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The Oyster Box
Top Luxury Hotel

2 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 315 145 000

$336+

Overall guest ratings

9.2/10 Excellent
Based on 605 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 5.7

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    About

    With a stay at The Oyster Box in Umhlanga, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Umhlanga Lighthouse, and close to Umhlanga Rocks Beach. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board Shark Museum and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 86 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

    Amenities

    Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can get to nearby shops on the complimentary shuttle.

    Dining

    Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges. For your convenience, a complimentary breakfast is served daily.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle and a cruise ship terminal shuttle are provided for an additional charge.

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    Amenities

    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Playground
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Childrens programs
    • Laundry facilities
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free valet parking
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 605 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      9.1 "91% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.9 "Amenities are good."
      9.1 "91% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      9.4 "94% thought the view was good."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the noise level was all right."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      4.0 "60% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    9.3 Excellent
    Based on 459 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.3 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      9.3 "93% thought the view was good."
    • 5.6 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.2 "Average comfort."
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    Overall Rating

    9.4 Excellent
    Based on 133 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.1 "Food is delicious."
      7.8 "78% loved the menu selection."
    • 7.9 "Nice rooms."
    • 5.7 "Average value."

    Overall Rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 12 reviews
    • 9.2 "World class service."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
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