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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
    011 27 31 514 5000
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    “curry buffet” (204 reviews)
    “the grill” (177 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (118 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    Rooftop Bar
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    Pets Allowed
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I made numerous visits to the Oysterbox hotel. The service and warmth here never fails to impress. Always top notch. What really makes the feel so special is that it feels so effortless. My review here is on the Terrace Restaurant. More specifically the Pizza....More

    Thank Danesan M
    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

    2  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 2 days ago

    We went to the Curry Buffet for my husbands birthday. It never disappoints, the curries up to his exacting standards of heat !!!! As well as to my less hot palate. The variety is great, the quality excellent and definitely service with a smile.

    Thank Suzanne L
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We came through to the oyster box in Jan ,What a lovely experience from being greeted at the reception area ,staff where excellent ,the pool area wow ,beautiful ! in the background you have the Lighthouse ,whilst listening to the waves break .We had lunch...More

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

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your reply following your stay with us at The Oyster Box in January. I am absolutely delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the outstanding service from the friendly staff, the stunning...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The praise that's showered upon Durban's Oyster Box Hotel in the affluent Umhlanga area is well-deserved. My husband booked us a two-night stay and took up their Valentine's Day package which was a wonderful excuse to escape to the coast for a mid-week break. The...More

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

    Dear Ms Umayya Thank your wonderful review on The Oyster Box Hotel and your stay with us. I am delighted you were happy with so many aspects of your stay. Your wonderful comments will certainly motivate the team. Intuitive service and attention to detail are...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • 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
    • Price range
    • USD 348 - USD 1,364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • Suites ,
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    • 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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    13 November 2017|
    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
    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "Best Location in Umhlanga"
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    "Any Room at the Oyster Box is amazing!"
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    "Ask for a room on the top floor as great view over the beach and sea"
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    "Villa, although not sea facing, has its own plunge pool."
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