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TH36 Sawtooth Lane, Thesen Islands, 6571 Knysna, South Africa – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 85 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Turbine Hotel & Spa.
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Outdoor Pool (seasonal), Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Fishing, Canoeing, Cycling, Water Sports Facilities (on site), Spa, Massage, Bicycle Rental, Library, Playground
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Snack Bar, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Packed Lunches, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Concierge Service, Babysitting/Child Services, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Souvenir/Gift Shop, Honeymoon Suite
Paid WiFi, Newspapers, Safe, Shops (on site), Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
Dutch, Italian, English
From 2:30 PM
Until 10:30 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 85 reviews
Value for money
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Within 300 metres of Knysna Waterfront shopping area, Rex Hotel offers the ultimate in self-catering comfort. Luxurious rooms and apartments feature modern design, LCD TVs and extra-large windows.
Score from 268 reviews Excellent
With an outdoor pool facing the Indian Ocean, Protea Hotel Knysna has spectacular views of the Knysna Lagoon. The stylishly decorated rooms have free Wi-Fi and satellite TV.
Score from 51 reviews Good
Offering an outdoor pool and a cosy lounge and bar, Parkes Manor is a classic, historical house located within 2 km from the Knysna Waterfront.
Score from 66 reviews Wonderful
Offering unique forest views from above the treetops, this estate is just 10 km from Plettenberg Bay.
Score from 45 reviews Wonderful
April 30, 2015
Nothing, it was great
Staff were all amazing, great shared spaces to hang out in as well
April 28, 2015
I loved the decor and the atmosphere of the hotel. Our room looked over the lagoon and the pool. It was fabulous.
April 27, 2015
Just needed more TV channels
the room had every convenience. The food was delicious and beautifully presented.
April 25, 2015
Sound proof wasn't too good. Could hear next door getting in and out as well as talking.
Room setting and unique style of the hotel and location
April 7, 2015
Lots of personal touches; great location for shops, restaurants and sporting facilities. Quirky, fun hotel. Would stay again.
April 7, 2015
Check in was confusing. They didn't have our name down on arrival so took 5 mins to sort out. The Island itself is a bit boring. Main feel we got from was that this place was very popular for retired and older couples.
Wonderful building, great to see it restored and refurbished. Really intriguing building. Gateway to fun activities.
April 6, 2015
Location, breakfast and surrounding area
April 2, 2015
Arranged a pick up form the bus station at 1.30 am. No one turned up....called several times and eventually collected an hour later. Not advised of shuttle or taxi services during stay. Had to walk for 20mins to waterfront location. Worst front of house ever.
Well furnished. And nickel decorated.
March 28, 2015
Great accommodation and super friendly staff. Stunning design and decor
March 24, 2015
Helpful staff, great view from our balcony, peaceful & quiet. Interesting setting
March 14, 2015
The weather -- unfortunately it rained the entire time we were at the Turbine. Notheless the atmosphere was warm, inviting and very comfortable! I am sure had the weather been more seasonable we would have loved the pool and walking around the Island.
Location is perfect! Central to area and a lovely oasis from the more touristy, somewhat ordianary town center.
March 9, 2015
Nothing at all
A most unique hotel , excellent food , genuine friendly staff in a beautiful little town
March 5, 2015
March 3, 2015
Slack staff, breakfast service glacial, dirty tables left all around us while eating breakfast. Need a good manager to kick the staff back to 5 star service and attentiveness. Holiday in staff offer better responses
Awesome idea, great bathroom, perfect location
February 24, 2015
The bath could be a bit bigger for both of us :)
I loved the deco, the spacious honeymoon suite, the peace and quite and the view from our room. The staff was very pleasent and helped us a lot. The spa treatment was very nice
February 19, 2015
Not really, but room was tiny!
The setting and service
February 11, 2015
i cannot think of anything
the facility itself and the food
February 7, 2015
WiFi was awful difficult to log on and had to keep renewing password (which was in very small writing) family in New Zealand couldn't contact me as wifi use had run out in the nigh dreadful! Also would have preferred to serve ourselves to cereals and fruit at breakfast
Staff very helpful and friendly
February 3, 2015
No personal attention, garbage at the reception outside : very smelly. No -one to carry my bags to and from car. Had to wait for the person. The receptionist was friendly she did it. Service in cafe not attentive .I did not want a kitchen in my room. I booked a deluxe room not a self catering unit. The picture on the internet did not reflect what we got.
The Hotel and its location. The extraodinar interior.
February 3, 2015
Really enjoyed our stay. Thanks Adèle
January 24, 2015
Turbine is a great located hotel in Knysna. Close to great golf at Knysna, Pezula and Simola. Very nice personal touch and close to restaurants.
January 22, 2015
Minor point but the WiFi was intermittent.
A nice quirky hotel in a good location. The food was excellent and the staff welcoming.
January 15, 2015
Our Booking.com-reservation was for a luxury room. We got a standard room. The food was somewhat cold when served at dinner The open wall between the bathroom and the bedroom. Small bedroom Very tired internetservice with lousy access-code system
Excellent bar with really good drinks! Nice pool area Quirky design hotel Great balcony and views!
January 4, 2015
wifi times out after each session
location - breakfast - character
November 30, 2014
Beautiful decorating. Comfortable bed. Spacious bathrooms.
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