The Oyster Box

  • 2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320 Durban, South Africa - View on map
4.7 /5
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Hotel type: Hotel - Hotel Chain: Red Carnation Hotels
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Hotel themes – The Oyster Box

  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Beach / seaside
  • ✓ Gourmet
  • ✓ Spa / relaxation
  • ✓ Luxury

Quick description

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 can work out with cardiovascular equipment at the gym, followed by a soothing massage by one of the onsite experts.

The Oyster Box is set in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks and within walking distance to restaurants and shops. Free private parking is available.

Rooms: 86

Important information

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. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

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Classic Room with Garden View

Food & Drink

Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Free toiletries, Bathrobe, Bath, Hairdryer, Slippers, Bathroom, Shower, Toilet

Room Amenities

Ironing Facilities, Air conditioning, Safety Deposit Box, Fan

Media/Technology

DVD Player, Satellite Channels, CD Player, Radio, Telephone

Outdoor/View

Garden view

Offering quiet views across the hotel's landscaped gardens.

Luxury Room with Sea View

Food & Drink

Tea/Coffee Maker, Minibar

Bathroom

Free toiletries, Bathroom, Shower, Slippers, Hairdryer, Bath, Bathrobe, Toilet

Room Amenities

Fan, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Safety Deposit Box

Media/Technology

Telephone, CD Player, Radio, Satellite Channels, DVD Player

Outdoor/View

Balcony, Sea view

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

Food & Drink

Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Slippers, Shower, Bathrobe, Toilet, Free toiletries, Bath, Hairdryer, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Air conditioning, Fan, Ironing Facilities, Safety Deposit Box

Media/Technology

CD Player, Satellite Channels, Telephone, Radio, DVD Player

Outdoor/View

Sea view, Balcony

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

Superior Garden Villa

Food & Drink

Minibar

Bathroom

Bathrobe, Hairdryer, Bath, Slippers, Shower, Toilet, Bathroom, Free toiletries

Room Amenities

Fan, Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area

Media/Technology

CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Satellite Channels, Telephone

Outdoor/View

Patio

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

Food & Drink

Minibar

Bathroom

Bath, Shower, Toilet, Slippers, Bathrobe, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Fan, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Radio, Satellite Channels, Telephone, DVD Player, Flat-screen TV, CD Player

Services/Extras

Wake-up service, Linen, Alarm clock, Towels

Outdoor/View

Terrace, Sea view

Accessibility

Entire unit located on ground floor

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

Food & Drink

Minibar

Bathroom

Free toiletries, Bathroom, Bathrobe, Hairdryer, Slippers, Bath, Toilet, Shower

Room Amenities

Air conditioning, Safety Deposit Box, Fan, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Satellite Channels, DVD Player, CD Player, Radio, Telephone

Services/Extras

Towels, Alarm clock, Wake-up service

Outdoor/View

Sea view

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by lift

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

Sea Facing Luxury Suite

Food & Drink

Minibar

Bathroom

Bath, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Hairdryer, Shower, Slippers, Toilet, Bathrobe

Room Amenities

Ironing Facilities, Seating Area, Air conditioning, Fan, Safety Deposit Box

Media/Technology

Satellite Channels, DVD Player, Radio, CD Player, Telephone

Services/Extras

Alarm clock, Wake-up service, Towels

Outdoor/View

Sea view, Patio

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by lift

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

Food & Drink

Minibar

Bathroom

Bath, Bathrobe, Bathroom, Shower, Slippers, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Toilet

Room Amenities

Ironing Facilities, Private pool, Air conditioning, Safety Deposit Box, Fan

Media/Technology

Flat-screen TV, Telephone, Radio, CD Player, DVD Player, Satellite Channels

Outdoor/View

Sea view, Terrace

Accessibility

Entire unit located on ground floor

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

Food & Drink

Minibar

Bathroom

Slippers, Shower, Bath, Toilet, Bathrobe, Bathroom, Hairdryer, Free toiletries

Room Amenities

Wardrobe/Closet, Safety Deposit Box, Tumble dryer, Air conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Desk, Fan

Media/Technology

Satellite Channels, DVD Player, CD Player, Telephone, Radio

Services/Extras

Towels, Wake-up service

Outdoor/View

Garden view, Pool view

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by lift

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

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Oyster Box

General

WiFi available in all areas

Activities

Beach

Food & Drink

Restaurant (à la carte), Room service, Restaurant (buffet), Restaurant, Packed lunches, Kid meals, Special diet menus (on request), Breakfast in the room, Bar

Pools and wellness

Outdoor pool, Spa and wellness centre, Fitness centre, Hammam, Swimming pool toys, Sauna, Beachfront, Swimming pool, Massage

Transportation

Shuttle service (additional charge), Airport shuttle (additional charge), Airport shuttle, Shuttle service, Car hire

Front-desk/reception area services

Concierge service, 24-hour front desk, Luggage storage, Newspapers, Currency exchange, Safety deposit box

Common areas

Garden, Sun terrace, Terrace, Library

Entertainment and children services

Children's playground, Babysitting/child services, Kids' club

Cleaning services

Ironing service, Laundry, Dry cleaning, Shoeshine

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities, Business centre, Fax/photocopying

Shops

Shops (on site), Gift shop

Miscellaneous

VIP room facilities, Heating, Facilities for disabled guests The Oyster Box Facilities for disabled guests, Bridal suite, Designated smoking area, Family rooms, Air conditioning, Non-smoking rooms, Lift

Internet

Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking

Free parking! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of The Oyster Box

Check-in

From 14:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

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Contact methods

☎ telephone
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General

WiFi available in all areas

Activities

Beach

Food & Drink

Restaurant
Room service
Bar
Breakfast in the room
Packed lunches
Restaurant (à la carte)
Restaurant (buffet)
Special diet menus (on request)
Kid meals

Pools and wellness

Sauna
Fitness centre
Spa and wellness centre
Massage
Hammam
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Swimming pool toys
Swimming pool

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Newspapers
Safety deposit box
Currency exchange
Luggage storage
Concierge service

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services
Children\'s playground
Kids\' club

Cleaning services

Laundry
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
Shoeshine

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