Availability: 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.
Spend the day catching some rays at the beach, relaxing by one of The Oyster Box's 2 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa.
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 Amenities
The Oyster Box features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. 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 small meeting rooms. Event facilities include a conference center and conference/meeting rooms. 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. Onsite valet parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2010.
The Oyster Box has designated areas for smoking.
- Year Built 1947
- Free valet parking
- Computer station
- Train station pickup (surcharge)
- Pool sun loungers
- Free parking nearby
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Free Wi-Fi
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Casino shuttle (surcharge)
- Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
- Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
- Conference center
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Number of meeting rooms - 5
- Total number of rooms - 86
- Free breakfast
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Full-service health spa
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Number of floors - 3
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Conference space
- Laundry facilities
- Babysitting or childcare
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Luggage storage
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Designated smoking areas
- Multilingual staff
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free valet parking, Free parking nearby
- Room Amenities
- 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
- Complimentary toiletries
- Ceiling fan
- Premium bedding
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Turndown service
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Balcony or patio
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Complimentary newspaper
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Air conditioning
- In-room massage available
- Wheelchair accessible
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 Lighthouse Bar - This rooftop bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only.
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.
- Number of treatment rooms 6
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Minimum age to access spa is 12
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 Oyster Box Policies & Fees
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Visa, Diners Club, MasterCard
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2
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.
- 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:
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.
- 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
- Additional Details
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.