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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
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    Travelers talk about
    “curry buffet” (186 reviews)
    “the grill” (164 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (105 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    The Oyster Box is the most amazing hotel in KZN. The service is impeccable, from arrival we were greeted by name our information was already completed in check in documentation and the staff were so friendly and informative. We were upgraded to the most amazing...More

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    Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

    A weekend getaway at the Oyster Box is truly a treat. From the moment my husband and I walked into the hotel's lobby we were treated like royalty. The attentive staff greet you with a cold glass of bubbly and tour you around the fabulous...More

    Thank NoriCupcake
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded May 18, 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful to read how you felt like royalty from the moment you arrived with the warm welcome from our friendly staff. I...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This hotel is an oasis in Umhlanga (which frankly is looking run down). We stayed there for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a sea facing room with a balcony. The view is to die for and we loved hearing the waves crash...More

    Thank nic107uk
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your three-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful that you thoroughly enjoyed the comfort of your luxurious sea-facing room with balcony, especially the sound of the crashing waves...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We spent 3 beautiful days and nights at the Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, a couple of weeks ago. Our room (with balcony) overlooked the sea. The room was lovely, bright and delightful to have the crashing waves almost within reach and hearing. A welcome...More

    Thank mag647
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your three-day stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the luxury of your accommodation overlooking the ocean, especially the sound of the waves crashing....More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The Oyster Box in Umhlanga has definitely established itself as one of South Africa's flagship luxury boutique hotels and is undoubtedly Durban's most famous landmark; now even more so than their iconic red lighthouse. It's a destination unto itself and is reason enough to include...More

    Thank TheoCromhout
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel and regard it as one of South Africa's luxury flagship boutique...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $314 - $921 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • 86
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Umhlanga Rocks
    • Also Known As
    • Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks
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    songfool
    July 3, 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your enquiry. With pleasure, we will be able to arrange a tour for you. May I suggest you mail your details to our Concierge through our website. Apologies for not advising a contact as... More
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    April 23, 2017|
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    Dear Mrs. Patterson Thank you for your enquiry. Yes you can purchase a High Tea Voucher at the value of R640.00 for 2 adults. Please advise if you would like me to assist you further regarding this. Many Thanks, Kind... More
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    April 2, 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Noel, Thank you for your enquiry. Our popular High Tea is child friendly. We offer a 50% discount on the adult rate of R320.00 for children aged between 2 - 10 years. High Tea operates daily 2.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m... More
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    "We had a sea view overlooking the lighthouse which was magnificent. Room was lovely and quiet - very peaceful."
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    "Must choice a seaside view room when staying at the Oyster Box Hotel"
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