The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box


2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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The Oyster Box Information

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The Oyster Box provides 5-star accommodation in Durban. It also features a sauna, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

The hotel has a fitness centre with a swimming pool. Couples will enjoy the h...

Good to know

To City Centre2.2 km
Nearest airportDurban King Shaka Intl
Distance to airport13.7 km


Check-in time14:00
Check-out time11:00
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 315 145 000

Amenities at The Oyster Box

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Computer use available
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Outdoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Trouser press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool with a view
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Radio
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Disabled access
  • Beach towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • EV charging station
  • Lift
  • Minibar
  • Iron and ironing board
  • First-aid kit
  • Adapter
  • Snack bar
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • CD player
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • DVD player


  • Kids toys
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Fitness centre
  • Horse riding
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Playground
  • Windsurfing
  • Massage
  • Library


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • Spa
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Oyster Box

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Where is The Oyster Box?

Find the exact location and address of The Oyster Box in Umhlanga, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 29 September 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Umhlanga Lighthouse0.0 km
Umhlanga Rocks Beach1.1 km
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail1.7 km
Gateway Shopping Centre1.9 km
Moses Mabhida Stadium12.5 km

FAQs when booking at The Oyster Box

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding bookings, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Oyster Box. FAQs were last updated on 29 September 2023.

How close is The Oyster Box to the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl Airport?

With a distance of 13.7 km between The Oyster Box and the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 10m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

Is The Oyster Box considered pet-friendly?

The Oyster Box is pet-friendly. Feel free to bring your household pet if you’re staying at The Oyster Box.

Is there a pool at The Oyster Box?

Yes, The Oyster Box has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

What is the The Oyster Box phone number?

The best way to contact The Oyster Box is by calling +27 315 145 000.

Does The Oyster Box have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Oyster Box has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness centre at The Oyster Box?

Yes, The Oyster Box has a fitness centre available to guests throughout their stay.

What is the check-out time at The Oyster Box?

11:00 is the check-out time at The Oyster Box. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at The Oyster Box, Umhlanga?

A good deal at The Oyster Box right now is between $209 and $467 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Is there a restaurant at The Oyster Box?

Yes - The Oyster Box does have a restaurant. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does The Oyster Box have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at The Oyster Box. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

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