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The Oyster Box

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“curry buffet”(205 reviews)
“the grill”(177 reviews)
“lighthouse bar”(119 reviews)
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We have been a regular over the years to this special hotel. Unfortunately , our last visit in June 2017 was marred by a couple of disinterested staff , and dismissive front office manager Geoffrey Bergh Lloyd. In short , despite us arriving early for...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

While the men went golfing, the ladies treated themselves to a nice day at the oyster box. The hotel is definitely one of he most beautiful places. We decided to get a bite at #lighthouse bar- the view was extraordinary and the food was delicious....More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your "Girls day out" visit to The Oyster Box. It is fantastic to read that you all thoroughly enjoyed a bite in The Lighthouse Bar with amazing ocean views and were treated...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Reminds me of Raffles in Singapore, it all feels very colonial with the staff dressed up in their uniforms. This is a must visit whilst in the area. Fantastic surroundings, and service second to none. Afternoon tea is a specialty We watched the Wimbledon final...More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am absolutely delighted to read your thoughts on our fantastic surroundings and location, overlooking the ocean and our exceptional service second to none. I am...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed an amazing three days at the Oyster Box in sea facing room. Everything was perfect. Drinks in the evening in the bar was great, breakfast was amazing with the most attentive service. Dinner was truly amazing with delicious Jack Daniel...More

Thank Wim G
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your three-day stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely delighted you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel, especially the amazing breakfast and wonderful location overlooking the ocean. Thank you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Being in the hotel industry myself and always striving to give guests a superior and lasting experience, I was fortunate enough to get just that with my family at The Oyster Box hotel. As soon as we arrived at The Oyster Box, we stepped into...More

Thank Duncan B
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely delighted to read how much you all enjoyed yourselves, especially the comfort of your luxury sea facing suite. Your comments regarding...More

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2018 Winner
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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
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Price range
USD 346 - USD 1,327 (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 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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 346 - USD 1,327 (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 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
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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Notalonelyt
14 September 2017|
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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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"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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