South African Hotels

The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address
TH 36 Sawtooth Lane
Thesen Islands 6570
Knysna
Garden Route
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Business, Spa, Leisure
R2160.00SINGLE RATE
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The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa is situated on Thesen Island, in Knysna, one of the most popular holiday destinations in the country. Built on the site of an old power station, this cutting edge hotel rates 5 stars for its luxury, facilities, accommodation, dining and hospitality. All the old machinery used in this power station has been restored and allows the hotel to keep it's historical uniqueness, but with an upmarket feel and luxury that makes for an extra special experience.

Set alongside an exquisite coastal estuary that enters the ocean through a narrow, rocky channel known as the Knysna Heads, the town begs to be explored. Besides the natural beauty of the area to enjoy, there are many shops, restaurants and art galleries to be visited.

Knysna has many nature-based activities on offer to take advantage of the spectacular scenery and natural resources of the area. A trip to either of the two elephant sanctuaries, the worlds’ largest free-flight aviary, various animal rehabilitation centers is a must. For the more nature conscious, head out into the ocean to view the abundant marine life which includes a seal colony, resident dolphins and seasonal visits from Southern Right and Humpback Whales.

Accommodation

The Hotel boasts 25 individually themed suites, 17 suites, 6 luxury suites, a honeymoon suite and a self-catering Water Club apartment. All suites have extra large king beds and secured with a key card access system. All rooms are air-conditioned (heating and cooling) and is full en-suite with a separate shower and bath, two basins and heated towel rails.  

Standard Suite features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Satellite TV
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities

Luxury Suite features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Satellite TV
  • Lounge area
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities as well as a microwave
  • Sleeper couch - 4 only
  • Bar and stools

Honeymoon Suite features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities as well as a microwave and Ice machine
  • Lounge plus bar and stools
  • Double shower, stand alone bath plus bidet

Waterclub Apartment features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities as well as a microwave
  • Fully stocked open plan kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Washing Machine

Facilities and Services

  • Restaurants
  • Bar 
  • Spa
  • Lounge
  • Undercover parking
  • Waterclub Activity Center
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • WiFi
  • Library with 2 internet computers
  • Wine cellar
  • Curio shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Art gallery
  • Conference venue
  • Sundeck
  • Rim flow swimming pool
  • Concierge
  • Baby-sitting
  • Laundry service
  • Dry-cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Wake up calls
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • WiFi

Dining

Mouth watering meals are served at either the Island Cafe or the Tapas Bar. The Island Cafe is an a la carte restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, which seats up to 90 people, and the Tapas Bar serves light meals for lunch and dinner, and can seat up to 30 people. There is also a fully stocked wine cellar for which the Hotel won the 2010/2011 Diners Club Platinum Award Wine list. The Turbine Water Club also offers al fresco dining from the deli, and oysters from the champagne bar.

Activities

  • Pontoon cruises
  • Bicycle hire
  • Kayak hire
  • Fishing charters
  • Kite surfing
  • Stand Up Paddle boarding
  • Mountain biking
  • Guided canoe trips
  • Knysna forest tours
  • Sailing charters
  • Oyster Catcher Eco Safaris
  • Whale watching
  • Paragliding
  • Sunset and lagoon cruises

Spa

Looking for a space to unwind, the Amani Spa offers a wide variety of Spa treatments with double and single treatment rooms. Choose from a selection of massages, luxurious facials, manicures and pedicures, hydrotherapy treatments & tailor made Spa packages. Just what you need to be pampered in such a beautiful location and so close to nature.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Bathrobe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • WiFi
  • Writing desk

Restaurants

The Island Cafe & The Tapas Bar

Mouth watering meals are served at either the Island Cafe or the Tapas Bar. The Island Cafe is an a la carte restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, which seats up to 90 people, and the Tapas Bar serves light meals for lunch and dinner, and can seat up to 30 people. There is also a fully stocked wine cellar for which the Hotel won the 2010/2011 Diners Club Platinum Award Wine list. The Turbine Water Club also offers al fresco dining from the deli, and oysters from the champagne bar.

Swimming Pool

The Hotel has a magnificent infinity swimming pool surrounded by a spacious sundeck, and overlooking the waterways adjacent to the hotel.

