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The Oyster Box Hotel

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa 4319 (Show on map)

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"THE BATHROOM, ESPECIALLY THE BATH, HEATED TOWEL RAILS,..."

  • Margaret, South Africa
  • July 1, 2015
  • Area: Umhlanga
  • Rooms : 86
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Classic Sea Facing Room
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Sea Facing Family Room
Sea Facing Family Room
Sea Facing Cabana
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Sea Facing Luxury Suite
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Superior Garden Villa

 

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Features of The Oyster Box Hotel
Facilities

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

babysitting

bar

business center

car park

coffee shop

concierge

elevator

executive floor

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

meeting facilities

newspapers

restaurant

room service

safety deposit boxes

smoking area

  
Sports and Recreation

fitness center

garden

massage

outdoor pool

spa

 
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

  
Languages Spoken

English

  

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Renovated in 2009, the The Oyster Box Hotel guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Durban for business or pleasure. The city center is merely 18.0 Km away and the airport can be reached within 20 minutes. No less exceptional is the hotel's easy access to the city's myriad attractions and landmarks, such as Umhlanga Lighthouse, Ocean Ventures, Natal Sharks Board.

Simply put, all the services and amenities you have come to expect from Red Carnation Hotel Collection are right in the comfort of your own home. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as fitness center, outdoor pool, spa, massage, garden. The Oyster Box Hotel is a smart choice for travelers to Durban, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.
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Please kindly note that guests will need to settle for tourism levy (1% on the selling rate) directly with the hotel.



Children and extra beds:
Children 0-3 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


Airport Transfer Fee
600 ZAR

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
220 ZAR

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
11:00 AM

Distance from City Center
18.0 Km

Distance to Airport
16.3 Km

Internet Usage Fee
00 ZAR

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Bars
3

Number of Floors
4

Number of Restaurants
3

Number of Rooms
86

Parking Fee (per day)
00 ZAR

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
20

Year Hotel Built
1947

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2009


Recent customer comments

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Superb

9.4

from 20 reviews

Value for Money
8.6
Location
10.0
Staff Performance
9.3
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
9.4
Room Comfort/Standard
9.5
Food/Dining
9.5
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Margaret P. Families with older children South Africa, July 1, 2015
EXCELLENT, LUXURIOUS, LIVED UP TO EXPECTATIONS

THE BATHROOM, ESPECIALLY THE BATH, HEATED TOWEL RAILS, CLEAN LINEN EVERYDAY.
10
IT WAS A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE, FELT AT HOME.:-))I ENJOYED EVERY MINUTE OF MY STAY.
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Willie D. Couples South Africa, May 21, 2015
Recuperation holiday

food, service, location, facilities
10
Absolutely superb!
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Melissa M. Couples South Africa, April 6, 2015
Review on holiday in April

Location, service, friendliness of staff
9
It was awesome. Definitely will visit them again. The staff was always friendly and willing to help.
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Olimpia M. Families with young children Portugal, January 24, 2015
Maravilhosa!

The staff performance, outstanding.always paying attention to little details so that guests feel pleased! Always very cordial.
10
Superb!we Will return!
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Jadoo D. Business travelers United Kingdom, November 25, 2014
Mother Nature doing her thing

architecture, staff, location
9.3
Except for amenities (shampoo, soap and conditioner which are not up to the standard of this type the hotel satisfied every expectation I may have. I will definitely come back and stay with my family. Please fix amenities, thanks!
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Carole W. Solo travelers United Kingdom, October 22, 2014
Fabulous decor and service

Service is impeccable. Attention to detail and decor and location.
9.7
I was upgraded to a suite so felt like royalty! From the moment you drive in every need is seen to efficiently, courteously and discreetly . A vert special hotel in an extremely beautiful location.
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Kim F. Business travelers South Africa, September 26, 2014
Service could be better

View, food and Welcome
7.7
The service was not great. Requested an adaptor and had to phone 30 minutes later to remind staff. It appears you must not ask for anything at staff change over times
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Gary L. Couples South Africa, September 19, 2014
Opulence

Service, style, class
9.7
Excellent
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Giselle P. Couples South Africa, August 24, 2014
Luxurious Relaxation

Rooms, Dining, Spa
9.7
So much luxury and comfort. Wonderful staff and attention to detail. EXCELLENT!
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Philip A. Families with young children United Kingdom, June 16, 2014
The Oyster Box has an aura of class & character.

Location, decor & ambience.
8.7
The Oyster Box provides a 5 star experience. It is small enough to feel like a boutique hotel but does not compromise on quality.
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Umhlanga Village Centre
  • Durban City Centre
  • Gateway Theatre of Shopping
  • Ushaka Marine World
  • Sun Coast Casino
  • Natal Midlands
  • Drakensberg Mountains
  • Fantasy Forest
  • Hawaan Forest
  • Inanda Heritage Trail
  • Old Mutual & MTN ScienceCentre
  • Natal Sharks Board
  • Rocktail Bay
  • KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields
  • St Lucia Wetland Park
  • Phinda Game Reserve
  • Victoria Street Market
  • Beechwood Mangroves
  • Durban Botanic Gardens


Directions
From King Shaka International Airport: Head southwest, travel for approximately 450m and take the first (1st) left towards Mdloti Street. Travel for approximately 350m and turn left onto Mdloti Street. Travel for approximately 2.3km and keep right at the fork and merge onto N2. Travel for approximately 4.1km and take exit 190 to merge onto Main/M27 towards Umdloti. Travel for approximately 1km and turn right to merge onto M4 towards Ballito. Go through one (1) roundabout, travel for approximately 7.1km and take the M12/Umhlanga Rocks Drive/Lighthouse Road exit towards N2/Umhlanga. Travel for approximately 350m and keep left at the fork, follow signs for Lighthouse Road/Umhlanga Road and merge onto Lighthouse Road. Travel a further 500m to destination on the right hand side.

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