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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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          US$385
          US$259
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          Overview
          • Excellent88%
          • Very good8%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “curry buffet” (181 reviews)
          “the grill” (162 reviews)
          “lighthouse bar” (103 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Pets Allowed
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Kids Club
          Butler Service
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 12 November 2016

          The Oyster Box is a beautiful luxury hotel in peaceful surroundings and right near the Umhlanga lighthouse. The service, rooms and general comfort are all spectacular. Very highly recommended for business and leisure stays.More

          Thank Gary E
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am delighted you thoroughly enjoyed the amazing service, luxurious accommodation and wonderful location overlooking the ocean. I look forward to welcoming you back...More

          Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

          Had a very comfortable stay, provided excellent service and ate some very delicious meals. The place has a colonial feel but not too pretentious. If you have the time, experience the high tea. Just awesome! Would recommend!!More

          Thank Grunter2014
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel and experienced excellent service and delicious meals, including our most...More

          Reviewed 10 November 2016

          This is a experiance you should not miss if you are in the area we called in for a nosey and a good look around the welcome we got was the same as if we had booked in and they were only to pleased to...More

          Thank hovercraft-2007
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your visit to The Oyster Box. It is wonderful that you enjoyed your time with us and were shown around our beautiful property by our friendly staff. I look forward to you...More

          Reviewed 10 November 2016

          Booked a table on the terrace for early evening meal and decided to do a 'recky' during the day to see what the place looked like....'Raffles Singapore'...but with a lot better views, the hotel is beautiful, wonderful ambience and great location, it was getting close...More

          Thank Davbob54
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves on the terrace and looking around our beautiful hotel. Perhaps you will be able to spend...More

          Reviewed 9 November 2016

          We spent two nights at The Oyster Box and found it delightful. Tradition seeps from the corners of all areas, but they don't rest on their history, they've managed to combine the best of their traditions with all the necessary contemporary essentials. Our room had...More

          Thank susafoxSeattle
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your two-night stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is fantastic to read that you enjoyed a wonderful stay, in particular your sea-facing accommodation with stunning ocean views. Thank you for...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • 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
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$318 - US$946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • Room types
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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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          Traveller (980)
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          Hotel & Grounds (659)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          larainepatterson
          Please could I buy a high tea voucher as a gift for someone.. if so please what is the price for 2 adults Regards. Laraine Patterson
          23 April 2017|
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          Response from assistfrontoffice1 |
          Dear Mrs. Patterson Thank you for your enquiry. Yes you can purchase a High Tea Voucher at the value of R640.00 for 2 adults. Please advise if you would like me to assist you further regarding this. Many Thanks, Kind... More
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          noelscoetzee17
          Is the high tea kid friendly?
          2 April 2017|
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          Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
          Dear Noel, Thank you for your enquiry. Our popular High Tea is child friendly. We offer a 50% discount on the adult rate of R320.00 for children aged between 2 - 10 years. High Tea operates daily 2.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m... More
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          Polykala
          Apart from your hotel, how far are the nearest restaurants? Do you offer Half Board or only B&B? Thank you
          22 March 2017|
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          Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
          Dear Polykala, Thank you for your enquiry. There are many restaurants nearby which are within walking distance from our hotel. Less than 10 minutes away is a very large shopping centre, "Gateway theatre of shopping" at... More
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