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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
    011 27 31 514 5000
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
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    “curry buffet” (196 reviews)
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    “lighthouse bar” (112 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 May 2017

    An unbelievably awesome experience. The service was absolutely outstanding Each and Everyone working in this this fabulous hotel were extremely pleased to be at work.They must love what they do.I believe this culture must be inculcated by the MD.Thanks to the gorgeous Candice for making...More

    Thank kanoosoni
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 15 May 2017

    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 that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the exceptional service from our dedicated staff and the delicious meals, one of...More

    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    Sifiso was a courteous, friendly and attentive waiter for our birthday meal with a 90 year old uncle:thankyou. The weather was unusually atrocious, but there were many quiet corners in the hotel where we could relax, even without using the gym or sauna.More

    Thank 6womanofkent0
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 15 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review following your visit to The Oyster Box with your 90 year old uncle to celebrate a birthday. I am thrilled that Sifiso took great care of you and despite the weather, you thoroughly...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    Dear Wayne and the OBH team, We would like to thank you and the phenomenal team for an amazing long weekend at the OBH. The attention to detail of your team was amazing and we feel like part of the family when Wellington greets us...More

    Thank Claire v
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your long weekend stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled that you were well looked after by the team and appreciated the attention to detail throughout the hotel. Your...More

    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    We recently had a special birthday family gathering for lunch at the Ocean Terrace. We had an excellent lunch - the curry buffet a must! Thank you Kevin for a delicious take away bunny chow! The staff were very friendly and helpful - attention to...More

    Thank pickledpear2017
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am delighted to read that you all thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, especially the ever-popular Curry Buffet. I look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Wayne...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2017

    The old-style charm of the Oyster Box is everywhere. In its decor, it's great service and its location... right at the beach. We could leave the double balcony doors of our room open to enjoy the magnificent view of the oceans and hear the waves...More

    Thank Ilse020
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 10 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your perfect weekend stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your luxurious accommodation with stunning views overlooking the ocean and The Ocean Terrace...More

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    About
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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
    • 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$342 - US$1,153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business 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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    krinelle
    13 November 2017|
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    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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    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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    "Who needs a "City View" when there is the Indian Ocean on the doorstep?"
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    "Sea-facing luxury rooms - 302, 303, 304 305 are some ideas. NOT 301."
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    "I would always recommend a sea view"
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