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2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today

We treated ourselves to 4 nights at the Oyster Box a year ago as a treat to celebrate our son's 10th birthday. There are no words!! From the moment you arrive, until the last second when you have to, very sadly, depart, this hotel staff...More

Thank Quiddity
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded today

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your 4-night stay with us to celebrate Charlie's 10th birthday. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you loved all aspects of the hotel and experienced amazing service from the friendly and...More

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Reviewed 19 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

We were originally upgraded to a ground floor cabana which was a larger room than we had booked however, we couldn't watch the surf due to the foliage and so requested a change back to our original third floor room. The sounds of the ocean,...More

Thank gordakerpcc
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

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 thoroughly enjoyed your accommodation overlooking the iconic lighthouse and ocean and experienced delicious meals in the restaurants, including our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights on our trip around Kwa Zulu Natal.It's a totally comfortable place, in a perfect location, the staff are professional and cannot do enough to help you. We ate breakfast, lunch(sushi) and dinner(Indian buffet) whilst there which is...More

Thank ricardhman
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your two-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and experienced excellent service from the staff and delicious meals throughout your stay. I look forward...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There's this waiter called Brian, he made my lunch time with friends so comfortable, I promise you guys he has the best hospitality. We enjoyed our food there, he is the best. Because of him my friends and I are going to be regulars... By...More

Thank lindasougly23
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your meal on The Ocean Terrace and were treated to excellent hospitality and service by one of our exceptional waiters....More

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About
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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
Spa
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Family
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Luxury
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On the Beach
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Business
,
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
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
86
Price range
US$253 - US$1 121 (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
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
On the Beach
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
86
Price range
US$253 - US$1 121 (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 (1 520)
Room & Suite (246)
Dining (190)
Pool & Beach (124)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (15)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Questions & Answers
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AltaCooke
12 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
12 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
7 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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"If you want a view of the surf, get a room on one of the higher floors."
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"Sea view luxury"
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"Sea facing rooms have wonderful views"
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