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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
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    • Average2%
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    “curry buffet” (190 reviews)
    “the grill” (167 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (109 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Recently stayed at the Oyster Box whilst on a business trip. The service was amazing, facilities of high quality and clean. The stay was in an ocean facing room, and the views were awesome. Plenty of meal options and the buffet breakfast had everything you...More

    Thank riessy1705
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your business stay with us at The Oyster Box. Your comments regarding the amazing service, high quality facilities and cleanliness of the rooms are most important to us and I will be...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From walking into the door to being served at the Bar and then being seated in the restaurant the staff were extremely friendly and helpful the food was well presented and utterly delicious there is a real sense of pride and going over and above...More

    Thank theferrari488gtb
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your return visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your drinks in the bar and delicious meals in the restaurant as on previous visits to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We enjoyed a splendid meal on the terrace in the sun overlooking the Indian ocean. Great food and excellent service from our server Nomphilo. Thank you so much for your kindness and great service. We enjoyed the curry buffet, including the spicy beef vindaloo.More

    Thank ChrisK_Windsor
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your meals on The Ocean Terrace overlooking the ocean and received exceptional service from the staff. It...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a lovely stay at Oyster Box as a family with 4 kida, whilst the Reception area is somewhat intimidating with a bank of Receptionists all gleaming and eager to help, the service is actually more understated than first impressions would suggest, the staff...More

    Thank RowneyBirminghamUK
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your family stay with us at The Oyster Box. The hotel is very family-orientated and I am thrilled to read that you took advantage of the facilities. Thank you for your kind...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The food, the atmosphere, the staff, the entire experience is something worthwhile. We opted for the curry buffet and it was really a variety of indian cuisine. The staff are extremely friendly and caring to say the least. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience.More

    Thank serumoodley
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you thoroughly enjoyed the ever-popular curry buffet in The Ocean Terrace Restaurant overlooking the ocean and found the staff extremely friendly and helpful....More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 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
    • 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$359 - US$1,032 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family 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
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • 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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    Notalonelyt
    14 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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    30 July 2017|
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    Response from MervynN30 | Reviewed this property |
    We dressed semi formal or smart casual. I would call the restaurant to confirm but on the occasions we've been there, I did not see anyone with a t-shirt or shorts. The food and service is outstanding.
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    4 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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    "Ocean view is awesome!"
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    "We had 2 rooms, one a sea view - glorious and one a garden view - a little underwhelming"
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