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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
    011 27 31 514 5000
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    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
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    “curry buffet” (200 reviews)
    “the grill” (174 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (117 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Airport Transportation
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    Rooftop Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Pets Allowed
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

    My husband, 9 month old son and I enjoyed a fabulous long weekend getaway at the Oyster Box this last weekend and were once again blown away by this special place. We have stayed at the hotel 3 times (one of which was our honeymoon)...More

    Thank Njolies
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your family stay with us at The Oyster Box. As returning and much-valued guests, your feedback is most important to us and I am thrilled that you felt special and thoroughly enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

    Been going for many years. Always a wonderful experience. Our waiter Charlie was very personable and attentive. We had the seafood platter for 2. Would not miss it each time we visit. The oxtail stew is lovely.More

    Thank jcordano
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your visit to The Ocean Terrace Restaurant. I am delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the attentive service, together with the delicious seafood platter. I look forward to welcoming you back...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

    You must visit this hotel. It was nothing but fabulous. The whole staff is the best I have ever seen. The spa is worth every penny. I want to special thank Justin who is a remarkable man and has a personality like no one I...More

    Thank koleen623
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is fantastic to read that you enjoyed a wonderful stay and found everything to your liking and the staff amazing. Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

    The setting on the outside verandah is exquisite ! You look over the pool and lighthouse/sea! The service is phenomenal and their coffee is easily amongst the best in Durban! Highly recommend this establishment for coffee and light meals!More

    Thank Andre L
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your meal together with the best coffee in town! The ocean view setting on The Ocean Terrace completes the scene...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

    This is a spectacular historic hotel with all the necessary services levels and quality dinning experiences. We reserved a private dinning room and hosted 25 guests. The services levels were superb and all the requests we had were dealt with perfectly. Our set menu included...More

    Thank EONJoburg
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your exceptional dining experience with 25 guests at The Oyster Box. I am delighted to hear that you were well looked after by the staff and experienced superb levels of experience and...More

    About
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    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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • 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$313 - US$1,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • 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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    Traveller (1180)
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    krinelle
    12 November 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
    7 November 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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    Notalonelyt
    13 September 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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    "See view is worth the upgrade"
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    "Certainly ask for an ocean facing room if available."
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    "I had a basic room with a view over the grounds. No idea what the other rooms were like in comparison."
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    "Ocean view"
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