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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our 1st stop on the way to Phinda. A great hotel in Northwest Durban. Great views and the staff is unquestionably very attentive to your stay. Great food and the monkeys were a treat while we were having a meeting. Oyster Box Grill...More

Thank Ricky A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well, I wish there was a category where we could add an additional star or two sometimes. Besides being a fantastic venue and hotel, the support staff - from the Concierge desk to each and every staff member that we encoutered - were friendly and...More

Thank Wezzz
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 to celebrate your father-in-law's surprise birthday. I am absolutely thrilled to read that you all thoroughly enjoyed yourselves from the time of your arrival,...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience!!! Exceptional hotel with great staff, great service and great accommodation and food. The whole experience from pick up at the airport, check in to check out was memorable. We spent 4 nights at the hotel. We were there for a friends...More

Thank Quiff14
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 4-night stay with us at The Oyster Box to attend a friend's wedding. I am absolutely thrilled to hear that you were blown away by the amazing staff, service, accommodation and...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for 6 days and were extremely well looked after. The room was well appointed with a lovely view out to sea. A free bottle of wine and box of nougat were much appreciated. Staff were courteous and helpful and the facilities superb....More

Thank 789JulieS
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your 6-day stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your well appointed accommodation overlooking the ocean and the excellent facilities around the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I had lunch at the Oyster Box while visiting Durban the service was excellent from Rakesh the waiter he was extremely friendly and his service was 5 star, was a bit surprised with the monkeys that take sugar and stole my bread but still exciting...More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your meal on The Ocean Terrace and experienced excellent service from our staff. I look forward to welcoming you back...More

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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
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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Heated pool
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USD 339 - USD 1,088 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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USD 339 - USD 1,088 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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 view always best"
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"Choose a room with a sea view on either the second or third floors - room 307 is great"
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"Ocean view rooms are luxurious"
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"Rooms with the sea view are beautiful, but ask for a room away from the lift areas - as they are quieter."
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