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The Oyster Box Beach House

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Harare
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our family were lucky enough to stay in this beautiful beach house for a week in August. The views of Bushman's River and the sea are beyond breath-taking, it’s so easy to watch the ever changing scenes from the comfort of the deck. The house is five star luxury, with modern furnishings and has everything that you could possibly need....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

What an absolutely beautiful stay! We were welcomed by Sarah, who was lovely, friendly and helpful, the staff were great, the house was utterly breath-taking and the views were magnificent! One of the best holidays I've had in a long time!! Highly recommended for a lovely, relaxing and beautiful getaway.

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Thank Leigh W
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I were were fortunate to stay at The Oyster Box Beach House on our tenth wedding anniversary. We found the staff courteous and professional and the accommodation sparkling clean and tastefully decorated. The attention to detail is remarkable. Of course the view over the coastline is stunning. Thank you for the champagne to help us celebrate a...

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ixopo
Reviewed 6 September 2016

a lovely overnight stay - clean and well set out. friendly and helpful staff. great breakfast . the view is perfect and i would have liked to spend a lot longer on the lovely verandah soaking it all up ! no complaints at all . 10/10

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Thank Jennifer S
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Absolutely love this spot! Fantastic attention to detail - you feel like you're in your own wonderful space, not a rental. Wonderfully done out. Relaxed and beachy but still 5-Star luxury accommodation with no compromises. Honestly couldn't fault it. Would stay four times a year in a perfect world! Can't wait to come back in summer, although it was perfectly...

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Thank LesleyS1984
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

To keep it short - I've listed my experience in point form. - Found old chicken bones in the upstairs study. - Lipstick stains on the hand towel in the bathroom. - Popcorn between the couches. Overall, everything felt as if it had been re-used from whoever stayed there the night before. And to the "owner" who may reply to...

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Thank Brad B
LouisePoole, Owner at The Oyster Box Beach House, responded to this review

Dear Brad, I am sorry that you experienced these short comings during your stay. As you can see from our other reviews, this is not a reflection of the standards we strive for. There are times when our staff are stretched due to leave schedules or occupancy, but this is no excuse for any element of cleanliness as you say,...

Reviewed 21 April 2016

My family and I recently stayed only one night at the Oyster Shack which is the sister location across the road from the Oyster Box. It was extremely well appointed and comfortable with all the things you would want and more in self catering accommodation. We were greeted at the house by Sarah who gave us the keys and told...

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Thank Jack R
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable. Well maintained. Nicely kitted out. Great pillows. The entire family was very satisfied. Young and old catered for adequately. Need more channels on dstv. The view is breathtaking. We enjoyed sundowners on the patio.

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Thank pamelam614
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Oyster Box for a week with family visiting from overseas. What a wonderful place for a reunion! The view from the house is stunning as the Bushman's River flows into the sea. The house itself is spacious and has all the mod-cons one could wish for - we specially enjoyed the top of...

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Thank Lynda_Pieters
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I don't usually write reviews but as I was perusing TripAdvisor I came across the Oyster Box holiday house at Kenton on Sea where my family and I stayed last June for 8 nights. I was aghast to see negative comments that had no resemblance of our own experience whatsoever. This prompted me to share the experience we had during...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautifully decorated and well-equipped modern beach house with some of the best views on the South African coastline. We offer both bed and breakfast or self catering accommodation for up to 8 guests. Located in Kenton on Sea in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. We have been graded as a 5 star self catering house by the TGCSA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oyster Box Beach House

Address: 19 Elliot Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Kenton-on-Sea
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oyster Box Beach House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Oyster Box Beach House South Africa/Kenton-On-Sea
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“Best views and luxurious”
 of 5 bubbles belindam735, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“lovely view from both upstairs and downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles genevievegw, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book out the whole home”
 of 5 bubbles 448LindaR, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We chose the upstairs suite for privacey but the downstairs suite is equally as private and luxurious. The sea views are out of this world!”
 of 5 bubbles 38Bridget, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear have amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles AlanHowell, 20 Feb 2014 | Read review
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