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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
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    “curry buffet” (186 reviews)
    “the grill” (164 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (105 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 17 January 2017

    Our family were fortunate to spend another holiday at the Oyster Box Hotel. It is difficult to comprehend into words the way you feel when you stay at this hotel. The staff make you feel incredibly special and pamper you in the manner befitting of...More

    Thank BradleyAllison
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 19 January 2017

    Dear Sir We loved having you and your lovely family. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back, we hope you had a chance to relax and enjoy the sea and sun. Thank you for staying with us when there are so many to...More

    Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

    Two night stay only, unfortunately it was heavy rain so couldn't use outside areas which looked fabulous. The upside of the rain was being able to chill in this outstandingly beautiful hotel. Lots of little areas with gorgeous seating and artwork. We had curry buffet...More

    Thank Roslyn F
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 19 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for your comments, we are delighted you enjoyed so many aspects of the Hotel. Every one just loves the setting, the beautiful views, the gorgeous Indian style punjab uniforms and Pearl necklaces every lady staff member is given when they start....More

    Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

    Superb. Been to many hotels locally and internationally the culture at The Oyster box many aspire to achieve.They truely understand Customer Service. The rooms are excellent with excellent sea view. Food excellent. Well done Oyster Box

    Thank Ahmed M
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 19 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so much for your fabulous comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here and felt spoilt. We look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Thank you Wayne Coetzer General Manager

    Reviewed 17 January 2017

    You can't go wrong here. Everything is excellent. People were really friendly from check-in to the dining services. Needless to say, you pay a pretty penny for it, so it better be! We had an outstanding visit here. Do not miss the curry buffet -...More

    Thank NellanSF
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 18 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank ypu so much for your wonderful comments. I am delighted you enjoyed your time with us and that you spent time with Skabenga, I hope he didnt scratch you, he has been a bit grumpy lately! Thank you for choosing us when...More

    Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

    We had a 4 night stay from 2 January so it was a great way to kick off 2017. Our room, well, suite, was amazing. Sofa area in one side with a desk with the bedroom area on the other side. Lovely bathroom with "his...More

    Thank Lesley R
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 January 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your 4-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful that you thoroughly enjoyed your luxurious suite and found the staff helpful and pleasant. I will be sure to share...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
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    • US$314 - US$921 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • 86
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    • 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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    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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    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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    "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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