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The Oyster Box
5 stars

The Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road, 4320 Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 315 145 000
From
$447
Cheapest

rate per night

9.4
Excellent

based on 1,005 reviews

The Oyster Box
Thu 27/6
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Fri 28/6
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Classic room
King room
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About The Oyster Box

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Just minutes from Umhlanga Lighthouse, The Oyster Box offers 5-star rooms, as well as free Wi-Fi, a sauna and an outdoor pool. With views of Umhlanga Lighthouse, the hotel also provides premium amenities and services, such as a Turkish steam bath.

The Oyster Box has recently been refurbished and offers a kids club, valet parking and a sun deck. A gym is available to guests wishing to keep active while away.

Rooms at the hotel come with hair dryers and mini bars. There are also honeymoon suites available.

Hot breakfasts are served at Ocean Terraces and The Grill Room each morning before guests venture off to explore the local area. There is also the added advantage of an in-house restaurant.

The Oyster Box is an ideal base to explore the Durban Botanic Gardens and Gateway Theatre Of Shopping. Moses Mabhida Stadium is just an easy drive from the hotel.

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Latest deals for The Oyster Box

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Oyster Box

  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Dining

  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding
  • Windsurfing

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Air-conditioned

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Playground

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Pool with a view
  • Steam room

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • TV
  • DVD player

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Valet parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Trouser press

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony
  • Garden

General

  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of The Oyster Box

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

9.4
WonderfulBased on 1,005 verified guest reviews
9.4Families
9.3Friends
9.4Couples
9.2Solo

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Location

2 Lighthouse Road, 4320 Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal

What's nearby

  • Umhlanga Lighthouse39 m
  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach1.1 km
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail1.7 km
  • Gateway Shopping Centre1.9 km
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium12.5 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Oyster Box

Low season

April

High season

March

Average price (weeknight)

$479
Cheapest month to stay with an average 1% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 1% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at The Oyster Box

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Top tips for your stay at The Oyster Box

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Oyster Box, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in April and March.
  • How long should you stay at The Oyster Box? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at The Oyster Box

  • Where is The Oyster Box located?

    The Oyster Box is located at 2 Lighthouse Road, 2.2 km from the centre of Umhlanga. Umhlanga Lighthouse is the closest landmark to The Oyster Box.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Oyster Box?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Oyster Box.

  • Does The Oyster Box offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Oyster Box offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Oyster Box offer free parking?

    Yes, The Oyster Box offers free parking.

  • How far is The Oyster Box from the airport?

    The Oyster Box is 5.6 km from Durban Virginia. The Oyster Box is 13.7 km from Durban King Shaka Intl.

  • Does The Oyster Box have a pool?

    Yes, The Oyster Box has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Oyster Box hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Oyster Box in Umhlanga and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Oyster Box and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Oyster Box.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.6

Distance to city centre

2.2 km

Nearest airport

Durban King Shaka Intl

Distance to airport

13.7 km