Exceptional 9.4
Based on 33 reviews

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About The Oyster Box Hotel


Renovated in 2009, the The Oyster Box Hotel guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Durban for business or pleasure. Only 16.3 Km away, this 5-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to Umhlanga Lighthouse, Granada Square, Ocean Ventures.

First-rate hotel services and facilities that define the Red Carnation Hotel Collection experience await you at the The Oyster Box Hotel. Top features of the hotel include 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, car power charging station, daily housekeeping.

Step into one of 86 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as closet, television in bathroom, towels, scale, slippers which can be found in some rooms. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the fitness center, outdoor pool, spa, massage, garden. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the The Oyster Box Hotel.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park
  • Car power charging station
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service
  • Valet parking

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Massage(s)
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Mini bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Check-in/check-out [private]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
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A tourism tax will be charged directly at the property.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 0-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

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
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based on 33 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.6
  • Facilities 9.6
  • Location 9.8
  • Room comfort and quality 9.6
  • Service 9.5
  • Value for money 8.5
  • Food and dining 9.5
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