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Turbine Hotel and Spa

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Suite | Terrace/patio

Overview of Turbine Hotel and Spa

Turbine Hotel and Spa

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel in Knysna with 3 restaurants and spa

9,2/10 Superb

152 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is R3 012
Price available on 2023/03/01
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TH 36 Sawtooth Lane, Thesen Islands, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570

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About this area

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 34 min drive
  • George (GRJ) - 38.3 miles/61.7 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Quay Four - 2 min walk
  • Ile de Pain - 3 min walk
  • Rib & Rump - 11 min walk
  • Freshline Fisheries - 11 min walk
  • 34 South - 13 min walk

About this property

Turbine Hotel and Spa

A great choice for a stay in Knysna, Turbine Hotel and Spa features a marina and offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for ZAR 650 per person. Guests can grab a bite to eat at one of the 3 restaurants and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, or hydrotherapy. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a steam room. The helpful staff and bar get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

Afrikaans, Dutch, English, French, Xhosa, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 coffee shops
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Piano
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Amani Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology.

Dining

The Tapas Bar - This tapas bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).
The Island Cafe - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Col Cacchio Pizzeria - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 650 per person (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 1000 per night
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 3 and 18 costs ZAR 650 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

<p>The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. </p><p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Turbine Hotel
Turbine Hotel Knysna
Turbine Knysna
Turbine Hotel Spa
Turbine Hotel and Spa Hotel
Turbine Hotel and Spa Knysna
Turbine Hotel and Spa Hotel Knysna

Frequently asked questions

Does Turbine Hotel and Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Turbine Hotel and Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Turbine Hotel and Spa?
As of 07 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Turbine Hotel and Spa on 01 March 2023 start from R3 012, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Turbine Hotel and Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Turbine Hotel and Spa?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Turbine Hotel and Spa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Turbine Hotel and Spa?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Turbine Hotel and Spa.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Turbine Hotel and Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM on request. The charge is ZAR 650 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Turbine Hotel and Spa?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Turbine Hotel and Spa and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, sailing, and fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Turbine Hotel and Spa also has a steam room and spa services, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Turbine Hotel and Spa?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining and Italian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Ile de Pain (3-min walk), Rib & Rump (11-min walk), and Freshline Fisheries (11-min walk).
Does Turbine Hotel and Spa have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a refrigerator and an espresso maker.
What's the area around Turbine Hotel and Spa like?
Turbine Hotel and Spa is a short 1-minute walk from Thesen Island and 14 minutes' walk from Knysna Quays. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Reviews

9,2

Superb

9,4/10

Cleanliness

9,0/10

Staff & service

9,0/10

Amenities

9,3/10

Property conditions & facilities

9,3/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Susanne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

john, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing staff and very good location!
Angeline, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous!!
We had a fabulous stay at the Turbine. Sadly it was only for one night but will definitely stay there again! Beautiful decor, beautiful views of the waterways, lovely and friendly staff. Food in the pub and at breakfast was delicious too
Stacey, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Myren, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The property has an interesting unique design
Abdulaziz, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A smile goes a long way.
We checked in earlier. The reception staff were so accommodating and friendly. They kept our baggage for us the morning prior to check-in. The friendliness and professionalism of the staff are world-class. What a pleasure to see happy faces all the time.
Christel, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

jj, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Unique character, very pretty All rooms face the pool and the dining hall is at the pool... not much privacy for swimming
Gurveen, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Special experience
This is a wonderful boutique hotel, that has done an amazing job preserving so much of the original power station equipment throughout the hotel. The history of the power station & Thesen Island make for a memorable stay. The staff are all incredibly friendly & helpful.
Gary, 4-night trip
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