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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful setting right by the Lighthouse. The bar is buzzing on Thursday with live music and very vibey. Good start to the holiday weekend. A pizza with flair or A la Carte - just be there and enjoy the whole ambiance. You will be pleased...More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am delighted you enjoyed the amazing atmosphere in the bar and your delicious meal from the restaurant. I look forward to welcoming you back soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is first rate by any measure. We stayed here for two nights in March 2018 and had an excellent experience. Great location- check. Nice room- check. Friendly, attentive staff- check. Good food- check. I wouldn't change a thing.More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your 2-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and experienced excellent accommodation, food and attentive staff. I look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here for business quite a lot, the oyster box is the best hotel hands down. Staff are attentive and service is great. Top quality food and drinks, and the rooms are luxurious. Recommend the roof top bar, only criticism is that it could do with...More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you experienced exceptional service from the attentive staff and thoroughly enjoyed your luxurious accommodation. Thank you for your comment regarding the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a stunning 4 nights in this hotel - room 11 which is a garden room with stunning ocean views. I’m not sure where to begin as everything about this hotel is simply stunning. The rooms, the staff, the food and the location are...More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your 4-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you thoroughly enjoyed your luxurious sea-facing accommodation and found everything to your liking from the moment you arrived, in particular...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience all round. A room with a view of the beach and the lighthouse- and from the moment we walked in we were made to feel special. The spaces and ambience in this hotel are heady and luxurious- the breakfasts cater to every possible...More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled you enjoyed a wonderful experience from the moment you arrived and found everything to your liking, in particular the exceptional breakfast...More

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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
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$321 - US$867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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Price range
US$321 - US$867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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"Sea facing, ground floor rooms are the best!!!"
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