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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a view from the veranda. Pool, lighthouse and surf. This place "rocks". Great food and beverage. Well appointed and in service in the spirit of yesteryear. I could have been dining at a maharaja's palace during the British Raj.More

Thank Miotoni
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to the The Oyster Box. It is wonderful to learn that you were blown away by the ambiance and service and that you felt you could have been dining at...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary at The Ouster Box last night and I have to say that our waiter Rakesh was simply the best! From beginning to end his service, humour and attentiveness was out of this world. Thank you Rakesh!!!More

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your visit to The Oyster Box to celebrate your Wedding Anniversary. I am delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us and that you experienced exceptional service. I look...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Spent just one night at the end of our holiday before flying home. And what a great way to finish. Greeted warmly at checkin. Immaculate staff. Great room with ocean view. Lovely dinner, and breakfast the following morning. Shame we had to leave to fly...More

Thank P S
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box before flying home. I am thrilled that you found everything to your liking, in particular the immaculate staff, wonderful accommodation overlooking the ocean and...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Once again a wonderful stay at this exceptional hotel. A red carpet experience in every sense ❤️ Thank you William for your warm welcome, Jonathan and Danny for your exceptional service and every other member of your fantastic team who made our trip so memorableMore

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Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 27 October 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 thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the exceptional service experienced throughout the hotel. I will be sure...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice hotel with very big room (garden loft villa). They have arranged a day tour and was great. We covered most of Durban city, Nelson Mandela capture site, Howick Falls and valley of thousands hills. If you want the hotel to...More

Thank Nasser A
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am delighted you enjoyed your spacious garden loft accommodation and your most interesting day tour. I look forward to welcoming you back in...More

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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
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
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Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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US$303 - US$887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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Details
Price range
US$303 - US$887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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krinelle
12 November 2017|
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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
7 November 2017|
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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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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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