The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

The 5* boutique Turbine Hotel and Spa is uniquely located on Thesen Island in Knysna, which is considered one of the most the prestigious locations on the Garden Route. This converted power station has been transformed into an individual luxury hotel with bags of personality as the original fixtures and machinery have been loving restored and form an integral part of the hotels design.

Take advantage of the pool deck which overlooks the canal and is ideal for meals, cocktails and sundowners, or indulge at the The Amani Spa which offers a wide variety of Spa treatments. The hotel offers 17 suites, 6 luxury suites, a honeymoon suite and the self-catering Water Club apartment. All suites have individual decor and art, and state of the art accessories. Some bedrooms have balconies and on the ground level, they have their own delightful garden.

How to get to The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

Only 1.5 km from the town centre, approximately 45 minutes' drive from George Airport, 5 hour's drive from Cape Town and 3 - 3 ½ hours from the Eastern Cape Game Reserves.

Activities at The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

Activities in the area include golf, kayaking, abseiling, hiking, white water rafting, sunset cruises and many more. Shoppers are bound to appreciate the charming local boutiques, art galleries and craft markets in the nearby village.

The Turbine Boutique Hotel And Spa Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

Client Score: 4 out of 5 based on 2 reviews 4 Showing 1 - 2 of 2 reviews
The Turbine Boutique Hotel And Spa

James & Kathryn Cumming


Nice situation but several aspects were a bit disappointing and could be improved

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The Turbine Boutique Hotel And Spa

Frank & Svitlana Lavery


Knysnea ha not got much to offer but eating in the Fresh Line was v good and golf in Samola fun . Hotel good

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Selected itineraries

Our favourite itineraries that visit The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa

Ultimate Cape Self Drive

Cost Per Person
Cost Per Person: from $4,860 (Includes international flights from JFK)
South Africa
Cape Town, Winelands, Hermanus, Knysna, Shamwari Game Reserve