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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “curry buffet” (190 reviews)
    “the grill” (167 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (109 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1 764 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Everything is exceptional, service, care of small details, food, views, rooms. I now know why people count this as a favourite destination and hotel experience. A mix of old world and modern design. I'd say the attention to details stood out the most.More

    Thank drcoljoy
    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. We pride ourselves in the attention to detail placed throughout the hotel and I am thrilled you appreciated this aspect the most. The staff...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

    A weekend getaway at the Oyster Box is truly a treat. From the moment my husband and I walked into the hotel's lobby we were treated like royalty. The attentive staff greet you with a cold glass of bubbly and tour you around the fabulous...More

    Thank NoriCupcake
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 19 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful to read how you felt like royalty from the moment you arrived with the warm welcome from our friendly staff. I...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    From the get go to the departure for the airport to return home everything without exception was truly outstanding from the from the quality and decor of our suite to the great service received from all the staff management including the exceptional quality of the...More

    Thank 435paddyb
    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. I am thrilled to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay from the moment you arrived until your departure. Your kind comments regarding the...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    This is the most beautiful hotel we have ever stayed in and believe me we have stayed in many. The surroundings are just stunning and the attention to detail unreal. The staffs uniforms are actually beautiful and they themselves couldn't be nicer. The awful weather...More

    Thank Martin C
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 5 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 special anniversary. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves despite the inclement weather and that you admired...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We recently visited the Ocean Terrace to enjoy the Sunday roast. The roast beef with all the trimmings was amazing with the exceptional view and great company. A special thank you to Laura and José for the attention to detail & great service.More

    Thank Simphiwe_Nzama
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, 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 absolutely delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal of roast beef with all the trimmings on The Ocean Terrace on Sunday. I...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    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
    • US$359 - US$1 018 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • Room types
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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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    Notalonelyt
    13 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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    Response from MervynN30 | Reviewed this property |
    We dressed semi formal or smart casual. I would call the restaurant to confirm but on the occasions we've been there, I did not see anyone with a t-shirt or shorts. The food and service is outstanding.
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your enquiry. With pleasure, we will be able to arrange a tour for you. May I suggest you mail your details to our Concierge through our website. Apologies for not advising a contact as... More
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