The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
+27 315 145 000

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based on 908 reviews

The Oyster Box
Sat 16.10
Sun 17.10
ProviderNightly total₪1,183₪1,191

About The Oyster Box

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Just minutes from Umhlanga Lighthouse, The Oyster Box offers 5-star rooms, as well as free Wi-Fi, a sauna and an outdoor pool. With views of Umhlanga Lighthouse, the hotel also provides premium amenities and services, such as a Turkish steam bath.

The Oyster Box has recently been refurbished and offers a kids club, valet parking and a sun deck. A gym is available to guests wishing to keep active while away.

Rooms at the hotel come with hair dryers and mini bars. There are also honeymoon suites available.

Hot breakfasts are served at Ocean Terraces and The Grill Room each morning before guests venture off to explore the local area. There is also the added advantage of an in-house restaurant.

The Oyster Box is an ideal base to explore the Durban Botanic Gardens and Gateway Theatre Of Shopping. Moses Mabhida Stadium is just an easy drive from the hotel.

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Rooms available at The Oyster Box

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Sun 17.10
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Amenities at The Oyster Box

  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 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
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Family friendly

  • Kids toys
  • Babysitting or child care
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Children's television networks


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding
  • Windsurfing


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • Library
  • CD player
  • TV
  • DVD player


  • Family rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Beachfront
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • VIP room facilities

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator


  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fitness center

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2 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

What's nearby

  • Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve10 km
  • Umgeni River Bird Park11.1 km
  • Windsor Park Golf Course11.2 km
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium12.5 km
  • Battery Beach13.4 km
  • Mini Town13.9 km
  • Killie Campbell Africana Library14.3 km
  • Dairy Beach14.7 km
  • Durban Funworld14.8 km
  • South Beach14.9 km
  • Exhibition Centre15.1 km
  • Kwa Muhle Museum15.2 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Oyster Box

  • The Oyster Box is located at 2 Lighthouse Road, 15.5 km from the center of Durban. Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve is the closest landmark to The Oyster Box.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Oyster Box.

  • Yes, The Oyster Box offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Oyster Box offers free parking.

  • No, The Oyster Box does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • The Oyster Box is 5.5 km from Durban Virginia. The Oyster Box is 13.7 km from Durban King Shaka Intl.

  • Yes, The Oyster Box is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Yes, The Oyster Box has a pool onsite.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

15.5 km

Location rating


Nearest Airport

Durban King Shaka Intl

Distance to airport

13.7 km