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4.8 / 5Exceptional
215 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Umhlanga Lighthouse
    8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Umhlanga Hospital
    3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Gateway Theatre of Shopping
    3 min drive
  • Airport
    Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)
    16 min drive

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    About this area

    Umhlanga

    Located in Umhlanga, The Oyster Box is in the entertainment district and on the beach. UShaka Marine World is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Umhlanga Rocks Beach and Durban Beach. Japanese Gardens and Mitchell Park Zoo are also worth visiting.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Umhlanga Lighthouse - 8 min walk
    • Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 12 min walk
    • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve - 2 min drive
    • Umhlanga Hospital - 3 min drive
    • Gateway Theatre of Shopping - 3 min drive

    Getting around

    • Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.) - 22 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Where to eat
    • The Ocean Terrace – Ocean-view family restaurant offering Indian cuisine. Serves breakfast and lunch daily. Reservations required. Kids' menu available.
    • Palm Court – Coffee shop offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Open 24 hours, reservations required.
    • The Grill Room – Fine-dining restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves dinner daily. Reservations required.
    • The Lighthouse Bar – Rooftop bar offering international cuisine. Serves light fare daily.

    About this property

    The Oyster Box

    Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at The Oyster Box's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. All 86 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and 24-hour room service. For entertainment, Smart TVs come with DVD players, and guests can also appreciate comforts such as premium bedding and pillow menus.

    Awards and affiliations

    • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    Free self parking
    Free valet parking
    24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
    Airport shuttle on request

    Food and drink

    Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:30 AM: ZAR 450 for adults and ZAR 450 for children
    2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
    2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
    24-hour room service

    Things to do

    Arcade/game room
    Fitness centre
    Full-service spa
    Outdoor pool
    Private picnics
    Sauna
    Wine-tasting room

    Family friendly

    Arcade/game room
    Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
    Children's games
    Children's toys
    Dry-cleaning service
    DVD player
    Free children's club
    Free cots/infant beds
    Free supervised childcare/activities
    High chair
    Laundry facilities
    Outdoor pool

    Conveniences

    Banquet hall
    Lift
    Free newspapers in reception
    Front-desk safe
    Gift shop/newsstand
    Library

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Concierge services
    Daily housekeeping
    Dry-cleaning service
    Laundry facilities
    Luggage storage
    Porter
    Tour/ticket assistance
    Turndown service
    Wedding services

    Languages spoken

    Afrikaans
    English
    Spanish
    Xhosa
    Zulu

    Business services

    1 meeting room
    Business centre
    Computer station
    Conference centre

    Outdoors

    Beach loungers
    Beach umbrellas
    Beachfront location
    Garden
    Picnic area
    Pool sunloungers
    Terrace

    Spa

    6 treatment rooms
    Aromatherapy
    Body scrubs
    Body wraps
    Couples treatment room(s)
    Facials
    Manicures and pedicures
    Massage - deep-tissue
    Massage - hot stone
    Massage - prenatal
    Massage - swedish
    Massage/treatment rooms
    Spa open daily
    Turkish bath/hammam

    Accessibility

    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    Accessible bathroom
    In-room accessibility
    Roll-in shower
    Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

    More

    Beach towels
    Couples dining
    Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
    Romance packages available
    Shared fridge
    TV in reception

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    Air conditioning
    Ceiling fan
    Free cots/infant beds
    Climate control (heating)
    Linens
    Pillow menu
    Premium bedding

    Bathroom

    Towels

    Entertainment

    43-inch smart TV
    TV/satellite channels
    DVD player
    premium channels

    Food and drink

    Champagne service
    Coffee/tea maker
    Electric kettle
    Free bottled water
    Minibar

    More

    Desk
    Electrical adapters/chargers
    Free newspapers
    Individually decorated
    Iron/ironing board (on request)
    Phone
    Safe
    Slippers
    Turndown service
    4.8

    Exceptional

    5 - Excellent
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    4 - Good
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    3 - Okay
    4
    2 - Mediocre
    4
    1 - Poor
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    4.8
    Cleanliness
    4.9
    Service and Staff
    4.4
    Amenities
    4.7
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Checked into the Oyster Box for our anniversary, had a memorable stay

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    stay

    Nothing was too much trouble Friendly caring staff from check in to check out Big Thank You

    Stayed 9 nights in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

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