Welcome to the Turbine Hotel & Spa in Knysna

The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star hotel in Knysna which offers guests luxurious accommodation options, exceptional cuisine, stunning panoramas, and a range of world-class facilities – all in all, a unique holiday experience.

This exceptional boutique hotel in Knysna is situated on the picturesque Thesen Island, within the scenic Knysna estuary, a location which is considered by many to be one of the most the prestigious on the Garden Route.

The Turbine Hotel and Spa was an ambitious project which transformed an old power station into a unique 5 star boutique Knysna hotel. All the old machinery which was used in this power station has been loving restored and forms an integral part of the hotels aesthetics.

The hotel offers guests a choice of seventeen standard rooms, six luxury rooms, a honeymoon suite, and a self-catering Water Club apartment. Each of the rooms provide luxurious amenities such as a flat screen TV, Wi-fi, a fully-stocked mini bar, and a tea and coffee station.

The 90-seater Island Cafe restaurant at the Turbine Hotel and Spa overlooks the stunning canal, and serves up extraordinary dishes from a diverse a la carte menu. The Gastro Pub and deck, on the other hand, allows guests to enjoy watching the sun go down, whilst sipping on something from the extensive drinks menu, and filling up on an imaginative pub-style variety of snacks. Also featured on-site is the Col'caccio pizzeria, which produces mouth-watering Italian cuisine.

The Amani Spa is one of the finest on the Garden Route, offering guests a wide variety of relaxing treatments: massages, facials, hydrotherapy treatments, and more.

Another popular feature of the Turbine Hotel and Spa is the Turbine Water Club, which has partnered with prominent adventure companies to provide guests with the best Knysna water-based activities, including pontoon cruises, fishing charters, eco-safaris and kayak hire.

Breakfast Menu
Island Cafe
Breakfast at The Island Cafe

Lunch Menu
Island Cafe
Lunch at The Island Cafe

Dinner Menu
Island Cafe
Knysna Restaurants

Wine List
The Turbine
The Turbine Wine List 2016