Book your room at The Oyster Box
Upscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
This Umhlanga hotel is located in the entertainment district, nestled on the beach a short distance from Umhlanga Lighthouse, Umhlanga Rocks Beach, and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail. Also nearby are Umhlanga Hospital and Gateway Shopping Centre.
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 3 restaurants.
Guestrooms have complimentary wireless Internet access, air conditioning, and DVD players; rooms also include premium bedding and safes.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Oyster Box
At your hotel
The Oyster Box features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.
This 5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference space. This luxury hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and a complimentary children's club. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a cruise ship terminal shuttle, and an area shuttle. Complimentary valet parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2010.
The Oyster Box has designated areas for smoking.
- Total number of rooms - 86
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Free breakfast
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Free Wi-Fi
- Year Built 1947
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Wedding services
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Pool sun loungers
- Free parking nearby
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Train station pickup (surcharge)
- Number of meeting rooms - 5
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Conference center
- Casino shuttle (surcharge)
- Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Free valet parking
- Computer station
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Number of floors - 3
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Conference space
- Babysitting or childcare
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Designated smoking areas
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Luggage storage
- Multilingual staff
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of restaurants - 3
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Free valet parking, Free parking nearby
In your room
- Access via exterior corridors
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Shower/tub combination
- Free Wi-Fi
- Individually decorated
- Pillow menu
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Private bathroom
- Ceiling fan
- Premium bedding
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Turndown service
- Complimentary toiletries
- Balcony or patio
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Complimentary newspaper
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Air conditioning
- In-room massage available
- Wheelchair accessible
Eat and drink
A complimentary breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.
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.
24-hour room service is available.
2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.
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.
- Minimum age to access spa is 12
- Number of treatment rooms 6
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
The fine print for The Oyster Box
When you arrive
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Visa, Diners Club, MasterCard
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information 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. This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not permitted at this property.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa’s official quality assurance organization.