The Turbine Boutique Hotel Facilities


The Turbine Hotel and Spa in Knysna has a host of facilities some of which are mentioned below, if you have any special needs please contact us for more information.


The Turbine has three bar areas located in different positions around the hotel each with their own unique setting. The Gastro Pub is located upstairs next to the Island Café; there is an outside deck bar area as well as a Pool deck that overlooks the canal.


The Turbine has two restaurants – The Gastro Pub serves up classic pub meals with a delicious twist for lunch and dinner. The Island Café seats 90 guests and offers imaginative breakfasts, mouthwatering light lunches and gourmet dinners.

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Pool Deck

Rim flow pool with the deck facing onto the canal, where guests can relax and enjoy the outdoors on the sun loungers.

Amani Spa

The Amani Spa offers a wide variety of Spa treatments; massages, luxurious facials, manicures and pedicures, hydrotherapy treatments & tailor made Spa packages. Whether you are looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating Spa experience or a quick-fix feel good make-over, Amani Spa has the treatment for you.

Our Amani Spa will be open from 08:00am to 19:00pm as of 1 October 2016

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Turbine Water Club

The Turbine Water Club offers a wide variety of activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon.
We have partnered with prominent Knysna adventure companies to offer you the best Knysna experience at competitive prices.
All activities start and finish at the Turbine Water Club on Thesen Islands.

For a detailed list of Turbine Water Club activities CLICK HERE.

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Disabled Facilities

The Turbine is a disabled friendly hotel. There is a disabled room to cater for any disabled guests as well as a disabled toilet downstairs for any restaurant and bar guests.

General Areas

There are many places to sit and relax around the hotel in amongst the machinery inside, as well as outside in the courtyard. The library has computers with internet facilities should guests need to answer their emails or do some work. The wine cellar is situated upstairs in the Island Café in a great location surrounded by the turbines. Fully served reception with concierge facilities, including lagoon or sea cruises, cycling and assistance to other places of interest. Common areas are also an art gallery showcasing local SA talent.