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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry buffet”(219 reviews)
“the grill”(189 reviews)
“lighthouse bar”(121 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just stayed 2 nights at the Oyster Box hotel near Durban. This hotel is reminiscent of Raffles with its colonial styling. Our ocean view room was beautifully appointed. The hotel staff are eager to please and are professional, warm and welcoming. The hotel's vicinity to...More

Thank Kaye M
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Simply put, the Oyster Box is absolutely fantastic. This “Raffelesque” style hotel satisfied every aspect of our hotel stay. Exceptional, character- filled rooms, romantically styled, gorgeous bathrooms with quality toiletries, luxurious linen, exceptional decor throughout the hotel, endlessly gracious, smiling staff: all this and more...More

Thank Susan H
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled to read that you were blown away and found everything to your liking from the luxurious sea-facing accommodation with private...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On the plus side: perfect location, very friendly staff, lots of good resturants nearby, charlming monkeys, food great, sea views are amazing, picturesque lighthouse and promenade nearby. On the slightly negative side: make sure you book the spa in advance. We did not. Had out...More

Thank Sharks_Rugby
Reviewed yesterday

Location one of the best in KZN Staff accommodating all needs without hassle, nothing too much for them free shuttle service to and from Gateway Mall The best beach for surfing Hotel caters for all ages and the beach and pool facilities excellent. The restaurants...More

Thank REDAPPLE1822
Reviewed yesterday

Dear Wayne and the fabulous Oysterbox team, Thank you for making our weekend at your glorious establishment hugely relaxing! It is so nice to be part of the OBH family and made to feel so special when entering the reception where Sam and Rosie welcomed...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 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
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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$328 - US$1,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$328 - US$1,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (1340)
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Dining (154)
Pool & Beach (102)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
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krinelle
November 12, 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
November 7, 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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September 13, 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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"All rooms have a sea view and close to the ocean. Waves crashing sounds on balcony"
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"Great views and amazing decor, and the service!"
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"The luxury sea facing rooms are perfect"
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"The view from the sea facing rooms are spectacular."
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