Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and marina


This family-friendly Knysna hotel is located on a lake, within 3 mi (5 km) of Knysna Quays and Knysna Elephant Park. Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve and Knysna Golf Club are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features 3 restaurants, a marina, and a full-service spa. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 24 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and DVD players. Thoughtful touches include bathrobes and slippers, and guests will also find minibars and flat-screen TVs.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Turbine Hotel and Spa features a marina and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a library, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Total number of rooms - 24 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Marina on site 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary breakfast each morning.

The Tapas Bar - This tapas bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Island Cafe - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Col Cacchio Pizzeria - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Amani Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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