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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” (186 reviews)
    “the grill” (164 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (105 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Pets Allowed
    Spa
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    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Kids Club
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    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

    Thank Edmund B
    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 3 days ago 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

    Thank maruschkar
    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 "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 3 days ago

    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

    Thank PBPG
    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 your thoughts on our fantastic surroundings and location, overlooking the ocean and our exceptional service second to none. I am...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago 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 2 days ago

    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

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$315 - US$925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • 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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    songfool
    3 July 2017|
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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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    larainepatterson
    23 April 2017|
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    Dear Mrs. Patterson Thank you for your enquiry. Yes you can purchase a High Tea Voucher at the value of R640.00 for 2 adults. Please advise if you would like me to assist you further regarding this. Many Thanks, Kind... More
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    noelscoetzee17
    2 April 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    Dear Noel, Thank you for your enquiry. Our popular High Tea is child friendly. We offer a 50% discount on the adult rate of R320.00 for children aged between 2 - 10 years. High Tea operates daily 2.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m... More
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    "Oyster Box is famous for its selection of curry dishes."
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    "We had a sea view overlooking the lighthouse which was magnificent. Room was lovely and quiet - very peaceful."
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    "Must choice a seaside view room when staying at the Oyster Box Hotel"
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