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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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          US$ 440
          US$ 367
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          Overview
          • Excellent88%
          • Very good8%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “curry buffet” (183 reviews)
          “the grill” (163 reviews)
          “lighthouse bar” (105 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Airport Transportation
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          Poolside Bar
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          Pets Allowed
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Kids Club
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          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

          The Oyster Box has a stunning location, some great staff and a top quality buffet breakfast. However bedrooms, if ours was typical, are pretty dated and in real need of updating (as suggested in another review) Whilst the restaurant food wasn't bad - it wasn't...More

          Thank dean079
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 13 December 2016

          Dear Mr Sykes Many thanks for taking the time to write a tripadvisor review. I am delighted you enjoyed so many aspects of the Hotel, the wonderful location, beautiful view, the friendly staff and incredible breakfast buffet. Your Room 109, the Pink room, is infact...More

          Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

          Having heard so much about the Oyster Box, it was delightful to see every aspect delivered as had been promised. Great service, great rooms and a delicious Sunday brunch! My daughter and I had the best time, and will happily make it our first choice...More

          Thank Margie W
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 12 December 2016

          Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. Our entire team is delighted that you had an fabulous time with us. We pride ourselves in being the very best in the area, and we always love reading such amazing...More

          Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

          Wow, this place is stunning. The sound of the waves from our room was so mesmerising. The breakfast is the best ever, great food options and the view of the sea and if you're lucky a dolphin spot. We could have sat there for hours!...More

          Thank Tashwa31
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, Guest Relations Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 12 December 2016

          Dear guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Im sorry you didnt like the upgrade to our Junior Suite over looking the indian Ocean, none of our rooms are near the Kitchen, so we are a little confused about that comment, Im sorry...More

          Reviewed 10 December 2016

          We managed to book a package deal from Zambia with direct flights and 4 nights at the oyster box including some extras. Fantastic value. Unfortunately on arrival our room was not ready and we were pretty tired having had to get up early for the...More

          1  Thank Ken C
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 12 December 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. It is wonderful to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay, in particular the excellent service and delicious food. I am pleased that we...More

          Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

          I've just been lucky enough to share my brothers wedding at the oyster box - And wow what a treat. Completely and utterly spoilt - what an awesome time. We had drinks in a few of the different bars and were spoilt to try some...More

          1  Thank AndyHermanson
          Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 12 December 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am thrilled to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your brothers wedding which was held at The Oyster Box and that you were all thoroughly spoilt. Thank you for your special mention of...More

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          About
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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
          • 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
          Details
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          • US$ 335 - US$ 938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
          • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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          • 86
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          • South Africa >
          • KwaZulu-Natal >
          • Umhlanga Rocks
          • Also Known As
          • Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks
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          larainepatterson
          Please could I buy a high tea voucher as a gift for someone.. if so please what is the price for 2 adults Regards. Laraine Patterson
          23 April 2017|
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          Response from assistfrontoffice1 |
          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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          noelscoetzee17
          Is the high tea kid friendly?
          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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          Polykala
          Apart from your hotel, how far are the nearest restaurants? Do you offer Half Board or only B&B? Thank you
          22 March 2017|
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          Response from OBumhlangaRocks | Property representative |
          Dear Polykala, Thank you for your enquiry. There are many restaurants nearby which are within walking distance from our hotel. Less than 10 minutes away is a very large shopping centre, "Gateway theatre of shopping" at... More
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