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Reviewed today via mobile

Once again my stay at The Oyster Box was nothing short of superb! Calling it home from home is doing this immaculate KZN institution a dis-service as it is even better. Beautiful rooms, fabulous staff and excellent service. Thank you to Tyler and the rest...More

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I stayed at The Oyster Box in April with my two daughters. My first trip to SA - what a beautiful country and a fantastic hotel. We were very well looked after by Wayne, Tyler and team. Our luxurious rooms had spectacular sea views and...More

Thank hargravenina
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our 1st stop on the way to Phinda. A great hotel in Northwest Durban. Great views and the staff is unquestionably very attentive to your stay. Great food and the monkeys were a treat while we were having a meeting. Oyster Box Grill...More

Thank Ricky A
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal at Umhlanga Rocks. I am absolutely delighted to read that you experienced exceptional service from the attentive staff....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well, I wish there was a category where we could add an additional star or two sometimes. Besides being a fantastic venue and hotel, the support staff - from the Concierge desk to each and every staff member that we encoutered - were friendly and...More

Thank Wezzz
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us at The Oyster Box to celebrate your father-in-law's surprise birthday. I am absolutely thrilled to read that you all thoroughly enjoyed yourselves from the time of your arrival,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience!!! Exceptional hotel with great staff, great service and great accommodation and food. The whole experience from pick up at the airport, check in to check out was memorable. We spent 4 nights at the hotel. We were there for a friends...More

Thank Quiff14
Response from OBumhlangaRocks, General Manager at The Oyster BoxResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your 4-night stay with us at The Oyster Box to attend a friend's wedding. I am absolutely thrilled to hear that you were blown away by the amazing staff, service, accommodation and...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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$337 - US$1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$337 - US$1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Family Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Spa Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#1 Luxury Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Business Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
#2 Romantic Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (101)
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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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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 view always best"
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"Choose a room with a sea view on either the second or third floors - room 307 is great"
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"Ocean view rooms are luxurious"
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"Rooms with the sea view are beautiful, but ask for a room away from the lift areas - as they are quieter."
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