The Oysterbox is really the best hotel in Durban. We spent two nights in mid February 2012. The hotel has got a fantastic look, location and touch. The people working there are so friendly and nice that they did not know what they could do to please us.
We had a family suite with two rooms. This is the only part we did not like. The room was very small and we could hardly open our suitcase when in the room. We had three suitcases.....
Great pool, great breakfast, great drinks - everything was great!
It is located right on the beach and has got a fantastic view towards Durban city center and the football stadium.
We would definately go back if we returned to Durban!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- THE LEGEND LIVES ON… AT THE OYSTER BOX Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities. Dining venues include the casual ‘Ocean Terrace’, serving casual and al fresco fare and a Curry Buffet, to the legendary, fine-dining ‘Grill Room’. The ‘Palm Court’ serves a lavish, traditional ‘High Tea’ daily, with live piano accompaniment. The Oyster and Lighthouse Bars are the hottest spots in town for sun-downers.The Spa is equipped with six treatment rooms, a Hydrotherapy Bath, grooming lounge, plunge-pool, state-of-the-art gym, Infinity pool and Tranquillity Lounge and offers the latest in health and wellness teatments.Facilities include two swimming pools, a private library, luscious tropical gardens and an intimate, 24-seater movie theatre. The Oyster Box is KZN’s premiere wedding and honeymoon destination and the ‘venue of choice’ for the conference and business market.Time spent at The Oyster Box will leave you with magical memories to last a lifetime. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Oyster Box Umhlanga Rocks