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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
    011 27 31 514 5000
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “curry buffet” (196 reviews)
    “the grill” (171 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (112 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,824 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    A very well travelled friend told me that the Oyster Box was the best hotel in the world, so my wife and I decided to check it out which we did last week-end. Conrad Hilton maintained that there are only 3 things that are important...More

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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular, your luxurious accommodation and delicious breakfast buffet. Thank you for your kind...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    Only spent one night which I truly regret. Check in was outstanding, very friendly staff great personalities and always smiling. A wealth of helpful information. We had a rood Oceanside with an amazing view of the lighthouse and Indian Ocean. Room was immaculate and very...More

    1  Thank Bill S
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 18 September 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your one-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you thoroughly enjoyed your luxurious and spacious accommodation with spectacular ocean views. Our superb breakfast spread is the talk of...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    My wife and a daughter-in-law have birthdays only two days apart. It is becoming a tradition to celebrate them at the Oyster Box. Not only is the hotel unique, the breakfasts themselves are of world class standard. The Durbanite family members join us for a...More

    Thank manddjones
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. It is wonderful that your family has adopted the hotel as their choice of venue for birthday celebrations and have made it a tradition. I look...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Fabulous! Sea-facing luxury room - what a view! The famous red and white lighthouse right outside our window with the waves of the mighty Indian Ocean crashing on the shore! Our registration was handled welcomingly and efficiently by the gracious Michaella who was most pleasant...More

    Thank DMRJohannesburg
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. Your feedback is most important to us and I am absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your luxury sea facing room overlooking the lighthouse. As you...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I have been in Umhlanga for this past week and was told by a friend that the Oyster Box Hotel was a 'must visit' whilst I was here. Firstly, the hotel is magnificent! It has been tastefully decorated (luxurious but not too over the top)...More

    Thank Terri1212
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled that you were well looked after by the staff in The Lighthouse Bar who accommodated you following your disappointment at the ever-popular...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 342 - USD 1,158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 86
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Umhlanga Rocks
    • Also Known As
    • Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks
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    Traveller (1145)
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    krinelle
    13 November 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Future Guest, Unfortunately The Ocean Terrace and The Grill Room Restaurants are not Halaal. Kind regards, Wayne Coetzer General Manager
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    Suzanne L
    8 November 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Future Guest, Absolutely! We definitely cater for families. The hotel is situated right on the beach and we offer an in-house Cinema for residing guests and two swimming pools, one sea facing and a garden pool... More
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    Notalonelyt
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Future Guest, Thank you for your enquiry. We do offer a selection of items which are Gluten Free. However, please specify you are allergic to gluten when making your booking with restaurant reservations as each outlet... More
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    "Sea Facing"
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    "Who needs a "City View" when there is the Indian Ocean on the doorstep?"
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    "Sea-facing luxury rooms - 302, 303, 304 305 are some ideas. NOT 301."
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    "I would always recommend a sea view"
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