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The Oyster Box Hotel

2 Lighthouse Road 2 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Show Map | Official Site

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9.0
Excellent from 663 reviews
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About The Oyster Box

Situated a brief drive from Gateway Theatre Of Shopping, The Oyster Box provides award-winning accommodation in Durban. This 5-star hotel offers views of Umhlanga Lighthouse, plus a Turkish steam bath, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

There are a variety of amenities at The Oyster Box, such as valet parking, a sauna and a day spa. It also has babysitting services, a currency exchange and a reception that is available 24 hours a day. It also has a gym with a swimming pool.

The hotel provides rooms equipped with a hair dryer, plus all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. There are also honeymoon suites available.

The Oyster Box boasts convenient dining options, including seafood and Indian cuisines at Ocean Terraces and seafood meals at The Grill Room. Breakfast is available each morning and can be savoured in the comfort of the rooms.

The hotel is under a 25-minute drive from King Shaka International Airport. The helpful staff at the tour desk are available to book and organise activities in Durban.

Excellent 9.0
663 guest reviews

Hotel Features

Activities

Fitness center, Fishing, Playground, Massage, Library, Board games/puzzles, Books, DVDs, music for children, Diving, Evening entertainment, Horse riding, Indoor play area, Kids' club, Kids' outdoor play equipment, Windsurfing, Cooking classes, Game room

Policy

Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Services

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

General

Increased accessibility, EV charging station, Cribs available, Gift shop, Laundry facilities, Room service, Smoke alarms, Outdoor pool, No smoking, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Hairdryer, Cable or satellite TV, Air-conditioned, 24hr front desk, Refrigerator, Sauna, Free parking, Designated smoking area, Storage available, Beachfront, Terrace/Patio, Linens, Towels, Elevator, Minibar, Iron and ironing board, Accessible by elevator, Adapter, Additional bathroom, Alarm clock, Balcony, Body soap, Bottle of water, Breakfast in the room, Bridal suite, Children's television networks, Clothes rack, Coffee machine, Conditioner, Desk, Dining area, DVD player, Electric kettle, Entire unit located on ground floor, Family rooms, Fan, Feather pillow, Fire extinguisher, Flat-screen TV, Free toiletries, Fruits, Garden view, Heating, Hypoallergenic pillow, Interconnected room(s) available, Key card access, Kids meals, Kid-friendly buffet, Newspapers, Non-feather pillow, Outdoor furniture, Pants press, Plunge pool, Pool towels, Pool view, Pool with a view, Private bathroom, Private entrance, Private pool, Radio, Safety deposit box, Sea view, Seating area, Shampoo, Shower, Shower cap, Slippers, Snack bar, Socket near the bed, Sofa, Sofa bed, Soundproofing, Swimming pool toys, Tea/coffee maker, Telephone, Tile/marble floor, Toilet, Toilet paper, Trash cans, TV, Upper floors accessible by elevator, VIP room facilities, Walk-in shower, Wardrobe or closet, Window, Wine glasses, Ironing service, Packed lunches, Shoeshine, Bathrobe, Garden, Spa and wellness center, Beach towels, Physical distancing in dining areas, Physical distancing rules, Process in place to check health of guests, CCTV in common areas, CCTV outside property, Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas, Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas, Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus, Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays, All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized, Food can be delivered to guest accommodation, Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service, Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities, Coffee shop, Safe, Free valet parking, 24-hour check-in, Children's high chair, Picnic area, Steam room

Internet

Free Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi available in all areas, Free Internet

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From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Prior to 11:00 AM

The Oyster Box reviews

The Oyster Box
9.0
Excellent
from 663 reviews

Rating summary

  • Cleanliness 9.6
  • Comfort 9.6
  • Location 9.8
  • Services 9.5
  • Staff 9.6
  • Value for money 8.6

Recent reviews of The Oyster Box

  • Amber S

    Feb 2019

    Verified Stay

    Absolutely Great!

    The Oyster Box is absolutely fantastic. This “Raffelesque” style hotel satisfied every aspect of our hotel stay. Iconic building, stunning setting & unsurpassed cuisine made our stay very special. Highly recommended. What made it memorable were the staff that have all been friendly, attentive & genuinely interested in us as individuals. The service was first class we will definitely be going back. This hotel is truly outstanding. A must do in Durban.

    10.0
  • Russell S

    Jan 2019

    Verified Stay

    Fabulous Stay!

    The Oyster Box is absolutely fantastic. This “Raffelesque” style hotel satisfied every aspect of our hotel stay. Iconic building, stunning setting & unsurpassed cuisine made our stay very special. What made it memorable were the staff that have all been friendly, attentive & genuinely interested in us as individuals. The service was first class we will definitely be going back. This hotel is truly outstanding. A must do in Durban.

    10.0
  • Diane M. R

    Aug 2018

    Verified Stay

    Absolutely Amazing!

    The Oyster Box is absolutely fantastic. The hotel style satisfied every aspect of our hotel stay. Iconic building, stunning setting & unsurpassed cuisine made our stay very special. What made it memorable were the staff that have all been friendly, attentive & genuinely interested in us as individuals. The service was first class we will definitely be going back. This hotel is truly outstanding. A must do in Durban.

    10.0