The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box

5 stars 

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

ExcellentBased on 1,017 reviews


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The Oyster Box Information

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Luxury hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools 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 restaura...

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Check-in time14:00
Check-out time11:00
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 315 145 000

Amenities at The Oyster Box

  • Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Radio
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Beach towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • EV charging station
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Ironing service
  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Adapter
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Alarm clock
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Balcony
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hairdryer
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Air-conditioned
  • CD player
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Trouser press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Pool with a view
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • DVD player


  • Massage
  • 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


  • 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)
  • Tour desk
  • Spa
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Reviews for The Oyster Box

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Oyster Box, providing insights into their experiences. Travellers have left 1,017 reviews of The Oyster Box to date. Review data was last updated on 16 July 2024.
WonderfulBased on 1,017 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Excellent Service Very Friendly Staff. (in 195 reviews)
  • Everything is in perfect working order. (in 113 reviews)
  • Excellent Service Very Friendly Staff. (in 103 reviews)
Cons -
  • Chair was broken in the room. (in 35 reviews)
  • "Please, for a five star hotel" (in 10 reviews)
  • the attention to detail (in 7 reviews)

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Photos of The Oyster Box

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Explore , Umhlanga

The Oyster Box is located at 2 Lighthouse Road in the neighbourhood of Umhlanga. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on 16 July 2024.

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 16 July 2024.
  • 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 $78 and $377 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.

  • How far is The Oyster Box from Umhlanga Lighthouse?

    The Oyster Box is a walkable distance (0 km) from Umhlanga Lighthouse, Umhlanga.

  • Does The Oyster Box offer accessible rooms?

    Yes, The Oyster Box provides accessible rooms for guests requiring them. Make sure to check the deals available on HotelsCombined for the latest availability.

  • What is the cheapest month to stay at The Oyster Box?

    For the best chance to save money on your The Oyster Box reservation, consider staying in October, when prices are typically at their lowest ($51).

  • In what area of Umhlanga is The Oyster Box located?

    The Oyster Box is located within the area of Umhlanga. Utilise the map on this page to understand where The Oyster Box is in relation to the rest of Umhlanga.

  • Are there any other Leading hotels in Umhlanga?

    In total, there is 1 location in Umhlanga. The most popular Leading property in Umhlanga is The Oyster Box.

  • What is the cheapest day to check into The Oyster Box?

    Consider checking into The Oyster Box on Monday, when the nightly price is typically at its lowest (average nightly rate of $350).

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