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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 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.
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36 Sawtooth Lane Thesen Islands, Knysna 6571 South Africa
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
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
Response from ChrisT7227, General Manager at The Turbine Boutique Hotel and SpaResponded yesterday
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,
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
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.
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
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
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