Breakfast was delicious with a good variety. A lovely stay.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I wrote my review from my September trip to Knysna on my phone and stupidly hit the three star instead of the five star as I had originally planned. It has been bothering me so I hope its OK that I am back to fix my mistake :-) Great hotel, peaceful stay, wonderful staff. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank africanswan
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

An amazing stay at the Turbine Hotel. Very friendly staff and was in a perfect location. The stay was complete, with them kindly given us a bottle of Brut, to celebrate our honeymoon. I would certainly recommend this to anyone travelling to Knysna.

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Thank Matthew H
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A fabulous unique hotel in an amazing location, we had a wonderful stay here. The decor, rooms & views are beautiful & interesting, especially due to the buildings history. I also has a fantastic massage in the spa! It is just a shame that the restaurant is not in line with the high standards of the rest of the hotel.

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Was the terriblest silvester party ever ... 1) not organized 2) music was ok .. played jazz .. but the had more breaks as playings 3) eating was very very bad ... the tuna was completly cooked (more as dead) the kids burger was smelling and the bread was more as 3 days old ?! 4) the lady who managed...

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Thank Juergen M
Chris S, General Manager at Turbine Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Juergen M It is very disappointing that your feedback was not received on the night of the 31st December 2016 as the team would have had an opportunity to rectify or correct. The continental breakfast at a R100 per person including juice, coffee and tea as well as a selection of 17 different variety of food. Yours in hospitality,...

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had the most amazing time at the Turbine, I had to change our booking as my family could not quite make up their mind about coming. The Turbine were so accommodating with trying to find us another room and making place for my son at the busiest time of the year. I was so impressed by each and every...

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Vinkeveen
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had a terrific stay at this hotel , people are very friendly most welcoming to the guests! The location, architecture of the building, rooms, breakfast, just everything! We were sorry to only be able to stay 1 night, but we will be back as we want to experience this for so much longer than just 1 night!

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Conway
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic hotel this is. A very warm welcome by the staff in a rebuild and decorated old electrical plant. This hotel is one of its own kind! 5 stars indeed . Beautiful rooms, lovely views, staff & services are outstanding. The restaurant is good and the food well prepared. But our friends, who are mojito- specialists, had their...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Lovely stay, was a bit disappointed with the honeymoon suite as it wasn't as advertised since they have 2 honeymoon suites and the one is far superior to the other, however the hotel helped to make it a better stay.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 10,113 - ₹ 18,605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Turbine Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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#3 Business Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#8 Family Hotel in Knysna
#9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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“Try and get a lagoon facing room”
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JoeyEnglish, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 201 (2nd floor) - great view of the pool + canal + furnished balcony. Also the bath-tub was positioned to catch the sunset!”
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“If you can ask for room 201”
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