Waterclub Activity Centre
  • The Turbine Waterclub
  • Pontoon cruise
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Kayak Hire
  • JJ's Fishing Charters
  • Kite Surfing
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Mountain Biking.
  • Knysna Forest Tours.
  • Guided Canoe Trips
  • Combination Walking/Canoeing & Mountain Biking/Canoeing Trips
  • Springtide Sailing Charters - 50ft sailing yacht
  • Oyster Catcher Eco Safaris – 8.5 meter Butt Cat
  • Ocean Odyssey – Knysna Whale Watching
Nearby Attractions
  • Plettenberg Bay
  • Victoria Bay
  • Knysna Indigenous Forests
  • Sedgefield
  • Wilderness.

The Turbine Conference Venue

The Turbine Hotel has two state-of-the art conference/function rooms – each can seat 20 boardroom and 40 cinema style which are inter-leading for larger functions. Both are equipped with the latest technology and are fully air-conditioned. The Boiler room is literally built inside the old wood fired burner boiler and has its own server in the most unique setting imaginable.

  • The Turbine Hotel offers an outstanding venue for meetings, conferences and incentive getaways for discerning executives:
  • Magnificent location on Thesen Islands. The hotel is surrounded by water on three sides.
  • Five star Knysna accommodation with twenty four individual themed suites.
  • Excellent conferencing and meeting venues.
  • Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Dedicated & experienced staff to assist with event coordination.
  • The Amani Spa offers the ultimate escape for pure self-indulgence. 

Many on site dining options. The Turbine has two restaurants and an al fresco Deli & Oyster Bar. The Tapas Bar serving light meals for lunch and dinner. The Island Café offers a la carte for breakfast, lunch and dinner seating 90 guests.

A wide variety of on-site activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon, all departing from our Turbine Water Club:

  • Motorised Pontoon Barges. For luxury cruises up to 10 people. Can be privatized for groups. 
  • Bicycle & kayak hire
  • Knysna rib adventures 
  • Fishing charters 
  • Whale watching 
  • Sailing charters 
  • Kite surfing 
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Canoe trips.

Seating Capacity per Conference Room

- Cinema 40 pax

- Boardroom 20 pax.

 

Seating Capacity combining the Boiler and Yellowwood Rooms

- Cinema 48 pax

- Boardroom 28 pax.

 

SQ meter of each conference venue:

- Boiler Room: 5.2m x 7.7m

- Yellowwood Room: 4.3m x 9m.

  • Art gallery
  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • DVD Library
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Undercover and surface parking
  • Wellness centre
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
    • All children are welcome.
    • Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
    • The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.
    • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pet Policy
  • No pets allowed.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
17

The Turbine Hotel and Spa boasts 25 individually themed suites, 17 suites, 6 luxury suites, a honeymoon suite and a self-catering Water Club apartment. All suites have extra large king beds and secured with a key card access system. All rooms are air-conditioned (heating and cooling) and is full en-suite with a separate shower and bath, two basins and heated towel rails.  

Standard Suite features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Satellite TV
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities.
Single Room R2160
Double Room R2900

Luxury Room

# Rooms:
6

The Luxury Suites offer a relaxed and comfortable place from where nice views over the Lagoon can be enjoyed.

Luxury Suite features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Satellite TV
  • Lounge area
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities as well as a microwave
  • Sleeper couch - 4 only
  • Bar and stools.
Single Room R2540
Double Room R3380

Honeymoon Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Turbine Hotel features a welcoming honeymoon suite with air-conditioning (heating and cooling) and en-suite bathroom.  The bathroom provides a separate shower and bath, two basins and heated towel rails. 

Honeymoon Suite features:

  • Flat screen 32" TV plus DVD player and full DVD library
  • Desk, Telephone plus internet facilities available 
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee making facilities as well as a microwave and Ice machine
  • Lounge plus bar and stools
  • Double shower, stand alone bath plus bidet.
Single Room R2890
Double Room R3850

Water Club Apartment

Single Room R2890
Double Room R3850

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.048452

Longitude: 23.049046

Directions

George Airport
Old Mossel Bay Rd, George, 6530
Get on N2 4 min (3.0 km)
Continue on N2 to Knysna 52 min (65.8 km)
Continue on Waterfront Dr to your destination 5 min (2.1 km)
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Parking

Free, covered parking onsite, no reservation required.

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4 Star

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