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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
    011 27 31 514 5000
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    “curry buffet” (195 reviews)
    “the grill” (169 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (110 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We recently had our second stay at this beautiful hotel, this time in a sea facing luxury suite. The rooms were absolutely amazing, beautifully appointed with great sea views. Whales and dolphins also regularly swam past so that was an added bonus. Interestingly enough the...More

    Thank FourAbroad
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. As a returning and much-valued guest, I am thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular your amazing luxurious accommodation. Thank you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Sir, I address this email to you with a heavy heart: we recently spent a few days at your hotel and, being the pedantic perfectionist that I am – some actual describe me as bordering on OCD – I have to advise that I could...More

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

    Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely comments, it was wonderful talking to you on the phone. Kind Regards Wayne Coetzer General Manager

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My wife, two children and I were down on holiday for the long weekend in Umhlanga and usually avoid upmarket restaurants in favor of more low-key venues. We threw caution to the wind on Saturday night the 23 September and decided to have dinner at...More

    Thank markjA7858QY
    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 with your family to The Oyster Box. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you all thoroughly enjoyed yourselves with us at The Ocean Terrace Restaurant and that you were...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Went to this bar as well as the restaurants on a few occasions during my stay in Umhlanga. Food and service was nothing short of amazing. In particular our waiter "Showcase" and manager Clive. I'll be back for sure. Big up.More

    Thank KevSm1th
    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 Lighthouse Bar and restaurants during your stay in Umhlanga Rocks. I am delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed yourself on all occasions and were well looked after....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We go to the Osterbox quite often and we always go home feeling relaxed and refreshed. We stayed over for the long weekend.The hotel is really opulent and beautiful. The service is great and always on top standard. The rooms each have its own unique...More

    Thank antoinettes33
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your long-weekend stay with us at The Oyster Box. As returning and much-valued guests, I am thrilled that you enjoyed your luxury accommodation with special amenities and that you felt fully relaxed...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$341 - US$1,146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury 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 (1118)
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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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