The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box


2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 1,024 reviews


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About The Oyster Box

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Oyster Box, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on September 28, 2023.
The Oyster Box provides 5-star accommodation in Durban. It also features a sauna, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

The hotel has a fitness centre with a swimming pool. Couples will enjoy the h...

Good to Know

To Downtown1.4 mi
Nearest airportDurban King Shaka Intl
Distance to airport8.5 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 315 145 000

Amenities at The Oyster Box

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Outdoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool with a view
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Radio
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Beach towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • EV charging station
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Iron and ironing board
  • First-aid kit
  • Adapter
  • Snack bar
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • CD player
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • DVD player


  • Kids toys
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Fitness center
  • Horse riding
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Playground
  • Windsurfing
  • Massage
  • Library


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • Spa
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Oyster Box

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Oyster Box, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 1,024 reviews of The Oyster Box to date. Review data was last updated on September 28, 2023.
WonderfulBased on 1,024 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Excellent Service Very Friendly Staff. (in 195 reviews)
  • Everything is in perfect working order. (in 113 reviews)
  • Excellent Service Very Friendly Staff. (in 103 reviews)
Cons -
  • Chair was broken in the room. (in 35 reviews)
  • "Please, for a five star hotel" (in 10 reviews)
  • the attention to detail (in 7 reviews)

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Photos of The Oyster Box

View a collection of 60 photos showcasing the rooms, amenities, and facilities of The Oyster Box to help you visualize your stay. Photos for this property were last updated on September 28, 2023.

Where is The Oyster Box?

Find the exact location and address of The Oyster Box in Umhlanga, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on September 28, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Umhlanga Lighthouse0.0 mi
Umhlanga Rocks Beach0.7 mi
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail1.1 mi
Gateway Shopping Centre1.2 mi
Moses Mabhida Stadium7.8 mi

FAQs when booking at The Oyster Box

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Oyster Box. FAQs were last updated on September 28, 2023.

Is pricing at The Oyster Box comparable to 5 star hotels in Umhlanga?

There is a 109% difference in the average nightly rate of 5 stars hotels in Umhlanga and the average nightly rate at The Oyster Box. The rate at The Oyster Box is just $462/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Umhlanga.

How close is The Oyster Box to the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl Airport?

With a distance of 8.5 mi between The Oyster Box and the nearest airport, Durban King Shaka Intl Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 17m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

Is The Oyster Box considered pet-friendly?

The Oyster Box is pet friendly. Feel free to bring your household pet if you’re staying at The Oyster Box.

Is there a pool at The Oyster Box?

Yes. Many people visiting Umhlanga look for a hotel with a pool. The Oyster Box has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

What is the The Oyster Box phone number?

The best way to contact The Oyster Box is by calling +27 315 145 000.

Does The Oyster Box have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Oyster Box has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at The Oyster Box?

Yes, The Oyster Box has a fitness center available to guests throughout their stay.

What is the check-out time at The Oyster Box?

The Oyster Box check-out time is 11:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at The Oyster Box, Umhlanga?

$209 per night is the best price found recently for a room at The Oyster Box, with average deals around $462 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at The Oyster Box?

The Oyster Box does have a restaurant. The hotel also has a bar.

Does The Oyster Box have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at The Oyster Box, Umhlanga. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

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