The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star Hotel in Knysna which offers guests an extra special experience.  This exceptional hotel in Knysna is situated on Thesen Islands which is considered one of the most prestigious locations on the Garden Route.

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.  All the old machinery which was used in this power station has been lovingly restored and forms an integral part of the hotel’s aesthetics.   The creative recycling of this old building and the implementation of several energy saving measures stands as a laudable example of environmental sustainability and a respect for Knysna’s architectural heritage.

The Turbine Hotel is surrounded by water on three sides. The Hotel comprises of the Island Café (a la carte restaurant, seating 90 people) & Tapas Bar, where lighter meals are served in a warm vibey atmosphere.   Col’caccio Pizzeria is the latest addition to our eateries and offers a wide variety of the highest quality pizza’s, pasta’s and salads.

Accommodation at the Turbine offers twenty five (17 standard suites, 6 luxury suites, 1 honeymoon suite & 1 water front apartment) individually themed suites of the highest standard.  The hotel has a rim flow pool with a deck facing onto the canal.  Common areas include an art gallery showcasing emerging local SA talent.

The Amani Spa offers a multitude of spa treatments and creates the ultimate escape for pure self-indulgence with double and single treatment rooms, rasul, mani/pedi chair.

The Turbine Water Club offers a variety of activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon.  Activities include bicycle hire, eco tours, fishing charters (lagoon & deep sea), guided canoe trips, kayak hire, kite surfing, Knysna forest tours, mountain biking, paragliding, pontoon cruises, sailing charters, stand up paddle boarding, sunset & lagoon cruises and whale watching.

This Hotel in Knysna is a true marvel and offers a unique accommodation experience. No visitor to Knysna should miss this experience.

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Terms and Conditions

Rates quoted per person sharing.
50% single supplement.
Rate is inclusive of bed, breakfast and VAT.
Rates subject to change.
See our website for all information pertaining to rates and reservations.

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