The Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box Hotel sits grandly on the dramatic shoreline of the Indian Ocean overlooking the iconic lighthouse of Umhlanga

The Oyster Box Hotel

The Oyster Box Hotel

South Africa > KwaZulu Natal > Durban

Overview

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Style : Hotel
Location/Contact :

2nd Light House Road
Umhlanga Rocks
4319

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Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Center, the Oyster Box Hotel is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Durban city center, International Airports and numerous stylish shopping centers…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth.

From the moment the Oyster Box opened its doors in 1947 the hotel rapidly became one of Africa’s best loved and most distinguished hotels. The combination of colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside setting swiftly gained it a reputation that was legendary the world over.

This iconic landmark has been lovingly refurbished to offer guests a vibrantly contemporary experience, whilst still evoking feelings, memories, and the warm nostalgia of days gone by. Meticulous attention to detail ensures that former guests will be delighted to discover the old glory has not just been retained, but carefully enhanced. All of the warm hospitality and gracious elegance which guests so fondly remember are harmoniously blended with a wealth of modern facilities and contemporary touches to satisfy today’s most discerning of tourist, business person and honeymoon couple.

Rooms and Suites

The Oyster Box Hotel: Classic Garden Facing Rooms

Classic Garden Facing Rooms

Elegant Classic Rooms all overlook the hotel's lush and tranquil gardens for a peaceful view into what can only be described as the hotel’s private oasis.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Classic Sea Facing Rooms

Classic Sea Facing Rooms

Each one of our Classic Sea Facing Rooms has a balcony that overlooks Umhlanga's iconic lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Luxury Sea Facing Room

Luxury Sea Facing Room

Luxury Sea Facing Rooms, each with a balcony that opens onto views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and breathtaking coastline. All rooms include a bathroom with double vanities and a spacious separate shower.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Sea Facing Cabana

Sea Facing Cabana

Beautifully appointed Cabanas, situated on the lower ground level with individual balcony terraces, offer exceptional views of the water’s edge. Within these lovely cabanas guests can enjoy sleeping peacefully on luxurious king size four poster beds.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Garden Villa Loft

Garden Villa Loft

Beautifully designed garden-facing Loft Rooms are available as stand-alone accommodation, or in combination with a Superior Garden Villa. Each room is individually and superbly decorated with magnificent 4 poster king size beds and ample space for guests to feel at home in legendary luxury.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Sea Facing Family Suite

Sea Facing Family Suite

At the Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind we are pleased to offer private Family Suites, each with a master bedroom along with an additional single room or loft for the smaller members of the family.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Sea Facing Luxury Suite

Sea Facing Luxury Suite

Enjoying magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, individually decorated Sea Facing Suites offer the space and comfort of a luxurious bedroom with a stylishly decorated separate lounge area.
The Oyster Box Hotel: Sea Facing Deluxe Suite

Sea Facing Deluxe Suite

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay

Amenities

Hotel Features

  • Babysitting Babysitting
  • Bar Bar
  • Beach Beach
  • Business Center Business Center
  • Conference Rooms Conference Rooms
  • Designated smoking areas Designated smoking areas
  • DVD selection available on request DVD selection available on request
  • Family Rooms Family Rooms
  • Fitness Facilities Fitness Facilities
  • Full Breakfast Daily Full Breakfast Daily
  • Full concierge service Full concierge service
  • Gay Friendly Gay Friendly
  • Gift Shop/Newsstand Gift Shop/Newsstand
  • Guest library/lounge Guest library/lounge
  • Housekeeping Service Housekeeping Service
  • Internet Access Internet Access
  • Kids Club Kids Club
  • Laundry Service Laundry Service
  • Major Credit Card Accepted Major Credit Card Accepted
  • Multi-lingual reception staff Multi-lingual reception staff
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking Parking
  • Restaurant Restaurant
  • Room Service Room Service
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Spa Spa
  • Suitable for Children Suitable for Children
  • Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
  • Valet & Pressing service Valet & Pressing service
  • Wedding Services Wedding Services
  • Wheelchair accessible Wheelchair accessible
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi) Wireless Internet (WiFi)

In-Room Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Overhead Fans
  • Coffee & Tea Making Facilities
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Safety Deposit Box (In Room)
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Patio/Balcony

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