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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)
    “the grill” (171 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (112 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

    The most wonderful hotel and the perfect location. The staff are amazing and cannot do enough for you. Thank you for making our visit such a memorable occasion. Absolute luxury and the most incredible breakfast you will not find anywhere else in the world!More

    Thank Deborah L
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 5 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your time here at the most wonderful hotel in the perfect location. Thank you for you...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    There is absolutely no faults at this hotel. From the beauty you walk in to, to the friendly, warming & professional staff who work there, to the gorgeous, clean & modern rooms, to the kids club which runs to perfection & allows the adults some...More

    Thank Laura B
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 4 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thoroughly delighted to read that you found perfection at the sea and could not fault the hotel, from the time you arrived...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2017

    This place has always been a favourite. I couldn't book the days I needed over Easter (i left it to the last minute!) so I stayed in a fabulous apartment in Seashelles (a few minutes by taxi) of which more separately......but I enjoyed breakfast and...More

    1  Thank JohnnyGee23
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 4 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box. I am delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your meals at our restaurants over the three-day period and found the food and staff amazing. I do hope that...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

    We had stayed here for 3 nights . Great location overseeing Umlanga beach with a great walking stretch. Great interiors with courteous and attentive staff. Food and bar options are apt. Great place for holidaying and relaxing. Though very small gym but great Spa. Overall...More

    Thank devendra k
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 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 to hear that you found everything to your liking, especially the wonderful decor and friendly staff. I will be sure...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2017

    We stayed 4 nights at The Oyster Box and did not want to leave. Absolutely stunning views of the lightshouse, the roaring sea and the vast beach. Our two connecting rooms had an amazing view of the lighthouse and we woke up just after six...More

    Thank mrsholidaylover
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful that you thoroughly enjoyed the stunning ocean view and superb breakfast each day on the terrace. Thank you for your kind...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$343 - US$1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa 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 (1145)
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    krinelle
    13 November 2017|
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    Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
    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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    Suzanne L
    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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