The Oyster Box Hotel

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, KwaZulu Natal

About

From the moment the Oyster Box opened its doors in 1947 the hotel rapidly became one of Africa's best loved and most distinguished hotels.

The combination of colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside setting swiftly gained it a reputation that was legendary the world over.

This iconic landmark has been lovingly refurbished to offer guests a vibrantly contemporary experience, whilst still evoking feelings, memories, and the warm nostalgia of days gone by.

Meticulous attention to detail ensures that former guests will be delighted to discover the old glory has not just been retained, but carefully enhanced.

All of the warm hospitality and gracious elegance which guests so fondly remember are harmoniously blended with a wealth of modern facilities and contemporary touches to satisfy today's most discerning of tourist, business person and honeymoon couple.

Accommodation

With 86 luxurious rooms, suite and villa to choose from The Oyster Box can accommodate the varied individual needs of every type of visitor.

Meticulously refurbished, each one is superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style.

All of the colonial charm has been lovingly preserved - the exquisite tiles, murals, paintings and antique furnishings have all been retained in their original glory.

The decor also makes excellent use of natural stone and timber, complemented by calming colours that reflect the soothing shades of the surrounding ocean and tropical vegetation.

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