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The Oyster Box - Umhlanga

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, South Africa, 4319  show map
 5 stars
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The Oyster Box - Umhlanga

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Oyster Box is an exquisite 5-star hotel set 13 km from Moses Mabhida Stadium and 17 km from uShaka Marine World. The Oyster Box Hotel was opened in 1947 and offers classic rooms.

Located in a shopping area with restaurants, a stadium and golf courses, guests will see why The Oyster Box Hotel is admired by many tourists. Guests can get to Umhlanga city center, which is 1 km away.

Occupying a beachfront location, the hotel lies close to a lagoon and parks.

The Oyster Box Hotel is located within a 20-minute drive from Durban International airport.

Rooms

The Oyster Box Hotel features rooms offering a beautiful view of the sea that come with climate control, Wi-Fi, television with satellite channels, a laptop safe and an iron with ironing board along with a small fridge, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers. Guests will admire views across the Indian Ocean from the rooms. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

An elegant on-site restaurant serves dishes of seafood cuisine. Guests can try refreshing drinks in the poolside bar. Offering various dining options, The Sugar Club and Elements Cafe Bar are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Cars are available for rent on site.

Relax

On-site treatment facilities feature Turkish steam bath, facials and massage. The hotel offers a gym and a fitness center to ensure guests keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   86.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Oyster Box - Umhlanga Umhlanga location
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Hotel Address:

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, South Africa, 4319

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City Centre
  • Umhlanga
    300 m
Airports
  • Virginia (VIR)
    5.6 km
  • Durban International (DUR)
    12.9 km
Restaurants
  • Bar Ba Coa Argentinian (cuisine: Argentinean)
    110 m
  • The Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel (cuisine: Continental)
    110 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Rooms and availability

The Oyster Box photos Room
Classic Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Offering quiet views across the hotel's landscaped gardens.

Villa
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Loft Villa Garden View. BED & BREAKFAST. Dynamic product

The Oyster Box photos Room
Cabanas
Sea view
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit situated on ground floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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..

Lower Floors Cabanas
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

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..

The Oyster Box photos Room
Loft
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Washer/dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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

Two-Bedroom Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

SUITE SEA FACING. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

The Oyster Box photos Room
Family Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

These Family Rooms come with a master bedroom and an additional 2nd bedroom with bunk beds, suitable for children.

The Oyster Box photos Room
Superior Villa
Garden view
  • Room size:

    246 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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.

Master Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    55 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Phone in bathroom
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

These Family Rooms come with a master bedroom and an additional 2nd bedroom with bunk beds, suitable for children.

Deluxe King Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe Double Suite (Double bed)

The Oyster Box photos Room
Luxury Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    29 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Phone in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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.

Luxury King Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom:Phone in bathroom
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
The Oyster Box photos Room More Pictures
Luxury Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Luxury Suite Sea Facing. BED & BREAKFAST. Dynamic product

The Oyster Box Location

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Popular areas

  • City Center200 m

Local attractions

  • Gateway Theatre of Shopping2.0 km
    1 Palm Boulevard Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre

    Restaurants nearby

    • Bar Ba Coa Argentinian110 m

      Address: Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall
      Phone: 0860009532

      67% likes this, based on 92 reviews
      Cuisine: Argentinean

    • The Sugar Club - at Beverly Hills hotel110 m

      Address: 54 Lighthouse Road
      Phone: 031 561 2211

      62% likes this, based on 34 reviews
      Cuisine: International
      Price Range: USD 26 - USD 36

    • The Box Bar190 m

      Address: 11 McCausaland Cresent

      68% likes this, based on 45 reviews

    • The Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel110 m

      Address: 2 Lighthouse Road

      77% likes this, based on 81 reviews
      Cuisine: Continental

    • Elements Cafe Bar110 m

      Address: 54 Lighthouse Road
      Phone: 0027 31 561 2211

      70% likes this, based on 38 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary
      Price Range: USD 22 - USD 27

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      86

    The Oyster Box Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Oyster Box

    Average guest rating

    8.8out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 45 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      7.8

    • Older travelers
      9.6

    • Older travelers
      7.4

    • Older travelers
      9.2

    • Family with children
      8.2

    • Older travelers
      8.8

    • Older travelers
      9.2

    • Single
      8.8

    • Older travelers
      10.0

    • Older travelers
      9.6

    • Group of friends
      9.6

    • Couple
      9.6

    • Older travelers
      10.0

    • Older travelers
      5.8

    • Group of friends
      10.0

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Oyster Box - Umhlanga Umhlanga location
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    Hotel Address:

    2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, South Africa, 4319

    Get directions
    City Centre
    • Umhlanga
      300 m
    Airports
    • Virginia (VIR)
      5.6 km
    • Durban International (DUR)
      12.9 km
    Restaurants
    • Bar Ba Coa Argentinian (cuisine: Argentinean)
      110 m
    • The Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel (cuisine: Continental)
      110 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      86