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    The Oyster Box

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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    “curry buffet” (190 reviews)
    “the grill” (167 reviews)
    “lighthouse bar” (109 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    I stayed at the Oyster Box Hotel on the 14th Dec and the service and staff were nothing short of exceptional. My family stayed in the Garden villa’s and we just love the privacy and the villa itself was excellent more than enough space and...More

    Thank Gsauls
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 21 December 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled that you were blown away by the exceptional service, friendly and helpful staff and that you thoroughly enjoyed the privacy and...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

    Thank you for another spectacular stay at the OBH, it's a one of a kind hotel with such attention to detail and incredible service. The managers are always around and the service is like no other! We had a fabulous time! It amazes me how...More

    Thank NikkiEvans
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, Front Office Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 21 December 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. As returning and much-valued guests, your feedback is most important to us and I am therefore thrilled that we have once again exceeded your...More

    Reviewed 19 December 2016

    I just love this Hotel I didn't sleep over just had lunch with them. This Hotels ambiance has no competition It is simply the best. I love the fact that you can bring your 4 legged child with you to lunch and they get served...More

    Thank 661lindi
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 December 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your visit to The Oyster Box. It is wonderful that you enjoyed lunch on the terrace and that you found the location to be picture perfect overlooking the ocean. We offer a...More

    Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

    I love this place . I went for lunch with my dogs my goodness the pet menu was fantastic and my husband and I we enjoyed our lunch we had a waiter name Rakesh ohhh words cannot describe him his such a wonderful waiter he...More

    Thank shastrym
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 December 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments following your visit to The Ocean Terrace Restaurant at The Oyster Box. I am delighted that both you and your husband thoroughly enjoyed your lunch, together with your dogs who were well looked...More

    Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

    Brilliant hotel with character, lots of memorabilia and African art. This hotel unlike many lets you know your in Africa. Only stayed one night but would have stayed longer if I had known how good it was. Curry evening buffet if a high standard. Room...More

    Thank Ianandrews57
    Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 20 December 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box. I am thrilled that you found everything to your liking and enjoyed all aspects of the hotel. Thank you for your comments regarding the...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
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    • US$ 344 - US$ 1,022 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
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    • 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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    14 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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    Response from MervynN30 | Reviewed this property |
    We dressed semi formal or smart casual. I would call the restaurant to confirm but on the occasions we've been there, I did not see anyone with a t-shirt or shorts. The food and service is outstanding.
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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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