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The Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban.

15.2 km from City Center.

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About The Oyster Box

Superb

696 Reviews
9.4

Overlooking the Umhlanga Lighthouse and Indian Ocean, The Oyster Box offers 2 outdoor pools, an award winning spa and free Wi-Fi. Gateway Shopping Centre is 2 km away. The rooms at the 5-star Oyster Box are decorated with rich fabrics and furnishings. They include satellite TV, Mini Bar facilities and tea/coffee making facilities. Some guest rooms offer a private lounge area, patio and plunge pool. The Ocean Terraces Restaurant overlooks the Indian Ocean and offers a delicious seafood and curry buffet. The Grill Room offers up the best premium steaks and seafood dishes. Guests reserving Half-Board reservations are offered a signature set menu

Good to know

Check-in
14:00:00 – 00:00:00
Check-out
00:00:00 – 11:00:00
Cancellation/prepayment
Cancellation & prepayment policies vary according to room type, please enter dates of your stay & check your selected room cancelation policy.
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Children and Extra Bed Policy.
All children are welcome. There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

When would you like to stay at The Oyster Box

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Room Types & Availability

Room type Sleeps Room size Room facilities Availability & Prices
Classic Room with Garden View

Max persons: 2
31 m²
Double
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Satellite Channels


  • Credit card is required


Offering quiet views across the hotel's landscaped gardens.
Luxury Room with Sea View

Max persons: 2
29 m²
Double
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers


  • Credit card is required


These Luxury Sea Facing Rooms feature a balcony with views of Umhlanga’s lighthouse and coastline. All rooms include a bathroom with double vanity and a spacious separate shower.
Classic Room with Sea View

Max persons: 2
27 m²
Double
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers


  • Credit card is required


These Classic Sea Facing Rooms have a balcony with views of Umhlanga's lighthouse and the coastline.
Superior Garden Villa

Max persons: 2
246 m²
Double
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Seating Area
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Patio
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers


  • Credit card is required


These garden villa features a private plunge pool, terrace and a seating area with a bar. The luxurious bathroom is fitted with a bath and a shower, and comes with complimentary amenities. The Superior Garden Villas are also pet friendly. Kindly enquire with the hotel for further details.
Sea Facing Cabana

Max persons: 2
37 m²
Double
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Satellite Channels
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Credit card is required


These well appointed Cabanas are situated on the lower ground level with individual terraces and views of the water’s edge. They feature a luxurious king size four-poster bed..
Family Room with Sea View

Max persons: 2
34 m²
Family
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Satellite Channels
  • Wake-up service


  • Credit card is required


These Family Rooms come with a master bedroom and an additional 2nd bedroom with bunk beds, suitable for children under 12 years of age.
Sea Facing Luxury Suite

Max persons: 2
50 m²
Suite
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Seating Area
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Patio
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers


  • Credit card is required


These individually decorated Sea Facing Suites enjoy magnificent views of the Indian Ocean. They offer a luxurious bedroom with a stylishly decorated and separate lounge area.
Deluxe Suite with Sea View

Max persons: 2
78 m²
Suite
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Satellite Channels
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Credit card is required


Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces, the Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas.
Garden-Facing Loft Room

Max persons: 2
64 m²
Double
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Radio
  • Desk
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Fan
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Satellite Channels


  • Credit card is required


This loft room has a DVD player, bathrobe and CD player.

Can I book without a credit card?

A credit card is needed for the reservation! Your bank details are needed to guarantee your reservation. Need a room for today or tomorrow? Check availability & Book Now!

Special Requests & Questions

You can write a special request after your booking is complete! Special requests cannot be guaranteed - but the The Oyster Box will do its best to meet your needs.

Superior guest experience at The Oyster Box

Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, with direct beach access, The Oyster Box is the ultimate in colonial charm and style. Stay in one of 86 luxurious rooms and suites designed with timeless elegance and thoughtful touches. Choose one of the perfect venues for mouth-watering dining with world renowned signature dishes and cocktails on the fabulous rooftop bar. Spend your days relaxing by one of the two pristine pools or indulge yourself at the award-winning Spa with Oriental Hammam, plunge pools and a tranquility lounge.

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Facilities & Services

  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Bar
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business centre
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • VIP room facilities
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Ironing service
  • Bridal suite
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Lift
  • Safety deposit box
  • Valet parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Children's playground
  • Gift shop
  • Library
  • Shoeshine
  • Packed lunches
  • Car hire
  • Hammam
  • Heating
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Shops (on site)
  • WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • Concierge service
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Kids' club
  • Beachfront
  • On-site parking
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Kid meals

Hotels Policies

These are general property policies. As they may vary per room type, please also check the room description & availability
Internet WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pets Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Children and Extra Bed Policy All children are welcome. There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Cards Accepted at This Property

Euro/Mastercard, Visa, UnionPay credit card, Diners Club, American Express,

accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Payment & Cancellation Conditions

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type, for exact conditions please enter dates of your stay and check your selected room cancelation policy.

The Oyster Box Reviews and Ratings

Superb

696 Reviews
9.4

Currently we have 696 reviews, rated at 9.4. Guest reviews are written by our customers (families with children, mature couples, groups of friends, solo travellers and young couples)

Latest Guest Experiences

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Important information

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. Please inform The Oyster Box in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Nearby Restaurants and Shops

There are a variety of shops and restaurants near our accommodation - The Oyster Box. During your stay, you and your family or group can enjoy a short walk to these nearby destinations. Whether you like pizza, sandwiches, steaks or a little of everything. And, if you want to pick up some souvenirs or gifts in Durban, you'll find everything you need in the town's little boutiques and shops.

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