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  • Excellent88%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We checked into the hotel after 2,5 weeks of travel across mostly game lodges. The effect of a 5 star hotel, combined with the "big city" felt strange at first. It was a very busy period, as well as a legal holiday in SA and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank FootpathGirl
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 4 weeks ago

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 5 days ago

Quite simply, the best hotel we have ever had the privilege to stay in. Every aspect of the hotel is superb. Our room, over looking the lighthouse and the pounding ocean, was simply breathtaking and to sleep with that noise was heavenly. High Tea was...More

Thank ginit52
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your 3-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you found the hotel to be the best in which you have every stayed and found everything to your liking....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The oyster box is the most charming and truly a unique experience we have ever had at any hotel across the world! And we travel a great deal. It's location on the beautiful Umhlanga water front is breathtakingly beautiful, serene and calming. A bell rings...More

Thank joycelindsay42
Response from WDC72, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 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 to read that you were blown away by everything you experienced, in particular the stunning location overlooking the ocean, the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Oyster Box advertises sea facing rooms and garden facing rooms on its website. We had the misfortune to get room 222- which faces straight onto the side of a large apartment building next door, which was certainly not what we expected. The bedside rugs...More

3  Thank Louise W
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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
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$260 - US$1,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Quiet Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#3 Trendy Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#9 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#10 Centrally Located Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$260 - US$1,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Quiet Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#3 Trendy Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#9 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#10 Centrally Located Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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krinelle
13 November 2017|
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Response from WDC72 | 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
8 November 2017|
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Response from WDC72 | 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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14 September 2017|
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Response from WDC72 | 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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"Frontal ocean view is a must !"
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"Sea facing room."
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"Any room is a good room - especially close to the Spa!!!!!"
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"I was in a garden room which I loved: the sun rises early over the sea so I could sleep in a bit since I was..."
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