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Turbine Hotel and Spa

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of Turbine Hotel and Spa

Turbine Hotel and Spa

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKnysna Lagoon2 min walk
  • Popular LocationKnysna Quays14 min walk
  • Popular LocationPledge Nature Reserve9 min drive
  • AirportPlettenberg Bay (PBZ)34 min drive

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About this area

Knysna

Turbine Hotel and Spa is located on a lake and in an area with good shopping. Knysna Quays and Knysna Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve and Garden Route Wolf Sanctuary. Discover the area's water adventures with waterskiing and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Knysna Lagoon - 2 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 14 min walk
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 9 min drive
  • Bollard Bay - 17 min drive
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Tapas Bar — 1 min walk
  • The Island Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Ile de Pain - 3 min walk
  • Rib & Rump - 11 min walk
  • Freshline Fisheries - 11 min walk

About this property

Turbine Hotel and Spa

Family-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and marina
Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a marina and a full-service spa. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 26 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and DVD players. In addition to kitchenettes with fridges, guests will find LCD TVs with satellite channels and minibars.
Turbine Hotel and Spa offers 26 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Accommodation at this 5-star hotel has kitchenettes with fridges and espresso makers. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

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 or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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

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

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • 3 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Fishing
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sailing

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

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

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Marina on site
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Kitchenette
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 1000 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 650 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 650 (one-way), (from 3 to 18 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 1000 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

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
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
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is 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

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 83 out of 132 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 38 out of 132 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 132 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 132 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 132 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very noisy pool area close to rooms, badly laid out dining area that breakfast table blocked entrance to hotel rooms.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing value for money
Amazing value for money. Had a wonderful stay. Great food as well ! Special thanks to the breakfast Ladies and the Gastro Pub waiter.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Gem of Knysna
Very friendly staff,with very modernized rooms. Great service, exceptional food and over all great a stay. Would surly recommend!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
GREAT STAY !!
Awesome and clean room and bathroom with nice bedding and linen. Towels can be better. Breakfast not what we expected for such a nice hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020