The Turbine Hotel & Spa
Immerse yourself in the innovative setting of the new The Turbine Hotel & Spa, recreated into a luxury boutique hotel on Thesen Islands, Knysna’s old power station.

The unique heritage site contains 24 exquisitely decorated bedrooms and suites, an Amani Spa to relax and rejuvenate and 2 conference venues which are ideal for meetings and exhibitions. A visit to our Island Cafe, nestled between 3 restored turbines and Thesen’s main canal is a must for locals and visitors alike!

Accommodation at The Turbine Hotel & Spa:
17 Standard Rooms, 6 Suites and 1 Honeymoon Suite, with breath-taking views of Thesen Islands and the Lagoon:

Standard Rooms – 17
- All room with individual décor and art
- Split King XL beds
- Flat screen 32” television plus DVD player – full DVD library
- Telephone
- Internet connection facilities
- Desk
- Original equipment display with original art
- Full bathrooms with separate bath and shower, two basins, heated towel rails
- Fully air-conditioned (heating and cooling)
- Ving card access system
- Fully stocked mini bar with fridge
- Full tea/coffee station

Suites - 5
In addition with the other rooms:-
- Sleeper) couch – 4 only
- Bar and stools
- Microwave

Honeymoon Suite - 1
- In addition with the other rooms:-
- Lounge suite plus bar
- Ice machine
- Double shower and stand alone bath plus bidet

Lift - Disabled room and downstairs disabled bathroom
R1450.00 per unit

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  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Infinity Suite
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Moorings Suite
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Oyster Suite
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Plant
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Nautical Room
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Amani Spa
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Treatment Room
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Reception Foyer
  • The Turbine Hotel & Spa - Exterior

Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Disabled
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Wine Tasting
  • Other
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Other
  • Cots available
  • Library
  • Curio Shop
  • Internet Access
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Parking (off-street - open)
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • Playground
  • DVD and/or VCR
  • Other

The Turbine Hotel & Spa Activities:

Amani Spa
The picturesque Amani Spa is one of tranquility and relaxation, offering a wide variety of body, facial and beauty treatments, and a unique pedicure experience in our exclusive Spa Massage Pedi Chair.

Enjoy the Spa’s Rasul, a traditional Arabic ritual, a cleansing treatment that takes place in an exotically mosaic tiled steam chamber, which unites the four fundamental elements of earth, air, fire and water into a special experience for both body and soul, leaving you feeling cleansed, renewed, relaxed, and your skin silky soft.

Where we create magical moments and turn them into special memories.

Lagoon Cruises on our Turbine Trixie Pontoon - R250 per person, 90 minutes, Weather dependant.

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Other Accommodation near The Turbine Hotel & Spa:

Accommodation options within 8km from The Turbine Hotel & Spa include:

Knysna River Club

Knysna River Club

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Big Tree House

Big Tree House

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Candlewood Lodge

Candlewood Lodge

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King of Kings B&B

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Tides End Manor House

Tides End Manor House

Luxury Accommodation Sleeps Up To 17 People in Knysna.

From: R3500.00
per unit, Max: 16