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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “curry buffet” (186 reviews)
    “the grill” (164 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (105 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Pets Allowed
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    Business Centre
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I visited the OBH for our anniversary. From the moment we stepped into the hotel to when we checked out, we were treated with individualised attention and service. The sea view from our room was breathtaking, I would encourage you to get...More

    Thank Mrs_Mukoki
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for spending your anniversary with us, congratulations once again. I am delighted the team spoilt you, and that you enjoyed the service and special offerings around the hotel. Thank you so much for staying with us. Kind regards Wayne Coetzer General...More

    Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

    Needed to escape little children so went for a grown-up drink! Service is paramount from arrival to departure! From the friendly car parking attendant to the doorman! The waiters, just everyone, nothing seems to be too much trouble! We had a drink in the bar...More

    Thank r0bbie2
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Guest Next time come and stay, so that we can really spoil you, and I will throw in a lovely bottle of Bubbly for you to enjoy again! Thank you for your amazing review! Wayne Coetzer General Manager

    Reviewed 27 January 2017

    It's not often you find a hotel that exceeds its own reputation, the Oyster Box certainly does. Each area of the hotel has its own personality. The layered detail means a visual feast which will keep you occupied time and time again. Just when you...More

    Thank 67RoslynM
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It truely made my day, as delivering above and beyond expectation is what really excites me more than any thing. I really try and ensure that our team at the Oyster...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    Loved staying at this hotel after a few days of safari in Phinda. The room overlooked the Indian Ocean (view of the lighthouse right out the door). My husband would easily have lived at the breakfast buffet every day (the pancakes/crepes were out of this...More

    Thank Carrie W
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. What a wonderful way to spend a holiday, here and then at Phinda. I am delighted you enjoyed so amny aspects of the Hotel, and hope I will have the opportunity...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    We enjoyed our 4 night stay a The Oyster Box. It is a very smart hotel which puts on a show for the guests and visitors with furnishings and staff uniforms. The location is stunning, the staff are welcoming,and the public rooms and bedrooms are...More

    Thank simpkin1970
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The Hotel is always extremely busy, I am sorry you found this inconvenient. Both the library and Lounge area are very popular with resident guests wanting to hold meetings and do daily business,...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$314 - US$921 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business 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 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • Suites ,
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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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    songfool
    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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    23 April 2017|
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    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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    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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    "Oyster Box is famous for its selection of curry dishes."
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    "We had a sea view overlooking the lighthouse which was magnificent. Room was lovely and quiet - very peaceful."
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    "Must choice a seaside view room when staying at the Oyster Box Hotel"
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