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    The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa

    36 Sawtooth Lane | Thesen Islands, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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          US$190
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          Overview
          • Excellent62%
          • Very good25%
          • Average7%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          “power station” (87 reviews)
          “thesen island” (80 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          The hotel is in a old turbine building, completely renovated. Signs and items from the history are well integrated into a modern and cozy surrounding. The staff is extremely kind and professional, everybody with a smile. The food is also great and Knysna is really...More

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          Reviewed 4 days ago

          Always great stay. Feel welcome every time I return. Excellent location in Knysna. Friendly staff. Good rooms. Great menu. Only improvement I can recommend is bit higher water pressure. Will go back there next time again....

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          Reviewed 5 days ago

          Renovations everywhere and 10 waiters having a chat instead of providing a 5 star service. High price low service. When the hotel is in maintenance mode it needs to shut down or provide a heavy discount to keep high paying customers happy that don't get...More

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          Reviewed 5 days ago

          The hotel is in a great location service could be a little sharper but overall OK. We stayed in room 104 which I read had some poor reviews but as the manager said in his response the building is the building. We hired a bicycle...More

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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          On the way to your room, halls are filled with history of building. Rooms are spacious, clean and have nice air-conditioning. Definitely money's worth. The décor is both modern with a touch of rustic, very stylish. Excellent service and overall very satisfied with the stay.

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          Conrad Pezula
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Babysitting
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$139 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #2 Spa Hotel in Knysna
          • #3 Business Hotel in Knysna
          • #6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
          • #8 Family Hotel in Knysna
          • #9 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 25
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          • Western Cape >
          • Knysna
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          Hotel & Grounds (169)
          Bathroom (4)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Room Tips
          "Try and get a lagoon facing room"
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          "Book a dinner at IslandCafe andhaddrinks at Gastro Pub"
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          "Sirocco restaurant is a two minute stroll from this hotel and was lovely"
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          "Room 201 (2nd floor) - great view of the pool + canal + furnished balcony. Also the bath-tub was positioned..."
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