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The Oyster Box

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came through to the oyster box in Jan ,What a lovely experience from being greeted at the reception area ,staff where excellent ,the pool area wow ,beautiful ! in the background you have the Lighthouse ,whilst listening to the waves break .We had lunch...More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your reply following your stay with us at The Oyster Box in January. I am absolutely delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the outstanding service from the friendly staff, the stunning...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The praise that's showered upon Durban's Oyster Box Hotel in the affluent Umhlanga area is well-deserved. My husband booked us a two-night stay and took up their Valentine's Day package which was a wonderful excuse to escape to the coast for a mid-week break. The...More

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

Dear Ms Umayya Thank your wonderful review on The Oyster Box Hotel and your stay with us. I am delighted you were happy with so many aspects of your stay. Your wonderful comments will certainly motivate the team. Intuitive service and attention to detail are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second trip to the Oyster Box was just as unforgettable as the first. The ambiance, the views, the food, rooms and the staff are just incredible. From the minute we arrived, Justin Botha was so wonderful - He took such great care of us...More

Thank Amy S
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 stay with us at The Oyster Box. As returning and much-valued guests, your feedback is most important to us and I am therefore thrilled to read that we exceeded your expectations...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 4th visit to this wonderful oasis of a hotel...apart from the usual 5 star service Rashid deserves a special mention When he saw that my Mother had limited mobility he got a wheelchair and gave her a tour of the hotel.The High...More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your 4th visit to The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the High Tea experience in The Palm Court and that both yourself and your Mum...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good afternoon tea is all about the small touches - and The Oyster Box has made sure that they are all present. We were greeted by Rashid - our excellent waiter. Nothing was too much trouble for him and he anticipated our every desire....More

Thank Esther3925
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. It is wonderful that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves at The High Tea and were well looked after. This popular experience is well sought after and guests...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 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$346 - US$1,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$346 - US$1,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (100)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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krinelle
13 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
8 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
14 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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"Any Room at the Oyster Box is amazing!"
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"Ask for a room on the top floor as great view over the beach and sea"
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"See view is worth the upgrade"
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