Book your room at The Oyster Box

Room type

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools

Location

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.

Hotel Features

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.

Room Amenities

Guestrooms have complimentary wireless Internet access, air conditioning, and DVD players; rooms also include premium bedding and safes.

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.

  • Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free parking nearby
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Terrace
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Conference center
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
  • Year Built 1947
  • Free valet parking
  • Computer station
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free breakfast
  • Total number of rooms - 86
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Porter/bellhop
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Conference space
  • Elevator/lift
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Sauna
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Multilingual staff
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 3
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Stay connected

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

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillow menu
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Balcony or patio
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Slippers
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Television
  • In-room massage available
  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible
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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.

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Play

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

Relax

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.

  • Massages
  • 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
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Accessibility

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

Your pets

Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa’s official quality assurance organization.

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