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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%
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    Travellers talk about
    “curry buffet” (186 reviews)
    “the grill” (164 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (105 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 22 January 2017

    We had a very good dinner and enjoyed the premises as far as the restaurant was concerned. We did not stay at the hotel. Everything suited our taste. Staff were always ready to satisfy our needs. Visiting the outside part was also pleasant and I...More

    Thank Noemi L
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 23 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted you enjoyed your time in the restaurant! Come stay soon. Wayne Coetzer General Manager

    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    On holiday in Durban we decided to treat ourselves to breakfast on the Terrace at this extrodinary hotel. In a word it was outstanding! Our server was Charlie who was superb and so attentive. Highly recommended and a wonderful treat. We will definitely put it...More

    Thank Debra T
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, Food and Beverage Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Our Breakfast has just been voted as the best breakfast in SA, I am delighted you enjoyed it! We hope you also got to see dolphins and monkeys whilst you were...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

    Loved the upstairs lighthouse bar clive the manager was amazing great drinks great view staff were lovely. Id go there every time im in durban. The place has an amazing feel views of the lighthouse. Id highly recommend see clive

    Thank Indi H
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, Food and Beverage Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 January 2017

    Dear Guest I am so delighted you enjoyed the Light House Bar, it is such an amazing Bar and the views are wonderful. Please come and visit again soon. Michael Smith Food and Beverage Manager

    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    Having arrived very tired after two overnight flights from Heathrow (the first turned back due to a medical emergency) the Oyster Box was a perfect antidote. We were greeted at the airport by welcoming hotel driver, Keith who whisked us off to the hotel. He...More

    Thank Caroline61
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 January 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it is reviews like yours that excite us and make it all worthwhile. I am delighted you got to enjoy a crayfish and a lovely bottle of wine whilst watching the Ocean! Thank you again...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2017

    I'm from Durban, so I'm rather au fait with the Oyster Box. In fact, I resided just next door for a few years before emigrating. The Oyster Box was always the epitome of class, and staying there was the pinnacle of accommodation (at least, as...More

    Thank Kevin C
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 19 January 2017

    Dear guest Thank you for your wonderful comments! I am delighted you enjoyed the experience and really hope we can welcome you "home " soon. Kind regards Wayne Coetzer General Manager

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    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
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$317 - US$925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • Umhlanga Rocks
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    songfool
    3 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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    "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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