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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%
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    “curry buffet” (196 reviews)
    “the grill” (171 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (112 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

    Perfect hotel restaurant idyllic location. Food exceptional. Service was excellent. Experience of a great hotel with beauriful surrounding indian ocean . If yiu want sometging just a little extra special thus is it. Book well in advance as its very popular. First class service as...More

    Thank Jimmy S
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 April 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, especially your dinning experience. We look forward to welcoming you back some time soon. Have a wonderful Easter. Wayne...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

    Our party of 4 enjoyed a delightful afternoon of high tea. The little snacks were delicate and in abundance. And we drank tea and champagne till we could no more. A really wonderful treat. Now to try the curry evening....

    Thank AshleighGreen
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 April 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our wonderful High Tea. I am delighted you enjoyed it and hiope you will be back soon to enjoy our incredible Curry Buffet! See you soon. Wayne coetzer General Manager

    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    My husband and I recently visited the hotel for our 1st wedding anniversary and we would like to thank you for a fabulous stay. From the moment we stepped foot into the hotel we felt extremely special and we can not thank you enough for...More

    Thank LeanneCruicksByrne
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 April 2017

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. We are delighted you celebrated your anniversary with us and enjoyed every minute. We hope you will spend your next mantle piece moment with us, so that we can spoil you...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    17 March 2017 was my wedding anniversary. We're on holiday at the Breakers Resort and I had to spoil my wife. 17 years of marriage, on the 17th March and the year 2017.One phone call and a table was reserved and flowers ordered. What a...More

    Thank Charles P
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 17 April 2017

    Dear Guest Congratulations on your anniversary! Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your exprience at the Oyster Box. I am delighted you loved the Colonial Splendour and Historic aspect of the Hotel. Thank you for chosing us for...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    Our family took a lunchtime trip to The Oyster Box... We began by taking cocktails & mocktails (for the younger members) on the roof top looking out down the seafront. Then we headed for the restaurant and enjoyed sitting on the terrace where we had...More

    Thank Matt_Bird_Global
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your family visit to The Oyster Box. I am thrilled to read that you all enjoyed a wonderful lunch on The Ocean Terrace, where you experienced excellent food, wine, service and an...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$341 - US$1,152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • 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 (1146)
    Room & Suite (177)
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    krinelle
    12 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
    7 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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    Notalonelyt
    13 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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    "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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