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2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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An experience to remember! From the moment we arrived till the moment we left we were treated to amazing service, attention to every detail, warm and pleasant people who clearly enjoyed working there, and felt like we were part of the family. All of the...More

Thank TravelingTrep
Response from WDC72, 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. Feedback such as yours is wonderful to receive and I am thrilled you enjoyed an experience to remember from the moment you arrived, until...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Oyster Box is one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever visited. So much thought has gone into making this hotel more than just a hotel. It is luxurious but not pretentious. The relaxed, old world charm of the place draws you in,...More

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Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 July 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel, in particular the quiet clock library showcasing a splendid collection...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed staying here, it’s a beautiful hotel and the service was second to none. Big shout out to Alfred in the Chappa Bar was great company and really enjoyed his hospitality! I’ll be back for sure see you early next year!More

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Response from WDC72, 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. I am absolutely delighted you enjoyed your time in our beautiful hotel and experienced amazing service. Thank you for your kind words regarding the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Remarkable, amazing and simply professional. What a great evening of food and service, the team really went the extra mile for the celebrations. We will definitely be back. Thank you Oyster Box team and our waitron Marcel.More

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Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you all thoroughly enjoyed your special evening in The Wine Cellar and experienced amazing service and delicious food. I will...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We love the Oyster Box. They really make you feel special. From the moment you get there you feel as though you are having a real spoil. They are very good at giving you a special welcome - And from that moment you feel as...More

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Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 6 days ago

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About
Description
THE LEGEND LIVES ON… AT THE OYSTER BOX Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned More for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities. Dining venues include the casual ‘Ocean Terrace’, serving casual and al fresco fare and a Curry Buffet, to the legendary, fine-dining ‘Grill Room’. The ‘Palm Court’ serves a lavish, traditional ‘High Tea’ daily, with live piano accompaniment. The Oyster and Lighthouse Bars are the hottest spots in town for sun-downers.The Spa is equipped with six treatment rooms, a Hydrotherapy Bath, grooming lounge, plunge-pool, state-of-the-art gym, Infinity pool and Tranquillity Lounge and offers the latest in health and wellness teatments.Facilities include two swimming pools, a private library, luscious tropical gardens and an intimate, 24-seater movie theatre. The Oyster Box is KZN’s premiere wedding and honeymoon destination and the ‘venue of choice’ for the conference and business market.Time spent at The Oyster Box will leave you with magical memories to last a lifetime. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Spa
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Luxury
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On the Beach
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Business
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
86
Price range
USD 301 - USD 1,190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Spa
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
86
Price range
USD 301 - USD 1,190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umhlanga Rocks
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Traveller (1,551)
Room & Suite (248)
Dining (193)
Pool & Beach (126)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (15)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Questions & Answers
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AltaCooke
13 September 2018|
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your interest in dining at The Chef's Table situated in the kitchen of the hotel. There are 3 Dinner menus from which to choose, starting at R1500.00 per person, with a minimum of 8 people, served... More
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krinelle
13 November 2017|
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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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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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"Amazing sea views from lots of the rooms. Books dinner reservations in advance. Pool is heated."
TravelingTrep
2 days ago
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"Go for second floor sea-view rooms."
380IanM
2 weeks ago
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"we prefer sea facing - nothing beats hearing the roar of the sea"
Bongitole
3 weeks ago
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"If you want a view of the surf, get a room on one of the higher floors."
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