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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have had the pleasure of treating ourselves to the High Tea at The Oyster Box The ambience of the location and quality of the food are far superior to any other establishment in the area Thank you to the...More

Thank kevinfbrown
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 6 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your return visit to The Palm Court at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled your expectations were exceeded yet again at the ever-popular High Tea and that you find the location and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

I love the hotel, the restaurant view on the terrace, the spa, the service, the food. Its all truly breathtaking. The only thing I hate is the colonial staff attire. Seriously we're not living in colonial South Africa.

Thank Lindo X
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting The Spa and restaurants at The Oyster Box. I am delighted you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Wayne Coetzer General Manager

Reviewed 5 October 2017

My parents live in Durban and for as long as I can remember the Oyster Box has been their favourite restaurant experience. Sadly, in their retirement, they could no longer afford to dine there. My Dad had been in poor health recently and I really...More

Thank Sandra J
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 6 October 2017

Dear Sandra J, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your parents' visit to The Grill Room at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to know that they experienced an exceptional birthday celebration for your Dad's 70th, however offer my sympathies...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

My visit for High Tea was well worth it. Moses was hospitable and attentive. The food was in a league of it's own. The table setting classic and the personalised welcome note and complementary tea bags was a lovely touch. I can highly recommend this...More

Thank AlexSauerman
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box to enjoy a High Tea experience in The Palm Court. I am delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed the amazing spread on offer and that...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

an amazing hotel on the water of the Indian Ocean. the oyster Box- where on the breakfast buffet there are fresh oysters. the location is incredible, the facility beautiful and staffed by some of the friendliest people you can ever ask for. the pool overlooks...More

Thank jspring515
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box with stunning views overlooking the Indian Ocean. I am thrilled you enjoyed the stunning location and the amazing service provided by the friendly staff....More

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Amenities
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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
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$334 - US$1,048 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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US$334 - US$1,048 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach 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
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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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13 September 2017|
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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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