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The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks

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2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, 4320, South Africa, ‏‎800-491-6126
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Umhlanga beachfront hotel with 3 restaurants, spa

  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

Main amenities

  • 86 guestrooms
  • On the beach
  • 3 restaurants
  • Full-service spa
  • Free children's club
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Conference center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Umhlanga Lighthouse (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Umhlanga Hospital (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Gateway Shopping Centre (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Outstanding4.8 / 5
  • The staff catered to our every need, in this world class hotel. The breakfast buffet is…Jun 19, 2015
  • Fabulous in every way. These people take customer service to a new level of…Jun 4, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $286
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  • Luxury Room, Sea View
  • Family Room, Sea View
  • Superior Villa, Garden Area

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 86 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only *

  • 2 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station pickup *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

Parking

  • Free valet parking

  • Accessible parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

  • Free shopping center shuttle

  • Casino shuttle *

Also known as

  • Box Oyster
  • Oyster Box
  • Oyster Box Hotel
  • Oyster Box Hotel Umhlanga
  • Oyster Box Umhlanga
  • Durban Oyster Box
  • The Oyster Box Kwazulu Natal
  • The Oyster Box

Policies

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of ZAR On request per accommodation, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 500 per vehicle (roundtrip)

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 1947
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Disabled parking
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

The Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

The Ocean Terrace - Overlooking the ocean, this family restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Palm Court - This coffee shop specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open 24 hours. Reservations are required.

The Grill Room - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

The Oyster Bar - This Champagne bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only.

Awards and affiliations

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

The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks’s small print

Also known as

  • Box Oyster
  • Oyster Box
  • Oyster Box Hotel
  • Oyster Box Hotel Umhlanga
  • Oyster Box Umhlanga
  • Durban Oyster Box
  • The Oyster Box Kwazulu Natal
  • The Oyster Box

Policies

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of ZAR On request per accommodation, per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 500 per vehicle (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks

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