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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This hotel must be a classic as everything about it looks and feels like one of those hotels you see in old movies... As you step in you walk into an atmosphere of exotic elegance. Hotel staff is not only accommodating. They are constantly anticipating...More

Thank Aitor V
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 11 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 delighted to know that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the extensive breakfast buffet. Thank you for your wonderful comments on...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I know this sounds a bit over the top, but The Oyster Box has saved my life in ways I can't even describe. I've had the worst year of my life (have clinical PTSD) & anxiety so bad, I'm completely dysfunctional. So I could have...More

Thank Celia R
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your precious time to write your wonderful comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am absolutely thrilled to know that you so enjoyed your stay, from the moment you arrived. It is wonderful to hear...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

The eats are absolutely out of this world and such a wide variety. The service was par excellence and Rashid, the waiter went out of his way to make sure we had the best time of our lives. He was very attentive, friendly and informative...More

Thank habyjansen
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Oyster Box to enjoy a High Tea experience in The Palm Court. I am thrilled to hear that you and your friends from both Knysna and London thoroughly...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have had the pleasure of treating ourselves to the High Tea at The Oyster Box The ambience of the location and quality of the food are far superior to any other establishment in the area Thank you to the...More

Thank kevinfbrown
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 6 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your return visit to The Palm Court at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled your expectations were exceeded yet again at the ever-popular High Tea and that you find the location and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

I love the hotel, the restaurant view on the terrace, the spa, the service, the food. Its all truly breathtaking. The only thing I hate is the colonial staff attire. Seriously we're not living in colonial South Africa.

Thank Lindo X
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 12 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting The Spa and restaurants at The Oyster Box. I am delighted you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Wayne Coetzer General Manager

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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
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$326 - US$1,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury 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
Details
Price range
US$326 - US$1,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury 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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"All rooms have a sea view and close to the ocean. Waves crashing sounds on balcony"
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