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The Oyster Box
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, wonderful atmosphere and excellent service at The Terrace restaurant. Our waiter Brian was attentive, polite and kept us in stitches the entire evening and even surprised us with a huge slice of chocolate cake for our anniversary. Highly recommend!

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank CLYDE H
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OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box to celebrate your anniversary.

I am delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your evening with us on The Ocean Terrace and that you were well looked after by Brian. I will be sure to share your comments with the team.

I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind regards,

Wayne Coetzer
General Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Oyster Box last year, could not fault and is definitely one of the best hotels I have stayed in. The sea view room was simply amazing with a huge bed and everything you could possibly want from a luxury five star hotel. Great choice of restaurants and bars with amazing cocktails. Highly recommended and will definitely stay again when next in Durban.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
Thank mikelovesaholiday
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OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 thrilled therefore to read that you were blown away by the amazing accommodation and everything for which you could have wished.

I look forward to welcoming you back again when next visiting Umhlanga.

Kind regards,

Wayne Coetzer
General Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner. We had dinner at the Palm Terrace and were beautifully taken care of by Portia. She was extremely attentive and made sure our special evening was even better. Service at the OB is second to none, thank you, we will definitely be back.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank shesellsseashells02
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OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box to enjoy a meal in The Palm Court. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your evening, made even more special by the exceptional service delivered by Portia.

I look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Kind regards,

Wayne Coetzer
General Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oyster Box Hotel is legendary and has been there for decades. We stayed here for the first time in February 2018 and were not disappointed at all.
The rooms were well appointed, quiet and the passages and gardens are a delight to explore. The Sunday buffet breakfast was excellent.
What really sets the OBH apart from the rest is the excellent service and attitude of the staff who work here - from the smiling guard at the entrance to the maid who cleans your room, we were made to feel like royalty!

  • Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank CapeTownChris
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OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box, responded to this reviewResponded 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 to read that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the luxurious accommodation and amazing buffet breakfast.

Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding the excellent service you experienced from the staff. I will be sure to share your comments with the team who will be most grateful.

I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Kind regards,

Wayne Coetzer
General Manager

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi I just wanted to firstly give a heartfelt thanks to Rosanne Pillay for assisting me and going the extra mile in planning and delivering an excellent pre drinks get together for my son and his friends on Saturday 24 March . The team Clive, Sne,Lucky,Karen and Rakesh ensured that we were well taken care off on the day. They were well prepared and handled the tables with ease. A job well done

Stayed: March 2018, travelled with family
Thank lavishasayed
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OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster Box, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box.

We are delighted to read that your son's pre - drinks were excellent and that Roseanne,Clive,Sne,Lucky,Karen and Rakesh had gone the extra mile, ensuring that your son was well taken care and I will certainly share your comments with them.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to The Oyster Box Hotel & Spa.

Kind Regards,
Wayne Coetzer
General Manager

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