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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
    011 27 31 514 5000
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “curry buffet” (196 reviews)
    “the grill” (170 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (112 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    I have been in Umhlanga for this past week and was told by a friend that the Oyster Box Hotel was a 'must visit' whilst I was here. Firstly, the hotel is magnificent! It has been tastefully decorated (luxurious but not too over the top)...More

    Thank Terri1212
    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

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    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

    As they say, "when in Rome....." and we all know what follows. Equally though, when in Umhlanga, eat curry with the Durbanites, at the Oyster Box hotel in Umhlanga. They have a daily curry buffet with a wide array of delicious curries like only the...More

    Thank Crixxus
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    My wife and I booked breakfast on the terrace. The choice extensive. The quality superb. The service excellent. The view is the Indian Ocean. It was excellent and a must visit when friends come to stay.More

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

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you experienced a wonderful time here whilst thoroughly enjoying the extensive breakfast selection on The Ocean Terrace overlooking the ocean....More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The feel of The Oyster Box is of opulence and luxury. We had dinner with friends there for the first time and they had been asked in advance for any vegan friendly options and they were very accommodating. We don't like to make too much...More

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

    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 that you thoroughly enjoyed your dinner and experienced exceptional service. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards,...More

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    About
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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
    • US$338 - US$1 160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • Number of rooms
    • 86
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    • South Africa >
    • KwaZulu-Natal >
    • Umhlanga Rocks
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    • Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks
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    Traveller (1145)
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    krinelle
    12 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
    7 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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    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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    "I would always recommend a sea view"
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    "Upper floor balconies had lovely views over the beach, rocks and lighthouse. Ground floor rooms opened out..."
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    "See views are great, but the surf can be loud in the mornings"
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    "difficult to see the Atlantic ocean from there so go for a Indian ocean view."
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